Ryan Phillippe is celebrating a sobriety milestone.
“Formally the longest I’ve gone since I used to be a teen with out some form of nicotine or marijuana in my system (amongst different issues … ),” Phillippe, 49, captioned a Thursday, September 14, Instagram mirror selfie.
He continued: “Feeling grateful for the liberty that comes with breaking addictions and dependency on substance. Sobriety, readability, and non secular connectedness feels actual good. 🙏.”
Phillippe additionally shared the picture through his Instagram Story, poking enjoyable at himself for posing with a toothpick in his mouth. “My solely remaining addictions are toothpicks & self-improvement,” he wrote alongside the snap.
Previous to opening up about his sobriety journey, the actor spoke candidly about his struggles with melancholy throughout a September 2017 interview with Girls’s Well being.
“I don’t assume there’s any purpose to not speak about it. We may help one another cope and provides instruments that we study alongside the best way,” he mentioned on the time, noting that melancholy can “manifest in a thousand other ways.”
Phillippe additionally shared a number of the methods that he makes use of to enhance his bodily and psychological well being.
“I discuss to myself very often,” he informed the outlet. “I’m continuously speaking issues by in my head. I took a visit to Thailand, and I had such an incredible expertise. Since then, I’ve been studying a ton of Japanese philosophy about giving up a number of the superficial issues we’re connected to, which I’m making an attempt to do. I even have points with persistence and melancholy, and I’m interested by learn how to focus and regular myself and be kinder and higher. Meditation and train work for me.”
Along with prioritizing his wellbeing, the Delaware native is a devoted father to daughter Ava, 24, and son Deacon, 19, whom he shares with ex-wife Reese Witherspoon, and daughter Kai, 12, whom he shares with ex-girlfriend Alexis Knapp.
Phillippe proved that he and Witherspoon, 47, who have been married from 1999 to 2007, are crushing coparenting by sharing pictures of them each attending Deacon’s album launch occasion in April.
“Superior night time w household & mates celebrating the discharge of, ‘A New Earth’ by @deaconphillippe !!” he captioned the Instagram snap.
The exes’ reunion got here one month after Witherspoon and ex-husband Jim Toth introduced their separation after 11 years of marriage.
“We’ve some private information to share … It’s with quite a lot of care and consideration that we’ve made the troublesome determination to divorce,” the previous couple, who share son Tennessee, 10, mentioned in a joint Instagram assertion in March. “We’ve loved so many fantastic years collectively and are transferring ahead with deep love, kindness and mutual respect for every thing we’ve created collectively.”