Unmasking the Struggle: Jim Carrey’s Brave Battle with ADHD

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Hosts Patricia Wu, Jessica Reyes, and guest Janina Maschke discuss Jim Carrey’s revelation about his long-standing battle with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and depression.

Breaking the Silence

Jim Carrey’s openness about his struggles serves as a beacon of hope, showing that even those who bring us laughter are not immune to mental health challenges.

The Weight of the Mask

The discussion sheds light on the immense pressure of maintaining a public persona while dealing with personal turmoil, emphasizing the “deep exhaustion” Carrey described from wearing a mask for the world.

Creative Minds and Mental Health

The conversation also touches on the commonality of mental health issues among comedians and creative individuals, suggesting that the unique wiring of their brains contributes to both their creativity and their struggles.

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