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October 16, 2023 154 mins

Do you want to transform shame into self acceptance? 

Do you want to learn how to forgive in order to heal?

Today, Jay sits down for an extremely powerful, vulnerable and transformative conversation with Jada Pinkett Smith. Jada is an actress, producer, musician, host, author and advocate whose career has spanned over 30 years. Jada is also one of the hosts, on the Emmy award-winning talk show titled Red Table Talk. Today we are talking about Jada’s new book is out now called “Worthy” 

Jada fearlessly shares insights into her marriage, shedding light on never-before-heard truths, including the 2022 Oscar's incident. We also explore the notion that our relationships serve as mirrors, reflecting our inner selves, and delve into the transformative power of embracing greater love to conquer life's challenges.

In this interview you’ll learn: 

  • How to let go of the old version of you 
  • Why self love is so important
  • How to remain courageous in adversities 
  • How to turn shame into self acceptance
  • How to overcome your past and thrive

With Love and Gratitude, 

Jay Shetty 

In this interview, we’ll discuss:

  • 02:48 Jada On How Writing Her New Book Was A Healing Process 
  • 09:48 On Growing Up With Young Parents Who Struggled With Addiction 
  • 14:31 “I wasn’t a priority… I felt unlovable” 
  • 20:40 *Trigger warning* Jada On Struggling With Suicidal Thoughts 
  • 32:11 Jada On Her Journey To Hollywood & Facing Disappointment 
  • 39:32 On Her Friendship with Tupac Shakur 
  • 42:59 The Difference Between Sexual Chemistry & Energetic Connection 
  • 52:54 A Realistic Approach To Love & Marriage 
  • 01:03:53 The Complicated Timeline of Jada and Will Smith’s Marriage
  • 01:11:27 On Self-worth & Self-love 
  • 01:13:49 Jada Speaks About Jaden and Willow Smith including a *Surprise Letter From Willow*
  • 01:23:58 It’s Important To Show Your Flaws & Humanness To Your Children 
  • 01:42:00 Friendship Built On Healing & Personal Growth 
  • 01:45:50 Be Okay With Your Victories & Your Challenges 
  • 01:49:52 How Jada & Will Are Healing Together 
  • 01:52:19 Why Jada and Will’s Marriage Hasn’t Ended In A Divorce? 
  • 01:59:09 Romantic Love Is An Aspect Of The Highest Form Of Relationships 
  • 02:02:57 Letting Go Of The Romantic Love 
  • 02:07:13 Marriage Is A Partnership That Works For Both Partners 
  • 02:15:23 Despite Living Separate Lives There Is A Strong Bond 
  • 02:19:52 *Surprise Moment* Jay Reads A Letter From Will 
  • 02:22:59 Married Young With Different Needs & Visions For The Family 
  • 02:29:11 The Fear Of Embracing Our Humanness

You can purchase Jada’s book here https://ourworthyjourney.com/

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