Selena Gomez ON: How To STOP Insecurity & TRULY LOVE YOURSELF To The Core | Jay Shetty

Last updated: May 31, 2023

The video is an interview with Selena Gomez about her journey towards self-love and overcoming insecurity, as well as her philanthropic work and the release of her biographical documentary.

The video is an interview with Selena Gomez, a globally celebrated artist, actor, producer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. The host, Jay Shetty, talks to Selena about her journey towards self-love and overcoming insecurity. They also discuss Selena's upcoming biographical documentary, "Selena Gomez: My Mind and Me," which focuses on mental health and well-being. Selena shares her struggles with mental health and how she uses her platform to advocate for important causes. The interview highlights the importance of purpose and service in finding meaning and fulfillment in life.

  • Jay Shetty introduces Selena Gomez as a kind-hearted and soulful person who wants to change lives.
  • Selena Gomez is a globally celebrated artist, actor, producer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist.
  • Selena Gomez launched her beauty line, Rare Beauty, exclusively with Sephora in 2019.
  • Selena Gomez's biographical documentary, "Selena Gomez: My Mind and Me," is out now.
  • Philanthropy and activism have been key pillars of Selena Gomez's career.
  • Selena Gomez and Jay Shetty have always had conversations about purpose and service.
  • Releasing her biographical documentary is a huge healing process for Selena Gomez.
  • Surrounding yourself with great people who support and love you is important.
  • Selena talks about her journey towards overcoming insecurity.

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Selena Gomez's Introduction

  • Jay Shetty introduces Selena Gomez as a kind-hearted and soulful person who wants to change lives.
  • Selena Gomez is a globally celebrated artist, actor, producer, entrepreneur, and philanthropist.
  • She has sold more than 210 million singles worldwide and has over 45 billion global streams.
  • Selena Gomez launched her beauty line, Rare Beauty, exclusively with Sephora in 2019.
  • She announced the Rare Impact Fund, pledging to raise $100 million for mental health services for individuals in underserved communities.
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Selena Gomez's Documentary

  • Selena Gomez's biographical documentary, "Selena Gomez: My Mind and Me," is out now.
  • The documentary is powerful, inspiring, and a much-needed contribution to the global conversation around well-being and mental health.
  • Selena Gomez's voice in this conversation is the most powerful voice there is.
  • She had an internal battle about releasing the documentary, but ultimately realized it was meant for something bigger.
  • The documentary is an honest portrayal of herself and her journey towards self-love and overcoming insecurity.
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Selena Gomez's Philanthropy and Activism

  • Philanthropy and activism have been key pillars of Selena Gomez's career.
  • She has used her platform to advocate for many important causes, including mental health, Global Citizen, and the Lupus Research Alliance.
  • Selena Gomez has raised millions of dollars for charity.
  • She launched the Rare Impact Fund, pledging to raise $100 million for mental health services for individuals in underserved communities.
  • Selena Gomez is a true philanthropist and activist who wants to make a positive impact on the world.
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Selena Gomez's Purpose and Service

  • Selena Gomez and Jay Shetty have always had conversations about purpose and service.
  • She believes that her documentary and philanthropic work are part of her purpose.
  • Selena Gomez wants to use her platform to help others and make a positive impact on the world.
  • She recognizes the importance of reflecting on her journey and sharing it with others to help them not feel alone.
  • Selena Gomez is a kind-hearted and soulful person who truly wants to change lives.
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Overcoming Insecurity

  • Releasing her biographical documentary is a huge healing process for Selena Gomez.
  • She believes in giving herself completely to something as the best way to love.
  • She never wanted the pain she endured to put a guard on herself.
  • She hopes for love, healing, and change and never wants to lose that.
  • She would rather continue to get her heart broken than to not feel at all.
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Sharing Darker Secrets

  • Sharing darker secrets can be frightening, but it can also be freeing.
  • It's important to surround yourself with great people who support and love you.
  • Be careful with who you share your story with as it can be dangerous.
  • Learn everything there is to learn about what you're dealing with.
  • Asking yourself questions to open up yourself is more rewarding than keeping it in.
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Learning to Live with Depression

  • When Selena was younger, her mom taught her to learn more about something if she was afraid of it.
  • Selena applies this to depression and wants to know what triggers her.
  • She wants to understand herself better and asks herself questions to open up.
  • She has bipolar and has learned to live with it and make it her friend.
  • The process of discovering something like bipolar is difficult due to the loud inner critic and inner judgment.
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The Power of Surrounding Yourself with Great People

  • Surrounding yourself with great people who support and love you is important.
  • It's important to be careful with who you share your story with as it can be dangerous.
  • Learning everything there is to learn about what you're dealing with is important.
  • Asking yourself questions to open up yourself is more rewarding than keeping it in.
  • Living with something like bipolar is difficult due to the loud inner critic and inner judgment.
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Journey towards self-love

