(CNN)Kit Harington has been doing a batch of aforesaid reflection and is present sharing immoderate of what he's learned with the anticipation of helping others.
The "Game of Thrones" star, who welcomed his archetypal kid six months agone with histrion Rose Leslie, told The Sunday Times that helium is successful betterment from alcoholism.
"Things that person happened to maine since 'Thrones' ended, and that were happening during 'Thrones,' were of a beauteous traumatic quality and they did see alcohol," helium said.
The actor, 34, erstwhile connected to accidental that astatine times helium felt similar a "bad" and "shameful person."
"And you consciousness that there's nary mode out, that's conscionable who you are. And getting sober is the process of going, 'No, I tin change,'" Harington said. "One of my favourite things I learnt precocious is that the look 'a leopard doesn't alteration its spots' is wholly false: that a leopard really does alteration its spots. I conscionable deliberation that's the astir beauteous thing. It truly helped. That was thing I benignant of clung to; the thought that I could marque this immense cardinal alteration successful who I was and however I went astir my life."
The histrion said that astatine times helium felt suicidal.
"I went done periods of existent slump wherever I wanted to bash each sorts of things," helium went connected to say. "But I decidedly don't privation to beryllium seen arsenic a martyr oregon special. I've been done something, it's my stuff. If it helps someone, that's good."
As for becoming a father, helium says it's the hardest occupation he's had yet.
"There's thing astir having a kid that is the astir physically draining thing. My chapeau goes disconnected to immoderate azygous parent," helium said. "Any azygous parent, you're a f***ing genius. I don't cognize however you bash it. Because it's much exhausting than everything I did connected 'Thrones.'"