I Weigh with Jameela Jamil

I Weigh with Jameela Jamil

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.


June 9, 2023 60 mins

Activist and beauty influencer Mattxiv (aka Matt Bernstein) joins Jameela this week to discuss how to be hopeful while so much anti-lgbtq+ legislation is being encouraged, how he became a social advocate, why you don't have to be an influencer to have influence, his journey to understanding that his mental health wasn't a checklist to be completed, beauty standards in the gay community, and more. 


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Comedian and friend Beth Stelling joins Jameela this week to answer listener questions about how to feel happy about one's weight heading into their wedding, how to move past exercise anxiety, how to be content while single, how to help friends celebrate their own bodies, and more. 


You can follow Beth Stelling on Instagram & Twitter @bethstelling


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


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Author and speaker Jamie Windust joins Jameela this week to share about their personal journey of trauma and healing. They discuss Jamie's experience of sexual assault, the resources that were available to them as a non-binary person, learning to accept the healing process, the importance of medication and therapy as well as reconnecting with oneself, how trauma looks different than we sometimes expect, and more.


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May 19, 2023 63 mins

Writer on Parks & Recreation and The Good Place, and showrunner on Bumper in Berlin -Megan Amram - joins Jameela to break down what is happening with the writers' strike. They discuss why more compensation is necessary, how the industry has changed due to streaming, how this strike will set precedents for other unions, what's going on with the industry and AI, and more. 


Follow Megan on Instagram & Twitter @meganamram 


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Mental health advocate, CEO of Prepare Your Mind, and son of the late great Robin Williams - Zak Williams - joins Jameela this week for an in-depth discussion on how to build out mental hygiene. They discuss his personal mental health journey, why digital overload is real issue for all of us, the power of good nutrition and sleep, how meditation has been game-changing for Zak, why multiple self-care approaches can be necessary, and...

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May 5, 2023 72 mins

TikTok legend, comedian, podcaster and mental health advocate Elyse Myers joins Jameela this week to discuss Elyse's experience with mental health, how her post-partum depression differed from her usual experience of depression, the toll staring at your face all day creating content can have on your mental health, how one teacher helped Elyse feel normal with her ADHD, and more. 


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April 28, 2023 57 mins

Comedian and author Zach Zimmerman joins Jameela this week to discuss his experience growing up in a conservative evangelical family, finding his own voice and sexuality, learning to still love his family despite drastic value differences, choosing antidepressants, the lie of "the perfect pound" making you more attractive, and more. 


Check out Zach Zimmerman's book - Is It Hot In Here (or Am I Suffering for All Eternity for the Si...

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April 21, 2023 54 mins

Director, actor, and writer Zoe Lister-Jones returns to I Weigh to discuss her new tv series Slip. She and Jameela talk about the personal experiences behind Zoe's new show, why she wanted to focus on the power of female pleasure, directing your own sex scenes, the ways nudity can be empowering, how to show quiet confidence in positions of leadership, and more.


Check out Zoe Lister-Jones' new show Slip on Roku

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April 14, 2023 57 mins

Actor and activist Sophia Bush joins Jameela this week to discuss her love of activism from an early age, their shared frustrations at women being pitted against each other, how to engage with people who are getting very different information than you, finding hope for change, and more. 


Check out Sophia's podcast - Work in Progress - wherever you listen.

Follow Sophia Bush on Instagram & Twitter @Sophiabush 


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Author Meghan O'Rourke joins Jameela this week to discuss invisible illnesses, or illnesses that do not manifest externally. They cover their own personal journeys with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, how lonely having an auto-immune disorder can make you feel, why these and women's health in general is so under-studied, the relationship between auto-immune disorders and mental health, and why we can be hopeful about the future. 


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March 31, 2023 69 mins

DJ and influencer Flex Mami joins Jameela this week to discuss Flex's experience finding her voice as a podcaster and now a DJ, her experience with parasocial relationships, the healthy and unhealthy dynamics between anyone with a platform and their audience, fighting to understand minds rather than change them, being the salve instead of being the gasoline, and more. 


Follow Flex Mami on Instagram @flex.mami & Twitter @flexmami



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Author Ruby Warrington joins Jameela this week to discuss her new book Women Without Kids: The Revolutionary Rise of an Unsung Sisterhood. They cover the story around her own choice not to have children, how that choice is often informed not just by independence but by hardship, the ways women's sexuality has been tied to motherhood, the issue of "regrets", the ways we can extend maternal care to the people in our lives, and more.



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March 17, 2023 49 mins

This week, Jameela takes the mic on her own to answer your questions! She answers your questions on why the Oscars were so triggering, how she balances her mental health with her Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, how to explore your mental health while also fostering resilience, working through a quarter life crisis, and more.

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

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Author & former development exec at Comedy Central, Tara Schuster, joins Jameela this week to discuss surviving a neglectful childhood, the need to re-learn worthiness, the importance of owning and affirming your own experiences, learning to separate internal validation from external validation, gratitude practices, and learning the importance of stardust.


Check out Tara's book - Glow In The F*cking Dark - wherever books are sold! 


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March 3, 2023 73 mins

Author, podcaster, and former professional athlete Lewis Howes joins Jameela to discuss his mental health journey, why healing is such important work we all do, why men struggle with processing their feelings, his personal mental breakdown and how The School of Greatness was born from it, the priorities he has in a relationship, and more. 


Check out Lewis's newest book - The Greatness Mindset: Unlock the Power of Your Mind and Liv...

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Activist, model, and writer Yasmin Benoit joins Jameela this week to share her experience and work as an asexual and aromantic person. They discuss misconceptions about the community, the way people respond to her when they find out about her sexuality, the importance of all types of relationships, some of the more ridiculous questions she gets asked, her experience with bullying in school, and more.


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February 17, 2023 60 mins

Comedian, writer, and singer Rachel Bloom joins Jameela this week to discuss struggling with intrusive thoughts from an early age, learning about ADHD as an adult, going from a fear of "crazy" to embracing the term with her tv series "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend," processing grief during the pandemic, seeing mental health as bespoke rather than textbook, and more. 


Follow Rachel Bloom on Instagram @racheldoesstuff


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February 10, 2023 74 mins

Our favorite love, relationship, and sex therapist Shadeen Francis returns to answer your questions with Jameela. They respond to questions about being newly queer, reconciling how one wants to be treated in life vs. the bedroom, joking about sex to avoid rejection, feeling unsexy after having a baby, love in relationships without sex, dating with herpes, managing vaginismus, and more. 


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February 3, 2023 75 mins

Actress, LGBTQ+ advocate, and legend Laverne Cox joins Jameela this week to discuss her journey to who she is now, how spending time with trans women changed her mind on who she herself could be, the birth of #transisbeautiful, the problem with trans politics today, reaching across the aisle, the real problems facing Americans today, and more. 

Follow Laverne Cox on Instagram & Twitter @lavernecox 

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January 27, 2023 79 mins

Biochemist and author Jessie Inchauspe (Aka - the Glucose Goddess) joins Jameela to talk about the many ways glucose affects your body. They define what glucose is and its function in the body, how glucose spikes can affect everything from mood to diabetes to PCOS, "glucose hacks" you can utilize to keep your spikes at a minimum, how we can empower people with their own bodies, and more.


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