Sofia Helin: ‘I am both a happy and a melancholic person’


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It’s a myth that all Scandinavians are happy, healthy, outdoors people. It’s often more a matter of class whether you can afford to take time to take care of yourself.

It’s almost as if the Swedes have two different personalities: one for winter and one for summer. I am both a happy and a melancholic person. It’s complex as I get so much from life. I come from a big family, I have two children, I have success… and yet I have really melancholic periods. I try to take care of my health. I’m in therapy and I exercise and meditate.

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Guardian Health and Wellbeing - Sun, 13 May 2018 05:00:51 GMT

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