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Reese Witherspoon in Beachwear is "Chasing the Sunshine"

Here's how she stays so together.

Reese Witherspoon is "always chasing the sunshine"! The Morning Show star, Hollywood producer and book club hero just posted an image saying so, wearing beachwear and holding a drink, the sun reflecting on the beachy water behind her. Witherspoon was recently featured on the cover of one of the final InStyle issues ever.  In the pages of the magazine, she showed off her fit figure in a variety of fashions, and also revealed some of her secrets to self-love and happiness to Oprah's BFF, Gayle King. How does she stay so together while keeping so busy? Read on for 5 of Reese Witherspoon's best tips for staying happy and healthy and the photos that prove they work—and to get beach-ready yourself, don't miss these essential 30 Best-Ever Celebrity Bathing Suit Photos!


Be Self-Confident

Reese points out that it is important to realize how great you are. "I've said this to Oprah before, but LeBron James doesn't go, 'I'm kinda sorta good at basketball.' He's like, 'I'm the best there ever was.' So, yes, I do think I'm very good at what I do. I've been doing it for 30 years. I know what I'm doing. Give me the ball."


Don't be Afraid to Learn


Compared to men, Reese believes another crucial quality that females bestow is the ability to be humble. "Another important difference is that women have humility. I have no problem saying to people, 'I don't understand what you're saying, can you please explain it to me?' Self-doubt is a good tool. You shouldn't know everything. Turn to somebody, but advocate to learn more and do better," she said. 


Feel Young

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Reese finds ways to feel young, including being compared to her daughter. "Well, I love being mistaken for her because it makes me feel so young. I'm so proud of her. She really rolls with it. I'm sure it's not easy looking exactly like your mother," she said. 


Accept and Embrace Your Body


Reese's secret to looking good? "In my 30s, I learned to accept my body for what it is. This is what looks good on it. It will never look good in that thing over there with all the fabric and the bows and the ruffles. It just won't," she explained.


Spend Time with People You Love

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As she has gotten older, Reese prioritizes spending more time with people she loves. "I'm 45. I know who I want to spend time with and who I don't. And that is one of the great things about getting older — it just clears out so much space. I want to be with my mom, my kids, and the people who fill my tank. And everybody else, I wish them well," she says. 


Leah Groth
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