Naome Bradshaw said childhood trauma led to her suicide attempts. She shared her story of hope and recovery with Growing Bolder.
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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.
Gardening is good for the soul. A new study shows a correlation between gardening and improvements in well-being, perceived stress and physical activity.
The physical and emotional pitfalls of COVID-19 run deep on many levels, but here’s some light to shed on all the darkness, especially for the 50+ crowd.
The final “Jeopardy!” question and answer might go something like this, filed under the category of “Human Kindness.” After a life well-lived, this man donated a closet full of shirts, neckties and various other items of clothing that once belonged to him.
Love it, hate it, or indifferent to it, Valentine’s Day is upon us. This year, we asked the Growing Bolder Community what they’ve learned about love over the years. Some heartwarming, some bittersweet, these answers will have you reflecting on your own special relationships in your life.