Lily Cole has admitted to being a "workaholic".

Lily Cole

Lily Cole

The 30-year-old model and actress has confessed to spending an unhealthy amount of time on her work, but Lily also insists that since giving birth her to her two-year-old daughter Wylde, she has managed to find a better balance in her life.

Lily said: "I'm a self-confessed workaholic and I do like to have different things on the go, but becoming a mum has made me more balanced and disciplined about when I'm working and I make sure I have time with my daughter when I'm not - she's brought more balance to my life.

"I ensure I have enough quality family time so I can focus on work at other moments."

Lily explained that motherhood helped to ease some of her work-related pressures.

The British beauty told Psychologies magazine: "It's great to have hours of doing nothing or just exploring; being with my daughter gives me permission to not have to achieve anything for a period of time - I can just be."

Lily admitted last year that becoming a mother has been a life-changing experience for her.

The model - who has her daughter Wylde with partner Kwarme Ferreira - said: "Having a baby 
is totally life-changing. It's like 
there's the person I was before, and the person I am afterwards."

Lily also explained that while she is undecided how many children she wants to have, she doesn't want a large family.

She said: "I'm one of two children, and that to me feels like a nice number.

"I don't judge
 people who have 
more than two but personally I think
 it's quite good to replace yourself on
 the planet. I might
 have a second, and 
I might decide not to have a second at all - 
it's all possible right
 now. I might have a second and really feel like I need a third."


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