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    Selena Gomez Says She Hasn't Been On The Internet In Over Four And A Half Years, And It's Done Wonders For Her Mental Health

    "It makes me feel normal."

    If you're a fan of Selena Gomez, then you probably realized — unlike a lot of other celebs — she really isn't on social media too often.

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    In fact, Selena revealed in a recent Good Morning America interview that she hasn't been on the internet in — wait for it — four and a half years.

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    “It has changed my life completely," Selena said about her decision to unplug. "I am happier. I am more present."

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    "I connect more with people. It makes me feel normal.”

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    In case you didn't know, Selena also recently launched a mental health platform called Wondermind.

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    In the interview, Selena also explained how her own experiences with mental health issues drove her to develop the platform.

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    “Growing up in the spotlight has definitely taught me so much,” she said. “I can’t believe that I am where I am mentally just because how I took the necessary steps in order to kind of remove myself from that. Because it’s just not normal.”

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    “If I’m known for anything, I hope it’s simply just for the way I care about people. Those days where I don’t want to get out of bed — if I had something like Wondermind, even if it took me a minute to get into it, it’s just there."

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    "And there’s something that’s really comforting about that.”

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    Watch the whole interview here.

    The National Alliance on Mental Illness helpline is 1-888-950-6264 (NAMI) and provides information and referral services; GoodTherapy.org is an association of mental health professionals from more than 25 countries who support efforts to reduce harm in therapy.