Selena Gomez shares how she coped with her mental health challenges, sharing a sneak peek of her upcoming documentary with her fans “My Mind & Me” debuting November 4 on Apple TV+, in which she opens up about how she learned to cope with her bipolar diagnosis.
Gomez she revealed her bipolar diagnosis in 2020 after being checked into a mental health facility. Bipolar disorder is a mental disorder that causes unusual changes in mood, energy, activity levels, concentration, and ability to carry out daily activities. The singer has also been candid about her other health issues over the years, including a lupus diagnosis, a kidney transplant, chemotherapy and heartbreak syndrome.
Selena Gomez he is one of the most popular pop stars ever who has sold over 210 million singles worldwide and amassed over 45 billion global streams with his music.
This year he received a nomination for Grammys for his first EP in Spanish, “Revelation” and one garlic emmys for his performance in the acclaimed television series “Only Murders in the Building”, where he recites together with Steve Martin And Martin Short.
The film marks the second project for Apple with producers Lighthouse Management+ Media and Interscope Films following collaboration on Emmy nominated documentary, “Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry”.
Gomez she first publicly discussed her bipolar diagnosis in 2020 during a Instagram Live with fellow star Disney Miley Cyrus in which he said:
“Recently, I went to one of the best psychiatric hospitals in America, McLean Hospital and realized I was bipolar, after years of going through many different things. And so when I got to know more information, it actually helped me. What I know doesn’t scare me once.”
The singer later spoke with Elle in 2021 of her mental health, adding that after the diagnosis she felt a huge weight lifted, understanding what was happening to her.
The documentary “My Mind & Me” by Selena Gomez
The documentary is an intimate, surprising and moving look at Selena’s journey, showcasing the complicated truth of an artist fighting for her own happiness, while trying to bring hope and inspiration to all those around the world battling their own. mental illnesses like her.
“My Mind & Me” is directed by Alek Keshishian and will follow Gomez’s life and career over the past six years. “Every breath. A breakthrough,” reads the on-screen text during the trailer, where Gomez is seen with tears in her eyes in several clips. But as the trailer progresses, her tears eventually turn to smiles and laughter.
“Me and my mind . Sometimes we don’t get along and it gets hard to breathe,” she captioned the trailer. “But I wouldn’t change my life.”
In the clip, posted on TikTok there Gomez he said:
“When I found out I didn’t know how I was going to deal with my diagnosis. What if this happened to me again? I needed to keep learning how to handle it. I needed to deal with it day by day.”
And she went on to tell of when she was terrified of thunderstorms as a child. “I grew up in Texas and was always scared that lightning and thunder would mean a tornado was coming. My mother gave me these children’s books one day that explained storms and lightning and thunder and basically said, ‘The more you learn about them, the less you’ll be afraid of them’ and they really helped me.”