Adele & More Stars’ Stories –

Celebrities proceed to open up about their very own experiences with anxiousness, melancholy and different psychological well being struggles. Willow Smith is the newest star to bravely reveal her non-public journey.

Celebrities understand how necessary the subject of psychological well being is. Stars like Adele and Justin Bieber have been candid about how they’ve navigated their method via robust occasions. These stars and lots of extra proceed to create secure areas via their platforms to discuss anxiousness, melancholy, self-love, physique acceptance and extra private struggles that have been as soon as so taboo to handle. Learn extra in regards to the celebs who’ve opened up about their experiences with psychological well being, under.

Willow Smith

Willow Smith has shared her experiences with self-harm and anxiousness on her ‘Red Table Talk’ present. (Sipa USA through AP)

Willow Smith, 20, bravely confessed on her Red Table Talk present that she had an “experience” with “extreme anxiety.” The singer spoke out in the course of the Dec. 22, 2020 episode of the Facebook Watch collection, which she co-hosts together with her mother Jada Pinkett Smith and grandmother Adrienne Banfield-Norris.

“I couldn’t talk,” Willow admitted, earlier than revealing how she coped with the state of affairs. “I had to just cocoon and just be with myself for a moment. And that was so important because it would have been more intense if I was looking to you [Mom] to be like, ‘No, help me.’ And then when I was ready, [I opened] the cocoon.”

It’s not the primary time that Willow has spoken about her psychological well being battle. During a May 2018 Red Table Talk episode, she revealed that when she was simply 9-years-old she turned to self-harm to manage after the discharge of her first single, “Whip My Hair.”

“I honestly feel like I lost my sanity at one point,” she instructed her mother and grandmother. “It was after that whole ‘Whip My Hair’ thing and I had just stopped doing singing lessons and I was kind of in this grey area of who am I? Do I have a purpose? Is there anything that I can do aside from this?”

She later confessed that she began secretly reducing herself on her “wrist.” “After the tour and the promotion and all of that…they wanted me to finish my album and I was just like…I’m not going to do that. And then, after all of that kind of settled down and it was a kind of lull, I was just listening to a lot of dark music and it was just so crazy. And I was plunged into this black hole and I was cutting myself.”

“I never talk about it because it was such a short weird point in my life…” she went on to say. “I honestly felt like I was experiencing such emotional pain but my physical circumstances weren’t reflecting that.”


Adele on the purple carpet on the 2013 Grammy Awards. (Photo credit score: MEGA)

Despite being extraordinarily non-public, Adele just lately revealed that she took a deep dive into her personal soul via a strong ebook — Untamed by Glennon Doyle. The Grammy-winning singer, 32, who’s at present on an inspiring weight reduction journey, admitted she realized that she’s the controller of her personal happiness. “If you’re ready – this book will shake your brain and make your soul scream. I am so ready for myself after reading this book!” Adele wrote within the caption of an Instagram publish, which featured the duvet of Untamed. “It’s as if I just flew into my body for the very first time. Whew! Anyone who has any kind of capacity to truly let go and give into yourself with any kind of desire to hold on for dear life – Do it. Read it. Live it. Practice it,” she continued, explaining, “I never knew that I am solely responsible for my own joy, happiness and freedom!! Who knew our own liberation liberates those around us? Cause I didn’t!! I thought we were meant to be stressed and disheveled, confused and selfless like a Disney character!”

Ashley Tisdale

Ashley Tisdale
Ashley Tisdale on the purple carpet at a Spotify occasion. (Photo credit score: MEGA)

Ashely Tisdale has opened up about psychological well being on plenty of events all through the COVID-19 pandemic. In a candid Instagram publish on August 17, the High School Musical alum, 35, revealed {that a} breast augmentation surgical procedure led to loads of well being challenges. “Hey guys, this is probably the most personal post I’ve ever shared. As you know, I’ve been very open about my mental health journey and feel that this is equally important,” she started in a caption alongside a photograph of herself on the seaside. “Years ago I underwent breast enhancement surgery. Prior to the surgery, I constantly felt my body was less than, and thought this change would make me feel more whole and more secure about myself. And for a short period of time … it did. But little by little I began struggling with minor health issues that just were not adding up — food sensitivities as well as gut issues (full story on @frenshe) that I thought could be caused by my implants,” Ashley defined, admitting, “So, last winter I decided to undergo implant removal.”

“This journey has been one of growth, self discovery, self acceptance and most importantly self-love,” Ashley continued, noting that her seaside photograph “was two months after my explant surgery and I think you can tell just how happy I am to finally be fully me.” She defined, “Over the years I’ve met with many holistic and non-holistic doctors and learned the importance of living a non-toxic life…  I can’t say I’m the proudest of the choices I made in the past but I don’t regret it because it got me here today.”

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber out & about in LA. (Photo credit score: MEGA)

Justin Bieber followers will know that the singer has admittedly struggled with psychological well being points. In a prolonged Instagram publish in September of 2019, the “Stuck With U” singer, 26, opened up a couple of previous of “doing pretty heavy drugs,” “abusing all of my relationships” and being “disrespectful to women” through the years.

“It’s hard to get out of bed in the morning with the right attitude when you are overwhelmed with your life, your past, job, responsibilities, emotions, your family, finances, your relationships,” Justin wrote on the time. “When it feels like there’s trouble after trouble after trouble. You start foreseeing the day through lenses of ‘dread’ and anticipate another bad day. A cycle of feeling disappointment after disappointment. Sometimes it can even get to the point where you don’t even want to live anymore,” he admitted. “Where you feel like it’s never going to change. I can fully sympathize with you. I could not change my mindset.”

In February of 2020, the singer was candid about his battles with dependancy and psychological well being challenges in his YouTube docuseries Justin Bieber: Seasons. After years of struggles with psychological well being, Justin has admitted that faith, love, music and his shut circle of family and friends have helped in his therapeutic course of.

Paris Jackson

Paris Jackson on the red carpet
Paris Jackson on the purple carpet on the annual Vanity Fair Oscars after celebration in LA. (Photo credit score: MEGA)

Paris Jackson was an open ebook in her new Facebook Watch collection, Unfiltered: Paris Jackson & Gabriel Glenn — the 22-year-old singer’s now ex-boyfriend. In the 2020 collection, Paris admitted that she fell right into a melancholy following the lack of her dad, Michael Jackson, in 2009. “For me, my depression comes in waves, so even though the lows are unbearably low, I would still rather that than nothing. Pain is way better than just numb because at least you’re feeling something,” Paris stated about self-harm in the course of the collection, including that she tried suicide “many times,” and was later despatched to boarding faculty in Utah. “I learned a lot about myself. The problems that I went there with got fixed, but I left with way more than I came in with,” she stated. “I’m trying to just be content. … Self-love sh-t is hard.”

Big Sean

Ahead of his thirty first birthday in March of 2019, Big Sean (now 32) spoke candidly about his struggles in a collection of movies on Instagram (click on right here for movies two and three). “Around this time last year, around my birthday, it was good for me, but it was wild for me too because I felt like something wasn’t all the way connecting with my energy. I wasn’t feeling like myself and I couldn’t figure out why,” the “Bezerk” rapper stated on the time. “I stepped back from everything I was doing, from everything I had going on because somewhere in the middle of it, I just felt lost,” he continued, admitting, “I started therapy. I got a good therapist. I was blessed enough to talk to some super spiritual people and they made me realize one thing that I was missing in my life. And one thing I was missing was clarity. Clarity about who was around me, what I was doing — even in music, which is my happiness, my joy, that was always an escape for me, was starting to feel like a burden.”

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