Shopping Cart -

Your cart is currently empty.
Continue Shopping
This website use cookies and similar technologies to improve the site and to provide customised content and advertising. By using this site, you agree to this use. To learn more, including how to change your cookie settings, please view our Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the United Kingdom version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Digital Subscriptions > Psychologies > No. 157 > Amanda Seyfried “ If you have good morals, good values and good friends around you to keep you sane, you’ll be OK”

Amanda Seyfried “ If you have good morals, good values and good friends around you to keep you sane, you’ll be OK”

Amanda Seyfried talks about the joys of reprising her role as Sophie in Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, being comfortable in her own skin and conquering her anxiety

While it may be easy to assume that celebrities aren’t plagued by the same kinds of problems and insecurities as us mere mortals, Mamma Mia! star Amanda Seyfried will gladly admit that she has a tough time staying calm. Her battles with anxiety have affected her for most of her life, she’s said.

Over the past few years, however, things have started to change for the 32-year-old. Having always regarded acting as a therapeutic and expressive outlet for her anxiety, Seyfried still struggled with performing live, and consciously avoided taking stage roles, saying she was ‘terrified of audiences’. In 2015, she decided to tackle her demons head-on by signing up for off-Broadway two-person play, The Way We Get By. Not only did the actress shine in the role, gaining newfound self-confidence along the way, she also made a vital connection with her co-star, Thomas Sadoski, who would later become her husband, and the couple now have a one-year-old daughter. In a seismic shift, these days Seyfried happily extolls the virtues of taking risks, saying stepping out into the unknown has brought about opportunities and experiences she would never have otherwise sampled.

Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of Psychologies - No. 157
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Issue - No. 157
Or 399 points
Annual Digital Subscription
Only £ 2.23 per issue
Or 2899 points
6 Month Digital Subscription
Only £ 2.61 per issue
Or 1699 points
Monthly Digital Subscription
Only £ 3.68 per issue
Or 399 points

View Issues

About Psychologies

The latest issue of Psychologies is now available to download