Empath

Lisa Bien, a professional marketing strategist and Temple Public Relations Professor, created Bouncing Back in an effort to give Temple students and other viewers insight into their own misgivings concerning self worth while presenting real life examples of personal struggle with self acceptance.…

Job Loss

Radio host Marilyn Russell

Host Lisa Bien discusses the path to rebuilding one’s confidence after losing a job.…

Trans Issues

Bouncing Back: Trans Rights

Host Lisa Bien talks to two trans guests who share their stories.…

Manners

Lisa Bien and Doice John

Host Lisa Bien speaks to guest Doice John, creator/owner of SocialAce, about how good manners affect self esteem.…

Weight Loss

Bouncing Back: Weight Gain

Host Lisa Bien talks to two health coaches about how to get off the path of yo-yo dieting.…

Adversity

Jay Sellers, a member of the North Philadelphia community, was 15 when his father died suddenly, leaving him lost and upset.…

Addiction

Temple University Professor of Journalism Jillian Bauer-Reese has been in recovery from alcoholism for five years and brings her experiences with addiction to the set of Bouncing Back to provide insight into the trajectory from addiction to recovery.…

Sexual Assault

Lisa Bien with Christa Hayburn

Lisa Bien brings Christa Hayburn to the set of Bouncing Back to discuss sexual violence, how it effects survivors, and advocating for other victims of sexual violence.…

Brain Trauma

Bouncing Back host and guests

It started four years ago with a headache, progressed to migraines, and led to a hospital stay where she was diagnosed with severe inflammation of the brain and spinal cord.…