Kirsten Bell was born in a suburb of Detroit, in an upper middle class family. She did theatre in high school, and had her breakthrough film in 2004, Gracie’s Choice. Since then, she has been in movies like The Boss and Bad Moms, and also starred in the acclaimed show The Good Place.
Throughout her life, Bell has dealt with anxiety and depression. She had her first experience at 18, describing feeling a “dark cloud” hanging over her. She has also talked about other times during her career she didn’t feel like herself, and the anxiety of being an actor. She overcame these struggles, and is still a successful actress.
Bell has been open about her struggles, talking about her experiences, and talking about the importance of taking mental health breaks and finding help during mental health struggles. She is a great role model and inspiration to all those dealing with mental health struggles.