“I have never been remotely ashamed of having been depressed. Never. What’s to be ashamed of? I went through a really rough time, and I am quite proud that I got out of that.”
“When I was first diagnosed with ADHD, it wasn’t a surprise because I had difficulty in high school focusing. And I think now, people notice my ADHD as an adult on a daily basis. When I can’t pay attention, I really can’t pay attention.”
“Everyone experiences a version of anxiety or worry in their lives...there's nothing wrong with you. To be a sensitive person that cares a lot, that takes things in in a deep way is actually part of what makes you amazing...”
“…being vulnerable is actually a strength not a weakness, and showing your emotion and being honest about it [is good.]”
“It is your right to choose what you do and don’t do. It is your right to choose what you believe in and what you don’t believe in. It is your right to curate your life, and your own perspective. You are not here to be a puppet…”
“So people will be looking at me, thinking I don’t go through nothing. So for me to just let people know, ‘no, I do. I do go through that’. I thought that was important for people to know that.”
"1 in 5 people have dandruff. 1 in 4 people have mental health problems. I’ve had both."
“There’s nothing better than being able to share your experiences, and ask for advice from someone who has actually been through it, rather than a complete stranger or someone who doesn’t actually get what you’ve been through."