- Miss Universe Sheynnis Palacios opens up.
- The beauty queen talks about her mental health struggles.
- She suffers from anxiety.
Sheynnis Palacios opens up about her mental health struggles after being crowned the new Miss Universe.
The Nicaraguan beauty has spoken about her condition on several occasions and talked to the media about how it affects her life.
Miss Universe took the opportunity to speak publicly about how it affected her experience competing in the pageant.
Palacios makes history by becoming the first Nicaraguan to win Miss Universe and is beloved by the Hispanic public.
Miss Universe Sheynnis Palacios opens up about her mental health struggles
In the glamorous world of beauty pageants, the Miss Universe crown often represents the culmination of a dream for talented women around the world.
However, for Sheynnis Palacios, the recent winner of this prestigious title, the victory has been the beginning of a new and challenging stage in her life.
This is due her struggles with an issue that affects her daily life. She recently spoke about it in an interview.
She created the Understand Your Mind initiative to raise awareness about anxiety and people who suffer from panic attacks.
«I have learned to manage my emotions»
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Sheynnis Palacios, the first Nicaraguan to win the Miss Universe crown, has captured the public’s attention not only for her beauty, but for her bravery.
«I suffer from anxiety and through that I said that I am not the only person who is going through this,» she told Telemundo.
From the moment she entered the beauty pageant, Palacios has been open about her issues with this condition.
«And now with the help of my psychologist who has been supporting me, I have learned to manage my emotions,» she explained.
Sheynnis Palacios describes suffering an anxiety attack backstage
During a recent interview, Sheynnis Palacios opened up a difficult situation she experienced during the beauty pageant.
«I suffered an anxiety attack backstage. However, I knew how to handle it,» she said after being crowned the new Miss Universe.
Despite the impeccable facade of confidence and grace that she presented on stage, Miss Universe revealed that she was grappling with anxiety.
Palacios’ openness about her condition has not only moved her followers and admirers, it has unleashed a wave of solidarity.
What is Palacios hoping to achieve?
Sheynnis Palacios is not only a beautiful woman who has conquered the pageant world, she is also a fighter who has overcome adversity.
When talking about winning the crown, she did not hesitate to highlight what her true purpose is.
«Her cause this year will be mental health, which stems from her own experiences with anxiety,» the Miss Universe pageant shared on its official Instagram account.
«Coming from a country where this issue is rarely addressed, she started an accessible initiative called ‘Understand Your Mind.'»
The new Miss Universe made her home country proud
Being the first Nicaraguan to win Miss Universe has elevated Palacios to the status of national icon.
And her brave battle with anxiety has only strengthened the affection and appreciation that the nation feels for her.
In addition to being adored in her country, Sheynnis Palacios has become one of the favorites of Hispanics around the world.
Her charisma, elegance and the sincerity with which she shares her story have resonated with people from different cultures, creating a bond of empathy.