Kendall Jenner shares anxiety story to create mental health awareness

Kendall Jenner shares anxiety story to create mental health awareness

- Kendall Jenner opened up about her mental health journey during the lockdown and before

- The beauty joined forces with Kenneth Cole to launch the Mental Health Coalition amid the coronavirus

- Joining the challenge was Kendall’s way of connecting and helping others feel like they had someone to turn to

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Kendall Jenner opened up about her mental health journey during the lockdown and before. Anxiety is a widely suffered disorder that needs to be talked about.

The beauty joined forces with Kenneth Cole to launch the Mental Health Coalition amid the coronavirus.

Briefly.co.za knows that Kendall has been suffering from anxiety for most of her life – growing up in the public eye is not easy.

The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star to part in the “How Are You Really?” challenge on Thursday, May 14, unveiling her anxiety to the world.

Kendall has been thinking a lot about mental health during quarantine and felt she needed to create awareness.

Having some good days and some not so good days, Kendall wondered just how many people out there were feeling the same.

“I have been doing a lot of thinking during quarantine, mostly about mental health.”
“I have really good days, where I wake up in the morning and make a list of what I want to get done. I’ll be super productive.”
“Then the days that I don’t really have as much going on, I tend to get a bit anxious,” the reality TV star continued. “To calm myself down I usually read a book or meditate, or even sit outside and enjoy nature or something. I’m off and on.”

Feeling alone is one of the things Kendall is struggling most with. Being the highest-paid supermodel in the world, Kendall normally doesn’t even get five minutes to herself, let alone days on end as she has been now.

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“I will say my bad days aren’t the greatest. I’m trying to get through them, I’m trying to find my little remedies and not feel alone.”

Joining the challenge was Kendall’s way of connecting and helping others feel like they had someone to turn to.

“When I decided to join this challenge, I was very excited. I wanted to connect with people and I wanted [them] to feel like they weren’t alone either.”
“I hope that you can join me and let’s take the stigma off of mental health. I think we should all connect and feel like we’re in this together. “

Kendall bravely discussed her past with anxiety and mental health struggles on Good Morning America.

“I was really, really young and I remember feeling like I couldn’t breathe and ran into my mom and like, ‘Mom I can’t breathe. Something must be wrong.'”
“I would have crazy panic attacks. I finally kind of got the information that I needed about it. Honestly what I hope to accomplish is for people to not feel as alone.”

Kendall just wants people with anxiety or any other mental health issue to know they are not alone.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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