How to Know if You've Been Lying to Yourself & Learn to Get Comfortable Being Honest With Yourself and Others with Charlamange Tha God

Why is it challenging to acknowledge when you're lying to yourself? How can one maintain a habit of honesty in daily life? Today, let's welcome The Breakfast Club co-host Charlamagne tha God. He is a prominent media personality and New York Times bestselling author, best known for his candid approach to celebrity interviews and his advocacy for mental health. His latest book, "Get Honest or Die Lying," challenges readers to forego the superficial and engage in meaningful, transformative dialogue. Charlamagne shares his insights on the societal detriments of small talk and why  superficial conversations are not only a waste of time but also a significant barrier to meaningful human connection and understanding. He argues that the small, meaningless exchanges that fill our daily interactions should be replaced with deeper, more substantial dialogues that challenge, enlighten, and engage us on multiple levels. With Jay, Charlamagne explores the psychological and social impacts of engaging in—or avoiding—small talk. He illustrates his points with personal anecdotes and experiences, including his own struggles and breakthroughs in striving for more genuine interactions in both his personal life and professional endeavors. He stresses the importance of being present in conversations, listening actively, and expressing one’s true thoughts and feelings without fear of judgment. In this interview, you'll learn: How to initiate deeper discussions How to be honest in conversations How to set personal boundaries How to reflect on personal growth How to encourage others to engage This episode not only challenges listeners to evaluate the quality of their own conversations but also inspires them to make every word count in the quest for deeper understanding and genuine relationships. With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty You can pre-order Charlamagne’s latest book, Get Honest or Die Lying here: This interview was held at Soho Home at Soho Works 55 Water. What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro 03:01 Why Small Talk Doesn’ Work 05:15 Be Honest About Your Feelings 08:00 How Do You Stop Being Offended? 09:27 Realizations During Therapy 12:14 Not Setting Proper Boundaries 13:32 Stop Being a People Pleaser 16:50 Online Oversharing 18:13 Detaching from Your Ego 20:23 Getting Caught Up in Lies 23:33 Passing Judgment on People We Don’t Know  29:09 Confronting a Cheating Father 34:48 In-Tune with Your Visions 39:21 Why Some Things Don’t Work 42:36 Successful But Unhappy 01:03:10 Don’t Make a Decision Based on Emotion 01:06:32 Don’t Confine Yourself In Small Boxes 01:13:24 Honest Conversations with Your Kids Episode Resources: Charlamagne tha God | Website Charlamagne tha God | TikTok Charlamagne tha God | Instagram Charlamagne tha God | Facebook Charlamagne tha God | YouTube Pre-order Get Honest or Die Lying Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It See for privacy information.

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I’m Jay Shetty host of On Purpose the worlds #1 Mental Health podcast and I’m so grateful you found us. I started this podcast 5 years ago to invite you into conversations and workshops that are designed to help make you happier, healthier and more healed. I believe that when you (yes you) feel seen, heard and understood you’re able to deal with relationship struggles, work challenges and life’s ups and downs with more ease and grace. I interview experts, celebrities, thought leaders and athletes so that we can grow our mindset, build better habits and uncover a side of them we’ve never seen before. New episodes every Monday and Friday. Your support means the world to me and I don’t take it for granted — click the follow button and leave a review to help us spread the love with On Purpose. I can’t wait for you to listen to your first or 500th episode!