The first step to Growing Bolder is the hardest, and it’s the reason so many people try and fail the first time. It’s because Growing Bolder — choosing to push back against the negative stereotypes of aging — is an act of faith. Take the leap. Here’s why.
Jim Hobart wanted to remember his grandparents, aunts, uncles and parents as they really were. He wanted more than an old photo and drawing of a family tree. He wanted to remember their voices, their movements, their daily passions. The result is the Legacy Life Project.
Never forget that what the mind believes, the body embraces. We anticipate the negative benchmarks so passionately that we often actually make them come true! And that robs us of the chance to start Growing Bolder. So, we have a last great task to assign you today.
If you’re now in your 20s, 30s or 40s — find something that you love, and make it part of your life! See why we think it’s so important to cultivate these connections and creativity now.
Almost any area in country has the potential to be a great place to live but very few offer what it takes to thrive as we grow older. At Growing Bolder we’ve looked closely at the best residential communities in the country in search of those that not only offer a great home to live in but incorporate the features important to active, engaged and healthy aging.
“I’m more comfortable being in the water than on the land,” Rowdy Gaines tells Growing Bolder in an exclusive sit-down interview, shortly after the world premiere of the new film Rowdy. That passion is at the heart of Rowdy, which is produced by television veteran Hannah Storm and her company Brainstormin’ Productions and will air on SEC Network.
After more than 50 years and eight nominations, David Hackett has taken his rightful place in the Skateboarding Hall of Fame. And Growing Bolder was there for the induction ceremony and celebration.
Kay Castle-Brinker believes that grandmothers have the power and the obligation to help leave a legacy of peace, acceptance and compassion. That led her to creating The Granny P.A.C.™, a Granny-selected combination of children’s books with positive messages of kindness and acceptance, wrapped in a handmade “pac.”
By the time Jeannette Bajalia turned 55, she’d already experienced what many of us go through in a full lifetime. That journey inspired her to a new career, disrupting the financial services industry, and empowering women across America to make the health-wealth connection and find their worth.
Surfer-turned-skateboarder David Hackett is an innovator, a risk-taker and a game-changer. He’s a cultural icon and a positive force in the lives of so many, and soon he may have a new title: Skateboarding Hall of Famer. Read the letter Growing Bolder’s Marc Middleton wrote on Hackett’s behalf and find out why we think he belongs in the Hall of Fame.