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Join actress and activist Jameela Jamil (The Good Place, She-Hulk) as she explores issues surrounding mental health, body image, and activism with a diverse range of inspiring guests like Esther Perel, Greta Thunberg, Aubrey Gordon, and Jane Fonda. You'll hear thought-provoking (often hilarious!) stories and vulnerable conversations that will leave you feeling empowered and uplifted. Discover how to celebrate progress over perfection, and learn how to encourage better mental health, healthier body positivity, and more. This podcast is more than just talk - it's a movement.
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With Mental Health Awareness Month wrapping up, Jameela welcomes author, inspirational speaker and optimist Simon Sinek (Start With Why, TEDTalk) to examine what gives our life purpose by discovering our WHY. They talk about how loneliness and the many day-to-day conflicts impact our mental health, the ways we can equip ourselves to have difficult (and often confronting) conversations, and how direct feedback at the right time can be empowering.  You can find Simon on IG @simonsinek  If you have a question for Jameela, email it to iweighpodcast@gmail.com, and we may ask it in a future episode!You can find transcripts from the show on the Earwolf websiteI Weigh has amazing merch – check it out at podswag.comSend what you 'weigh' to iweighpodcast@gmail.comJameela is on Instagram @jameelajamil and TikTok @jameelajamilAnd make sure to check out I Weigh’s Instagram, Youtube and TikTok for more!
Jameela is joined by the world’s leading hormone expert & author Maisie Hill (Period Power) to talk about the science behind our stress hormones, how our stress response system is overwhelmed by modern technology and day-to-day deadlines, and how understanding our hormones will help us build resilience. You’ll hear some open conversations about neurodivergent communication styles and the nuances of autism, plus plenty more. If you have a question for Jameela, email it to iweighpodcast@gmail.com, and we may ask it in a future episode!You can find transcripts from the show on the Earwolf websiteI Weigh has amazing merch – check it out at podswag.comSend what you 'weigh' to iweighpodcast@gmail.comJameela is on Instagram @jameelajamil and TikTok @jameelajamilAnd make sure to check out I Weigh’s Instagram, Youtube and TikTok for more!
Mental Health Awareness Month continues with Jameela welcoming licensed marriage & family therapist Vienna Pharaon (The Origins of You) to answer your questions about tough relationships with aging parents, how to deal with friends or family who refuse therapy and how to reframe the way our brains deal with shame and disappointment. You’ll hear Vienna’s thoughts on EMDR and more pattern dissolving techniques to improve your mental health and more. Find Vienna on IG @mindfulmft and her book The Origins of You via viennapharaon.com If you have a question for Jameela, email it to iweighpodcast@gmail.com, and we may ask it in a future episode!You can find transcripts from the show on the Earwolf websiteI Weigh has amazing merch – check it out at podswag.comSend what you 'weigh' to iweighpodcast@gmail.comJameela is on Instagram @jameelajamil and TikTok @jameelajamilAnd make sure to check out I Weigh’s Instagram, Youtube and TikTok for more!
Neal Brennan Returns

