If you’re suffering from anxiety, you’re not alone. There are a surprising amount of people who are experiencing the same things as you — even celebrities you grew up idolizing. Here are a few inspirational words from them you should watch on the days you’re struggling to cope with your anxiety:
1. Kristen Bell
Kristen Bell is beautiful, talented, and intelligent — and she has suffered from anxiety and depression since she was eighteen. She proves that everyone can suffer from mental health issues. There’s not something wrong with you for feeling this way.
2. Ryan Reynolds
You would never guess Ryan Reynolds suffers from anxiety because he always looks so confident. But, really, he uses his humor as a way to cope with his anxiety. He also uses meditation.
3. Antoni Porowski
Antoni has suffered from anxiety attacks since he was a child. Sometimes they would be triggered by a stressful situation — but other times they would come completely out of the blue.
4. Emma Stone
Emma wants you to know that more people have anxiety than you think. You’re not alone. Thousands of people are experiencing the same things you’ve been experiencing.
5. Cole Sprouse
Although Cole realizes how scary anxiety is, he believes you have to look it in the eye and understand it’s not going anywhere. That frame of thinking has given him the confidence to conquer his anxiety.
6. Carson Daly
Carson has suffered from anxiety while on the set of television shows — but he has also experienced anxiety while at the park with his own children. When you have anxiety, it doesn’t matter where you are or what you’re doing. It can strike at any time.
7. Bill Hader
Bill Hader didn’t get help for his anxiety until he was in his 30s because it was impacting his job. He proves it’s never too late to get help. It’s never too late to put your mental health first.
8. Jay Baruchel
Jay was diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder when he was 24. Even though he felt uneasy when being around a big group of people or speaking in public, he still followed his dreams and became an actor.
9. Cara Delevingne
Cara wants everyone to know being successful and skinny and loved by the world is not necessarily going to make you happy. The most important thing is whether you love and respect yourself.
10. Keke Palmer
Keke has struggled with anxiety and depression since she was young. However, she quickly realized she needed to reach out for help from a professional in order to understand the problems she was going through.
11. Alex Boniello
Alex wants you to know there are people in positions you respect who are suffering from the same things as you. He has benefited from the support of friends, the support of family, and CBT therapy.