News | Entertainment
25 Oct 2020 4:12
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Bruce Springsteen has hailed therapy as “the talking cure”

    The 71-year-old music legend has revealed he attends regular therapy sessions to help keep his mental health in check, and has said staying “committed” to the “process” of therapy can make it a valuable tool to combat mental health problems


    He said: “The talking cure - it works. But you’ve got to commit yourself to a process. And I was pretty good at doing that.”

    Bruce also praised therapy for giving him the chance to “investigate” parts of his life that he “didn’t understand”.

    Speaking to AARP magazine, he explained: “I enjoyed the investigative examination of issues in my life that I didn’t understand. I learned a lot and therefore was able to exploit what I had learned and turn it into a real life.”

    The Boss’ decision to speak out on mental health and therapy comes as he also recently addressed the topic of racial injustice in the United States following the death of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter protests.

    Bruce said in June he believes America is still "haunted" by “slavery”, and admitted he doesn’t think there’s an “end in sight” for injustice in the country.

    He said at the time: "We remain haunted, generation after generation, by our original sin of slavery.

    "It remains the great unresolved issue of American society. The weight of its baggage gets heavier with each passing generation. As of this violent, chaotic week on the streets of America, there is no end in sight.”

    The ‘I’m On Fire’ singer also called for a "spiritual, moral and democratic awakening" to overhaul American society.

    He added: "We have not cared for our house very well. There can be no standing peace without the justice owed to every American regardless of their race, colour or creed.

    "We need systemic changes in our law enforcement departments and the political will of our national citizenry to once again move forward the kind of changes that will bring the ideals of the civil rights movement once again to life and into this moment.

    "We have a choice between chaos or community, a spiritual, moral and democratic awakening or becoming a nation fallen to history as critical issues were refused or not addressed.

    "Is our American system flexible enough to make, without violence, the humane, fundamental changes necessary for a just society?"

    "The American story, our story, is in our hands and may God bless us all.

    "Stay safe. Stay well. Stay strong. Until we meet again, stay involved. And go in peace."

    © 2020 Bang Showbiz, NZCity


     Other Entertainment News
     24 Oct: Borat actor Sacha Baron Cohen says Rudy Giuliani 'did what he did' in movie scene with Maria Bakalova
     23 Oct: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are making the most of "quality time" with their son
     23 Oct: Naomie Harris "doesn't feel safe" to go out after being targeted by a stalker
     23 Oct: Paige is "so proud" of herself after celebrating two years of sobriety
     23 Oct: Robert Downey Jr. and Mark Ruffalo have leapt to the defence of Chris Pratt after he was branded the "worst Hollywood Chris"
     23 Oct: Kim Kardashian West has settled the $6.1 million lawsuit she filed against her former bodyguard after being robbed at gunpoint
     23 Oct: Reese Witherspoon's beloved dog Pepper has died
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Hawke's Bay's in control of their second Ranfurly Shield defence More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Why Manchester United's Marcus Rashford is becoming a thorn in the British Government's side More...



     Today's News

    Accident and Emergency:
    More than 30 firefighters have now put out a scrub fire in rural Northland 23:07

    Health & Safety:
    A Lotto ticket bought from Westgate Pharmacy in Auckland is now worth $1 million - winning Division One in tonight's draw 21:57

    International:
    US election 2020 will see greatest number of Latino voters ever — and they could decide key swing states 19:07

    Accident and Emergency:
    Police are responding to a two-vehicle crash on State Highway 26 in the Coromandel 18:57

    Motoring:
    New Zealand's Labour weekend road toll has risen to four 18:37

    Entertainment:
    Borat actor Sacha Baron Cohen says Rudy Giuliani 'did what he did' in movie scene with Maria Bakalova 18:17

    Rugby:
    Hawke's Bay's in control of their second Ranfurly Shield defence 18:07

    General:
    The 100th running of Australasia's most important weight-for-age horse race is just moments away 18:07

    Accident and Emergency:
    A pedestrian has died after being struck by a vehicle on State Highway 3 in Whanganui 17:47

    International:
    What is COVID-19 rapid testing, and should we be using it in Australia? 17:27


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2020 New Zealand City Ltd