Lauren London is opening up about healing and parenting after experiencing loss. Additionally, the 38-year-old mother of two is sharing how she “protects” her “peace.”
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Lauren London Talks Her “Intentional Healing Journey”
Lauren London sat down for an exclusive interview on ‘TODAY with Hoda and Jenna,’ which aired on Wednesday, November 8. As the conversation unfolded, the 38-year-old shared that she is on a “very intentional healing journey.”
“I feel like after going through something very traumatic… it opened me up to everything that ever happened in my life, and so instead of being so vulnerable, I’m like cracked up,” London explained. “I cannot go back to who I was in the past; I just have to keep going. So I’ve been on this very intentional healing journey for four years now.”
London acknowledged that as people, “we are always evolving.” However, the actor noted that during this time in her life, she is being “extremely conscious” about her evolution.
As The Shade Room previously reported, London lost her spouse and father of her youngest son, rapper Nipsey Hussle, in March 2019. The rapper was gunned down outside of his clothing store in Los Angeles, California. Since then, a man named Eric Holder has been sentenced to 60 years to life in connection to the rapper’s death.
The Actor Shares How Experiencing Grief Has Impacted Her Parenting
As the conversation continued, the 38-year-old explained that grief can feel very isolating. However, talking about it collectively can allow one to feel less alone. The mother of two explained that she’s been “extremely open” about the “grief process” with her children.
As The Shade Room previously reported, London shares her eldest son with rapper Lil Wayne.
“I think I’ve been extremely open with them about the grief process as well, as much as I can,” London shared. “But also, I’m just extremely intentional with them and really conscious of how I’m influencing them and how I’m showing up for them.”
The actor added that experiencing grief has made her “more compassionate now as a mother,” and she’s even doing inner child and teenage “work” to understand her children better.
“I always say they deserve a happy, healthy, joyful mom, and I don’t want to rob them of that experience,” the 38-year-old stated.
Lauren London Shares How She’s “Protecting” Her “Peace”
Before wrapping the conversation, London shared how she “protects” her “peace.” The mother explained that she says “no a lot” and has become very intentional about the projects and roles she aligns herself with in her acting career.
Outside of her personal life and career, the actor is also preparing to release her third apparel collection in collaboration with Puma. The collection is called “Protect Your Peace” and is a mantra London says is “really important now” with how she’s living her life.
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