You’d probably assume that famed percussionist and Prince protege Sheila Escovito, better known by her stage name, Sheila E., is referring to music but she isn’t. Instead, she believes we all share a common purpose, to make a difference in the lives of others, and that is her takeaway.
One of the best ways to connect with life is Finding Your Tribe. Some people find that through hobbies, clubs, groups or athletics and others find it through making a difference in the lives of others. Just ask John Komoroske.
An estimated 258 million women worldwide are widows. And many of them are younger women, suddenly left alone to raise families and keep their families afloat. Women like Carolyn Moor. When her husband died in a car accident, she floundered but then found her voice in helping other widows like her.
Legendary songwriter Jimmy Webb has penned iconic songs for everyone from Barbra Streisand to Frank Sinatra to Glen Campbell. GB catches up with this legend about his life and work. He reveals what it’s like for everyone to know his songs but not know he’s the man behind them.
When times are tough, some look to the past for inspiration. There’s still a lot to learn from people like Thomas Edison. Not just from his inventions, but lessons drawn from his philosophy and perspective, too. Frank Attwood is an educator who portrays Edison. He believes the great inventor would have an important message for us today and it’s all about attitude.
Have you ever appeared fine on the outside while suffering on the inside? Sometimes, the last person you want to be alone with is yourself. What do you do when depression, panic and anxiety take hold? Former pro wrestling champion Marc Mero says it’s the toughest foe he’s faced. He offers some advice and insight, particularly suitable for these unsettling times.
Now that you’re spending all this time at home, this is the perfect time to try out a few new passions. And don’t get frustrated if you’re lousy at first, because being bad is just part of the process. Just ask golf pro and artist Jay Golden.
Despite struggles and an uncertain future, restaurant owner Dom Commesso is cooking, delivering and donating food to area medical centers and the children of his community. He talks about the struggles of keeping his small business alive during this pandemic.
Weeks after being married and ready to start a new life, Lauren Class Schneider and her husband find themselves stuck in different cities waiting until it’s safe to travel again.
Those in assisted living are experiencing a much more difficult degree of social isolation during COVD-19. Here’s what Growing Bolder contributor Barbara Hannah Grufferman has to do just to visit her mother, and how she works in a health benefit as well.