Ryan Reynolds on Wednesday posted a private message as he commemorated Psychological Well being Consciousness Month.
The Deadpool actor stated he was late acknowledging the impression of the month as a result of he overbooked himself with work — which he revealed he does to be able to fight his nervousness.
“I do know I’m not alone, and extra importantly, to all these like me who overschedule, overthink, overwork, over-worry and over-everything, please know you aren’t alone,” Reynolds wrote.
He continued, “We don’t speak sufficient about psychological well being and we don’t do sufficient to destigmatize speaking about it. However, as with this put up, higher late than by no means. I hope…”
Reynolds first addressed his struggles with nervousness in a 2018 New York Occasions profile.
“I’ve nervousness, I’ve at all times had nervousness,” Reynolds stated then. “Each within the lighthearted ‘I’m anxious about this’ sort of factor, and I’ve been to the depths of the darker finish of the spectrum, which isn’t enjoyable.”
He added, “When the curtain opens, I activate this knucklehead, and he sort of takes over and goes away once more as soon as I stroll off set,” he stated of his nervousness. “That’s that nice self-defense mechanism. I determine for those who’re going to leap off a cliff, you may as nicely fly.”
— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) May 26, 2021