Demi Moore shares heartfelt post after opening up about 'self-destructive' past

After being honored by the Peggy Albrecht Friendly House's 29th Annual Awards Luncheon, Demi Moore is expressing her gratitude for those who have supported her throughout her career, and in her darkest times.

The actress -- who opened up about her "self-destructive" past while being honored with the Woman of the Year award during the gala event at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday -- took to Instagram on Sunday with a slideshow of photos and a sweet message of thanks.

"So grateful for the love and support of friends and family even my furry family!" Moore wrote, alongside a photo of her sitting on a patio deck surrounded by her puppies.

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So grateful for the love and support of friends and family even my furry family! Ru @rumerwillis Scouter @scoutlaruewillis and my Boo @buuski seeing your beautiful smiling faces-you are what makes my heart worth beating. Everything I do is for you! Thank you my dear friend Amanda @amandadecadenet for presenting me with this beautiful honor and bringing your strength beauty depth intelligence and deep loving. Having you there was like being wrapped in a warm blanket of love and safety. It was an honor to be recognized by @FriendlyHouseLA alongside @angelamanueldavis @wzyofweho #BarbaraBachStarkey and #MarjorieBackWalsh With the gorgeous @ambervalletta as our host Amber you are a pillar of calm grace and ease that reminded me to breathe thank you! my anchors for always being there @ericbuterbaugh @jwuntitled Girls love @moonfrye @spagettyos_ @lennz13 @danielavillegasjewelry @atlantabean @trinavenit #sathari #danaharris #michellealves Thank you to all my friends who supported me and @friendlyhousela but who could not be there yesterday. Your support is what allows Friendly House to do the amazing work they do helping women find recovery and reclaim their lives with dignity!! This Instagram business is still new for me and yesterday’s unspeakable act in Pittsburgh left me gutted and frozen, completely unable to even think about sharing my gratitude for such a beautiful event. I will figure this out but please excuse me in advanced for any IG faux pax of insensitivity it certainly is not intended. My heart goes out to the families. I believe in the power of LOVE! These are the moments we need to inject greater loving compassion acceptance and understanding. #LoveWins

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She also thanked her three daughters -- Rumer, 30, Scout, 27, and Tallulah, 24 -- who she snapped a photo with backstage at the awards luncheon and shared as part of the slideshow.

"Seeing your beautiful smiling faces-you are what makes my heart worth beating. Everything I do is for you!" Moore wrote.

