Belenda Cypress: Moving Forward After Loss

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Dealing with grief is something we will all most likely experience, yet, we all have different ways of dealing with it. Belenda Cypress of Polk County never saw it coming. Never realized that day when she woke to celebrate one of the greatest events of her life, that it would end up being one of the worst. The 70-year-old author and poet shares what she’s learned about moving forward after loss.  

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From Therea Clower’s grief, “Into Light Project” was born, a national non-profit organization dedicated to changing the conversation about drug addiction; a tribute to others, like her son, who lost their lives to opioid addiction.

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The Storyteller

Entrepreneurship

In 2010, in what can only be described as a very Growing Bolder move, Nanton challenged himself to chase his dream of becoming a documentary filmmaker. It was an ambitious goal but Nanton, if nothing else, is a man who knows how to take what is and create what might be.

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Top 5 Creative Design Apps for Adults

Arts

Thanks to our ever-evolving digital world, it’s now easier than ever before to get online and get creative. While tangible creative outlets like painting, playing an instrument, crafting and cooking are wonderful ways to let your imagination run wild, don’t sleep on the many apps that are easy to use and can spice up your photos, drawing and designs online.

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Poetry That Empowers

Arts

The impact of creativity on people living with dementia is slowly transforming the way they are cared for. Creative activities have been shown to not only prevent or delay the onset of dementia, but they can also reduce depression, agitation, and isolation by providing the power of choice and decision making.

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Bold Social: Creative Expression

Arts

Creative expression is liberating, satisfying, and enhances our quality of life. It’s all about figuring out who we are and what we want to say and sharing it with the world in our own unique way. From fashion to photography to fitness, these fascinating folks over 50 are sharing their chosen creative outlets with their online communities.

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