Jennifer Lopez had a terrible panic attack that changed her life
Singer and actress Jennifer Lopezrevealed how a panic attack prompted her to embark on a wellness journey in her latest newsletter.
Since starring with MC Hammer on an episode of “Yo! MTV Raps” in 1990, the pop culture icon, sometimes seen as a triple threat to his talents as a singer, dancer and actress, has engraved his name in the history of entertainment.
However, while heading to the top, the actress deprived herself of rest, which led to an unexpected panic attack. Lopez chose to start a wellness journey after the shocking ordeal and is now advising her fans on the importance of healthy living.
Jennifer Lopez thought she was ‘invincible’
Lopez addressed her subscribers in the latest edition of her JLo newsletter about the need to maintain a healthy lifestyle and get enough rest, recalling an event when she had a terrible panic attack on set after overworking herself. his body for years.
“There was a time in my life when I slept 3-5 hours a night. I would be on set all day and in the studio all night and doing junkets and filming videos on the weekends,” she wrote per People. “I was in my late twenties and thought I was invincible.”
The stress of constant restlessness and lack of sleep caught up with her one day as she sat in a trailer on set. She described feeling fine one second, then unable to move the next.
“I was completely frozen,” Lopez described, adding that she “couldn’t see clearly” and was very scared of what was happening to her. The actress further explained, “Now I know it was a classic panic attack brought on by exhaustion, but I hadn’t even heard the term back then.”
A visit to the doctor
Luckily for Lopez, her security saw that she was in physical discomfort. He quickly got her into the vehicle and drove her to a nearby hospital to see a doctor. She had gained some control over her body and could speak before they arrived, but was still shocked by what had happened.
Lopez asked the doctor if her shocking encounter meant she was losing her mind. She had never felt this before, which added to the emotional impact of the ordeal at the time.
Lopez recalls, “I asked the doctor if I was going crazy. He said, ‘No, you’re not crazy. You need sleep…sleep 7-9 hours a night, don’t drink caffeine, and make sure you exercise if you have to do that much work.
Her wellness journey
After the hospital visit, Lopez took time to rethink her life choices. It appeared to her that she had “left her own self-care needs completely” as she pursued her career as a singer, dancer and actress.
Knowing the consequences would be dire if she continued to ignore these telltale signs, the ‘Maid In Manhattan’ star decided to begin her wellness journey. “I realized how serious the consequences could be if I ignored what my body and mind needed to be healthy – and that’s where my journey to wellness began,” said she declared.
The triple threat artist has since gone on to live “to live a very healthy and balanced life”, noting for his fans in the newsletter that his wellness ethos was more “pro-life” than “anti-aging.” “. Although the actress doesn’t focus on anti-aging, she is recognized for her ageless beauty, which she attributes to the cumulative impact of good sleep.
Jennifer Lopez’s Lifestyle Empire
Trying to live a healthy lifestyle hasn’t stopped Lopez from doing her best when it comes to her career, especially her lifestyle empire. In 2021, the ‘Marry Me’ star launched her eight-product skincare line, JLo Beauty, and is set to launch a new line that she teased with a reel on her Instagram page last week. .
In the clip, Lopez was seen baring almost everything as she donned several eye-catching bikinis, including a matching mesh swimsuit with a blazer and fishnet bottoms, a two-piece paired with a necklace bearing the name of the actress and a rhinestone bikini.
As obtained by Page 6 Drawing inspiration from Lopez’s trademark filings with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the upcoming collection’s product slate could include “oils, tanning, creams, balms, treatments, serums, lotions, bronzers, sunscreens [and] wax/scrub.