December 9, 2022


  • Danica Patrick, who turned 40 in March, mentioned getting into a brand new decade made her replicate on her life
  • The previous athlete shared that she is now in a position to acknowledge all of the “good issues” in her life and really feel content material
  • Patrick mentioned realizing one’s self and what makes one pleased are the important thing to being “physique assured”

Danica Patrick is sharing why confidence is vital after turning 40 two months in the past.

In an unique interview with Us Weekly, the previous NASCAR racer, who celebrated her milestone birthday on March 25, opened up about her self-confidence now that she has reached a brand new decade in her life.

“I feel that’s all the time an ongoing factor, however age positively offers you plenty of perspective,” she advised the outlet whereas selling her partnership with Good Meals Wednesday. “I feel that simply having just a little bit extra perspective and being rational is one thing that may kinda ease your thoughts, however staying physique assured is only a lot about realizing your self and the extra you recognize your self and know who you might be and what you need and what makes you content. Happiness is gorgeous.”

Patrick, who’s single following her break up from Carter Comstock earlier this yr, mentioned getting into a brand new decade made her replicate on the place she’s at now in her profession, love life and friendships.

“I feel that turning sooner or later older from 39 to 40, I feel if you shift many years, I feel it makes a distinction on that sooner or later,” she defined. “…There are so many nice issues in my life, however then I am like, ‘Yeah, I am single and I am 40. I am unsure what that claims about me.’ I had this second, however then I additionally was in a position to observe the truth that I took an incredible trip with like 10 of my finest girlfriends and we had a blast.”

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At her age, Patrick mentioned she is in a position to acknowledge all of the “good issues” in her life and really feel content material.

“So, 40, I assume I really feel simply extra snug in my pores and skin and like there’s a lot life left,” she continued. “I’m gonna dwell to 120. So 40 is completely not some midlife disaster. It’s like, it’s the brand new 20!”

The “Fairly Intense” podcast host dated Comstock for a yr earlier than she introduced their breakup in March.

In response to Patrick, she trusts and follows her coronary heart and instinct in terms of discovering a accomplice and feels she’s been more and more “doing a greater job” at it over time. She famous that if there are purple flags initially of a relationship, they shouldn’t be dismissed as a result of they’re “actually important.”

Although she hasn’t discovered a brand new man but, Patrick mentioned she is constructive that love will “come alongside and [at the] excellent timing” for her.

Patrick beforehand dated Aaron Rodgers and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. She and Stenhouse had been collectively for 5 years earlier than calling it quits in 2013.

She then dated the Inexperienced Bay Packers quarterback from January 2018 to July 2020. She beforehand admitted to Us Weekly that their break up left her “damaged open.”

Danica Patrick speaks onstage on the Fortune Most Highly effective Girls Summit 2018 at Ritz Carlton Lodge on Oct. 2, 2018, in Laguna Niguel, California. Photograph: Phillip Faraone/Getty Pictures for Fortune

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