Lindsay and Adi discuss how being successful requires letting go of ego, embarrassment, and shame around the question of if people will like you or not.
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Adi Jaffe, Ph.D. is a nationally recognized expert on mental health, addiction and stigma. He lectures in the Psychology department at UCLA and was the Executive-Director and Co-Founder of one of the most progressive mental health treatment facilities in the country. Dr. Jaffe now writes for All About Addiction as well as for Psychology Today. His goal is to bring the latest knowledge about addiction to the people who could benefit from it most – those who are suffering because of it. His writing combines personal experience with a decade’s worth of fine-detail research regarding the mechanisms involved in the addictive process. Adi’s debut book, The Abstinence Myth is launching in August 2018 where he challenges the current recovery system and discusses his own non-traditional approach. His goal is to help others overcome addiction without shame, judgement or rules.