  • Selena has been to four treatment centers and has a lot of opinions on rehabs.
  • She learned lessons through dialectical behavior therapy or cognitive behavioral therapy.
  • She learned to recognize when something was happening to her and accept it.
  • She realized that her insecurities were not going to go away and that she had to learn how to live with them.
  • She goes to therapy and takes medication to stay balanced.
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Letting go of old selves

  • Selena talks about the importance of letting go of old selves and parts that don't serve us anymore.
  • Jay shares an analogy of snakes shedding their skin to explain the process of letting go.
  • Selena learned to become compassionate and kind to herself when she couldn't let something go.
  • She tends to blame herself when she can't let something go, but she has learned to be kinder to herself.
  • Watching her documentary made her realize how much she has grown and changed.
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Philanthropic work

  • Selena talks about her philanthropic work and how it has helped her to be strong for other people.
  • She feels a huge responsibility to be a role model for her younger sister and her fans.
  • She has learned to get back up every time for others more than for herself.
  • She believes it's healthy to want to be strong for other people.
  • Her fans and people who have grown with her have helped her to keep going.
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Overcoming insecurity

  • Selena talks about her journey towards overcoming insecurity.
  • She has learned to recognize when something is happening to her and accept it.
  • She has learned to live with her insecurities and to be kinder to herself.
  • She goes to therapy and takes medication to stay balanced.
  • She has days that are pretty low, but she has learned to understand and manage them.
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Small Changes for Self-Love

  • Recognizing the need to be strong for oneself
  • Making oneself uncomfortable to change thought process
  • Changing things watched on TV and music listened to
  • Adjusting small things to change mood and feel better
  • Avoiding scary movies that cause anxiety and stress
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Dealing with Exposure and Negativity

  • Living with added layer of exposure and opinions
  • Learning to deal with it and not give in to clickbait
  • Interrupting negative stories with truth
  • Taking control of own story and not letting others change it
  • Leading with love and injecting love into narratives
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Gaining Confidence and Control

  • Gaining confidence after going through a public breakup
  • Debunking negative feelings and taking control of narrative
  • Being honest with people and sharing personal story
  • Gaining confidence to know that one is enough
  • Developing the skill to lead with love and inject love into narratives
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The Power of Small Changes and Self-Love

  • Small changes can lead to a better mood and feeling better
  • Dealing with exposure and negativity requires interrupting negative stories with truth
  • Gaining confidence and control requires being honest with oneself and others
  • Leading with love and injecting love into narratives can help overcome insecurity
  • Self-love is important for personal growth and overcoming challenges
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Selena's Approach to Combatting Negativity

  • Selena works hard at being a good person and combating unnecessary stories with love and kindness.
  • She doesn't waste her time being upset or taking in negative things she hears online.
  • She is driven crazy by people talking negatively about other women.
  • She is grateful for her past because it has made her stronger.
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Selena's Commitment to Her Truth

  • Selena's approach to sharing her truth is self-assured and not defensive.
  • She has found a way to share her truth without being defensive.
  • She is committed to leading the way in this approach.
  • She is grateful for the opportunity to share her true purpose in the documentary.
  • She works hard and loves her job, but finds it frustrating when she has to do press all day.
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The Human Side of Selena

  • The documentary gives full access to Selena's relationships and interactions with others.
  • Viewers get to see Selena in every element, including before and after interviews.
  • Selena sometimes feels insulted when asked poor questions during press interviews.
  • She loves her job and wants to spend time talking about meaningful moments.
  • She hopes the documentary will inspire people to do more and be better.
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Humanizing Selena Through the Documentary

  • The documentary humanizes Selena and shows the whole person behind the celebrity.
  • Selena wanted the documentary to show where she was meant to be in the beginning.
  • She was initially sad that people couldn't see certain parts of her over time.
  • The documentary shows Selena's commitment to her truth and her journey towards self-love.
  • It also highlights her philanthropic work and the impact she has made on others.
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Importance of Being Imperfect

  • Selena wanted people to realize that she is not perfect and has her own struggles.
  • She does not want to be seen as someone who has it all figured out.
  • She wants to be a relatable public figure who people can approach and have a conversation with.
  • She felt like she had to be perfect during her relationships and in her appearance.
  • She wants people to see that no one in the world is perfect.
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Accepting Imperfections

  • Selena is okay with her imperfections and thinks they make her who she is.
  • She used to be insecure about her laugh and small habits, but now she embraces them.
  • She believes that little things like being a banana for Halloween make her happy and define who she is.
  • She does not feel the need to be perfect all the time and would rather be herself.
  • She applies this mindset to her personal life and accepts imperfections in herself and others.
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Perfectionism in Work

  • Selena believes that there are no stupid questions in the studio or on set.
  • She tries to unpack and create a song or scene from any question or idea.
  • She accepts that mistakes happen in the studio and on set.
  • She does her best to unpack scenes and create the best work she can.
  • She applies her acceptance of imperfections to her work and tries to be in flow.
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Embracing Imperfection

  • Imperfections can become part of the process and lead to something great.
  • Even broken parts of ourselves can have purpose.
  • There is a blessing in the breaking.
  • Encounter every moment in life and try to make the best choice for yourself.
  • Try to turn negative experiences into something positive.
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Continual Practice

