August 17, 2023

EP. 176 — Being Brave with Alexi Pappas

Former Olympian, Ultrarunner, filmmaker and author Alexi Pappas joins Jameela this week to talk about post-Olympic depression and all kinds of athlete mentality including the importance of puberty and commitment to goals, how we can change our vocabulary to help body pain and mental health, and how a humbling experience in a marathon in New York City brought Alexi comfort and peer support.


Check out Alexi’s young reader’s edition of ‘Bravey’ out Aug 22 and follow her on IG @alexipappas 


You can find transcripts for this episode on the Earwolf website


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