Barry Kerzin is a physician and an ordained Buddhist monk. He says the pressure in our society to choose between science and spirituality is dangerous and divisive. He believes that they can not only coexist but that they must for our own physical and mental wellbeing.
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Carl Honoré’s new book In Praise of Slow, explores the idea of doing things not as fast as possible, but as well as possible.
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Kay Van Norman explores the idea of “emotional residue” and how strong emotions can have an impact on our physical wellbeing.
Naome Bradshaw said childhood trauma led to her suicide attempts. She shared her story of hope and recovery with Growing Bolder.
The works of an eminent psychologist suggest that identity crises are actually necessary for mental, spiritual and philosophical development.
National Grief Awareness Day (August 30th) is a chance to support loved ones who are hurting and to recognize that everyone handles loss differently.
Growing Bolder’s Bill Shafer and Dr. Nick Dewan, vice president of Behavioral Health at Florida Blue Medicare, talk about the challenges people face in making the transition from living with the “deadly threat” of the pandemic to adapting to the world today.
Surf instructor Chris Ross shares how surfing can teach the importance of relationships as well as separating healthy concerns from unhealthy fears.
Simone Biles should be applauded, not vilified, for stepping away from the Tokyo Olympics, citing mental health issues.
Naome Bradshaw describes herself as a mom, wife, singer and friend. But mostly she’s a survivor. The trauma she survived in her past colors everything about her present.
Shantell Williams learned how to ride a Harley in her 40s. Eight months after she started, she set out on a journey across 48 states to bring attention to Bessie Stringfield, the first African American woman to ride across America in the 1930s.