She recalled laying in bed consumed by panic: “Intellectually, I know I’m going to be OK, but my body goes into panic.
“It’s a whole PTSD thing, feeling unsafe in certain spaces. I worry something is going to go wrong or I’ll be judged, and I go into catastrophe mode.”
But it is Fearne’s ability to look at her mental health difficulties in an alternative way, tapping into good places rather than bad.
It is this work that led her to winning Mental Health Advocate of the Year at Stylist’s Remarkable Women Awards 2020.