Disney, mental illness, emotions, feelings, sadness, anxiety, depression, OCD, Anger, Fear, children

Disney’s Inside Out

Disney has made endless amounts of classic animations for anyone to enjoy and cherish. In 2015, Disney came out with what is now known as a classic animated film, Inside Out. This movie follows Riley as she and her family move cities. The movie is based on Riley’s emotions, Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear and Disgust. There were deep messages being taught within this film as it is okay to feel such emotions at times. This movie also displays how each emotion can be represented by a different mental illness such as sadness being depression, fear is anxiety, disgust is OCD, etc. This classic hit displays such complex topics in a way for children and families to understand in a simple form. It has become an amazing film in which children of any age can start learning to express their feelings. 

Watch online on Disney+.

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