How Camila Cabello Overcame Her Psychological Well being Struggles

Camila Cabello is opening up about her psychological well being struggles.

The 24-year-old celebrity, who starred in Amazon Prime Video's Cinderella, revealed that she wrote the film's hit song "Million to One" throughout a difficult time in her life.

Talking to The Hollywood Reporter, alongside Kid CudiAnderson .Paak, and brothers Ron and Russell Mael, for its Songwriter Roundtable, Camila defined how engaged on the fairytale film helped her cope with her mental health struggles.

"I do not assume I understand how to put in writing in any means that is not private to me," she informed the publication final month, which printed the piece on Friday, Dec. 10. "After I was engaged on 'Million to One' for Cinderella, to be completely sincere, I used to be going by a extremely laborious time with my psychological well being."

She continued, "It was only a interval of a variety of nervousness and disappointment for me, and that music had me feeling like, 'I can overcome this. I do know that I could make my life higher.'"

As she described, "I really feel like I channeled my private journey into the one of many character. The character was tremendous assured — all people was telling her no, however she knew."

Over time, the previous Fifth Harmony member has been an open e book about her psychological well being challenges, and in September 2020, Camila praised J Balvin for not being afraid to detail his own.


In an essay for TIME's 100 Most Influential People of 2020, the pop star recalled how he shared his story on Instagram in 2019, writing, "I keep in mind bursting out crying as a result of I now not felt alone, amazed that somebody who was attaining such unimaginable issues was nonetheless weak and courageous sufficient to share that with the world."

Camilla added, "If there's one factor I'd love all people to find out about him, it is this: José has all the time been so humble, hardworking and gracious, and so continually grateful and sort."

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In Could 2020, throughout Psychological Well being Month, the "Havana" singer shared perception into her private battle with anxiety and OCD for WSJ. Magazine.

"Here is what there aren't footage of from the final yr: me crying within the automobile speaking to my mother about how a lot nervousness and what number of signs of OCD [obsessive-compulsive disorder] I used to be experiencing," the Grammy-nominated star wrote. "My mother and me in a resort room studying books about OCD as a result of I used to be determined for aid. Me experiencing what felt like fixed, unwavering, relentless nervousness that made day-to-day life painfully laborious."

The "My Oh My" singer stated she sought skilled assist and commenced cognitive behavioral remedy, meditation and breathwork.

"It additionally took a variety of self-love (believing I'm inherently worthy of happiness, belonging, love and pleasure, it doesn't matter what), self-compassion (not emotionally beating myself up for struggling) and self-awareness (calling myself out on my s--t)," she defined, including, "For a very long time, nervousness felt prefer it was robbing me of my humor, my pleasure, my creativity and my belief. However now nervousness and I are good mates."

She added, "I hearken to her, as a result of I do know she's simply attempting to maintain me secure, however I do not give her an excessive amount of consideration. And I certain as hell do not let her make any choices."

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