We Are In This Together.
Here at Grow we are all about looking at the positive side of life – there is enough media looking at the negative. So during this time of uncertainty and unknown all around the world, we wanted to launch a new feel-good project called Grow Voices!
We started by asking people around the world to share a 3-min selfie video diary with us each week during the COVID-19 lockdown to tell us how they are turning challenges & difficulty into positives!
Here are their stories…
In his third episode of Grow Voices, Alan Hancock is telling us about what he is missing, fun customer nicknames, a new crazy looking upcoming hairstyle and the things that keep him mentally healthy.
Katie Cavanna runs Re4orm a CIC (Community Interest Company) which feeds 800 children who are facing adversity and poverty during these difficult times.
We hear again from Lee-Anne in Sydney Australia, where people have been allowed to start spending more time in open public spaces, including local legend Hula Hoop Lady! For those of us who live in countries where this hasn't happened yet, hold tight folks! It won't...
To surf, or not to surf? That is the question. The Great Surf Debate brought to you by our resident surfer and drone specialist, Mark Mason.
In her second video for Grow Voices, Ollie Dixon encourages us to enjoy the tranquility of the outdoors (when safe to do so, of course) and shares on camera her own little piece of heaven in Canada.
With lockdown, you have to find different and simple ways to treat yourself. Elliot Williams, NHS worker, surely found some new excitements: plants, good coffee and home supplies.
Are you making the right lifestyle choices for your health? Is your way to exercise really efficient? In this episode of Grow Voices, Dave Stickland is demonstrating us with a formula how we should train if we want to see results.
Dan Frye, Director of Grow Media, is telling us how this lockdown made him realise how he wants to be as a person and is making a few life strategy decisions to go along this path.
Masks are a pretty hot topic right now. Make sure you only wear the right ones though. Patrice Donalds-Morgan tells us not to be scared to be real, to feel and show emotions.
Chris Putman is giving us a free first lesson of Martial Arts, an East Asian tradition of combat that can be learnt from home.
Got curly hair? Who needs a haircut when you can style your hair like this? Sammi Teisina, one of our Grow Voices, has you covered!
"If you have a choice between being kindness and being right, choose kind." Just one of the inspiring quotes from Sophie Graham's second episode as a part of our Grow Voices community.
We all need a bit of sweetness in this tough world. Close your eyes and listen to the calming voice of Cindy Rethmeier, from California. And don't forget that singing can be healing deeper wounds than you'd think.
See the amazing work that Tom Hunt and UK-based charity Medic Malawi are doing in Malawi during these challenging times. Find out more about their work, or donate at http://medicmalawi.org
It's been nearly a month of lockdown now and this can lead to unhappiness and frustration. In her most recent episode of Grow Voices, Adele Stickland, author of "Get Gorgeous", is sharing 5 tips on how to improve your daily routine. By helping you to find your happy...
Benjamin, friendly young man from Denmark, is telling us about his second week of lockdown and the different things he's thankful for, while sunbathing on his balcony.
In his second episode of Grow Voices, Sean, the owner of a café in Torquay, Devon gives us a tutorial on how to make the perfect cafetière coffee at home.
In this Grow Voices episode, it is an early but exciting morning for Jen and her baby boy, welcoming a a very special new born into the family...
Peter and MaryEllen (The Fitches) talk online communication skills and facing the challenge of how to keep a community together in these times of being physically distanced. Another relentlessly positive addition to our series of Grow Voices video diaries.
In his latest Grow Voices video, Edgar gives us an update on how things are evolving in Kenya and how his faith community are responding to help.
In her latest episode episode of Grow Voices, Ana shares the highlights of her week, including FINALLY getting her hands on some flour and baking a vegan chocolate cake for her family (or maybe just for her!).