Formula 1 star Lewis Hamilton spoke out on Thursday about his struggles with mental health, something he said he’s been dealing with “for a long time.”
Hamilton, following his 10th place finish at the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix on Sunday, wrote a message on his Instagram story on Thursday morning to reveal he is ‘struggling mentally and emotionally’.
The seven-time Formula One world champion, who finished 10th at last Sunday’s Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, wrote on Thursday March 31. ”It has been such a tough year already with everything that is happening around us’. ‘Hard some days to stay positive. ‘
I have struggled mentally and emotionally for a long time, to keep going is a constant effort but we have to keep fighting. We have so much to do and to achieve“.
Lewis continued: ‘I am writing to tell you it is OK to to feel the way you do, just know that you are not alone and that we are going to get through this.
‘A friend reminded me today, you are so powerful and you can do anything you put your mind to. We can do anything we put our mind to. ‘Let’s remember to live in gratitude for another day to rise. Sending you love and light.