December 28, 2021

Howie Mandel: Never too Late to Make a Change

Howie Mandel (America’s Got Talent, Deal or No Deal, Howie Mandel Does Stuff podcast) opens up about his struggles with ADHD, anxiety, depression, and OCD. He discusses the rituals and intrusive thoughts that force him to hit the pause button on his life, why he finally decided to seek professional treatment, and how his diagnoses have affected his lifepath. Howie explains how Candid Camera first inspired him to do comedy and recounts his first time onstage performing stand-up. He and Mayim consider the importance of living in the moment, hypervigilance as a survival mechanism, and tips on achieving success within therapy. Mayim breaks down ways to manage mental illness with meditation in another installment of Ask Mayim Anything.

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Check Out the "Howie Mandel Does Stuff Podcast"
Welcome to the most quick-witted and inappropriate podcast of all time hosted by comedian Howie Mandel and his cohost (and daughter) Jackelyn Shultz. Together, these two make prank calls, discuss pop culture, interview interesting people, say weird things, chat with listeners, get deep.. Add Howie Mandel Does Stuff to your guilty pleasure list every Tuesday. Subscribe, rate and review! This message has been approved by the Croatians and the Croatians only.
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