August 6, 2020

EP. 18 — Debra Messing

This week, actor and activist Debra Messing joins Jameela to talk about her struggles with anxiety and depression, the body-shaming she experienced making A Walk In The Clouds, how therapy and medication has helped her, and finding her voice in the spotlight. 


IWEIGH-018-20200811-DebraMessing-ACv02-DYN.mp3   JAMEELA JAMIL [00:00:00] Hello and welcome to another episode of “I Weigh” with Jameela Jamil. I hope to find you well, I’m fine. Had a road trip with some friends and my dog and my boyfriend and I finally got off social media, which really just feels like people screaming at each other. There’s no jokes anymore. It’s just screaming. And that felt really good. And I’m sleeping so much better, and I have so much less anxiety, so highly recommend. I’ve been talking about doing so for ages, but hadn’t really committed for like a full kind of week. And now that I have, I don’t see myself going back because I can’t believe how much I was just doom addicted and losing my humanity and capacity for empathy, which is exactly what a phone is designed to do. That’s what looking into that blue light does. So take a step back. I’m very excited about today’s episode bec

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