Alanis Morissette's Breakdown: "I Was So Isolated"

Season 1 Episode 106
Aired on 03/29/2015 | CC tv-14
At the height of her career, singer/songwriter Alanis Morissette was in the middle of an 18-month world tour, a time that was supposed to be one of the happiest of her life, and yet, she confesses, she was really struggling. "I was so isolated," she says. "I didn't really even have the muscle developed of reaching out for help."

No matter how hard she worked, Alanis was unable to outrun her anxiety and depression. She suffered from anxiety attacks on a daily basis. "I remember not laughing for two years, which is such a big deal because I giggle all the time," she says. "I just thought, 'This can't possibly be how people are happy to live.'"

In the video above, Alanis opens up about her breakdown and turning point.

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