Taraji P. Henson Explains Why She Took A Journey to Bali, ‘I Hit A Brick Wall’

Taraji P. Henson is opening up about her journey to Bali she took on the begin of the 12 months after realizing she hit a roadblock in life and “wasn’t completely satisfied anymore.”

The Academy Award-winning actress appeared on the “Sherri” present on Thursday the place she acquired candid about her determination to go to Bali for a private recharge.

“I wasn’t completely satisfied anymore. I misplaced a way of pleasure,” she revealed.

Henson, 52, has been a constant determine in Hollywood since her breakout in John Singleton’s 2000 cult-classic “Child Boy.” After greater than 20 years of starring in main movement photos, the “Hidden Figures” star was nearing a breakdown.

“I’ve been doing this for 20-some odd years. Working, grinding, no matter you wish to name it. And I come up for air, and I hit a brick wall,” she defined.


Henson documented her Bali tour on Instagram. Posts confirmed the movie star embracing her “fears” on the Bali swing and relishing in her Black woman pleasure.

Taking the journey was step one Henson took to maneuver previous worry and caress the wonder within the unknown. She even went via all the expertise fully sober.

“Should you let worry take over, it is going to allow you to imagine in it. So I acquired previous my worry, I went, [and] I did the entire journey dry. Eat, pray, love,” she shared.

“As a result of going on my own made me keep current. I needed to have conversations with these lovely folks I met, and we nonetheless keep in contact.”

Again in December, Henson appeared on Angie Martinez’s IRL podcast and opened up in regards to the determination to go to Bali.

“I made a decision to take management and discover my pleasure once more, that deep pleasure. And not using a drink. With out that exterior something,” she stated.

Earlier this month, the “What Males Need” star pressured her newfound significance of sustaining her psychological well being to stay the perfect model of herself.

“I struggle for my psychological well being as a result of I wish to stay. I’m selecting to wish to stay. I wish to stay,” she instructed Folks.

Now Taraji is all about that mushy life that entails shifting previous worry, embracing the unknown, and realizing when it’s time to detach.

“Being actual with myself and never being so rattling robust on a regular basis,” she shared. “Folding my arms like a child within the nook saying, ‘I don’t wish to be robust right now. I need assistance.’ ‘I don’t really feel good.’ ‘No, I’m not going to do that job. I don’t really feel good right now.’ Talking up for myself. And my psychological wellness.”

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