*During a recent conversation with Stephen Colbert, Michelle Obama spoke about dealing with “low-grade depression” and shared tips on how she copes with it.
The former first lady admitted that she’s been dealing with “some form of low-grade depression” since last August, saying it was triggered by the COVID pandemic, racial inequality, and Trump’s presidency.
In Tuesday’s episode of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” Obama said: “Over the course of adulthood you develop your own tools, and for me it’s turning off the noise that it upsetting. You know, knowing that I can’t keep reading all the feeds that are fuelling my anxiety and taking a break from it.”
She added, “I did that as first lady. There were just times that I couldn’t hear the bad news about the country that I had to serve, because I know that the news isn’t a full reflection of what the country is.”
Obama continued, “I surround myself …