Selena Gomez says her bipolar diagnosis has helped her “understand” her emotions.
The ‘Lose You to Love Me’ hitmaker opened up about being diagnosed with the mental health condition – which causes extreme mood swings – earlier this year, and has now said being able to put a label on her feelings has helped her process the way her brain works, and has made her feel more “comfortable”.
She said: “I have always had so many different emotions and I didn’t know how to control them quite well. It was complicated. But I think I’m happy to understand it. Once I did find out more about who I was, I was proud. I also felt comfortable knowing that I wasn’t alone, and I was going to get through it. So I will always be passionate about that. It’s something I will continue to talk about.”
To keep her mental health in check, Selena limits her time on social media, and recently handed over control of her Instagram account for two weeks to educational programming…