Broadways Frozen Star Patti Murin makes her mental health clear in a heartfelt account of why she skipped a show Tuesday night.
"So I called out of the show last night because I had a massive anxiety attack in the afternoon," Murin, 37, wrote on Instagram Wednesday, next to a photo of her in the role of Princess Anna.
"It has been building up for a while, and over the past few months Incredible, all the ups and downs, stress and excitement really take my mental health seriously," she reveals. "I've learned that these situations are not something that can be" bypassed "or" pushed. "Fear and depression are real diseases that affect so many of us."
Murin continued, "It takes a lot of calm and self-care to heal each time it gets more than I can handle in my daily life." While I hate to miss the show for some reason, Disney does It only supports me as I walk through my life and work, and I am so grateful to them. "
She concluded," Do not forget that it is you. "Not alone, your feelings are real, and that it's not your fault. Even Disney princesses are sometimes scared.
RELATED: Anna and Elsa of Broadway Frozen Are Real-Life BFFs – After Bonding About Heartbreak  Murin fought her fear in the past, and in March, actress PEOPLE told her that Costar Caissie Levy, who plays Elsa, "took care of me so many times."
"It was that night in Denver when I had this severe panic attack," said Murin. "She took me to her apartment, she had her son next door to the nanny, she made me soup, she left me in her Sleep her bed, she let me bathe and she brought me through. "
"She just" her incredible mother instinct just took over, "she continued. She's got me through, it's one of the things that I'm grateful to her for, there's no question – she'll be there for me, which is good because she's across the street from She lives on me, she means the world to me, and so quickly became one of my closest friends. "
- with the report by DAVE QUINN