As the world is growing, more and more people have started taking mental health as a concerning matter and believe that the stories should be shared with the world. Even our favorite celebrities have become quite vocal about their mental health struggles inspiring millions of people who call them their ‘fan’. Below are some of the very popular Hollywood stars who have openly talked about their mental health issues and how they’ve dealt with it.
Ever since the coronavirus pandemic hit us all, the whole world went into a zone of stress and panic including the singing sensation Selena Gomez. In April 2020, she revealed that she has bipolar disorder and accepting that truth made her more at ease. The singer also opened up about her anxiety on an Instagram live with Dr Vivek Murthy. She said the initial days of the pandemic threw her into the anxiety and depression mode.
Ariana Grande is another famous Hollywood star who, in an interview, opened up about people being so irresponsible towards the importance of mental health. The singer-songwriter started crying while telling how crucial it is to take care of one’s mental space. Not only that, but she has so many times shared mental health resources on her Instagram, trying to help the needy ones.
The renowned American model admitted that she has social anxiety which got worse after she came into the spotlight. And this is the case with so many stars. Being a public figure seems very glamorous but is it the entire case? Oh no.
The ‘Shit’s Creek’ actress is another on the list who got into depression after the coronavirus pandemic. Annie told a magazine how she used to cry 12 times a day for not being able to get work during the pandemic. The actress revealed that medications helped her become a functional human being once again.
Ryan Reynolds, the Deadpool fame, told how anxiety has affected his life in an interview with New York Times. “I have anxiety, I’ve always had anxiety. Both in the lighthearted ‘I’m anxious about this’ kind of thing, and I’ve been to the depths of the darker end of the spectrum, which is not fun.” The actor also revealed that he practices mindfulness to handle anxiety. Along with mindfulness, people in America consume cannabis products such as delta-8 gummies to manage their anxiety symptoms. Learn more about gummies on observer.
Millie Bobby Brown
Millie Bobby Brown who got huge success with ‘The Strangers Things’ revealed how she deals with her anxiety in an interview with a magazine in 2018. She said that doing creative things keeps her calm and happy. The actress insisted on the concept of self-love to deal with all forms of anxiety, be it generalized (GAD) or social.
The former first lady of the US, Michelle Obama talked about her struggle with anxiety during the coronavirus pandemic. In her podcast, the author revealed that she goes through emotional highs and lows and probably had a low grade of depression during the quarantine period.
Well, there are so many other stars who have come forward and shared their inspiring stories with the world.