Demi Lovato on feeling ‘free’ after prioritising her mental health

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Now, while a guest on Ashley Graham's Pretty Big Deal podcast, Demi got candid about how she would think that she was getting better after struggling with an eating disorder for a long time. "That's just not happiness to me, that's not freedom", she said.

Lovato said she thought she was helping her recovery from an eating disorder and substance abuse issues by throwing herself into workouts.

She also describes what she thought was her "recovery" as "definitely an eating issue".

The Tell Me You Love Me singer shared that this time around, healthiness takes precedence over what people believe is the "ideal" way to look. "I used to be in that state of affairs, and I used to be simply operating myself into the bottom. It was simply me pondering I discovered restoration once I didn't, after which dwelling this sort of lie and making an attempt to inform the world I used to be proud of myself once I actually wasn't", she continued.

The singer explained that, realizing that she was not happy, she promised herself that she would no longer worry about the way she looked on the next album. "Now when I look in the mirror and I start to have a negative thought, I don't stop and say, 'No, you're lovely, you're gorgeous, I love you, you're flawless the way you are.' Because I don't believe that". "I'm not willing to destroy my mental health to look a certain way anymore". "And I simply realized that, like, possibly my signs weren't as apparent as earlier than, but it surely was undoubtedly an eating concern".

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It felt like she had to be a voice for those who didn't 'naturally look a certain way'.

Following her stint in rehab, Lovato changed management teams to work with Scooter Braun.

She launched her comeback with a dwell efficiency on the 2020 Grammys and adopted it up with the nationwide anthem on the Tremendous Bowl. She made her triumphant comeback at the 2020 Grammys, finally returning the stage, then went on to sing the national anthem at the 54th Super Bowl on February 2. "I'm not ready to destroy my psychological nicely being to look a positive technique anymore", Demi outlined.

"Bravo to you for figuring that out because a lot of people when they are going through some type of recovery they just find the next thing to dive into", Ashley told Demi.

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