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Publish Date: Mar 23, 2021
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when you were speaking on stage at the Oscars about working. It's not about winning. It's about never giving up. All the times you were beaten up and you kept getting up. What kept you getting up, all of you? Mhm. Okay. And women like you, Faith, inspiration, hope. And I also have to say I have to say and I know that this is controversial in a lot of ways, but medicine really helped me and I I think a lot of people are afraid of medicine for their brains to help them. And I really want to just raise the stigma around this because I am sick of saying it over and over and over again. And also, by the way, if your primary care doctor is prescribing you an antidepressant, this should not be happening. Your primary care doctor should be introducing you to a psychiatrist who is an expert in brain medication. And what What moves me so much in this space and why I want to work so heavily and much more thoroughly through it in the future is that not everybody has access to these things. And not everybody has the money for these things and I want the money for it. I want the best doctors in the world and I want us to understand the brain and all get on the same page about it so that Gen Z does not have to deal with this the way that we are right now. Mental health is a crisis. And so medication has helped you medications helped me tremendously. I mean, I I take an anti psychotic. I'm in the 1.4 percentile of people that do. Um, But if you didn't take that medicine, what would happen? What would your life be like? Um, I would I would spiral a spiral very frequently and I would spasm in my sleep. Wow. So are you able to remain creative in the midst of the pain? Yes. Really? Yes. And that has come from both medicine therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, cognitive therapy, CBT therapy, CBT therapy. Yes. And also it's come through something that I learned through DVT, which is called radical acceptance. I am sitting here mhm with arguably the most powerful woman on the planet. Thank you. And I have radically accepted that I will put my shame in a box all the way over there and make it very small. Mm. And say to myself, I have mental health issues. I take a lot of medication to stay on board and I'm a survivor and I'm living and I'm thriving and I'm strong, and I'm going to take all my life experiences, and I'm going to share them with the world and make it a better place. Which is what we've been talking about today. That you can't move forward with anything in your life until there is actual radical acceptance you have got to. I mean, listen, I needed it like a glass of wine. When they told me this, I remember sitting with my doctor. It seems Andy and and he's like, You need to radically, except that you're going to be in pain every day. And I was like, Are you kidding me? I was like, That's how I'm going to hell. It's just by accepting that, I'm gonna feel awful all the time. I'm going to be in head to toe pain constantly, and he said, You have to radically accept it and guess what? It took a little while, but I did, and you know what else happened after that? Slowly, the pain dissipated slower