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  • Episode 30: On Tenderness (LOVE EDITION)

    05/05/2021 Duração: 53min

    On loving who you really are.

  • Episode 29: Beyond Our Control

    01/01/2021 Duração: 48min

    In light of the New Year and the 3rd Anniversary episode of ASK VIV, I took on the heaviest questions yet: how to overcome abuse, acknowledging the past and releasing it anyway, reconciling religion and mental health, and the responsibility of the artist in these times. To submit a question anonymously for the next show, please visit: Featured in this episode: 'Finally' by 702 'Revolutionary Dreams' by Nikki Giovanni

  • Episode 28: Up In Arms

    03/09/2020 Duração: 55min

    Welcome back! This episode is all about Struggle, why we avoid it when we should embrace it, the creation of ease, making an enemy of yourself, wishing death to your enemies, and why love is the hardest warfare. To submit a question anonymously for next week's episode, please visit:

  • Episode 27: On Faith

    14/05/2020 Duração: 01h17s

    Welcome to Episode 27! In light of these trying times and the spirit of Ramadan, I come to you with this episode on faith. Here, we discuss how I found Islam (or better how it found me), the shortcomings of prosperity preaching, prayer and intuition and more! To submit a question for next week's episode please visit

  • Episode 26: Crossroads

    17/04/2020 Duração: 57min

    Welcome to Episode 26: Crossroads. On today's show, we're faced with confronting the changing future before us and relinquishing our expectations of what we thought it might be. Canceled graduations, misplaced love, and failed expectations from role models, on this episode we dive into creating a whole new world. To submit a question anonymously for next week's show, please visit

  • Episode 25: Seeking Relief

    05/04/2020 Duração: 01h01min

    Welcome to Episode 25: Seeking Relief. This week, we're talking how to survive calamity on a micro and macro scale. In this episode: asking for help, how to focus on work while sheltered in place, reenvisioning your future, and building a sanctuary in yourself. To submit questions anonymously for next week's episode, please visit:

  • Episode 24: SEX Edition

    17/12/2019 Duração: 59min

    Happy Birthday ASK VIV! This 2nd anniversary episode is all about SEX: consent, complicity, compromise, and choice. We will discuss the transactional nature of sex in modern society, losing your virginity, loving your body, why consent culture falls short, and more. To submit a question for our next episode please visit:

  • Episode 23: I Am What I Am

    02/11/2019 Duração: 46min

    Welcome to Season 2 Episode 2 " I am what I am" where we discuss the intense pain of finding out who you are, the strength that comes in knowing, and the danger in never finding out. To submit a question for next week's episode please visit:

  • Season 2 Episode 1

    10/10/2019 Duração: 37min

    Welcome Back After a season long hiatus, your favorite commentator returns with an episode more honest, insightful, and tender than ever. Episode 1 "Standing in the Need" is all about finding peace in needing others, learning how to live without others, and encouraging yourself. On this episode we'll answer what to do when you're graduating, a culture of codependency, filling the void, and more!

  • Episode 22

    09/05/2019 Duração: 46min

    Welcome back to Ep 22 "On People" where we discuss how to get free of other people-- their opinions, their actions, their pain. We dive into how other people affect our ability to create, hinder our sense of empathy, and rob us of personal security. Also on 22: how to overcome betrayal, teaching others how to love us and more. To submit a question for the next episode please visit:

  • Episode 21

    03/04/2019 Duração: 34min

    This special episode is a how-to guide to combating despair, confusion, and hopelessness to reimagine life as new and full of possibility. We talk overcoming childhood abandonment, leaving your ex in the past, and more. We'd like to dedicate this episode to our brother Nipsey Hussle, who was taken from us to soon this past Sunday. RIP. to submit a question for next week's episode, please visit:

  • Episode 20: LOVE EDITION

    22/02/2019 Duração: 47min

    Welcome to Season 2! ASK VIV has officially reached its 20th episode, is now on SPOTIFY, and marks its second ever LOVE EDITION with an episode that is all about loving others. We talk first sexual experiences, what to do when the right love comes at the wrong time, and more! To submit a question for Episode 21 please visit: Love ASK VIV? Support Bianca Vivion

  • Episode 19

    28/01/2019 Duração: 35min

    Happy New Year! In this episode, we delve into how and why we give ourselves away, and how we can break that pattern to reclaim our lives. From that re-dedication spans a world of possibilities-- working for ourselves, jumpstarting creative projects, letting go of failing relationships, and more. To submit questions for Episode 20 please visit:

  • Episode 18

    16/12/2018 Duração: 44min

    HAPPY ANNIVERSARY ASK VIV! A year ago this time I, Bianca Vivion, set out on an individual pursuit to share truth, intellectual and emotional honesty, personal lessons, and political opinions on a podcast called ASK VIV. A year later, that individual pursuit became a communal journey spanning 15 countries and hundreds of listeners all wanting for a space where they could ask and answer honestly to their own fears, misconceptions, dreams, ignorance, and desires. On this special anniversary episode VIV invites her mother, an original truth seeker of sorts, to share her own wisdom. To submit a question for next week's episode, please visit

  • Episode 17

    27/11/2018 Duração: 35min

    Welcome to Episode 17: On Becoming On today's episode we talk about becoming a woman, learning when to fight for and when to let go, making demands in romance, becoming Muslim, and more! To submit a question anonymously for next week's episode, please visit:

  • Episode 16

    07/11/2018 Duração: 41min

    Welcome to Episode 16! Today we're getting to the heart of the matter in a discussion of good love, family, and forgiveness. How to take a leap of faith in forgiving our parents, becoming a parent, moving in with a lover, and moving on from past lovers. To submit a question for next week's episode please visit: http://biancavivion.tumblr/ask

  • Episode 15

    30/09/2018 Duração: 36min

    Welcome to Episode XV! Today we talk about promises, the promises others make and the ones we make to ourselves. How does one become 'somebody'? Where has good friendship gone? Will I ever get out of debt? All that and more on episode 15. Happy Birthday Bianca Vivion! To submit a question for next week's episode please visit

  • Episode 14

    01/09/2018 Duração: 40min

    We're back for Episode 14! Today's episode is all about leaving things behind, how to overcome trauma, what to do at a new job, changing your style up, leaving toxic friendships behind and more! To submit a question for episode 15 please visit If you love ASK VIV consider donating PayPal.Me/biancavivion

  • Episode 13

    22/07/2018 Duração: 30min

    We're back for Episode 13! Today's episode is all about dreaming, how to find your dreams, defend your dreams, and achieve your dreams. We'll also be discussing the road to satisfaction, unpaid internships, how to become a painter, and more! To submit a question for episode 14 please visit

  • Episode 12

    21/06/2018 Duração: 36min

    Episode 12 by Bianca Vivion Brooks

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