The Journey of Healing from Trauma & Addiction w/Andrew Schultz EP 384

Andrew Schultz is an international speaker, facilitator, coach, podcaster, and mentor. His teachings and vulnerable online offerings are enjoyed daily by 22,000+ readers on Instagram and his weekly podcast is downloaded in over 77 countries worldwide. Andrew’s favorite coaching mantra, “Be the change you want to see in the world” is the foundation of all of his offerings. Andrew has worked with numerous corporate clients in areas of mindfulness and leadership training such as TaylorMade, Conagra, lululemon, Vuori, Gorjana, and Boston Consulting Group.

On today’s episode, Andrew shares his journey from addiction and rock bottom in 2015 and losing the will to live, to thriving in recovery celebrating over seven years of sobriety today. He now leads with an open heart and vulnerability that has become his super-power. Andrew opened up about how his past unresolved issues affected his relationships and how he overcame them. He also shared some valuable tips on how to incorporate healthy habits into our daily lives and ways to heal from our traumas.


  • 01:14 The harsh truth about dealing with drugs and alcohol
  • 08:39 The importance of a father’s role in the child’s development 
  • 22:27 How Psychedelics can be used in a person’s healing journey
  • 36:15 The secret to making relationships work and thrive
  • 45:55 Practical ways to deal with adversity  negative thoughts

🥇“What advice do you have for someone who is struggling with adversity right now”🥇

Andrew says, “We must understand that trauma is not our responsibility, but our healing is. We need to have the willingness to seek help and surround ourselves with people who can help us.”


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