Lena Headey Opens Up About Her Struggle with Depression and Anxiety

"Magic happens when you are vulnerable and truthful and HUMAN."

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She may play the unshakable Queen Cersei on HBO's Game of Thrones, but in real life, Lena Headey is a human woman that's subject to the same emotional and mental challenges many others face.

On Thursday, one of her fans asked her if she ever feels insecure.

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Three minutes later, she provided an intimate response in which she admitted she's struggled with anxiety and depression in the past.

Then she offered some wonderful, concrete ways to deal with your inner demons, especially in the current political climate.

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She even took questions like a virtual psychotherapist.

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Wise words.

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