‘I wanted to visually see what I was going through and witness my rawness’

Tia Mowry shares selfies to talk about her struggles with anxiety. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Tia Mowry is getting real about the anxiety.

On Tuesday, the 43-year-old actress, wearing a simple white shirt, shared two no-makeup selfies — looking less sexy the first and all smiles the second. Mowry opened up about her struggle with anxiety in the accompanying caption.

“I want to take a moment to be real with you guys,” she wrote. “You’re used to seeing me in a picture like the second, but that’s not always the case. In this first picture I was really having a moment of extreme anxiety and weird doubts and I just cried. And yet it was a really tough moment, I captured this The picture because I wanted to visually see what I was going through and witness my strength – so that I could grow through it.”

Morey said it’s important to be “vulnerable with yourself (and others)” and that she shared the photo in part “to encourage you to sit with those feelings in life’s tough moments and notice how you come out on the other side. Because I bet he’s stronger and more beautiful than before.”

Fans appreciated Morey’s comment and openness.

“Thank you for taking that moment to be real with us. You are a wonderful person and I think your strength is incredible. You will overcome doubt and anxiety and you will come out stronger than before. Problem doesn’t always last and there is a bright light at the end of that tunnel. I love Tia too,” one commented persons.

One fan wrote: “I love you so much for this and everything you do to promote me and yourself.”

Another published “very beautiful”.

This is not the first time mistletoe The star spoke of anxiety. In an interview with Bustle In November, she shared what she does to combat anxiety.

“A lot of people have been overly productive during quarantine, almost as a defense mechanism,” Morey explained. “I was definitely one of those people, but over time, I’ve learned that being unproductive means being productive in some way. I learned how to relax and prioritize self-care, whether it’s meditating, taking a nap, or indulging in some red velvet cake. I started focusing on that, I had a better understanding of my day to day business, which made me feel less anxious.”

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