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Following Janet Jackson’s joy-themed ESSENCE cover story, Alex spoke to reporter Rebecca Santiago from NY Post about his wellness journey. He explored depression, anxiety, and suicidal ideations, how therapy has helped him, and what inspired GetSomeJoy.
“In the beginning, I didn’t even know what it was,” Hardy, now 33, tells The Post. “I would lie on the floor, hyperventilating, just trying to calm myself down. I was crying a lot and not functioning. I couldn’t get through things without going down this whole rabbit hole of, ‘You’re a piece of s–t.’”
Check it out here.