Cara Delevingne may be today’s “It girl,” but she still deals with many of the same struggles as us. In the past, the actor and model has talked about dealing with depression, and in the cover story of the September issue of Elle, Delevingne shares how yoga helps her cope. (It’s not just Delevingne, studies show yoga can help reduce stress and improve your mood.) Check out what she had to say about her practice:

For me, yoga’s the only way I can really feel things and check how I am. Because there is always pain somewhere, even if it’s completely irrational pain, and it’s always good to find it and get it out. If I don’t cry pretty much every day I will hold it in, and it will manifest in me in things that are destructive, like my skin.

Want to give yoga a try? You can start off with these 10 moves specifically designed for super inflexible people.