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The Free Guy actor, 45, was acknowledged as an leisure and entrepreneurship innovator at the WSJ. Magazine‘s 2021 Innovator Awards on Monday evening on the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. During his acceptance speech, Reynolds thanked his spouse Lively, with whom he shares daughters James, 6, Inez, 5, and Betty, 2.
“I want to thank my wife, Blake,” he mentioned. “She is a genius. She’s a renaissance woman. And she pushes me in ways I never imagined I’d be pushed.” He then joked that the latter remark gave the impression of one thing that police needs to be concerned in.
“I tend to bite off way more than I could or should chew. I think maybe it’s just that Canadian sensibility: ‘Well, I said I was going to, so I have to deliver this,’ ” he mentioned. “I will do that at the cost of my own well-being sometimes.”
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“I fixate on things,” Reynolds continued. “That’s sort of the engine of anxiety. I lay awake at night, wrapping and unwrapping every possible scenario. I slept at a perfect right angle for so many years.”
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He added, “I tend to pave over anxiety with work and, to a lesser extent, achievement. You want to tick boxes sometimes.”
He informed WSJ. Magazine concerning the determination, saying he’s trying to be extra “present” inside his life: “These days, my goal is to be as present as I can and not just tick a box just to do it. I’m fully embracing and living that right now. It’s been amazing.”