From hustling as a shoe salesman/indie musician to winning Season 8 of American Idol, Kris Allen is someone who knows how to deal with life's highs and lows. For the latest episode of Life Lessons, get your #MondayMotivation from the singer-songwriter on why it's important to lean on those closest to you:
"It is easy for me [to say], 'I can deal with this on my own!' But there are people around that want to help and want you to feel OK and feel better. After awhile, I realized I needed some friend time and family time, all that stuff. Just relying on those people to help you feel better and help you get out of your own head."
Come back to Fuse.tv every Monday morning for inspiration from top stars to start the week right as part of our Life Lessons series.
After you learn a little something from the "If We Keep Doing Nothing" singer, watch him share his thoughts about American Idol's farewell season: