You are more than your Selfie.

“Beauty is more than what we see with the eyes. People are more than their conditions. I am more than my hair and skin. This only shows my exterior”

She Took A Daily Selfie While Battling Depression & Anxiety. The Results Are Truly Astonishing.

Rebecca Brown is a film student from the U.K. In 2007, when she was only 14, she began a project that documented her life by taking selfie photos of herself. Brown is now 21 and she has compiled the roughly 2100 pictures that she has taken into a video on her Youtube channel.

This video documents her battle with depression, anxiety and an impulse control disorder (which is a form of OCD) known as Trichotillomania. (Trichotillomania causes a person to pull out their own hair when anxious).

Brown says that this project is ongoing and plans to continue as long as she can.

For all those people who are inflected by this disease, stay strong and be strong.  There is always HOPE and life does get better.

11 thoughts on “You are more than your Selfie.

  1. The video reminded me of the movie Chef which I recently saw. The young boy in it takes 1 second photos of his cross country trip with his father. It makes a lot of sense. In 4 minutes Brown’s documented over 6 years of her life and every photo has meaning. It’s really awesome. A way of connecting without boring people with hours of your photos.

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