Have you turned to the arts during this global pandemic? Whether it’s painting, crafting, reading or watching films and TV, the arts have had a crucial role in making many of us feel better. Have you thought about creating art yourself? It’s easier than you think! Joshua Vickery of CFC Arts offers encouragement for tapping into your creative side.
Welcome to an all-new episode of Growing Bolder’s What’s Next. This week, we’re paying tribute to all of the 2020 graduates, especially those whose positive outlooks inspire us during these tough times. Plus, legendary TV writer Susan Silver weighs in on the passing of her friend Jerry Stiller.
The world is of course in the midst of surviving a global COVID-19 pandemic, but did you know we’re also in the midst of a pandemic due to physical inactivity? Liz Grantham explains the health issues she was enduring that led to her launching a new app designed to help people, particularly those 50 and older, get moving. She shares her simple tips for transforming your overall health and wellbeing.
An estimated 44 million unpaid caregivers in the U.S. provide more than $490 billion in unpaid labor each year. Yet, so many caregivers go unnoticed, unappreciated and unsupported. Alexandra Drane is working to change that.
Even while self-quarantining, do your brain a favor and leverage the power of creative engagement. It’s a proven way to help keep your brain active and healthy. Get inspired by these examples of creativity in action.
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.
We all feel a little helpless at times. We want to make a difference but don’t always know what to do or how to help. Here are a couple ideas to get started.
It’s important to remember during these days of self-quarantine that if want to keep moving, you have to keep moving. Granted, It’s a little bit tougher during the pandemic but the benefits are worth the effort. Just ask 103-year-old Julia “Hurricane” Hawkins.
When times are tough, it’s extra important to think about ways you can be part of or contribute to your community and the people in it. And if you have the time, there may be no more rewarding way to spend it. Just ask Joseph Kittinger. A true American hero.