“I’m the girl who is lost in space, the girl who is disappearing always, forever fading away and receding farther and farther into the background. Just like the Cheshire cat, someday I will suddenly leave, but the artificial warmth of my smile, that phony, clownish curve, the kind you see on miserably sad people and villains in Disney movies, will remain behind as an ironic remnant.
I am the girl you see in the photograph from some party someplace or some picnic in the park, the one who is soon to be gone. When you look at the picture again, I want to assure you, I will no longer be there.
I will be erased from history, like a traitor in the Soviet Union. Because with every day that goes by, I feel myself becoming more and more invisible…”
10 Mental Health Quotes From Celebrities
“Part of my identity is saying no to things I don’t want to do… I check in with myself throughout the day and I say, ‘Do I want to do this?’ and if the answer is no, then I don’t do it. And you shouldn’t either.” — Lady Gaga
“Everyone experiences a version of anxiety or worry in their lives, and maybe we go through it differently or more intensely for longer periods, but there’s nothing wrong with you.” – Emma Stone
“There isn’t anybody out there who doesn’t have a mental health issue, whether it’s depression, anxiety, or how to cope with relationships. Having OCD is not an embarrassment anymore – for me. Just know that there is help and your life could be better if you go out and seek the help.” — Howie Mandel
“Mental health is something that we all need to talk about, and we need to take the stigma away from it. So let’s raise awareness. Let’s let everybody know it’s OK to have a mental illness and addiction problem.” — Demi Lovato
“Being vulnerable is a strength and not a weakness — that’s why more and more mental health is such an important thing to talk about. It’s the same as being physically sick. And when you keep all those things inside when you bottle them up, it makes you ill.” — Cara Delevingne
“We would never tell someone with a broken leg that they should stop wallowing and get it together. We don’t consider taking medication for an ear infection something to be ashamed of. We shouldn’t treat mental health conditions any differently.” – Michelle Obama
“What I love about the therapy is that they’ll tell you what your blind spots are. Although that’s uncomfortable and painful, it gives you something to work with.” — Pink
“Anyone can be affected, despite their level of success or their place on the food chain. There is a good chance you know someone who is struggling with it since nearly 20% of American adults face some form of mental illness in their lifetime. So why aren’t we talking about it?” — Kristen Bell
“I was with someone recently who asked: ‘Well, don’t you think that if you do too much therapy it will take away your artistic process?’ And I told them: ‘The biggest lie that we’ve ever been sold is that we as artists have to stay in pain to create.’” — Katy Perry
“What mental health needs are more sunlight, more candor, and more unashamed conversation.” — Glenn Close
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