On Tuesday November 30th, Selena Gomez spoke about how she maintains her mental health in an Instagram video. Gomez recently launched Wondermind, a content platform for women struggling with mental health problems, to gather together, have conversations, and get tips on how to keep their balance. Gomez gave some tips himself, admitting that there are certain days that are more difficult than others.
In the clip, she replies to the question, “How do you take care of your mind?”
She said, “Sometimes I’m not good at it, like just waking up and sometimes having trouble just getting out of bed.”
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She went on to share the little things she does to get over this feeling and start her day.
“What helps me first and foremost is just pick up the phone and call someone,” Gomez began before saying the important thing is to find out what works.
“I am constantly trying to fill myself with knowing what I am feeling and what triggers are happening to me,” she said. “I think what really helps me understand myself a bit better is that I can take a step back and think of all the tools I’ve learned and try to apply them in my everyday life. That usually helps me. “
Gomez also says that she works out even when she doesn’t want to, shouting, “I hate exercising! It’s not fun, but I’ve been taking intense boxing classes lately and it has really helped me with a lot of frustration, but also just drained energy, and it feels so good. “
The pop singer spoke openly about her mental health last year and declared on an Instagram Live in 2020 with Miley Cyrus that she is bipolar. When she launched Wondermind, she said in the promotional video that it had been a lot of work to turn that diagnosis into an effective treatment.
Gomez said, “I understand what it is like to be confused and not really understand where those feelings and emotions are coming from … I live with bipolar disorder – I no longer suffer from it. I’m really happy and proud of the progress I’ve made. ”
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