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National Public Radio journalist Barbara Bradley Hagerty took two years to research the question, “How can I craft a meaningful middle life?” She interviewed neuroscientists, psychologists, therapists and college professors. She identifies and shares several themes that add up to a fulfilling midlife and old age: seek novel experiences, stay engaged, prioritize relationships and give back. getAbstract recommends her in-depth exploration of this stage of life to anyone nearing or in middle age.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What is significant about midlife;
  • What the latest research reports about the body’s physical and psychological changes during midlife; and
  • Which midlife choices lead to a healthy, productive and fulfilling future.

About the Author

Barbara Bradley Hagerty, an NPR correspondent for 19 years, also wrote The New York Times bestseller, Fingerprints of God.



Myths of Midlife

At age 53, National Public Radio journalist Barbara Bradley Hagerty embarked on a quest to examine the middle stage of life and to learn which choices enable you to thrive while setting a productive, healthy and fulfilling course for your later years.

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