Bruce Feiler is the creator of the NBC hit show “Council of Dads.” He shares how his own cancer challenge sparked the idea and what he’s learned about coping with “life quakes.”
Gretchen Rubin is one of the most influential voices in self help. She says it is possible to experience happiness, even in 2020 and in the midst of a global pandemic. She shares her tips for surviving this stressful year.
Growing Bolder’s Marc Middleton and Bill Shafer talk to musician and activist, Sheila E., about how to overcome your fears to succeed. She introduces her new album “Iconic: Message 4 America” and explains why she’s not slowing down at all.
In 2015, John Leland followed six people age 85 for one year. It was a project that transformed his understanding of old age and inspired him to write another New York Times Best Seller. “Happiness. is a Choice You Make: Lessons from a Year among the Oldest Old.” John shares some of his lessons with Growing Bolder’s Marc Middleton and Bill Shafer.
Abstract expressionist painter Martha Jo Mahoney doesn’t feel 73. “Age is just a number to me. I know people in their 80s and 90s that are just incredible people, gettin’ out and doing things. That’s how I want to be.” Growing Bolder’s Marc Middleton talks to Martha Jo about how she gets inspired, why abstract is her preferred style and the ways she continues to take risks in her art.
British yachtswoman Jeanne Socrates is the oldest person ever to sail around the world unassisted. Hers is a story of persistence, tenacity and determination. Fresh off her world-record trip around the world, she talks to Growing Bolder about her incredible journey.
Teepa Snow knows how tough caregiving can be. She is one of the world’s leading educators on dementia and the care that’s needed to cope with it. She offers her tips for caring for a loved one with dementia or Alzheimer’s and reveals how to recognize when a caregiver needs a caregiver.
Ben Beach holds one of the most amazing records in sports and it’s a record he breaks every year. Now in his mid-60s, the man who has run 48 straight Boston Marathons explains why and how he keeps going.
One of the most popular self-help authors in the world has a provocative new book that tackles the habits that rule our everyday lives. Get her strategies for improving yours.
Beloved Happy Days star Anson Williams reveals his heartbreaking but inspirational past.