Personal Loss

Bouncing Back Gianna DeMedio

Lisa Bien talks to Gianna DeMedio about how she is coping with the death of her father through her website “So Sorry for Your Loss.”…

Empath

Lisa Bien learns about what it’s like being an ’empath’–a person with highly developed empathic abilities who is able to psychologically tune into the feelings felt by the people around them.…

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.…