December 22, 2022
Happy holidays! We are re-releasing an episode we love and think will be encouraging to us all as we head into the holidays this weekend. Entrepreneur, host, and mental health advocate Poppy Jamie joins Jameela to discuss her new book – Happy Not Perfect: Upgrade Your Mind, Challenge Your Thoughts, and Free Yourself From Anxiety. Poppy walks Jameela through her research and explains how we tend to have two “radio channels” in our brain – Stressed FM & Relaxed FM. She helps us understand how to turn down Stressed FM and turn up Relaxed FM. She covers the importance of belly breathing, stiff thinking vs flexible thinking, why we are so overwhelmed, and shares the best advice she was ever given – “never waste a breakdown.”
Happy Not Perfect is out now wherever books are sold
You can find transcripts for this episode on the Earwolf website.
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January 12, 2023
Author and podcaster Amanda Montell joins Jameela this week discuss all things cults. They cover what makes a cult vs. what makes something cult-ish, what to be on the look out for when assessing if something is a cult (or cult-ish), the dangers of large cults or the cult of one, the cultish qualities of the diet and wellness industries, and more.