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NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 12: Demi Moore attends the after party for the 'Rough Night' Premiere at Diamond Horseshoe on June 12, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 12: (L-R) Actors Demetrius Shipp Jr., Leslie Jones, Jimmy Fallon, and Demi Moore play a game during their visit to the 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' at Rockefeller Center on June 12, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for NBC)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 12: Actress Demi Moore (L) is interviewed by Host/Comedian Jimmy Fallon during her visit to the 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' at Rockefeller Center on June 12, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for NBC)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 08: Demi Moore (R) and celebrity floral designer Eric Buterbaugh attend Glenda Bailey's Book Launch Celebration at Eric Buterbaugh Los Angeles on June 8, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)
MALIBU, CA - MAY 11: Demi Moore at Christian Dior Cruise 2018 Show and After Party at Gladstone's Malibu on May 11, 2017 in Malibu, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Christian Dior)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 19: Actress Demi Moore attends Harper's BAZAAR 150th Anniversary Event presented with Tiffany & Co at The Rainbow Room on April 19, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - JANUARY 27: Demi Moore attends Harper's BAZAAR celebration of the 150 Most Fashionable Women presented by TUMI in partnership with American Express, La Perla, and Hearts On Fire at Sunset Tower Hotel on January 27, 2017 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Rachel Murray/Getty Images for Harper's Bazaar)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - JANUARY 27: Actors Tallulah Belle Willis, Demi Moore and Scout Willis Harper's Bazaar Celebrates 150 Most Fashionable Women at Sunset Tower Hotel on January 27, 2017 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 15: Actress Demi Moore arrives at a screening of David O. Russell's 'Past Forward' hosted by Prada at Hauser Wirth & Schimmel on November 15, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 05: Actors Susan Sarandon (L) and Demi Moore attend the opening of the Anton Yelchin photography exhibit at Other Gallery on November 5, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 02: (L-R) Tallulah Willis, Scout Willis, costume designer Arianne Phillips and actress Demi Moore attend the opening night of 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch' at the Pantages Theatre on November 2, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 30: Actresses Demi Moore and Salma Hayek attend the 2016 LACMA Art + Film gala at LACMA on October 29, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 03: Actress Demi Moore attends the Alber Elbaz Ceremony Decoration at Ministere de la culture - Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2017 on October 3, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 28: Demi Moore attends a drinks reception and dinner in celebration of the Sabine Getty Showroom in Berkeley Square on June 28, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Sabine Getty)
PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 02: Eric Buterbaugh and Demi Moore attend the EB Florals Fragance : Launch Party as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2017 on October 2, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 23: Demi Moore arrives for the Gala to celebrate the Vogue 100 Festival at Kensington Gardens on May 23, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 23: Demi Moore attends Chelsea Flower Show press day at Royal Hospital Chelsea on May 23, 2016 in London, England. The prestigious gardening show features hundreds of stands and exhibition gardens. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MAY 06: Actress Demi Moore attends Goldie Hawn's Annual Goldie's Love In For Kids on May 06, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 23: Demi Moore attends Chelsea Flower Show press day at Royal Hospital Chelsea on May 23, 2016 in London, England. The prestigious gardening show features hundreds of stands and exhibition gardens. (Photo by Jeff Spicer/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MAY 06: Actresses Goldie Hawn and Demi Moore attend Annual Goldie's Love In For Kids hosted by Goldie Hawn at Ron Burkle's Green Acres Estate on May 6, 2016 in Beverly Hills, Californi (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 26: Demi Moore and January Jones attend Parisian Accessory Maison Roger Vivier Hosts Dinner In Honor Of Creative Director Bruno Frisoni at Lucques Restaurant on April 26, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for Roger Vivier)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 10: Demi Moore, Scout Willis, Tallulah Willis arrives at the SAINT LAURENT At The Palladium at Hollywood Palladium on February 10, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 10: Actors Gary Oldman (L) and Demi Moore, in Saint Laurent by Hedi Slimane, attend Saint Laurent at the Palladium on February 10, 2016 in Los Angeles, California for the Saint Laurent Los Angeles show. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for SAINT LAURENT)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 10: (L-R) Actor Gary Oldman, Gisele Schmidt, actors Demi Moore, in Saint Laurent by Hedi Slimane, Lisa Bonet, recording artist Lenny Kravitz, CEO of Kering Francois-Henri Pinault and actors Jane Fonda, in Saint Laurent by Hedi Slimane, and Sylvester Stallone attend Saint Laurent at the Palladium on February 10, 2016 in Los Angeles, California for the Saint Laurent Los Angeles show. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for SAINT LAURENT)
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"Thank you to all my friends who supported me and @friendlyhousela but who could not be there yesterday. Your support is what allows Friendly House to do the amazing work they do helping women find recovery and reclaim their lives with dignity!!" Moore added.

The Empire actress also explained that she'd waited until today to share her gratitude out of deference to the tragic mass-shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Saturday, which left 11 people dead and six others injured.

"Yesterday’s unspeakable act in Pittsburgh left me gutted and frozen, completely unable to even think about sharing my gratitude for such a beautiful event," Moore wrote. "My heart goes out to the families. I believe in the power of LOVE! These are the moments we need to inject greater loving compassion acceptance and understanding."

During her acceptance speech at the awards luncheon, the 55-year-old Ghost star got very candid about a dark time in her life when she found herself "spiraling down a path of real self-destruction.

"No matter what success I had I just never felt good enough," Moore said while accepting the award at the gala, according to Variety. "I had absolutely no value for myself and this self-destructive path, it really quickly brought me to a real crisis point."

"Life is certainly not a straight line and I think everybody here has dealt with not feeling good enough at some point in their lives. I know that in a moment of great struggle for me, I reached out to a wise teacher and I expressed my fear that I wasn’t good enough and she said, ‘You will never be good enough but you can know that value of your worth. Put down the measuring stick,'" Moore continued. "So today, I put down the measuring stick and I thank you for this beautiful acknowledgment and the opportunity to know the value of my worth."

Moore was one of several women honored at the event, along with interventionist Dr. Louise Stanger, Barbara Bach Starkey and her sister Marjorie Bach Walsh, as well as motivational coach and famed Soulcycle instructor Angela Davis.

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