Lovelyz‘s Mijoo is known for her bright and cheerful personality as well as her quirky side that brings joy to variety shows.

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But when one fan asked Mijoo how one can live with such a bright and cheerful vibe, Mijoo made a confession no one was expecting.

Mijoo shared that she actually gets depressed quite often.

And for that reason, she tried to change her mindset.

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According to Mijoo, it helps to focus on the happiness of the present

I’m really happy right now just because I’m doing this interview.

— Mijoo

Her secret is to pursue the small joys in life instead of big ones.

If you go after big happiness, it doesn’t come. So I focus on small joys in life. Then you end up becoming thankful for everything.

— Mijoo

In addition, Mijoo stressed the importance of self-confidence and how she keeps her self-esteem high.

If you love yourself, you can’t help but have more confidence.

— Mijoo

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Spoken like a true queen.

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Check out Mijoo’s full interview below: