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Looking Up’s guest this week is none other than actress, activist, and iWeigh founder, Jameela Jamil. We learn so much from Jameela in this conversation: she shares how therapy has helped her deal with trauma, the difference between how men and women are treated by the tabloids— educating us all on the media gaslighting that comes into play, the beauty standards that are deeply rooted in white supremacy, and why making mistakes can sometimes be important catalysts for self-growth. Jameela also highlights the importance of optimism, discussing how she re-discovered her worth in deserving to feel optimistic through positive change. and actually demanding optimism by taking action and making real positive change. She is an extraordinary example of resilience and optimism, overcoming so much while advocating and fighting for what’s right.
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Guest Details: @jameelajamilofficial
Book That Has Changed The Way Jameela Lives Her Life: Yes Man by Danny Wallace
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