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.

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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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