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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.

I Weigh with Jameela Jamil Earwolf

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 67 Ratings

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.

    Aubrey Gordon & Michael Hobbes

    Aubrey Gordon & Michael Hobbes

    Maintenance Phase hosts Aubrey Gordon and Michael Hobbes join Jameela this week to discuss why the BMI is bunk, how we clinically don't have a non-surgical weight loss method and how that should inform our medical health conversations, how as a society we blame fat people instead of helping people live healthier lives, why we shouldn't lecture people on their diets, and more.

    You can listen to Aubrey & Michael on their podcast - The Maintenance Phase - wherever you get your podcasts
    You can follow Aubrey Gordon on Instagram and Twitter @yrfatfriend
    You can follow Michael Hobbes on Twitter @rottenindenmark

    You can find transcripts for this episode on the Earwolf website.
    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 11 min
    Candice Brathwaite

    Candice Brathwaite

    Author Candice Brathwaite joins Jameela this week to talk about her experience as an outspoken advocate for black motherhood and women. They discuss Candice's family role as being more "paternal," and how the pandemic made her reckon with a more maternal role. They commiserate over frustrations with eurocentric beauty standards for black women, Candice shares her wisdom on learning when to stay silent if dealing with online attacks/controversy, Candice walks us through the challenges black women have with the medical system, and more.

    You can listen to Candice on her podcast Pillow Talk with Papa B and Candice Brathwaite
    You can follow Candice on Instagram @candicebrathwaite

    You can find transcripts for this episode on the Earwolf website.
    I Weigh has amazing merch - check it out at podswag.com

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

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Emily Hampshire

    Emily Hampshire

    Actor Emily Hampshire joins Jameela this week to discuss how she's so different from her beloved character "Stevie" from Schitt's Creek, her mental health journey, what a game changer depression medication was for her, how her first diet was a "gateway drug" for her, and how exploring her sexuality helped her love her own body more.

    You can listen to Emily on the new podcast The Beautiful Liar wherever you get your podcasts
    You can follow Emily on Instagram and Twitter @emilyhampshire

    You can find transcripts for this episode on the Earwolf website.
    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!

    • 58 min
    Dr. Deepika Chopra - Re-Release

    Dr. Deepika Chopra - Re-Release

    To help start 2022 right, we are re-releasing one of our favorite episodes. The Optimism Doctor - Dr. Deepika Chopra - joins Jameela this week to define optimism, discuss visualization vs manifestation, explain healthy expectations and ways to manage your thoughts, explore how much can be gained through learning from mistakes, go over why she hates the phrase "good vibes only," and tell the story of her surrogacy journey.



    You can listen to Dr. Deepika Chopra's podcast, Looking Up with Dr. Deepika Chopra, wherever you get your podcasts.

    You can follow Dr. Deepika Chopra on Instagram and Twitter@drdeepikachopra



    You can find transcripts for this episode on the Earwolf website.

    IWeigh has amazing merch - check it out at podswag.com



    Jameela is on Instagram @jameelajamilofficial and Twitter @Jameelajamil

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

    • 59 min
    Josie Naughton - Re-Release

    Josie Naughton - Re-Release

    Happy Holidays! This week, we are re-releasing a favorite episode of ours. In this episode, Jameela is joined by Josie Naughton, the CEO and one of the founding members of Choose Love - a charity dedicated to ending the refugee crisis. Together they discuss the harrowing journey a refugee makes and the challenges they face in the camps, Josie's past and how anyone can make a difference, meeting Oprah and the pope, the Choose Love shops where you can buy needed supplies for a refugee, and how to make a change on a personal and a political level.

    This holiday season, consider supporting refugees by shopping at choose.love.
    For more information, go to https://www.instagram.com/chooselove

    You can find transcripts for this episode on the Earwolf website.
    I Weigh has amazing merch - check it out at podswag.com

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

    • 1 hr
    Natalie Wynn (ContraPoints) Returns

    Natalie Wynn (ContraPoints) Returns

    We loved her so much, Natalie Wynn is back! The youtuber and political commentator joins Jameela this week to go deep on incel culture. They cover the origins of the culture, why it is so toxic, the societal issues that encourage incel ideology, the body issues which plague its community, other internet communities with similar toxicity, the issues with how we teach sexuality as a society, the role parents play in raising children that are impervious to the twisted teachings of incel culture, and more.

    Check out ContraPoints on Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/user/contrapoints
    You can follow Natalie on Instagram and Twitter @contrapoints

    You can find transcripts for this episode on the Earwolf website.
    I Weigh has amazing merch - check it out at podswag.com

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

    • 1 hr 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
67 Ratings

67 Ratings

emilysullivan72 ,

5/5 pod but LET THEM SPEAK

This is an amazing podcast but at times the host doesn’t let her guests speak... she just keeps talking and talking :( as with the case where Marina was on

SJButtery ,

Subscribe now!

Brilliant!!

josie-123 ,

My favourite podcast

Absolutely phenomenal. Thank you for being so open minded and curious, these conversations deserve all the attention they can get.

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