“I love Russell Simmons’s Meditation Made Simple app. From a practical sense, I’ve learned to vacate on a plane, which is huge because I travel so much.” Avoiding flights with wifi, she allows herself a few hours of recharge time, watching movies or enjoying a glass of wine.
“It’s the little things that feel like minutia, but at the end of the day, I can perform everything else so much better,” Markle muses.
But I’ve also realized that if I didn’t find that inner quiet, my inner peace, I might not be able to do it all.
Now, at the end of a crazy day, I can sit down with a good friend, take a load off, breathe a sigh of relief, let go and begin anew.” L.
“I want Tig to be like a friend that’s always there for you; a great place that makes you feel good.” There is a theme of pleasant quietude and gratefulness that pervades this interview.
“My mom is a yoga instructor, 100% Black with dreadlocks,” she reveals.“We have this life source that opens up such a sense of hope and creativity for these children, plus healthier lives for everyone in the community. With all of her travels and extra curriculars, it’s a wonder the actress finds down-time.“It’s a challenge, without question,” she states, pausing to close her eyes and delight in a bite of extra spicy grilled calamari.Looking intense, Markle says, “There are days where I’m stressed out and think: . The health benefits and all that other stuff comes afterward.” A natural beauty and gifted actress, being biracial often left her in a grey place on the cusp of both worlds.But being neither “Black enough” or “White enough” while auditioning led to being turned away for roles all too often.
“And when people find out ‘that girl’ on is her daughter, there is often this disconnect and sometimes disbelief.