Surviving & Thriving shines a spotlight on those who’ve overcome the kinds of challenges we all face in life and come out on the other side — stronger than ever. It tells the stories of those who’ve survived these obstacles and want to help you keep moving forward on your journey, too.
If you’re going to run — why not do it for a great cause? Since 1999, Kids House has been a safe and caring place where child victims of abuse in Central Florida can find compassionate care and healing. Each year, thousands of children are helped, and their families are offered services and counseling
Margaret Kohn plans to summit Mount Kilimanjaro in honor of the victims of Orlando’s Pulse nightclub shooting, despite her diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease.
Step inside one of the most unique clubs in the world. All of its members are experiencing some form of early memory impairment and they’re doing something about it. See how they’re learning to celebrate capabilities and learning that even though life may be different, it can still be a wonderful life.
Addiction nearly stole former pro wrestler Marc Mero’s life, but now he’s reclaimed it. See how the former Johnny B. Badd is sharing his good news with kids, teaching them real-world lessons about life, bad influences and the unconditional love of parents.
Amy O’Rourke is one of America’s top advocates for caregivers and families. She offers her candid advice for one of most delicate and difficult decisions many of us will face: should we ever pull a loved one out of the healthcare system?
Donna Dowless is an artist as well as Orlando’s Official Ambassador of Love, appointed to the position by Mayor Buddy Dyer in 2007. In the aftermath of Pulse nightclub tragedy, Donna’s love has never been more needed and more appreciated than it is now.
She is most famous for being married to NBA great Magic Johnson, but now Cookie Johnson is making a name for herself by filling a void in the fashion world — bringing fashionable jeans to women of all shapes and sizes. And she’s changing lives.
Active Baby Boomers can pursue their passions for decades, and now, even a potentially serious injury no longer has to sideline them. World-renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Robert Masson explains the crucial role patients play in their own recoveries.
Overcoming obstacles takes on new meaning at a special ski program in Park City, Utah. Growing Bolder contributor Wendy Chioji hits the slopes to see how instructors are helping turn CAN’T into CAN.