Bounce Back and Thrive

Bounce Back and Thrive

A podcast where professionals across the globe candidly share some of their own personal, poignant, and powerful stories about challenges they have faced and confidently overcome - giving you some simple, valuable, powerful, and practical steps that you can apply to your situation. This podcast series reveals ‘How to Engineer Unshakeable Resilience for Higher-Impact Results, Professional Growth & Resolute Rock-solid Confidence’.


May 4, 2023 37 mins
🧐- 𝗪𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗽𝘀 𝗰𝗮𝗻 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝘁𝗮𝗸𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝗰𝘂𝗹𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗮𝘁𝗲 𝗮 𝗺𝗶𝗻𝗱𝘀𝗲𝘁 𝗼𝗳 𝗵𝗼𝗽𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗿𝗲𝘀𝗶𝗹𝗶𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗳𝗮𝗰𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝗰𝗵𝗮𝗹𝗹𝗲𝗻𝗴𝗲𝘀❓

🎙 In this week’s podcast conversation, Karis shares her inspiring journey of resilience and perseverance through her health challenges. She talks about how she had to overcome and find hope even when facing situations that seemed impossible.

➡️ Throughout ...
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🎭- -𝗔𝗿𝗲 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗮𝘂𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗰 𝗼𝗿 𝘄𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗮 𝗺𝗮𝘀𝗸 𝘁𝗼 𝗱𝗶𝘀𝗴𝘂𝗶𝘀𝗲 𝘄𝗵𝗼 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝘁𝗿𝘂𝗹𝘆 𝗮𝗿𝗲❓

🎙 In this week’s podcast conversation, experience how Solène sets off on a journey of deeper self-introspection to finally confront her baggage of limiting beliefs, fears, and self-doubt.

➡️ She is later confronted with the sadness of losing her dream job as a result of the pandemic. Solène hits rock bottom - ...
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🧐𝗥𝗲𝗳𝗹𝗲𝗰𝘁 - 𝗪𝗵𝗲𝗻 𝘄𝗮𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗹𝗮𝘀𝘁 𝘁𝗶𝗺𝗲 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝘀𝗵𝗼𝘄𝗲𝗱 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗽𝗮𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗹𝗼𝘃𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝗼𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗿𝘀❓

🎙 In this week’s podcast conversation, experience how the severe impact of physical and psychological abuse sadly leads a young and healthy lady into a catatonic state.

➡️ She subsequently spends ten years of her life in and out of psychiatric hospitals struggling with severe mental illness. How doe...
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🤔 - 𝗪𝗵𝗲𝗻 𝘄𝗮𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗹𝗮𝘀𝘁 𝘁𝗶𝗺𝗲 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝘀𝗮𝗶𝗱 “𝗜 𝗟𝗢𝗩𝗘 𝗬𝗢𝗨 𝘁𝗼 𝗬𝗢𝗨𝗥𝗦𝗘𝗟𝗙”❓

🎙 In this week’s podcast conversation, experience how Jessica boldly decides to experiment and explore how to love herself.

➡️ She spends her childhood years feeling suffocated by the strict and extreme religious beliefs that her family imposed on her. As she navigates puberty the challenges of conforming become very unbearable...
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𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗻𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗪𝗼𝗺𝗲𝗻'𝘀 𝗗𝗮𝘆 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟯 𝗥𝗲𝗹𝗲𝗮𝘀𝗲 ❗️

🎙 In this week’s podcast conversation, encounter how this professional tenaciously overcomes a wave of major challenges in her life that she is confronted with.

➡️ At the vulnerable age of 10, she is forced to abandon her childhood home to live in a neighbourhood in which she struggles to fit in. Subsequently, Carla is deeply affected and traumatised by her p...
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𝗥𝗲𝗳𝗹𝗲𝗰𝘁 🤔 - 𝗪𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗞𝗶𝗻𝗱 𝗼𝗳 𝗟𝗶𝗳𝗲 𝗗𝗼 𝗬𝗼𝘂 𝗧𝗿𝘂𝗹𝘆 𝗗𝗲𝘀𝗶𝗿𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝗟𝗶𝘃𝗲❓

🎙 In this week’s podcast conversation, experience an inspiring story of how this professional opted to start earning a living at the young age of 10 to help fund her personal desires.

