Trends Around Anxiety and Stress

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Anxiety and Stress Journalists and Influencers

With millions of Americans suffering from different forms of mental disorders, numerous celebrities are leading the conversation about stress and anxiety. Some of these celebrities include Colton Haynes, Gina Rodriguez, Kourtney Kardashian, Noah Cyrus, Serena Williams, Demi Lovato, and Justin.

1. Colton Haynes

  • Colton Haynes is an American actor and model better known for his starring role as Jackson Whitemore in the MTV drama series known as Teen Wolf. He is 31 years and has 6.4 million followers on his Instagram page.
  • Colton has in recent years engaged in the conversation about stress and anxiety and has featured in many articles and magazines as a victim of anxiety and depression. Through a campaign known as "MyYoungerSelfCampaign", Colton encourages celebrities to share their struggles about their mental health.

2. Gina Rodriguez

  • She points out that social media has opened a pathway that has allowed her to talk about anxiety and depression freely, she has used the platform to seek help and help millions of others that are suffering in silence.
  • Gina Rodriguez continues to lead the conversation about anxiety and stress by engaging her followers through her Instagram posts. In the past two years, she has managed to open up about her anxiety in different forums. For instance, in June 2018 she spoke at the Kennedy Forum about her uphill battle with anxiety and depression.

3. Kourtney Kardashian

  • She uses her social media accounts, apps, and blog to share her experiences about anxiety and how she has managed to cope.
  • Kourtney Kardashian has continued to lead the conversation about anxiety and stress through her blog and where she narrates how she has managed to deal with anxiety often occasioned by hard times. She offers advice on how to tackle anxiety and procedures that help her anxious situation.

4. Noah Lindsey Cyrus

5. Serena Williams

6. Demi Lovato

7. Justin Bieber

Research Strategy

To identify top anxiety and stress influencers, the research team began by identifying celebrities that are leading in the conversation about stress and anxiety. To determine those leading in the conversation, the research team searched celebrities that have in the past two years engaged in anxiety and stress conversation. Because many celebrities met these criteria, we identified those leading in the conversation by identifying the number of followers that they have on Instagram and whereby a minimum of four million followers was set. Using this strategy, the research team was able to identify seven celebrities who are leading the conversation about stress and anxiety.