No Kids. What’s Your Legacy?

No Kids. What’s Your Legacy?

The questionnaire from the estate lawyer has been sitting on my desk for six months. “Just focus on the hit-by-a-bus version,” he advised, knowing wills tend to fall to the bottom of everyone’s list. “You can always update it.” Still, I’m paralyzed. My husband and I...
Why Life Gets Better After 50

Why Life Gets Better After 50

A chat with Jonathan Rauch, author of ‘The Happiness Curve’ The midlife doldrums are real. But fear not; they don’t last forever. Take it from Jonathan Rauch, a journalist and author who has systematically studied every bit of research on happiness across the life...
Solo Aging, and Why it Matters

Solo Aging, and Why it Matters

Anyone in my circle knows that I’m fairly obsessed with what it means to be an adult with no children of your own. I recently wrote an essay for The New York Times on this subject after I found myself paralyzed to write my will. While it’s certainly complicated to...