Anthony Hopkins talks about how he has been fighting an addiction for 50 years that almost killed him…

Anthony Hopkins, an actor who is 84 years old, has been giving audiences a reason to be impressed with his spectacular performances thanks to his long career in the film industry.

On the other hand, it is common knowledge that he has had to overcome many obstacles on his way to a happy and fulfilled old age.

Since he was a teenager, the actor has struggled with alcoholism, which has already taken up over half of his life.

On the night of the new year, Hopkins turned to his personal blog to communicate with his audience a message that was full of encouragement and motivation.

In his piece, he discussed the significance of accepting responsibility for one’s life and described how this capacity ultimately freed him from the shackles of addiction.

Hopkins disclosed that he had been abstaining from alcohol for the past 47 years, but he admitted that at the most crucial moment, alcohol had taken grip of him, and he was seriously pondering the imminent end of his sobriety.

He confessed it with complete candor, “I am an alcoholic, and I know that there are a lot of people here who are currently battling with this addiction.

I want to encourage you to treat yourself with compassion and to take pride in who you are. I can empathize with what you are going through at this very moment.

When I was 47 years old, I was in the pit of despair until I finally came to terms with the fact that I had a problem.

I came to the conclusion that the root cause of both my bad physical and mental condition is drunkenness.

In his uplifting message, Hopkins encouraged readers who are enduring difficulties similar to his own to place value on themselves and to resist the impulse to give up.

He used his own experience to illustrate that it is possible to beat addiction and lead a life that is meaningful to you after having done so.

The message delivered by the actor acts as a potent reminder of the significance of having self-awareness as well as self-compassion and the resiliency of the human spirit.