The Good Life with Robert Waldinger (The Written Word episode 1)

What makes a life fulfilling and meaningful? In The Good Life, a new book by Robert Waldinger, a Harvard Medical School alum and part-time professor of psychiatry, and Marc Schulz, a professor of psychology at Bryn Mawr College, the authors argue that the simple but surprising answer is relationships.

Harvard Medicine magazine speaks with Waldinger about the genesis and evolution of the 80-year Harvard Study of Adult Development, the beneficial influences relationships have on our health and well-being, and the importance of building new and cultivating existing relationships no matter one’s age.

Learn more and hear an excerpt from the book at

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