  • Self-love and growth is a continual practice.
  • There is always more to learn and discover.
  • Life will not be easy, but it is about learning to live with the bumps.
  • It is important to keep moving forward.
  • Practice is key to personal growth.
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Returning Home

  • Going home is untainted territory and feels safe.
  • Visiting home reminds Selena of what made her who she is.
  • She hopes to inspire people from her hometown to do something bigger.
  • Returning to special places from childhood can bring back happy memories.
  • Special places from childhood can be a reminder of who you were and how far you have come.
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Cherishing Memories

  • Memories of special places and moments can bring happiness and joy.
  • Memories of childhood experiences can be a reminder of who you were and how far you have come.
  • Special places from childhood can still be charming and hold a special place in your heart.
  • Memories of childhood experiences can be a reminder of the importance of family and loved ones.
  • Cherishing memories can bring a sense of gratitude and appreciation for life.
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Embracing Change

  • Selena used to hate change but has embraced it in the past year.
  • She gets exhausted from doing the same thing over and over again.
  • She has learned that her world can be bigger by being in a different destination.
  • She has spent months in New York for work and loved the friendships she made and the knowledge she gained.
  • She has felt more comfortable with change and wants to continue to embrace it.
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Getting Comfortable with Discomfort

  • Selena used to return to the same behavior and pattern of being nervous and anxious.
  • She found herself being terrified of the world, which isn't a way of living.
  • She realized that taking spontaneous trips and doing simple things is necessary.
  • New York helped her open up and the show she worked on was great.
  • Being around a bunch of New Yorkers does something to you.
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Mission to Africa

  • Selena has taken trips in the vein of wanting to go for a mission.
  • Going to Africa was one of the most beautiful moments of the film for her.
  • She fell in love with the people and the story.
  • She realized that mental health is very real and affecting everyone in the world.
  • She felt inspired by the people more than she could have done anything for them.
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Mental Health in the World

  • Selena realized that mental health exists everywhere in the world.
  • She felt that the world is a small place sometimes because everyone is walking through pain.
  • Ultimately, everyone wants to be happy and well.
  • She had a conversation with a woman named Betty who gave them a tour around the village and schools.
  • Betty's experience of mental health was different from what we would understand in the US.
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Impact of Traveling and Philanthropy

  • Selena shares a story of a girl she met who dealt with suicidal thoughts and sat alone for two weeks to contemplate.
  • She talks about the importance of having conversations with people from different cultures and backgrounds.
  • Selena plans to continue traveling and helping people, but may not always broadcast it.
  • She wants to find a way to change and impact lives.
  • Her mother instilled in her the importance of helping others from a young age.
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Overcoming Insecurity and Self-Love

  • Selena talks about her journey towards self-love and overcoming insecurity.
  • She shares that she had to take a break from social media to focus on her mental health.
  • Selena emphasizes the importance of taking care of oneself and seeking help when needed.
  • She talks about the impact of therapy and how it helped her to understand herself better.
  • Selena encourages people to be kind to themselves and to focus on their own journey towards self-love.
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Philanthropic Work and Documentary

  • Selena talks about her philanthropic work and how it has impacted her life.
  • She shares that she wants to use her platform to bring attention to important issues.
  • Selena talks about the release of her biographical documentary and how it was a therapeutic experience for her.
  • She emphasizes the importance of being vulnerable and sharing one's story.
  • Selena hopes that her documentary will inspire others to share their own stories and seek help when needed.
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Future Plans and Goals

  • Selena talks about her future plans and goals.
  • She shares that she wants to continue making music and acting, but also wants to focus on her philanthropic work.
  • Selena talks about the importance of using her platform for good and bringing attention to important issues.
  • She hopes to continue traveling and helping people, and eventually wants to have a career focused on making a positive impact.
  • Selena encourages people to find their own passions and to use them to make a difference in the world.
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Developing Awareness and Gratitude

  • Selena Gomez was taught to be aware of others and express gratitude from a young age
  • Traveling to India at a young age made her aware of the world beyond her own experiences
  • Feeling like a part of the solution makes problems feel more manageable
  • Ignoring problems only makes them feel bigger and more difficult
  • Everyone goes through difficult moments, but it's important to approach them and figure out how to get out of a negative state of mind
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Dealing with Fears and Rock Bottom Moments

  • Selena Gomez still experiences fears and nervousness, such as with the release of her documentary
  • She believes that facing fears helps her gain strength and wisdom
  • She hopes to continue to improve and become a better person
  • Rock bottom moments are a part of life, and it's important to become mindful of them and prepare for them
  • By facing fears, Selena Gomez believes she is becoming stronger and gaining wisdom
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Overcoming Insecurity and Learning to Love Yourself

  • Selena Gomez struggled with insecurity and self-doubt, but has learned to love herself
  • She believes that everyone has their own unique journey towards self-love
  • It's important to surround yourself with positive people who support and uplift you
  • Self-love is a journey and requires patience and self-compassion
  • Learning to love yourself involves accepting your flaws and imperfections
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