Helping You Create a Happier Life


As the Director of the Harvard Study of Adult Development, I am excited to bring our research findings to the public in our Road Maps for Life Transitions program — a program designed for individuals who seek happier lives and for corporations that want to invest in their employees’ well-being.

-Bob Waldinger


Harvard Study of Adult Development

The Longest Study of Happiness Ever Done

Following thousands of people over eight decades to identify the true drivers of health and happiness, the Harvard Study is a one-of-a-kind window into what helps people thrive.

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Road Maps for Life Transitions

Built on data from the Harvard Study of Adult Development, the Road Maps programs are for those seeking greater satisfaction in life and in their relationships. These programs offer you new insights and the experience of connecting with others around what’s really important, to help you see life with fresh eyes, and embrace life’s inevitable challenges in ways that enhance your well-being.

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For individuals

Invest in what matters most

Ready for positive change? Wondering “is this all there is to life?” Check out our program for proven ways to transition from feeling stuck and ‘blah’ to realizing the joy of a more fulfilled life.

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for organizations

Make Our Experience an Advantage for Your Employees — and Customers

We create learning programs that build personal well-being and business success by addressing employee challenges like burnout, retention, lack of connection, and transitions.

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Transform Your Life and Work

Have a question, or want to learn more about how Lifespan Research Foundation can help you or members of your organization? Send us a message today and a member of our team will contact you.