Before becoming a beauty queen, the Jalisco confesses that , fought against depression
Sofía Aragón will participate in Miss Universe 2019
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In June, Sofia Aragon , was crowned the winner of the reality show ‘Mexicana Universal’.
, beauty and intelligence stood out among the 31 women who faced each other in the competition.
Although it seems that , life could be perfect, the truth is that it is not, since Jalisco itself confessed to deal with depression day by day.
Aragon , said that this condition does not distinguish race, gender or social status, so, after living it in , own flesh, , decided to take action to combat it in society.
With that banner, Aragon will represent Mexico before the world in the 68th edition of the contest Miss Universe 2019, which will be held on December 8 in Atlanta and will be broadcast by Azteca Uno.
“The most important thing for me is mental health care. I am very interested in preventing drugs from reaching young people, since depression is sometimes caused by narcotics or vice versa“
“In my case, I did need professional help, therapy and a lot of family closeness, although I never thought about suicide issues. I think it is important to recognize the disease in time, since everything can be overcome“Aragon said in an interview.
For a year, the 25-year-old girl prepared tirelessly. , study was based on reading different topics, learning body techniques and controlling emotions.
“Initially I began to study everything related to the catwalk, body expression, but for me the most important thing was mental preparation, because through it you can know what a human being is like“, commented.
According to Aragon, Lupita Jones, director of the Mexican beauty pageant, was one of the pillars to assimilate this challenge.
“Lupita told me to enjoy it to the fullest, to become an unforgettable experience and that is what I am doing most“
“It is important to remember that it is an opportunity that only occurs once in a lifetime and that in the end if you do not enjoy it you will not even want to remember it“, commented before boarding the plane.
And that implies learning from their mistakes, such as when , described the Russians and Americans as cold people.
“The greatest responsibility of a human being is to be happy and make the world to which a better place came. I am striving to accomplish both“.