March 14, 2013
THE NOTION OF “STRESS” AS A SOCIAL INVENTION.
In her book, Spin Sisters, Myrna Blyth says the idea was marketed by women’s magazines as a way of convincing their readers they needed help coping with their lives, help they could get from . . . women’s magazines.
And, by the way, read this piece on Spin Sisters from Cathy Seipp. She is still missed.