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Loving the single life means dinner parties, dancing and being happier, busier and hotter than ever. And that's why you should steal her tips.

Spend a single year
"I'm a relationship girl, and I feel so grateful for the ones I've been in. They've been excellent—I've been hurt but never angry—and they've helped me grow to be who I am today. But my goal has been to be single for an entire year. There have been moments when I'm like, 'This sucks!' But my dad used to say to me, 'When you feel happy with who you are, you won't need anybody to fill a void.' So for now, I'm focusing on my work and my soul. I honestly don't care if I meet somebody or not. I'm just loving life on my own with my own two feet on the ground."

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Take a great selfie
"Get the Camera+ app, set it to night exposure, take the picture 20,000 times and use the Instagram Mayfair filter."

Work a dinner party 
"My signature cocktail: a spicy, skinny margarita. It's tequila, soda, lime, agave, jalapeños and whole raspberries to give it a little girliness."

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Indulge guilt-free
"Eating is an experience for me. It's like, This might be my last meal, so I better have everything on the menu! I love a really good Italian dinner: an artichoke salad, penne with red sauce and a margarita pizza. And then it's fun to go to another place for dessert because it makes the moment last longer. I'm the queen of Yogurtland. I put graham crackers on the bottom, then a swirl of yogurt and then more topping, so it's like a parfait. By the time I'm finally done, the thing costs like 12 bucks!"

Push yourself
"People are afraid to go to the gym because they're out of shape or they won't try to do a marathon because they're scared they won't finish. But you've got to just go for it and keep going. I used to hate cardio because I have a little bit of asthma. But I've recently gotten into running. Once you pass that 'I can't breathe, this sucks so bad' moment, it's therapeutic."

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Be productive
"I don't watch a lot of TV, and when I do, I don't feel like I'm accomplishing much. So at the same time, I'll do butt lifts or leg lifts. Or I'll do maybe 200 sit-ups during Dancing With the Stars. When I'm shooting a movie, if I'm not in a scene, I'll squat and do inner leg pulses until the director yells, 'Cut!'"

Find a beauty pick-me-up
"When I don't have time to put on a lot of makeup or don't feel like getting all dolled up, red lipstick is my go-to. Amsterdam by Nars is the one I love now."

Just dance
"Never be afraid to get a dance party started."

This article originally appeared on Self.com