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Harry Styles became the center of attention in The X Factor in 2010 when he merged with the boy band One Direction.
The 28-year-old singer, who is currently dating Olivia Wilde, has since built a successful solo music career, but the How was it Hitmaker has insisted that therapy has played a very important role in helping to overcome certain thoughts and feelings.
Harry has opened up about the stigma around therapy, as he said Better houses and gardens: “I thought it meant you were broken. He wanted to be the one who could say that he didn’t need it.”
However, Harry has found that therapy over the last five years are the most life-changing actions in his life, as he feels “most alive” when he can accept all aspects of his laughter and can cry or laugh openly in sessions.
“I think that accepting to live, to be happy, to suffer in extremes, that is the most alive you can be. Losing it crying, losing it laughing, there’s no way, I think, to feel more alive than that,” Harry continued.
Harry has also changed his perspective on his music career and sex life, which he previously admitted he was embarrassed to talk about. When he first entered the music scene, he felt pressure to create certain music that he could sell, but now he simply wants to create tracks for his enjoyment and his latest compilations are certainly something.
Speaking of his career, he said: “You can’t win music. It’s not like Formula One. I thought, in my lifetime, there’s going to be 10 more people who burst onto the scene like that, and I’m just going to get further away from being the young guy. So get comfortable with finding something else that makes you happy. I found it so liberating.
“I just want to do things that are right, that are fun, in terms of the process, that I can be proud of for a long time, that my friends can be proud of, that my family can be proud of, that my the children will be proud one day.”