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

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

from On Purpose with Jay Shetty

by iHeartPodcasts

Published: Mon May 06 2024

Show Notes

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:


Built to Have Fun

Emotional Hoarder


Being with the Wrong Person

Do You Believe in Past Life?

Who Do You Want to Date?

Growing Your Own Garden

Growing with a Creative Mind

Worst Thing About Being Me

Dealing with Online Hate

She’s Not My Mom Anymore

Processing and Dealing with Grief

Resenting and Forgiving My Father

The Phone Call with My Dad

Let’s Understand People’s Stories

Self Care is a Process

My Father Was Sick

Make Home in Your Childhood Community

The Love to Entertain People

What Would Little T be Proud Of?

Childhood Dreams

TIffany on Final Five

Episode Resources:

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