Alessia Cara takes a bath to ease her anxiety.
The 25-year-old singer revealed that she used to fight anxiety so severe that it could escalate into “full-blown panic attacks,” but by changing her lifestyle, she was able to better control her mental health.
She said, “I was dealing with a lot of anxiety, and that anxiety turned into full blown panic attacks. I dealt with panic attacks like hours on end. These were some of the scariest days of my life. a life.
“[I had to] make a lot of changes to your lifestyle. Now I take a lot of bath and relax my body. “
Alessia still has days when she “hates everything,” but now there are more days when she is “comfortable and confident” in who she is.
She added: “I have days when I hate everything and don’t even want to get out of bed. I hate everything. But there are other times when I feel much more comfortable and confident. new ease of life “.
The Shapeshifter singer also thought about her performance at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards, when she took off her makeup and dressed in mid-performance to announce people judging her looks.
She told People magazine, “It was difficult to stand your ground because I was so young and new and people have a vision of who you should be. The audience is always judging me and talking about how I look and this and that, so for me it was a statement that I can do it. And I can do it too. “