-Only acts when she has to, writes in her free time has had 2 kids since Lost ended.
-Acting isn't her be all end all, sees it as something that has opened up a lot of doors for her.
“In my 20s exercise was about reaching goals in strength, speed, agility, and capability. But the stage I’m in now calls for balance, so I’ve begun stretching a lot more. Stretching relaxes you and keeps your muscles from tensing up, but it also strengthens you. I don’t think I was aware of that before.”“I’m a strange mix of someone who is quite reclusive [Evangeline and her partner, the father of her two young sons, live off the Hollywood grid, in Hawaii] and comfortable with very little but driven professionally. I don’t need to be famous, but I do have an enormous desire to influence people and connect with them. It gives me satisfaction to know that I’ve touched others.”
"I think this is the hardest time in human history to keep your spirit in your body. We have constant distraction and choice, which can be very destabilizing and get in the way of experiencing life. So it’s important to engage in activities regularly that reunite you with yourself. For some people it’s prayer, reading, meditation, or a breathing practice. For others it’s a dinner party.”“I’ve done NGO work in Rwanda for 13 years. Writing a book or being in a movie are great, but no one is going to die if I don’t do them. If I drop the ball in Rwanda, it has consequences. Sometimes I wonder if I’ve taken on too much, but I just want to live out as much potential as I can.”( Collapse )( Collapse )
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