Tiffany Haddish: 4 Ways to Navigate Complicated Family Relationships & How to Have Hard Conversations You are Avoiding

Are you struggling with initiating difficult conversations? Are you struggling with having difficult conversations with family members? Today's guest is the hilarious and incredible story teller Tiffany Haddish, Emmy and Grammy-winning actress, comedian, and author. Known for her breakout role in "Girls Trip" and her New York Times bestselling book "The Last Black Unicorn," Tiffany has become one of the most influential voices in comedy with her sharp wit, resilience, and authentic storytelling.  Tiffany and Jay have a vulnerable conversation with a candid look into Tiffany’s life, showcasing her journey from a challenging upbringing to becoming one of Hollywood’s brightest stars. Tiffany shares the emotional and often tumultuous experiences she faced growing up in foster care. Despite these challenges, she credits these early adversities for instilling in her a resilience that later became instrumental in her career. Tiffany discusses how humor became her coping mechanism and how it eventually became a tool for empowerment. Jay and Tiffany also talk about relationships and the lessons she has learned from her experiences. She opens up about her past relationships and how they shaped her understanding of love, vulnerability, and self-respect. We get to listen to the healing power of laughter, the importance of community, and the role of faith in overcoming life’s challenges.  In this interview, you'll learn: How to overcome adversity How to turn pain into humor and use it as fuel How to embrace vulnerability How to handle criticism How to advocate for yourself  With Love and Gratitude, Jay Shetty What We Discuss: 00:00 Intro 03:08 Built to Have Fun 04:19 Emotional Hoarder 07:16 Celibacy 12:11 Being with the Wrong Person 15:41 Do You Believe in Past Life? 18:06 Who Do You Want to Date? 20:10 Growing Your Own Garden 22:48 Growing with a Creative Mind 25:05 Worst Thing About Being Me 29:11 Dealing with Online Hate 31:36 She’s Not My Mom Anymore 37:46 Processing and Dealing with Grief 43:36 Resenting and Forgiving My Father 48:46 The Phone Call with My Dad 55:24 Let’s Understand People’s Stories 57:59 Self Care is a Process 01:02:15 My Father Was Sick 01:05:07 Make Home in Your Childhood Community 01:10:29 The Love to Entertain People 01:18:07 What Would Little T be Proud Of? 01:20:24 Childhood Dreams 01:25:09 TIffany on Final Five Episode Resources: Tiffany Haddish | TikTok Tiffany Haddish | Instagram Tiffany Haddish | YouTube Tiffany Haddish | Facebook The Last Black Unicorn I Curse You with Joy 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!