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Poppy Jamie on the On-Set Breakdown That Led to Her Hospitalization - and a Breakthrough: 'I Was Unrecognizable to Myself''
Poppy Jamie started her career as the youngest presenter on Britain's ITN and continued to make her name as an influencer and entrepreneur, launching the first-ever talk show on Snapchat and starting a line of handbags with her best friend, model Suki Waterhouse. But despite outwardly living an enviable life, she was suffering from extreme anxiety and eventually was hospitalized after a mental breakdown. The experience led her to create a website and write a new book, both titled Happy Not Perfect. Here, she shares the story of her own experience with mental illness and recovery, as told to PEOPLE.