November 10, 2022

EP. 136 — The Gospel of Wellness with Rina Raphael

Journalist and author Rina Raphael joins Jameela this week to discuss her book, The Gospel of Wellness – her journalistic look into wellness culture. They cover what wellness encompasses, why it is so appealing to women, the nuances of the wellness movement, trends Rina finds problematic, the things Rina wants consumers to know, and more.
 

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Transcript

IWEIGH-136-20221110-RinaRaphael-ACv01-DYN.mp3   Jameela [00:00:00] Hello and welcome to another episode of I Weigh with Jameela Jamil, a podcast against shame. I hope you’re well. I’m fucking knackered. It’s been the mid-terms in the United States where I’m currently living, and that has been a real head fuck and such a mixed bag of results. I’m immensely proud of what people were able to achieve in many places for reproductive rights. I’m also very sad for the states in which we did not manage to elect in progressive leaders, and so they are stuck with the same stupid fucking bastards who have taken away their human rights. It’s really tricky and I understand why in such an enormous country you have to have state by state laws. It just means that when some people are freed, everyone is not freed all at the same time. Some people are still living under unimaginable oppression just because of their postcode. And it just doesn’t make a

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