Kick-off the roaring ’20s with some inspiration from our contributors, who’ve rounded up their picks for anyone looking for a fresh start, a fresh hero, or a fresh perspective.
Give Me Hope
Cindy White

The Me You Can’t See

For anyone dealing with any kind of mental issue, this series will show them they’re not alone. It doesn’t have all the answers, but it sparks a conversation and may even provide a lifeline to those longing to be seen.

Enlighten Me
Melissa Roth

Dolores

A gripping history lesson that also sheds light on the methods, risks, and compromises required to organize and sustain a movement.

Uplift Me
Cindy White

Ted Lasso

Earning the most Emmy nominations for a freshman comedy, Ted Lasso delivered the role model we didn’t know we needed, and proved that upbeat comedy can win over critics, academy voters, and fans across the generations and political divides.

Up My Adrenaline
Dr. Juli Fraga

Maiden

A lesson in surviving childhood trauma, channeling energy into a worthy cause, and fighting to win — even when the majority says victory is impossible.

Conversation Worthy
Mary Beth Ross

Mrs. America

Mrs. America is a good place to start exploring where our current political and cultural divisions started widening. Anyone who lived through these years can vouch that there was a lot at stake.

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