Mark Wright has shared a candid Instagram post to mark World Mental Health Day, as he warns his fans that he is ‘not as happy as he seems on social media.’
The 34-year-old TV personality, who admitted he has had ‘his moments’ battling mental health, but has since learned ‘someone to talk to’ if he is struggling.
‘Nice Sunday take a walk in the village on World Mental Health Day,’ he wrote alongside a photo of himself wearing a khaki hoodie and black military trousers.
Candid: Mark Wright has shared a candid Instagram post to mark World Mental Health Day, as he warns his fans that he is ‘not as happy as he seems on social media’.
The former TOWIE star continued, ‘Since starting Train Right, there’s no doubt that the best thing about it is hearing that we’ve helped someone’s mental health. That’s exactly what a lady told me last night and to be honest it gets me every time.’
Mark started his Train Right fitness company with brother Josh in January, in a venture that sees the pair lead a series of pre-recorded workout sessions, as well as meal plans and nutritional advice.
He continued, ‘Because let’s face it, we all feel down from time to time and it feels like such a privilege to be helping people in any small way I can.
Open book: The 34-year-old TV personality, who admitted he had ‘his moments’ battling mental health, but has since learned ‘someone to talk to’ if he’s struggling
‘I think sometimes we take for granted that what we see on Instagram is as happy as their pictures look… and that’s not true.
‘Don’t always believe what you see on social media – we all have our moments, myself included. This is the main reason I train and was the driving factor for starting Train Right.
‘The difference it has on my life is insane. Even with just a gentle stroll (like today) it instantly lifts my mood, you don’t need to do a full workout to feel the benefits.
Motivational: He wrote a long caption along with his snap, urging fans to be open about his struggles
‘My advice to anyone reading this, take care of yourself, don’t let other people get you down and keep taking away your vision and dreams.
‘If I ever have a moment, I always have someone to talk to. I know it’s a cliché, but I truly believe that the problem shared is half the problem.
‘There’s always a way and if you’re suffering now, please know you’ve got it, brighter days are coming.’
The affected man recently defended his relationship with wife Michelle Keegan, 34, saying they ‘always make it work’ despite their busy schedules.
Mark – who married the Our Girl actress in 2015 – said they ‘both work hard’ but ‘see each other a lot’.
They told Sun That the pair likes to go to the gym together as they also discussed their sister Natalya’s modeling career and how ‘done’ her with reality TV.
‘We always make it work. It really is a lot to travel up and down the motorway.
‘We both work hard, she works hard, there are no rules in life, right?
‘I can see her for five days, go to work for a day then see her for another five, we see each other a lot, people don’t have to worry about it .’
In recent years Mitchell has spent extended time filming for the BBC drama Our Girl in locations such as Malaysia and South Africa, while Mark has presented Extras in California.
During the rare interview about his personal life, Mark also opened up about their routine, saying that they like to go to the gym together all the time and ‘coincidence’ their days so they are at the same time. Do workouts.
He said that even if they do different things when they get there, they are something they ‘move on’ for.
For confidential 24/7 support in the UK, call Samaritans on 116 123 or visit a local Samaritans branch, see www.samaritans.org for details.
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