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Sometimes it can feel overwhelming to start on the path to living your best life. But we have a secret to share: all it takes is one small step in the right direction. Looking for guidance on how to get started? Check out these Growing Bolder With... minutes from our roster of experts. We've tapped into the knowledge of some of the country's brightest and most successful people. They range from gold-medal winning Olympians to neurosurgeons to fitness trainers. What do they all have in common? A desire to share nuggets of hope, inspiration and possibility with you. Check out the tips below, then browse through our new and improved Growing Bolder With... page for even more inspiration.
  Give Up Your Need to Be Right

Join us in welcoming Roger Landry, M.D., as our newest contributor! Dr. Landry is a preventive medicine physician focusing on successful aging and the author of “Live Long, Die Short.” In his first Growing Bolder With... segment, Dr. Landry makes the case for being wrong! Click here to get his tips for giving up your need to be right and find out how this can change your life.
Don't Be a Dream Killer

Are you encouraging the people around you? An encouragement from a loved one or even a total stranger can be the necessary push someone needs to make a positive change in their life. And, just as importantly, scorn or ridicule can have the opposite effect. What's The Takeaway? Growing Bolder's Secily Wilson has more. Click here to watch.
  Make Your Dreams Come True

Tony Little is an author, entrepreneur, infomercial icon and America’s fitness trainer. In this Growing Bolder With... segment, Tony says he understands it's not always easy to follow your dreams. In fact, many times, your dreams turn into nightmares, but that doesn't mean you should give up. Click here to learn about Tony's personal experiences, including how getting hit by a drunk driver killed his first dream, and find out how you, too, can keep moving forward, no matter what life throws your way.
Beautiful at Every Age

Turning 50 is not just about moving up in age — it’s a chance to change the way we look at aging on the whole! Best-selling author Barbara Hannah Grufferman says we need to worry less about what others think about us and start making a difference in how we feel about ourselves: walking with confidence, embracing our style and showing that you can be beautiful at every age and every stage. Click here to watch her motivational minute.
  Strive to Be the Exception

It's impossible to know exactly how a patient will respond to surgery. Every patient and every situation is different. While there may be no crystal ball, there are steps you can take to make yourself the exception to any set of statistics. In this Road to Recovery Minute, NeuroSpine Institute founder and neurosurgeon Robert L. Masson, M.D., explains how he helps his patients strive to be the exception because if you aim for average, you're likely to fall far short of your goals. Click here to watch.
Avoid Sports Injuries

Participating in sports is not only fun, it’s good for you. So don’t let an injury take you right out of the game. Click here to check out these tips from our partners at Jewett Orthopaedic Clinic, one of the nation's oldest and most respected orthopaedic groups, to help minimize your chances of an injury.
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