Kendall Jenner has been very outspoken about her relationship with social media, saying it makes her feel ‘detached’ in everything she does in her series ‘Open Minded’ with Vogue.
Kendall Jenner takes the time during the month of mental health awareness to discuss the difficulties and problems and concerns in the new Vogue Open Minded series.
In the May 13 episode of the series, the 25-year-old model got real about how she deals with social media. “What’s affected my anxiety the most is the amount of negativity that I see,” Kendall explained, prior to her conversation with Dr. Jorge Partida, Chief of Psychology at the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health.
‘There’s Just Literally Too Much’
“There’s just literally too much. I find that the more I’m looking at the screen, the more detached I feel with my own body or to what’s happening right in front of me,” Kendall explained. “My relationship with social media is a bit addictive right now, which I don’t like and I’m not proud to say that, but I also feel like that’s something that probably most of us can relate to,” she went on.
Indeed, social media has become a big part of Kendall, with her family member’s platform and life. But even the star of Keeping Up With The Kardashians admitted that “I don’t like that I see the need to have social media in the first place.” She Realizes, however, that in our day, “there is no escape.”
What Boils Her Blood On Social Media?
Kendall also described one thing on social media as “boiling [her] blood” is when “someone who is lying about me… I sometimes feel like I’m breaking or I feel like I can’t take it anymore,” Kendall said.
“Thanks to social media, everything is highlighted, everything is highlighted whether it is good or bad. I feel most of my social media anxiety is actually more the overwhelmingness of it all,” she said.
Mental Health Awareness
Kendall’s initiative to become more and more transparent about her struggle with her mental health has been wholly embraced by her fans. The model has discussed her experiences with anxiety and panic attacks before, but this new series is really shedding a light on a topic that is clearly very close to her heart. Fans cannot wait to learn more about Kendall’s experiences, and how she continues to use her influential platform.
If you or someone you know needs help with their mental health, text “STRENGTH” to the Crisis Text Line at 741-741 to be connected to a certified crisis counselor.