The Oscar-winning actor, 71, shared an update on his life and health on Instagram Thursday as he posted a sweet photo of himself and his wife, Susan Bridges, in matching red pajamas while holding their puppy, Monty. May we dream together of the kind of world we’d like to live in & make these dreams come true through our actions,” Bridges wrote in the caption. “Wishing everyone a Happy New Year!”

The actor shared a more in-depth message on his website, writing, “Here’s to a wonder filled, peaceful, New Year. Here’s a plan for the New Year… for always… Let the gratefullness overflow into blessing all around you,” he wrote, alongside a video called “Gratitude” by Louie Schwartzberg. Bridges also included a cartoon of himself with the words, “Yeeha!! I’ve been born! I’m alive! Haha… with you guys!”

As the Dude would say.. New S**T has come to light,” he wrote on Twitter. “I have been diagnosed with Lymphoma. Although it is a serious disease, I feel fortunate that I have a great team of doctors and the prognosis is good. I’m starting treatment and will keep you posted on my recovery.”