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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.
 
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A Restful Development

Natalie Kollar and Candice Fraser

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If it's time to switch off the brain and finally get some much needed sleep, Natalie and Candice are here to help! Each fortnight we drop some truth bombs on how to switch off the brain and gear up for sleep, PLUS we guide you on full length meditations that will lull you to sleep in no time at all.
 
Imagine waking up every morning driven by your purpose, serving the type of clients and customers who value your work. Purpose is powerful, y'all. It's what drives us everyday to do the work that we do and serve our clients and team well. If you're struggling in your creative business right now-- I want you to ask yourself this question: why do you do what you do? It's not an easy question to answer by most entrepreneurs and we believe it's where most problems in business stem from. If you'r ...
 
Ideas Into Reality has been created to inspire everyone to take action to turn their ideas into reality, no matter what experience they have, where they live or who they think they are right now. On this journey, we will be introducing you to founders that have taken their tiny flicker of an idea and done what it takes to bring it to reality. We will be asking them to share the real, behind the scenes story…what triggered their idea in the beginning, what it has taken to get them where they ...
 
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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 peop…
 
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, Can…
 
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 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…
 
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 pas…
 
Join Rev Can and Dr. Nat as they interview Author and friend, Chris Smith. This message will encourage you to not allow the signs, names or negative identities given to you in life define who you are. Chris will encourage you to allow God to write a beautiful story in and through you! Support the show (https://paypal.me/misscongenialityand3?locale.…
 
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…
 
Author and expert in menstrual health Maisie Hill joins Jameela this week to discuss the different seasons of the menstrual cycle, how different bodies respond differently to hormones, why perimenopause is a space to process the expectations on people socialized as women, why we are so bad at diagnosing autism in women, and more. You can find Maisi…
 
Youtuber, political commentator, and "ex-philosopher" Natalie Wynn (aka ContraPoints) joins Jameela this week to discuss the experience of going through big life discoveries/changes publicly, speaking out when having lots of visibility online, the similarities between fatphobia and transphobia, "cringe-culture" and why it is so powerful, and more. …
 
Former US. Secret Service Special Agent, and current TV host and author Evy Poumpouras joins Jameela this week to discuss the power of fear and its negative impact on your life, her time as a secret service agent as well as how 9/11 impacted her, how to spot a lie, learning to trust your instincts, and more. Check out Evy Poumpouras' book- Becoming…
 
Psychotherapist, author, and podcaster-extraordinaire Esther Perel joins Jameela this week to discuss how our expectations of marriage have changed over the past 100 years, why you aren't feeling sexy after the pandemic, why polyamory still feels taboo (even though it shouldn't!), why infidelity isn't necessarily a death knell of a relationship, an…
 
Comedian, author, podcaster, and filmmaker Adam Buxton joins Jameela this week to discuss what it feels like to go through a midlife crisis, spending the last few months of his father's life caring for him, connecting with his teenage son through music, how perfect Zendaya really is, and more. Check out Adam's podcast - The Adam Buxton Podcast - wh…
 
Comedians, #freebritney activists, journalists, and podcastors Tess Barker & Babs Gray join Jameela this week to discuss all things Britney Spears and conservatorships. They discuss how having a fan-podcast about Britney's instagram led them to learning more about Britney's conservatorship, break down the details of the conservatorship and the cons…
 
Comedian, writer, and truth-teller Amanda Seales joins Jameela this week to discuss her pandemic breakdown, how she is treated on the internet due being a black woman, light skin privilege vs white privilege, shrinking yourself vs finding your tribe, and persisting. You can follow Amanda Seales on Instagram and Twitter @amandasealesAnd listen to Am…
 
Stand-up comedian, writer, and actor Tig Notaro joins Jameela this week to discuss having three-year olds in a pandemic, how to raise children without giving them your trauma and what Tig hopes they learn from her, Tig's 2012 and why it was such a difficult time, falling in love with her wife, being young and jumping off of a roof when a friend's m…
 
