Ellie Goulding Opens Up About Her Mental Health Issues: ‘I Don’t Feel Things’

Ellie Goulding recently opened up about her mental health issues, especially chronic anxiety that leaves her “numb.”

In the first week of the December issue of Stellar magazineon Dec. 3, Ellie Goulding talked about her struggle with chronic anxiety that leaves her feeling numb and the rare moments of joy when she doesn’t panic.

Ellie shared with the magazine, “I get such chronic anxiety that in the rare moments when I don’t have anxiety, I feel so happy and full of joy that I don’t have it,” quoted from Daily mail.

“When I’m in an anxious state, I don’t feel anything. I numb myself to everything,” she explained.

The Love me like you hitmaker also said that music gives her comfort and inspiration in those difficult moments. She said, “art can bring something positive out of you, especially when you rediscover an artist you love.”

The 35-year-old reiterated that regular exercise also provides relief. She said in the interview that “Running [for fitness] was such a good way to… honestly, I owe it to that to stay pretty sane I guess.

Earlier, in January 2022, Ellie had shared in an emotional post on social media that she is finding it difficult to deal with her crippling anxiety, especially after welcoming her son Arthur Ever in the winter of 2021.

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