Expect the Unexpected From Selena Gomez’s Mental Health Media Company

Sign in to save article

Selena Gomez, Mandy Teefey, and Daniella Pierson are opening up about their decision to co-found a media company dedicated to mental health, getting fans curious about the brand.

In November, Gomez announced that she — alongside her mom, Teefey, and Newsette founder Pierson — would be launching Wondermind in February 2022. Wondermind’s site says it aims “to give you easy, doable ways to put your mental fitness first every single day” and, as said in a brief letter from the founders, create an “inclusive, fun, and easy place where people could come together to explore, discuss, and navigate their feelings.”

“We wanted to create something outside the box that gets into the dirt of what could really help people,” said Teefey in an interview with Newsette at the end of last year. She’ll be managing Wondermind’s creative content.

Gomez echoed the sentiment, crediting her mom for teaching her “everything.” In the same interview, Gomez shared, “Something I’ve always tried to do in my career is make sure I lend my voice to places where it matters.”

The singer and actress has never shied away from opening up about her mental health struggles and what she’s done to help herself. In a video on Wondermind’s Instagram page, she answered the question, “How do you take care of your mind?”

"Sometimes I'm not good at it. It just happens where I'll just wake up and I struggle maybe sometimes with just getting out of bed,” she says in the video. "What helps me, first and foremost, is just picking up the phone and calling someone. I constantly try to fill myself with knowledge of what it is that I am feeling and the triggers that happen to me. I think what really helps me understand myself a bit more is that I can take a step back and think of all the tools I've learned and try to implement them in my everyday life. That's usually what helps me."

Tags: celebrity, news, Social Media, trends, women in media

Sign in to save article
Share

Written By

Rose Low

Rose Low is a writer based in New York, with a background in social media strategy and reporting. She has a Masters from NYU and a love for romantic comedies. See Full Bio

CircleAround will make financial distributions to benefit current Girl Scouts: the next generation of trailblazers who will CircleAround after us. So CircleAround for inspiration, and CircleAround the leaders of tomorrow. CircleAround is owned by One GS Media, a subsidiary of Girl Scouts of the USA.

Love this article?

Sign up for the newsletter to get the best of CircleAround delivered right to your inbox.

Welcome
to our circle.

CircleAround will make financial distributions to benefit the next generation of trailblazers who will CircleAround after us.

So CircleAround for inspiration, and the leaders of tomorrow.

About Us