17 episodes

Sometimes if you don't laugh, you'll cry. Trauma, But Make It Funny is a podcast about real people, real trauma, and how sometimes laughing is the best way to get through it.Join Brianna Hancin as she chats with every different kind of person about every different type of trauma in hopes that someone listening may find that humor can help them, too. If you think you or anyone else you know would like to talk through their s**t, you can DM Bri on Instagram @tbmifpodcast!

Trauma, But Make It Funny Brianna Hancin

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 10 Ratings

Sometimes if you don't laugh, you'll cry. Trauma, But Make It Funny is a podcast about real people, real trauma, and how sometimes laughing is the best way to get through it.Join Brianna Hancin as she chats with every different kind of person about every different type of trauma in hopes that someone listening may find that humor can help them, too. If you think you or anyone else you know would like to talk through their s**t, you can DM Bri on Instagram @tbmifpodcast!

    Episode 16: Megan and the Missing Colon

    Episode 16: Megan and the Missing Colon

    On the 16th episode of Trauma, But Make It Funny, Bri welcomes her friend from college, Megan Kastner. Megan tells Bri the story about what lead up to her ultimately having to get her colon removed - and there are some twists and turns, people. Bri and Megan talk through a ton of SHIT, literally, with an emphasis on how important it is to advocate for your own health. This story takes place over the pandemic, so that adds another crazy element, which I'm sure you can imagine. Megan's po...

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Episode 15: Emily and her Bones

    Episode 15: Emily and her Bones

    On this LONG overdue episode of Trauma, But Make It Funny, Bri welcomes her friend, who also happens to be her brother's girlfriend, Emily Scarborough. Bri and Emily talk about a TON, and could've easily talked for hours and hours. They chat about health and relationship anxiety, Emily's brother, how she got through her parents getting divorced, and a story about sexual assault. The Autism Society of America works every day to measurably improve the quality of life for indi...

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Episode 14: Sarah and the Mask

    Episode 14: Sarah and the Mask

    On this episode of Trauma, But Make It Funny, Bri welcomes the lovely Sarah Crawford. Buckle up friends, because Sarah has some stories to tell. Sarah and Bri talk about domestic abuse, her father passing away, struggles with an eating disorder, her sexuality, and, no joke, almost getting kidnapped in Amsterdam. Like I said, buckle up. We are so thankful that Sarah chose to tell her story - it is not an easy one to tell, and she did it with such grace. Thanks for being y...

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode 13: Andy and Parentification

    Episode 13: Andy and Parentification

    On this episode of Trauma, But Make It Funny, Bri welcomes her high school classmate and current high school History teacher, Andy Driscoll. Andy and Bri talk through the experience of Andy being the child of an alcoholic, the way he managed living in a turbulent and non-functioning household growing up, and his feelings surrounding the ultimate death of his father due to alcoholism. To support St. Jude's Research Hospital, whose mission is to advance cures, and means of pre...

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Episode 12: Amanda and the Star

    Episode 12: Amanda and the Star

    On this episode of Trauma, But Make It Funny, Bri welcomes her former post-grad roomie, Amanda Lewton. Amanda tells Bri the story of her friend, Rowen. Amanda and Bri talk through the struggle of losing someone you look up to as a role model and how that can go on to affect you later in life. It's interesting how friendships can keep growing in their own way, even when someone's gone. Warning - some of the subjects discussed during this episode are sensitive in nature. To support the Am...

    • 46 min
    Episode 11: Emily and the 15 Puzzles

    Episode 11: Emily and the 15 Puzzles

    Welcome back for Season 2, friends!On the Season 2 Premiere of of Trauma, But Make It Funny, Bri welcomes Emily Lesser. Bri and Emily talk about the difficulties of Post College Graduation depression and anxiety, how hard the job search is, and her mental health journey before COVID, through COVID, and now. I'm sure you can imagine that things got pretty rough the past year, right? Folks, I'll be honest. All of our episodes feature extremely special stories and extremely special people. Howev...

    • 1 hr 8 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

sar_craw ,

CANT STOP LISTENING

Okay, so I’ve had my fair share of trauma and listening to these wonderful people come out and talk about theirs in such an open way is amazing. It’s welcoming and reassuring. Brianna, the host, does a great job in actually listening to her guest and giving them a platform to speak and say what they need to say. Absolutely recommend!

therealauntjenn ,

Being light helps the heavy

An essential outlet driving positivity through really tough life experiences that render one the sum of their best self.

A must listen to connect and find the humor in each day - no matter how tough.

Words matter. You matter.

emily scarborough ,

A must listen! 10/5 stars!

This podcast makes me feel like I’m part of each and every conversation myself! It’s awesome to be able to relate to the episodes because it’s another confirmation that none of us are alone. We all face trauma in different ways and to be able to face it head on makes us even stronger and like Bri always say, funnier!

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