Stress is inevitable. But psychologists are learning more about how to keep it from becoming overwhelming. Midlife, in particular, can bring with it many stressful events: divorce, the death of a parent, a stagnating career. In this hour, we’ll discuss how to develop the coping skills needed to meet the challenges of midlife.
Meeting the Challenges of Midlife
Barbara Bradley Hagerty, author, "Life Reimagined: The Science, Art and Opportunity of Midlife"; former religion correspondent, NPR
Karen Reivich, director of resilience training services, Positive Psychology Center at University of Pennsylvania; author, "The Resilience Factor: 7 Essential Skills for Overcoming Life's Inevitable Obstacles"
Steven Southwick, professor of psychiatry, post-traumatic stress disorder and resilience, Yale Medical School