How to Survive Your Forties

“At 40, we’re no longer preparing for an imagined future life. Our real lives are, indisputably, happening right now.”

No matter whether you’re currently in your 40s, want to reminisce about what they used to be like for you, or want a preview of what’s to come in your future, this will give you a lot to think about.

Pamela Druckerman explores how to survive your 40s and points out it’s a unique and confusing decade in which you’re simultaneously more easily distracted, more skilled at explaining why things happen, and more aware that you’re now the grown-up in the room.