Neal Brennan Returns

2024-05-0754:311

To kick off Mental Health Awareness Month, Jameela is joined by comedian Neal Brennan (Netflix’s Crazy Good, Chappelle's Show) to reflect on his personal exploration of shame, fear, anger, and how discovering spirituality changed his work. They talk (and occasionally squabble) about art as expression and ambition, having the relatability factor as a modern performer, and the commodification of sadness and trauma. Find Neal Brennan’s Netflix special Crazy Good online and follow Neal on IG @nealbrennan And if you're in NYC May 20 join Jameela for another Move For Your Mind event - grab tickets here linktr.ee/jameelajamil If you have a question for Jameela, email it to iweighpodcast@gmail.com, and we may ask it in a future episode!You can find transcripts from the show on the Earwolf websiteI Weigh has amazing merch – check it out at podswag.comSend what you 'weigh' to iweighpodcast@gmail.comJameela is on Instagram @jameelajamil and TikTok @jameelajamilAnd make sure to check out I Weigh’s Instagram, Youtube and TikTok for more!
This week, Jameela welcomes back comedian Grace Campbell (28 Dates Later Podcast) for another unfiltered advice episode with more hilarity (no chips!). You’ll hear the two discuss how to stop appealing to the male gaze, what would happen if your therapist was a stand-up comedian, and the exact phrase Jameela utters that sends Grace into hysterics.  Follow Grace on IG @disgracecampbellGrace’s Tour ‘Grace Campbell is On Heat’ details: www.disgracecampbell.com/ If you have a question for Jameela, email it to iweighpodcast@gmail.com, and we may ask it in a future episode!You can find transcripts from the show on the Earwolf websiteI Weigh has amazing merch – check it out at podswag.comSend what you 'weigh' to iweighpodcast@gmail.comJameela is on Instagram @jameelajamil and TikTok @jameelajamilAnd make sure to check out I Weigh’s Instagram, Youtube and TikTok for more!
Jameela is joined by playwright and podcaster Liza Powel-O'Brien for a fascinating look into some famous historical figures and their partners featured in Liza’s podcast 'Significant Others.' Liza (famously Conan O’Brien’s significant other) also helps Jameela with some of your questions around commitment, raising children and juggling domesticity.Find 'Significant Others' on your podcast players or here: https://teamcoco.com/podcasts/significant-others If you have a question for Jameela, email it to iweighpodcast@gmail.com, and we may ask it in a future episode!You can find transcripts from the show on the Earwolf websiteI Weigh has amazing merch – check it out at podswag.comSend what you 'weigh' to iweighpodcast@gmail.comJameela is on Instagram @jameelajamil and TikTok @jameelajamilAnd make sure to check out I Weigh’s Instagram, Youtube and TikTok for more!
Celeste Barber Returns

Celeste Barber Returns

2024-04-1601:04:292

Jameela welcomes comedian and actor Celeste Barber (Netflix’s Wellmania) back to the podcast to talk about her relationship with her mental health, what themes are emerging in her life this year about the old work-life balance, and together they ask “Should we face our fears?”, “Have you named your inner bully?” and the biggest one that will never die, “Can women really have it all?” Find all the details about Celeste's World Tour www.celestebarber.com and follow her on IG @celestebarber If you have a question for Jameela, email it to iweighpodcast@gmail.com, and we may ask it in a future episode!You can find transcripts from the show on the Earwolf websiteI Weigh has amazing merch – check it out at podswag.comSend what you 'weigh' to iweighpodcast@gmail.comJameela is on Instagram @jameelajamil and TikTok @jameelajamilAnd make sure to check out I Weigh’s Instagram, Youtube and TikTok for more!
Join Jameela and author, linguist & podcast host Amanda Montell (Sounds Like a Cult) for a conversation about the inner workings of our human brains: our anxieties, information overload and how we cannot manifest our way out of poverty, illness or the apocalypse. You’ll hear why we are obsessed with nostalgia, fandom and parasocial relationships and (thankfully!) why Amanda is hopeful for the future. Follow Amanda on IG @amanda_montell and find her book The Age of Magical Overthinking amandamontell.com/ If you have a question for Jameela, email it to iweighpodcast@gmail.com, and we may ask it in a future episode!You can find transcripts from the show on the Earwolf websiteI Weigh has amazing merch – check it out at podswag.comSend what you 'weigh' to iweighpodcast@gmail.comJameela is on Instagram @jameelajamil and TikTok @jameelajamilAnd make sure to check out I Weigh’s Instagram, Youtube and TikTok for more!
Minnie Driver

