Comedy: a way of surviving the darkness, Juliette Burton

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Since her teens, comedian Juliette Burton has been diagnosed with a series of mental health disorders, from eating disorders to anxiety. Juliette says comedy is a way to survive the darkness and making light of her illnesses really helps her. Having to go on stage in front of an audience reduces tension and allows her to perform. An audience, she says, is ‘like a family of people who get me’. Friends, gratitude and exercise also help Juliette if she’s having a bad day.

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