In a new interview with Glamour published on Tuesday, the 22-year-old model revealed that at one point, her anxiety was so bad that she'd be up "all night" crying about it. Hailey said that she hopes her openness on the topic -- and others' discussions about mental health -- will help people realize they're not alone.
"People would ask me, 'How are you?' and I'd be like, 'I'm fine; I'm good.' But really I'd be crying in my hotel room all night," she shares. "You just have to be honest that life sucks sometimes. It's hard. Things are difficult. I just think the more we are open about it, the more we can help people find solutions."
"So many young men and women have their anxiety peak between 18 and 25, and then you place social media, work pressure, and school pressure on top of that, you know, it's hard," she adds.
"I look at the people in my life. I look at the relationships I have. I look at, like, the things that are positive and try to remind myself of them. Like, I love my parents. I have great friends. I have an amazing husband," she expresses. "Everybody has things that are going bad in their life -- no matter who you are or what is going on. There are always going to be things that bother you, or that you struggle with, that are never going to go away."
"Instead of focusing on those things, I try to flip the thought and focus on the other stuff. Like, I know I'm in a good spot in life. My family loves me," she explains. "You've just got to flip the thought."
The model also realizes the importance of alone time.
"I like to nap. Honestly, I understand little kids when I nap. I'm like, 'Oh, I get it. This is really helpful and it feels good.' I also like to take a moment and listen to some music and chill," she says.
"It's so important, in my opinion, to find those moments for yourself. Especially when you're around people all the time. Not only for work, but when you're in a relationship too, and you're with another person all the time. I think it's important for both parties to be able to be, like, 'Hey, I need an hour to myself,'" she continues. "For me, I actually enjoy running errands. I like having to go to the grocery store or the drugstore. It's a weird therapeutic thing for me -- [it helps me] to feel normal."
A source recently told ET that Hailey has been extremely supportive of Justin through his battle of depression, and recognized his need for help before he sought treatment. See more on the couple in the video below.