Minnie Driver

2024-04-0201:06:591

Jameela welcomes actress Minnie Driver (About a Boy, Good Will Hunting) for a vulnerable and candid conversation about modern parenting, the superpower of growing older, and what #metoo and #timesup did and didn’t change for her and her peers working in Hollywood. You’ll also hear some sage and life changing advice she received from Carrie Fisher and plenty more. Listen to Minnie's podcast Minnie Questions where you find your podcasts and follow her @driverminnie If you have a question for Jameela, email it to iweighpodcast@gmail.com, and we may ask it in a future episode!You can find transcripts from the show on the Earwolf websiteI Weigh has amazing merch – check it out at podswag.comSend what you 'weigh' to iweighpodcast@gmail.comJameela is on Instagram @jameelajamil and TikTok @jameelajamilAnd make sure to check out I Weigh’s Instagram, Youtube and TikTok for more!
This week Jameela is joined by Rob Dial (The Mindset Mentor Podcast) to talk about how his own generational trauma informed his career path blending neurology, neurobiology, psychology, early childhood development, and cognitive behavioral therapy to better understand how the brain and body work together. They cover procrastination and motivation and how changing gears on our self talk can be a mindset magnet, and also Rob helps Jameela with some tips on how to reframe her work on a new project. You can follow Rob on IG @robdialjr and find Rob's podcast The Mindset Mentor on Apple Podcasts or on the new SiriusXM App If you have a question for Jameela, email it to iweighpodcast@gmail.com, and we may ask it in a future episode!You can find transcripts from the show on the Earwolf websiteI Weigh has amazing merch – check it out at podswag.comSend what you 'weigh' to iweighpodcast@gmail.comJameela is on Instagram @jameelajamil and TikTok @jameelajamilAnd make sure to check out I Weigh’s Instagram, Youtube and TikTok for more!
Jameela welcomes Africa Brooke (“Beyond The Self” Podcast Series) to discuss the collective sabotage of call out culture, what Africa did as she realized how intolerant her own audience had become, and what we can learn from Carl Jung about online personas and how we behave online. In this important conversation, they also talk about their own identities and how they've reshaped and rediscovered what it means to be authentic. Africa’s book The Third Perspective: Brave Expression in The Age of Intolerance is available via pre order here: https://africabrooke.com/preorder-my-book You can follow Africa on IG @africabrooke   If you have a question for Jameela, email it to iweighpodcast@gmail.com, and we may ask it in a future episode!You can find transcripts from the show on the Earwolf websiteI Weigh has amazing merch – check it out at podswag.comSend what you 'weigh' to iweighpodcast@gmail.comJameela is on Instagram @jameelajamil and TikTok @jameelajamilAnd make sure to check out I Weigh’s Instagram, Youtube and TikTok for more!
Jameela is joined by her good friend UK comedian Grace Campbell for another hilarious Ask Me Anything and the pair dig deep into your questions about dating and relationships. Unfiltered advice on questions like how to tell if you’re dating a narcissist, how to approach people in real life without being too flirty or giving any ick, and what to do when our friends lean on us more like therapists than friends, plus plenty more. Further Listening:Understanding Narcissism with Dr. Ramani DurvasulaExpectations of Marriage with Esther Perel  Follow Grace on IG @disgracecampbell Grace’s Tour ‘Grace Campbell is On Heat’ details: www.disgracecampbell.com/ If you have a question for Jameela, email it to iweighpodcast@gmail.com, and we may ask it in a future episode!You can find transcripts from the show on the Earwolf websiteI Weigh has amazing merch – check it out at podswag.comSend what you 'weigh' to iweighpodcast@gmail.comJameela is on Instagram @jameelajamil and TikTok @jameelajamilAnd make sure to check out I Weigh’s Instagram, Youtube and TikTok for more!
