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08/05/2013 05:42 pm ET Updated Aug 06, 2013

Olivia Wilde On Turning 30: 'I'm Welcoming This Development With Open Arms'

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Olivia Wilde is 29 years young -- but when she hits the big 3-0 next March, she'll be prepared.

The "Drinking Buddies" actress shared her almost 30-something advice and opened up about why she's pumped to get older in a piece for Glamour magazine. She wrote:

Sure, it'll be tougher to convince an audience I'm the "feisty young coed," cramming for my biochem final and wondering if Zac Efron's character likes my new crushed-velvet headband, but I was never crazy about those roles anyway. People assume actresses are afraid to get older; the truth is the roles get a whole lot more compelling once you're too old to play dumb. So I'm welcoming this development with open arms, and so should you.

For all the arbitrary pressure put on reaching your third decade of life, we're glad to see a celebrity like Wilde point out why getting older is pretty great. She also suggests that 30-something women enjoy their "sexual prime," make plans to travel and resist the urge to freak out about having kids.

Her frank and sincere advice assures us that she is a celebrity that we would love to grab a drink with. Although, maybe we already knew that -- she is the woman who famously declared "you can't lie to your vagina." Olivia Wilde is clearly wise beyond her 29 years.

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