5 “celebrity depression quotes,” and 5 ways to actually beat bad vibes
| Women’s Health – Part of what makes depression so debilitating is that feeling of being totally, utterly alone.
Sometimes, it can seem like you’re the only person in the universe dealing with this weird fog.
But you’re not. Even if the people in your life don’t quite get what you’re going through, there are others out there who do.
Ellen DeGeneres – “Depression eats away at your confidence”
“Depression eats away at your confidence, and you get lost in that, and forget that you’re enough just as you are,” Ellen DeGeneres told USA Today in December 2018 of coming out as a lesbian in the 90s and experiencing media backlash.
Anne Hathaway – “I disliked myself so intensely.”
“I disliked myself so intensely. It was just a mindset. I didn’t know how to love myself. I didn’t know how to love anybody,” Anne Hathaway told ABC News about the depression she felt as a teen.
Sarah Silverman – “It felt like a chemical change.”
“The depression I experienced [felt] like a chemical change,” Sarah Silverman once said of her teenage years. “It was like my perspective of the world changed about three degrees, and everything I saw was different.”
Angelina Jolie – “I didn’t know where to put myself.”
“I was raised in a place where if you have fame and money and you’re decent-looking and have the ability to work in this industry, you have everything in the world,” Angelina Jolie explained to the Wall Street Journal about the depression she felt when she was younger.
“Then you attain those things and realize you still couldn’t be more empty. I didn’t know where to put myself.”
Beyonce – “I didn’t eat. I stayed in my room.”
“I didn’t eat. I stayed in my room. I was in a really bad place in life, going through that lonely period: ‘Who am I? Who are my friends?’ My life changed,” said Beyonce of the depression she went through after Destiny’s Child broke up. Read more.
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