After waging (and surviving) a very public battle against breast cancer, former TV anchor Wendy Chioji decided to start Growing Bolder in her own life. Find out how you too can learn to listen to what your heart is telling you. And find out how she’s about to become a very big part of the Growing Bolder family.
He never intended to become the face of OCD, but Howie Mandel is now showing us all exactly what it means to struggle with obsessive habits — with his humor still well intact. He reveals what OCD has taught him about the issues we all face in life and how important it is to stop worrying and start living.
Lew Sanborn is the holder of parachute license D-1 — the very first license ever issued. Today, he is 80 years old and still skydiving across the country. Find out how he made skydiving, which used to be limited to the military, accessible for everyone. (Click here to watch the video version of this story)
Bill Booth is an inventor, entrepreneur, and adventurer. He’s built an amazing life around doing what he loves. When he isn’t skydiving onto the North Pole, searching for flying dinosaurs on the top of mountains in the rain forest, or inventing something that will transform an entire industry, he’s chillin’ Bill Booth style. What’s that? Climb in. (Click here to watch the video version of this story)
Shelly Burch was a star on TV and Broadway when she made the decision to walk away from it all. Her life was a shambles, rocked by showbiz excess. It took years for her to find herself. But now she’s back, and more passionate than ever before. (Click here to watch the video version of this story)
Carolyn Belshek tried to enlist in the military after 9/11, but recruiters told the 46-year-old she was too old. So she just found a new way to make a difference, launching Operation Gratitude — the largest military support organization in history. She explains how a chance meeting with a soldier about to deploy inspired the entire venture.