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ASK A PIONEER Q1 I AM MOVING NEXT YEAR AND I HAVE STARTED TO CLEAN MY CLOSETS. I OWN SO MUCH THAT I DON’T USE BUT CAN’T LET GO. CAN YOU HELP ME MOVE ON? A1 As you mention, it can be difficult to purge items you’ve splurged on, especially unused ones. Facing evidence of money (and time) wasted is hard. Shame and remorse […]Continue reading
‘The Goodness of Show Business People’: Entertainment charities put a focus on kids By Bob Gibbons Sep 19, 2018 Features Cinemas Features When a baby named Catherine was found abandoned in a Pittsburgh, PA theatre on Christmas Eve 1928, a note asking finders to take care of her read, in part: “I have always heard of the […]Continue reading
ASK A PIONEER Q1I GET ANXIOUS WHEN I NEED HELP BECAUSE I DON’T WANT TO BE JUDGED OR SEEN AS NEEDY IF I ASK FOR ASSISTANCE. A1 If you learned (directly or indirectly) that asking for help makes you weak (or beholden to others), then showing vulnerability will send your anxiety meter through the roof. But […]Continue reading
ASK A PIONEER These two questions are informed by the recent suicides of celebrities Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, but also by the thousands of others who take their own lives. Our hope is to shed light on ways to help prevent more lives lost to suicide. Q1 I OFTEN SAY I DON’T CARE WHAT PEOPLE THINK ABOUT ME. BUT THE TRUTH […]Continue reading
ASK A PIONEER Q1WHEN I WAS YOUNGER, I REALLY LOVED SUMMER MONTHS, BUT NOW THEY DON’T FEEL MUCH DIFFERENT THAN OTHER TIMES OF YEAR. CAN I GET THAT FEELING BACK AGAIN? A1 We equate summer vacation with freedom – a welcome change from the rigors of school. Recreate that magical line of demarcation with your own rituals to re-ignite […]Continue reading
ASK A PIONEER Q1WITH ALL THE HEALTH TRENDS OUT THERE, HOW DO I KNOW JUICING WILL ACTUALLY BENEFIT ME? AM I BETTER OFF JUST EATING MY FRUITS AND VEGGIES? A1 According to the Mayo Clinic, “There’s no sound scientific evidence that extracted juices are healthier than the juice you get by eating the fruit or vegetable itself.” The main […]Continue reading
ASK A PIONEER Q1I’M TRYING REALLY HARD TO STICK WITH A GOAL I SET AT NEW YEAR’S BUT I’M CLOSE TO GIVING UP. IT’S NOT EVEN THAT “DIFFICULT” OF A GOAL. ANY SUGGESTIONS? A1 Your goals may seem daunting because there are interim steps required before you can reach them—mini goals, if you will. For anything new, it makes sense to know […]Continue reading
ASK A PIONEER Q1 I LOST A LOVED ONE RECENTLY BUT MY FRIENDS MAKE ME FEEL LIKE I SHOULD BE OKAY. IT HASN’T BEEN THAT LONG. I TEAR UP UNEXPECTEDLY AND WORRY THAT SOMETHING IS WRONG WITH ME. IS THERE? A1 Grieving is individual and cannot be rushed. Tearing up is part of the […]Continue reading
ASK A PIONEER Q1 LIVING IN AN ERA OF CONVENIENCE, IT IS DIFFICULT TO BE FINANCIALLY DISCIPLINED. WITH THE START OF A NEW YEAR, I WANT TO TAKE BACK CONTROL OF MY FINANCES. WHAT CHANGES CAN I MAKE? A1 Getting in control starts with knowing what you have. Don’t be afraid to find out your […]Continue reading
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Join us October 24th and 25th at ShowEast to Walk with Will! All attendees will enjoy a walk on the beach to kick-start their day, and receive a goodie bag and complimentary Walk with Will t-shirt. To register for the event, please visit here. We look forward to seeing you!Continue reading
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Each summer since 1936 theaters around the U.S. raise funds to support the Will Rogers Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation and its public programs. To learn how you can join the tradition and raise money in your theater please contact email@example.com for details.