Hurts: sad music can have mental health benefits

5 reasons why sad music can make us happy

When I broke up with my ex last year, I listened to sad music over and over again. It was mostly pop, sentimental songs like Whitney Houston’s, songs from Hurts or Amy Winehouse. But what got me through the post-break up depression was a song about a girl who was ruminating on what went wrong in her relationship. That song…

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The Sopranos, a TV series created by David Chase

10 quotes from The Sopranos that will make you think more positively

‘The Sopranos’ is an award-winning series created by David Chase that looks deeply at mental illness. Anxiety and depression are looked at with a magnifying glass, as if the writer has studied them in a lab, with a dedicated group of researchers around him. But even if ‘The Sopranos’ paints a bleak image on family, marriage and motherhood, throughout all…

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