How to Be Wholly Human With GRAMMY Award-Winning Singer LeAnn Rimes

LeAnn Rimes

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On The Verywell Mind Podcast, Editor-in-Chief Amy Morin, LCSW, interviews experts, authors, entrepreneurs, athletes, musicians, and other inspirational people about the strategies that help them think, feel, and do their best in life.

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Meet LeAnn Rimes

LeAnn Rimes is a singer/songwriter, actress, and author. She rose to stardom upon the release of her #1 debut album "Blue" at the age of 13.

She continues to be one of the greatest recording artists of all time, selling over 37 million records worldwide to date. She won many awards including two GRAMMYs, twelve Billboard Music Awards, and three Academy of Country Music Awards. 

She also hosts a podcast called Wholly Human with LeAnn Rimes, which is dedicated “to helping others overcome the fragmentation that keeps us from feeling more complete and connected in today’s world.”

Why LeAnn Rimes Is Mentally Strong

LeAnn talks about the impact the pandemic had on her. She wasn’t able to be on tour; and for the first time in her life, she had a lot of downtime at home.

She shares her experiences because she knows many other people can relate. She’s hoping that sharing her story will reduce some of the stigma associated with mental health.

What You’ll Hear on the Show

  • How growing up in the spotlight affected LeAnn
  • Why LeAnn believes therapy is important
  • How breathing exercises can improve your well-being
  • How the pandemic affected her
  • The steps LeAnn is taking to reduce the stigma associated with mental health
  • Why it’s important to view mental health as a journey
  • The steps LeAnn takes to care for herself

Quotes From LeAnn

LeAnn Rimes

Whatever your heart is telling you and wherever your curiosity is leading, allow that door to open. And walk through it because you never know where it’s going to take you. 

— LeAnn Rimes
  • "Wellness, for me, is love."
  • "The more I resist the current state of things within my body and within my emotional state, the longer it continues."

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By Amy Morin, LCSW, Editor-in-Chief
Amy Morin, LCSW, is the Editor-in-Chief of Verywell Mind. She's also a licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist, and international bestselling author. Her books, including "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," have been translated into more than 40 languages. Her TEDx talk,  "The Secret of Becoming Mentally Strong," is one of the most viewed talks of all time.