➡️ At 18 she is suddenly confronted with a string of crippling and life-altering events that inspires her to review her life. How does she navigate ...
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​​𝗛𝗼𝘄 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝘀𝗲𝗲𝗸𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗼 𝗹𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝘁𝗿𝘂𝗲 𝗽𝘂𝗿𝗽𝗼𝘀𝗲 𝗶𝗻 𝗹𝗶𝗳𝗲❓

🎙 In this week’s podcast conversation, experience how Terry boldly continues to defeat a rare form of melanoma cancer by consistently staying positive, motivated and living his purpose - to leave behind what he weaves in the hearts of other people.

➡️ Despite battling years of excruciating pain, gruelling therapies, and two amputation...
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𝗛𝗼𝘄 𝗔𝗿𝗲 𝗬𝗼𝘂 𝗖𝗿𝗲𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗣𝗼𝘀𝗶𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗣𝗲𝗿𝗺𝗮𝗻𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗖𝗵𝗮𝗻𝗴𝗲 𝗜𝗻 𝗬𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗟𝗶𝗳𝗲❓

🎙 In this week’s podcast conversation, experience how this professional was overwhelmed by years of suffering from a series of physical and emotional challenges that subsequently threatened her own life.

➡️ Despite aiming to live a perfect ‘textbook’ life she still ends up suffering from loss, severe depression, anx...
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𝗪𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗜𝘀 𝗬𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗗𝗲𝗳𝗶𝗻𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗢𝗳 𝗧𝗿𝘂𝗲 𝗛𝗮𝗽𝗽𝗶𝗻𝗲𝘀𝘀, 𝗛𝗲𝗮𝗹𝘁𝗵 & 𝗦𝘂𝗰𝗰𝗲𝘀𝘀❓

🎙 In this week’s podcast conversation, experience how this professional repeatedly reinvents himself from the age of 16 as he navigates a range of challenges in his life and tries to discover happiness.

Despite earning loads of money, and having a good job, he was still deeply unhappy and severely depressed.

➡️ The fear of ...
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𝗛𝗼𝘄 𝗲𝗺𝗼𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹𝗹𝘆 𝗮𝘁𝘁𝘂𝗻𝗲𝗱 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝘁𝗼 𝘁𝗵𝗼𝘀𝗲 𝗮𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗻𝗱 𝘆𝗼𝘂❓

🎙 In this week’s podcast conversation, encounter how a young, motivated A-star student with aspirations of going to university, suddenly crumbles as he woefully develops schizophrenia.

➡️ Knowing that there is no guarantee of getting better heightens his fear of recovery, and later manifests into a deep depression and anxiety - leading to...
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𝗔𝘀𝗽𝗶𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗼 𝗛𝗲𝗮𝗹 𝗙𝗿𝗼𝗺 𝗬𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗜𝗻𝗻𝗲𝗿 𝗪𝗼𝘂𝗻𝗱𝘀 - 𝗛𝗼𝘄❓

🎙 In this week’s podcast interview, encounter an extraordinary and emotionally-charged story of abuse, bullying, pain, loss and success revealed by an innocent girl, who married at 16 and subsequently divorced to bring up 3 wonderful daughters single-handedly.

😱 As she sets out on a journey to heal and discover who she really is - Deborah is confr...
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𝗛𝗼𝘄 𝗱𝗼 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗿𝗲𝗳𝗿𝗮𝗺𝗲 '𝗳𝗮𝗶𝗹𝘂𝗿𝗲𝘀' 𝗶𝗻 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗹𝗶𝗳𝗲❓

🎙 In this week’s podcast interview, experience a story of a young man who seeks to pursue his ultimate dream of becoming a Police Officer. Fifteen years later, the stress and challenges, attributed to the job forced him to leave the profession.

