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Eva Mendes: I heart therapy

Actress Eva Mendes says she loves her weekly therapy sessions.
Actress Eva Mendes says she loves her weekly therapy sessions.

Today in Good things celebs do, Eva Mendes gets personal about a topic that is often taboo.

The actress reveals her love for therapy, a treasured weekly treat.

The 35 year old says, “It’s great when there’s a person who doesn’t have an emotional connection to your life and does everything to make you feel better.”

"I talk about therapy a lot because I love therapy. It has just enriched my life. I come from a family and a heritage where you don't really go to therapy unless you're crazy. I want people to know that that's so not the case," she tells Interview Magazine.

Mendes also shares a new tool she learned in therapy. "It's very simple. It's called "pause." I use it about four million times a day. Literally, when I feel those little emotions coming up, I just pause," she says.

Mendes is currently filming "Southbound" with Matthew McConaughey, a film about about a boarder patrol officer. She also stars in "Last Night," which is slated for release in April. 

Lara Piu writes a daily newsletter on Good things celebs do and livin'; The Good Life too. She has been an online journalist for Gannett since 2003.


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