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Storytelling and Well-Being Amidst Hardship

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How does storytelling foster resilience amidst inescapable suffering, trauma, and vulnerability? In this episode, new co-host and co-producer Dr. Joe Bianco joins Dr. Lynn Harter to explore this question and kick-off Season 3 of the Defining Moments Podcast. Listen as two narrative enthusiasts share the role that storytelling plays in their personal and professional lives and enjoy a preview of some of the speakers and topics slated for Season 3. Lynn is a Professor in the School of Communication Studies at Ohio University. Joe is an Associate Professor in the Department of Social Medicine at the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. Together, they form the leadership team of the Barbara Geralds Institute for Storytelling and Social Impact.

You can read the article by Dr. Harter in Health Communication that launched the Defining Moments Series here:

You can read a Defining Moments essay by Dr. Joe Bianco also published in Health Communication here:

Finally, you can read an article on Storytelling and Podcasting from Dr. Harter here: