Carrie Underwood opened up about her mental health in a candid new interview ahead of some big changes for her family
Carrie underwood she may be a successful musician with a loving family and a devoted fan base — but she’s struggling with her mental health just like the rest of us.
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The country singer has been open about how she handles when she’s feeling down and shared the one rule she follows to protect her mind from negative trolls on social media, which she admitted “The best thing I could ever choose to do”.
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“When I need a mental health break, the music I go to is more like praise and worship music,” she said I’m listening from Audacy.
“When I play it in my house, when I’m making dinner or cleaning, it’s just positive energy filling the house in the form of sound waves. It’s really beautiful and it’s uplifting and it’s encouraging.”
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She added: “It reminds me that I am loved and valued and that I am a daughter of God.”
Speaking of internet trolls, Carrie added, “I think this is the best thing I could have ever done for myself on social media [is] I don’t read comments. I think that’s one of the best things I could have ever done.”
Carrie never reads her comments on social media
She explained: “I don’t need to know. i do my thing I’m having a great time. If I’ve posted a picture of it, it’s because I’m proud of it, or I liked it, or because I had fun doing it. And I don’t need to know what everyone thinks about it.”
Carrie – who will soon face the difficult challenge of being separated from husband Mike Fisher and their two sons Isaiah and Jacob when she embarks on her 43-date tour in October – has an outlet that helps her let go of any stress in her life… gardening.
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“One of my biggest hobbies that helps me relax is gardening. I love being outside.” She added. “There are so many incredible benefits of getting outside and getting your vitamin D fill, but then also growing something.
“It’s quiet outside, you’re very much in tune with nature… you’re kind of alone with your thoughts. And then you can eat what you grow, which is also good for your body and good for your brain and everything in between.”
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