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11 March 2011

Why you're enjoying Charlie Sheen's meltdown

Charlie Sheen's public meltdown has all the elements of a TV drama that has riveted millions and that could, ironically, provide a healthy diversion for some people, mental health experts claim.

Charlie Sheen's apparent public meltdown has all the elements of a made-for-TV drama that has riveted millions and that could, ironically, provide a healthy diversion for some people, at least one expert contends.

Watching Sheen's behaviour can make people reflect positively on their own lives, said Flaxington, a personal and career coach based in Medfield, Mass. "It has many of us thinking, 'I have challenges in my life, but unlike him, I'm holding it together,' " she said.

 
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