Late night host, podcaster, comedian, and legend Conan O'Brien joins Jameela this week to discuss the early days of making Late Night with Conan O'Brien, being 100% Irish, dealing with anxiety and the benefits of cognitive therapy, discovering his depression, getting happier as he gets older, what he wants to do next, and more. Plus, they share the…
 
Journalist, presenter, and author Shon Faye joins Jameela this week to discuss how fighting for trans justice is fighting for human justice at large. They cover why liberals can be very transphobic as well, how the media creates scapegoats out of minority groups, the difference between allyship and solidarity, why people are so afraid of trans kids…
 
Comedian, writer, political commentator, and host Samantha Bee joins Jameela to discuss Sam's time as a mommy blogger, her amazing ability to not read people's comments about her, finding her peace and sense of self in her family, why the situation in Afghanistan is breaking her heart, why we have to help refugees, and more. Watch Samantha Bee on F…
 
Comedian, author, and actress Phoebe Robinson returns to I Weigh this week to discuss quarantining with her boyfriend (aka British Baekoff) and getting comfortable with some of the bodily functions that may inevitably spring up, her decision to not have children, growing past being a workaholic, how self-care is taking care of your community, and h…
 
Disability-rights activist, writer, and tv presenter Sophie Morgan joins Jameela this week to discuss how the pandemic has influenced the conversation around disability rights, why it's worthwhile for everything to be disability-friendly, growing to accept that you are not a burden, Sophie's journey with her own disability, and her new podcast with…
 
Actor, writer, director, and producer Zoe Lister-Jones joins Jameela this week to discuss being a late bloomer in high school, her mental health and anxiety around not being texted back, her work as a filmmaker and the vulnerability of putting your work out there, Zoe's decision to have an all-female crew on her film Band-aid, and writing/filming h…
 
Comedian, host, and writer Simon Amstell joins Jameela this week to discuss his being a shy child finding his voice in theater, the way his sexuality played into his struggles with shame and lack of self-confidence, his experiences with Ayahuasca and how it helped him get to the root of his depression, what a "spirit hole" is, and more. Go to simon…
 
Your beliefs about money have EVERYTHING to do with making more of it. Amanda Joyce Weber is a mindset and sales coach who helps online business owners to cultivate the mindset they need to land clients and make money on repeat. Through one-on-one coaching and her signature Sincere Sales method, she takes the “ick” out of selling. Amanda is also th…
 
NHS Surgical Doctor and author Dr. Joshua Wolrich joins Jameela this week to discuss going from an "un-fattening" influencer to an anti-diet ally, his own experience with food insecurity and weight gain, why fat people receive worse medical care, the nuanced science behind weight gain, the dangers behind popular diets like keto and intermittent fas…
 
Are you operating from a place of fear or are you operating from a place of hope? A mindset of scarcity or a mindset of abundance? Natalie Franke Hayes is an entrepreneur, mobilization marketer, community builder, and neuroscience nerd...she really does it all. As one of the Founders of the Rising Tide Society, the Head of Community at HoneyBook, a…
 
Activist and writer Adam Eli joins Jameela this week to discuss how the teachings of Judaism can apply to the LGBTQ+ community, why activism and social justice can be messy, how to use rage to combat diet culture, what Adam learned this year about his body and his experience with body image in the LGBTQ+ community, and more. Check out Adam Eli's bo…
 
No = respect. That’s right, I said it. Sometimes you need to say no, out of respect for the person asking and out of respect for yourself. It is time to start saying no to the things that don't fulfill you and don’t bring you joy AND be okay with that no. This episode is a permission slip to say no. Say no to the things that don’t excite you. Say n…
 
Have you ever wanted to feel like you are discovering something profound and exciting? Like you had just discovered life in the cosmos or a new planet? Have you ever felt burned out and like you are ready for something new and exhilarating? It may be time for you to pivot in your business. It may be time to take the leap and try something new. In t…
 
