Barbara Bradley Hagerty appears in the following:
Thursday, March 17, 2016
One secret to midlife happiness is being a rookie at something. Trying new things and failing keeps you robust. Also, to revive a midlife marriage, mix things up: Hike, go dancing or set out in an RV.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
People between 45 and 65 may be the loneliest segment in the U.S. And researchers are using brain scans to show that friendships are vital to staying healthy and engaged in your middle years.
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
You forget someone's name, or why you ran downstairs. Your brain is getting older, and the connections are weakening. But research shows the middle-aged brain is actually operating at its peak.
Monday, March 14, 2016
The midlife crisis is entrenched in American popular culture, but mostly, it doesn't exist in more than a mere 10 percent of the population. Here, five ways we misunderstand midlife.
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
The views of vice presidential candidates Joe Biden and Paul Ryan are strikingly different, but both espouse the same Catholic faith and are reaching out to Christian voters. Their vi...
Saturday, April 21, 2012
Chuck Colson went from being one of the nation's most despised men, who served time in prison for his role in the Watergate scandal, to a hero of conservative Christians. Following a ...
Monday, March 12, 2012
On Sunday, the
Hour of Power television show opened with characteristic optimism, encouraging people who needed a lift to watch the program.
But when Senior Pastor Sheila Schuller Coleman began her sermon, she acknowledged that she doesn't always practice the positive thinking that she preaches.
"For instance this past week, ...
Friday, December 16, 2011
Christopher Hitchens, the author and essayist who died on Thursday, was known for his assertive atheism. From scathing books about Mother Teresa and God, to the way his final days pla...
Thursday, October 20, 2011
New York City officials have told a bus company that carries passengers in a largely Hasidic Jewish section of Brooklyn that it must stop requiring female passengers to sit in the bac...
Tuesday, June 02, 2009
NPR's religion correspondent
Barbara Bradley Hagerty
writes in her new book about the light science can shed on human spirituality. Plus, gift bag goodies as an uncommon economic indicator, and how Brian can prevent his next bike from getting stolen.
Tuesday, February 03, 2009
New York, NY —
Allegations of child sexual abuse in Brooklyn's insular Hasidic Jewish community have prompted the Brooklyn District Attorney's office to open 10 investigations. And some say that may be just the tip of the iceberg. NPR's Barbara Bradley Hagerty joins us now.
Listen to Hagerty's feature story ...