He later lives through 4 failed marriages and the painful tragedy of not being able to influence his children’s li...
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𝗖𝗼𝗻𝗻𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗶𝗻 𝗔 𝗧𝗿𝘂𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗔𝘂𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗰 𝗪𝗮𝘆 - 𝗛𝗼𝘄❓

🎙 In this week’s podcast interview, experience a very powerful story of how an endurance athlete sets out on a journey of discovery and cycles 5000 miles to spend quality time connecting in a true and authentic way with 15 cancer victims.

Living in an abusive relationship, being overweight, a smoker, and a father to two wonderful twins - he hits rock bo...
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𝗔𝗯𝘂𝘀𝗲, 𝗔𝗹𝗰𝗼𝗵𝗼𝗹𝗶𝘀𝗺, & 𝗗𝘆𝘀𝗳𝘂𝗻𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝘁𝗼 𝗛𝗼𝗽𝗲 & 𝗛𝗲𝗮𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗴

🎙 In this week’s podcast interview, encounter how a young boy is confronted with years of living in a household with family abuse, alcoholism and dysfunctional parents.

Persistent physical violence and disturbing imagery of dad dragging his pummelled mother across the floor sadly leave him mentally scarred and emotionally affected. The intense...
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🎙 In this week’s podcast interview, experience how an 8-year-old star soccer player starts noticing that his body is different to his peers. This is later amplified by social media and scientific images that he is confronted with showing bodies that don't reflect him.

As Marc reaches puberty, he begins to grow more fat mass than muscle mass. He subsequently focuses on building muscle through weight lifting, taking supplements, and ...
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𝗩𝗶𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗺𝗶𝘀𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗶𝘀 𝗣𝗮𝗿𝘁 𝗼𝗳 𝗘𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘆 𝗛𝘂𝗺𝗮𝗻 𝗦𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘆- 𝗪𝗵𝗲𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗿 𝗠𝗮𝗹𝗲 𝗼𝗿 𝗙𝗲𝗺𝗮𝗹𝗲❓

🎙 In this week’s podcast interview, experience a very moving story of an innocent boy who encounters years of abuse at the hands of a brutal father and a dramatic mother. 

Encounter how he candidly speaks about the victimisation he experienced over and over - before he finally picked up the courage to stand up a...
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🎙 In this week’s podcast interview, experience a unique and extraordinary story of a professional artist who experienced a very tough upbringing. Raised by strong and powerful women role models - she survives domestic violence, attempted suicide and successfully brings up her two children single-handedly.

Kabushka candidly shares her experiences of being in a very dark place and spending years fe...
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𝗛𝗼𝘄 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗿𝗮𝗰𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗮𝗹 𝗵𝗲𝗮𝗹𝘁𝗵 - 𝗮𝘀 𝗮 𝗺𝗮𝗻❓

🎙 In this week’s podcast interview, experience an extraordinary story of a young boy brought up by his biological parents, who constantly reminded him that - he was a mistake, not worth it and would amount to nothing.

They also told him not to show emotions, cry or ask questions - as this was a sign of weakness for a man.

Over the years, thi...
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𝗛𝗼𝘄 𝗰𝗼𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗮𝗿𝗲 ‘𝗬𝗢𝗨’ 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝘄𝗵𝗼 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗮𝗿𝗲❓

🎙 In this week’s podcast interview, experience a powerful story of courage, perseverance, and the undeterred desire to thrive exhibited in the quest to discover her ‘authenticity’ and ask deeper questions about her existence.

Despite being able to cope with mental health challenges and having suicidal thoughts for many years - the pressures triggered as a result of...
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𝗛𝗼𝘄 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗲𝗺𝗯𝗿𝗮𝗰𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗶𝘁𝘆❓

🎙 In this week’s podcast interview, experience a powerful and moving story of how this professional defies the challenges and trauma of living with mental health and physical disabilities.

At the age of 29, she experiences numbness in her body and totally loses control over her arms.
Six months later, she falls over and subsequently loses her right leg - leaving her c...
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