This episode features stories about pregnancy loss and birth trauma so please take care while listening or join us next time. Jameela welcomes producer, TEDx speaker and founder of GirlTalkHQ.com, Asha Dahya for a compassionate and eye-opening conversation about why people have abortions in the later stages of pregnancy. The two discuss the politically charged future of reproductive rights without Roe v Wade, the reality of later abortion as healthcare with a focus on saving lives, and how the landscape of abortion access in the US has been increasingly challenging. This episode will help anyone understand how to better advocate for abortion rights by arming you with important facts to counter misinformation. You can learn more about Asha Dahya's film documentary 'Someone You Know' here: https://www.someoneyouknowdoc.com and follow her on IG @ashadahya If you have a question for Jameela, email it to iweighpodcast@gmail.com, and we may ask it in a future episode!You can find transcripts from the show on the Earwolf websiteI Weigh has amazing merch – check it out at podswag.comSend what you 'weigh' to iweighpodcast@gmail.comJameela is on Instagram @jameelajamil and TikTok @jameelajamilAnd make sure to check out I Weigh’s Instagram, Youtube and TikTok for more!
Jameela is joined by comedian and author Sofie Hagen to celebrate their new book “Will I Ever Have Sex Again?” with a candid and hilarious conversation. The pair discuss where the pressure to have sex comes from, the universal themes that unite people when they’re not having sex, and what Sofie learned while researching and writing the book, including how to draw boundaries, being sexual while fat and how to reframe flirting. Sofie’s book and stand up tour info available at www.sofiehagen.com - sign up now for pre-sale for “Will I Ever Have Sex Again?” by Sofie Hagen You can follow Sofie on IG @sofiehagendk Further reading from this episode - "The Body Keeps the Score" by Bessel van der Kolk If you have a question for Jameela, email it to iweighpodcast@gmail.com, and we may ask it in a future episode!You can find transcripts from the show on the Earwolf websiteI Weigh has amazing merch – check it out at podswag.comSend what you 'weigh' to iweighpodcast@gmail.comJameela is on Instagram @jameelajamil and TikTok @jameelajamilAnd make sure to check out I Weigh’s Instagram, Youtube and TikTok for more!
We're revisiting this incredible episode with MakeLoveNotP*rn's Cindy Gallop, as Jameela shares an exciting announcement. Jameela & Cindy discuss loving the single life, how she discovered a gap in the porn market, why “social sex” is the answer to the porn industry’s problems, the importance of sex education at every age, love as a kink, the patriarchal-fueled obstacles she faces building her company, and more. Find more here: www.iweighxmlnp.com and follow Cindy @cindygallop on IG & twitter. If you have a question for Jameela, email it to iweighpodcast@gmail.com, and we may ask it in a future episode!You can find transcripts from the show on the Earwolf websiteI Weigh has amazing merch – check it out at podswag.comSend what you 'weigh' to iweighpodcast@gmail.comJameela is on Instagram @jameelajamil and TikTok @jameelajamilAnd make sure to check out I Weigh’s Instagram, Youtube and TikTok for more!
Your burning relationship questions are answered in this episode as Jameela is joined by the UK’s famous anonymous Agony Aunt, dating educator, author & social worker LalalaLetMeExplain.   Jameela and Lala cover a full range of topics including breaking up with your friends, what to expect if you’re new to the dating scene post-divorce, how to be a self-esteem provider to your close ones, having sex while sober and postpartum and much, MUCH more. Lala is an anonymous relationships expert, author of the book ‘Block Delete, Move On’ and host of the podcast ‘It’s Not You, It’s Them… But it Might Be You’ You can find her on IG @lalalaletmeexplain and Tiktok @lalalaletmeexplain If you have a question for Jameela, email it to iweighpodcast@gmail.com, and we may ask it in a future episode!You can find transcripts from the show on the Earwolf websiteI Weigh has amazing merch – check it out at podswag.comSend what you 'weigh' to iweighpodcast@gmail.comJameela is on Instagram @jameelajamil and TikTok @jameelajamilAnd make sure to check out I Weigh’s Instagram, Youtube and TikTok for more!
Zeze Millz

