134 episodes

What started as a social media post has become a mental health movement, and now a podcast. On I WEIGH, Jameela Jamil challenges societal norms through conversations with thought-leaders, performers, activists, influencers, and friends about their own experiences and stories with their mental health. With hilarious and vulnerable conversations, I WEIGH amplifies and empowers diverse voices in an accessible way to celebrate progress, not perfection.

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    • Society & Culture

What started as a social media post has become a mental health movement, and now a podcast. On I WEIGH, Jameela Jamil challenges societal norms through conversations with thought-leaders, performers, activists, influencers, and friends about their own experiences and stories with their mental health. With hilarious and vulnerable conversations, I WEIGH amplifies and empowers diverse voices in an accessible way to celebrate progress, not perfection.

    Celeste Barber - Re-Release

    Celeste Barber - Re-Release

    This week, we are bringing back a favorite episode of ours - Jameela's interview with Celeste Barber! The Australian comedian and actor joins Jameela to discuss her astoundingly successful fundraiser to fight the Australian fires, her relationship and experience with antidepressants, how to quarantine with a spouse and still love them (hint - imagine they are dead and how sad you would be), her delightful parodies of Instagram influencer/model photos with #celestechallengeaccepted, and challenging Instagram's double standards when it comes to censoring female bodies.



    You can follow Celeste Barber on Instagram @celestebarber and Twitter @celestebarber_

    You can find transcripts for this episode here: https://www.earwolf.com/show/i-weigh-with-jameela-jamil/

    I Weigh has amazing merch - check it out at podswag.com



    Jameela is on Instagram and Twitter @JameelaJamil

    And make sure to check out I Weigh's Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube for more!

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Rebecca Humphries - LIVE

    Rebecca Humphries - LIVE

    In our first ever live episode - recorded from Kings Place for the 2022 London Podcast Festival - Jameela is joined by actress and author Rebecca Humphries. They discuss Rebecca's very public breakup with her cheating partner, why she missed the red flags in their relationship, what love-bombing is and what it feels like, why she felt she had to be the "cool girl" when dating, why it's important for her to take accountability for her own role in the relationship, and more.

    Check out Rebecca Humphries' book - Why Did You Stay? - wherever books are sold!
    Follow Rebecca on Instagram and Twitter @beckshumps

    You can find transcripts for this episode here: https://www.earwolf.com/show/i-weigh-with-jameela-jamil/
    I Weigh has amazing merch - check it out at podswag.com

    Jameela is on Instagram and Twitter @JameelaJamil
    And make sure to check out I Weigh's Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube for more!

    • 1 hr 25 min
    Sophie Duker

    Sophie Duker

    Comedian Sophie Duker joins Jameela this week to discuss the childhood experiences she is still processing in therapy, the experience of receiving backlash for an out-of-context joke and how unsafe it made her feel, why her pansexuality makes her joyful, coming out to her mom onstage and her mom completely missing it, what to expect at a sex party, and more.

    Follow Sophie on Instagram and Twitter @sophiedukebox

    You can find transcripts for this episode here: https://www.earwolf.com/show/i-weigh-with-jameela-jamil/
    I Weigh has amazing merch - check it out at podswag.com

    Jameela is on Instagram and Twitter @JameelaJamil
    And make sure to check out I Weigh's Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube for more!

    • 52 min
    Sam Sanders

    Sam Sanders

    Journalist and podcaster Sam Sanders joins Jameela this week to share about his conservative Christian childhood, his first experience with a therapist, the pivot point in his journalism career, how the Pulse nightclub shooting helped him open up to his audience, how cultural conversations are great agents of change, finding joy in the small moments, and more.

    Listen to Sam on his pop culture podcast Into It: A Vulture Podcast, or on Vibe Check also with Saeed Jones & Zach Stafford.
    Follow Sam on Instagram & Twitter @samsanders

    You can find transcripts for this episode here: https://www.earwolf.com/show/i-weigh-with-jameela-jamil/
    I Weigh has amazing merch - check it out at podswag.com

    Jameela is on Instagram and Twitter @JameelaJamil
    And make sure to check out I Weigh's Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube for more!

    • 54 min
    Ashley Ray

    Ashley Ray

    Comedian and podcaster Ashley Ray joins Jameela to discuss the different ways therapy has helped her, how being weighed in front of her class in sixth grade kickstarted her eating disorder, how her mother's long distance relationship helped Ashley discover her own desire for polyamory, the responsibilities and romance of a polyamorous relationship, what people get wrong about polyamory, and more.

    Check out Ashley Ray's new podcast - TV, I Say with Ashley Ray - wherever you listen!
    Follow Ashley on Instagram and Twitter @theashleyray

    You can find transcripts for this episode here: https://www.earwolf.com/show/i-weigh-with-jameela-jamil/
    I Weigh has amazing merch - check it out at podswag.com

    Jameela is on Instagram and Twitter @JameelaJamil
    And make sure to check out I Weigh's Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube for more!

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Thriving in the Non-Binary with Travis Alabanza

    Thriving in the Non-Binary with Travis Alabanza

    Author and activist Travis Alabanza joins Jameela this week to discuss their jarring experience with the British press, their journey with gender and considering transitioning, the intersection of class and gender politics, the different ways respect can look, Travis' advice for raising a child as they are, and more.



    Check out Travis's new book - None of the Above : Reflections of Life Beyond the Binary

    You can follow Travis on Instagram and Twitter @travisalabanza



    You can find transcripts for this episode here: https://www.earwolf.com/show/i-weigh-with-jameela-jamil/

    I Weigh has amazing merch - check it out at podswag.com



    Jameela is on Instagram and Twitter @JameelaJamil

    And make sure to check out I Weigh's Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube for more!

    • 1 hr

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