It's been a big year for Orange Is the New Black star Uzo Aduba, who won both a SAG Award and an Emmy for her performance as Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren in the hit Netflix series. At both ceremonies, Uzo delivered tearful, heartfelt acceptance speeches that had us crying along with her, and she has offered up more than a handful of inspiring advice in interviews since getting her big break on the show.
In her latest chat with Darling magazine, Uzo reflects on her hugely successful past 12 months and gives incredible, motivating tips on finding your passion, conquering your fears, and achieving your goals. It's clear that she's not losing her spot on our girl-crush list anytime soon. Keep reading for highlights from her interview, then be sure to check out Darling magazine's Winter issue online and on newsstands Nov. 16.