"This is Me Trying": Taylor Swift's Song about Mental health

By Molly Stackhouse

Taylor Swift is one of the most popular and successful musicians in the world. She has also used her platform to discuss mental health, life challenges and overcoming struggles. 

In 2020, Swift released the song "This is me Trying," which is about mental illness and everyday struggles. The song lyrics are personal and raw, and they offer a glimpse into the challenges that most everyone has faced.

Swift's song lyrics about life's challenges and mental health is important because it helps to destigmatize mental illness. It shows that even successful and talented people can struggle with mental health challenges and sends the message that it is okay to ask for help. 

If you are struggling with mental health, please know that you are not alone. If you are interested in learning more schedule an appointment with Southern Maryland Mental Health and consult with one of our clinicians today!

Molly Stackhouse is a therapist located in Calvert County, Maryland.  She owns a private practice located in Southern Maryland where she specializes in working with adolescents adults who experience panic attacks. Additionally, she has a strong understanding of the different types of trauma and the different ways that people respond to trauma. She uses a variety of therapeutic approaches, including cognitive-behavioral therapy, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), and brainspotting. Additionally, she is a nationally certified school psychologist. If you are interested in services, use the link here
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