Building a team is SO important and will be a crucial part of your business thriving! It is time to let go of all the excuses and wake up - realize that hiring someone will give you time to do the things you love in your business. It will allow you to hand off tasks that you don't enjoy to someone who loves to do them. I will let you in on a secret…
 
Yoga teacher, author, and body liberation advocate Jessamyn Stanley joins Jameela this week to discuss her journey into yoga, the relationship between community and body positivity, the way white supremacy is embedded in the traditional yoga community, Jessamyn's relationship with weed and how it enhances her yoga practice, and more. Her latest boo…
 
Trying to be perfect and do things perfectly … all the time ... is freaking exhausting. It’s unattainable and it's unsustainable. It is time to let go of perfectionism and move into the now. I am a recovering perfectionist and today, I want to share my journey with you and all of the tips and tricks that I have picked up along the way. Most importa…
 
Stand-up comedian and writer Beth Stelling joins Jameela this week to discuss her mental health during lockdown; why she quit and then un-quit stand-up; her experience after she spoke up about her sexual assault; how painful probing questions about traumatic experiences can be, especially from female journalists; and how she wants to see more hope …
 
Do you struggle to take a break? I bet the main reason you find it so difficult to pause is because you’ve trained yourself to believe that doing that equals accomplishing. But it is time to break free of that pressured way of thinking and move into a new way of seeing that breaks can lead to breakthroughs. In this episode, we dive deep into how we…
 
We love this episode so much, we wanted to re-release it! Comedian, writer, presenter, and actor Katherine Ryan joins Jameela this week to discuss how being a new mother was surprisingly helpful in getting Katherine's start in comedy, a few of her dating disasters, how to raise an amazing daughter, processing a difficult miscarriage, and their thou…
 
Are you ready to go from just dreaming about something to actually doing it?? If so, then you are gonna want to tune into this conversation with Kelsey Chapman. Kelsey is an author, podcaster, and personal cheerleader to women building their dream life and business. She attributes her business and entrepreneurial success to her faithful mentors who…
 
Comedian, activist, and beloved drag queen Bob The Drag Queen joins Jameela this week to discuss his childhood as a young queer person in the South, confessing he thought Jameela's hair was a wig, sharing his experience in polyamorous relationships, growing past being a people pleaser, and how we can be better allies to the black trans community.…
 
What if I told you that you’re afraid of success? Even if you don’t think you’re afraid of success right now, we all go through moments where we fear it. But let’s get something straight, people don’t actually fear being successful, they fear the results and the consequences of success. Fear is totally normal … however it also may be the very thing…
 
In honor of pride month, we are re-releasing our beloved episode with ALOK. Indian-American writer, performance artist, and media personality ALOK joins Jameela this week to discuss all things Trans, gender non-conforming, and non-binary, the problem with those who are gender-critical & TERFs (trans-exclusionary radical feminists), and how to be a …
 
Imposter Syndrome - we have all faced it at some point in our lives and business. And today’s guest is not afraid to dig into vulnerable topics like imperfection, inclusivity, and burnout. Laylee Emadi is an educator with a heart for serving others. She believes in people first - always. As a founder of the Creative Educator Academy, Laylee’s missi…
 
Educator, filmmaker, author, and viral Ted Talk speaker Dr. Jackson Katz joins Jameela this week to discuss the language we use when discussing violence against women, bro-culture and how some men are afraid of losing social status with other men by speaking up, how vulnerability is is compatible with strength and power, how it is never too late to…
 
Settle in and get ready to take notes as Rev. Can and Dr. Nat interview and learn from pastor and comedian, Ted Cunningham. He has a passion for relationships and helping marriages succeed. From this moment on was a popular wedding song back in the day, but how can we truly make relationships great each moment? Join as we learn together! Support th…
 
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