Entertainers Cher and Goldie Hawn Admit to Struggles with Insecurity or Anxiety
I always find it interesting when people who eventually became successful in their profession, especially something as competitive as acting or singing, admit in interviews that they deal with low self esteem, anxiety, panic attacks, and insecurity – or that they did when first starting out.
Here are two articles pertaining to this, about Cher and Goldie Hawn:
Excerpt (in Q and A format with Cher):
Does it ever make you nervous that you’ve got to live up to some pretty high expectations when you perform?
I’m shaky before I go on. Once I go on, I know that I’m there to provide service, in a strange way. I’m there to make people happy. That’s my job.