Zeze Millz

2024-02-0601:07:481

Jameela celebrates the 200th episode of the podcast with the outspoken and unapologetic cultural commentator, UK presenter and Youtube star, Zeze Millz!  Jameela chats with Zeze about where her activism started (and how it defined her voice as a third-generation Black-British woman), the importance of disagreement and debate in modern media and how having hard conversations helps fuel our minds. The two then discuss advocating for injustice in their work and their communities, along with a deep look at what the pressure of success does to young women. Plus, they wonder what Joan of Arc and Mother Teresa's social lives were like.  Check out Zeze Millz on Instagram and X @zezemillz and on Youtube @zezemillz6701 If you have a question for Jameela, email it to iweighpodcast@gmail.com, and we may ask it in a future episode!You can find transcripts from the show on the Earwolf websiteI Weigh has amazing merch – check it out at podswag.comSend what you 'weigh' to iweighpodcast@gmail.comJameela is on Instagram @jameelajamil and TikTok @jameelajamilAnd make sure to check out I Weigh’s Instagram, Youtube and TikTok for more!
Jameela is joined by author & anthropologist Annie Särnblad - known as the human lie detector - who has built her career starting in anthropology and corporate strategy to being Facial Action Coding System (FACS) certified, meaning she can decode 10,000 muscle combinations in human expression. Annie and Jameela talk about top micro expressions to spot in in the workplace and with family (and even in the dating scene), how we can adjust our own behavior and improve the outcome of a conversation or negotiation, and how to look for subtle ‘leakages’ of emotion for spotting gaslighting and navigating the complex world of human interaction. You can find more about Annie via her IG @annie.sarnblad and her website anniesarnblad.com Diary of a Human Lie Detector: Facial Expressions in Love, Lust, and LiesThe Facial Expressions Glossary: Business Version If you have a question for Jameela, email it to iweighpodcast@gmail.com, and we may ask it in a future episode!You can find transcripts from the show on the Earwolf websiteI Weigh has amazing merch – check it out at podswag.comSend what you 'weigh' to iweighpodcast@gmail.comJameela is on Instagram @jameelajamil and TikTok @jameelajamilAnd make sure to check out I Weigh’s Instagram, Youtube and TikTok for more!
This week, Jameela is joined by filmmaker Oliver English to hear about the people and stories behind his eye-opening documentary, ‘Feeding Tomorrow’. Together they explore where our food comes from, dig into the transformative power of food in every aspect of our lives and ask why it is important to consider the quality of food when it comes to our physical and mental health. They talk about the history of modern farming and pesticides, some myths about processed foods, and what changes we can take now to make sure our food sources are sustainable. Please note this episode covers food and food systems and not food restrictions or diet culture.Feeding Tomorrow is out now and you can find screenings on their website: www.feedingtomorrowfilms.comFollow Oliver English on IG @oliver_english and Feeding Tomorrow on IG @feedingtomorrow If you have a question for Jameela, email it to iweighpodcast@gmail.com, and we may ask it in a future episode!You can find transcripts from the show on the Earwolf websiteI Weigh has amazing merch – check it out at podswag.comSend what you 'weigh' to iweighpodcast@gmail.comJameela is on Instagram @jameelajamil and TikTok @jameelajamilAnd make sure to check out I Weigh’s Instagram, Youtube and TikTok for more!
Ask Jameela Anything 4

Ask Jameela Anything 4

2024-01-1649:571

Jameela tackles your queries in this episode for the first "Ask Jameela Anything" of 2024! Discover the potential farewell to the "girl boss" era, setting healthy boundaries with our bodies and family, and tips for self-care when dealing with hidden conditions like Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS). Plus, uncover Jameela's surprise celebrity buddy. Tune in for insights, some villain-y acting stories and more! Further I Weigh listening: Episode 2 - The Problem of Loneliness with Vivek Murthy Episode 32 - Caitlin Moran   If you have a question for Jameela, email it to iweighpodcast@gmail.com, and we may ask it in a future episode!You can find transcripts from the show on the Earwolf websiteI Weigh has amazing merch – check it out at podswag.comSend what you 'weigh' to iweighpodcast@gmail.comJameela is on Instagram @jameelajamil and TikTok @jameelajamilAnd make sure to check out I Weigh’s Instagram, Youtube and TikTok for more!
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