Road Maps for Life Transitions

Are you going through a major life change? Are you searching for a way forward? What if you had access to tools to take stock of your life and chart a path to greater fulfillment?

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Create Your Path to a Happier Life

For the first time, the insights from the Harvard Study of Adult Development – the longest study of adult life ever done – are accessible to everyone at any stage of life. Learn how the Road Maps experience helps you create your unique approach to living a happier and more fulfilling life.

To learn more about the Road Maps Program, download the information below.

Road Maps Information
  • Session 1

    Life Stages

    Where am I in my life, and how does that shape my view of what’s important?

  • Session 2

    Values and Purpose

    What do I value the most in life, and am I devoting my time and energy to what I care about most?

  • Session 3

    Life-Affirming Relationships

    Who is most important in my life, and how can I take care of those relationships?

  • Session 4

    Life Transitions

    How have I dealt with major life changes in the past, and how can I best navigate the big transitions that are in my future?

  • Session 5

    Responding to Challenges

    Life keeps bringing new challenges. How can I get better at coping with them?


Registration is Open

For a limited time, we are offering this program for $500. (Our standard price is $1500!)

We’re dropping the price in exchange for your help. We’ll ask you to take two – three brief and confidential surveys. Your survey data, combined with others, will help us continue to validate the effectiveness of the program. Please use the link below to register for an upcoming session! Don’t miss this limited time offer and register today!

What Our Participants Are Saying

If you could have a Life GPS to help you clarify where you are and how to navigate your next transition – wouldn’t you jump at the chance?

Program Participant Jen K.

Road Maps is about mapping out your life and knowing you have choices. You learn from others – both in the session and through the incredible research.

Program Participant Stewart H.

I think we go through moments asking why am I here? Am I spending time on the right things? Road Maps gave me confidence about the way forward.

Program Participant John B.

The Road Maps experience helped me realize that I have agency – to change the way I see my life and respond to challenges skillfully. It’s possible to learn skills that will make me happier!

Program Participant Marianne D.

Powerful learning experience coupled with a community to help you – the road to imagining new possibilities can be lonely when you travel it alone.

Program Participant Eliza M.

Important time for honest self-reflection about your life – how you are currently living it and how you can make more conscious choices about the future you aspire to live.

Program Participant Caitlyn F.

Learn from the most respected research ever done about how to live a happy and fulfilling life. Guided experience to gain insight and develop specific actions to address opportunities in your life.

Program Participant Mira Z.

What Makes a Good Life?

One of the most viewed TED talks of all time, Dr. Robert Waldinger discusses lessons from the longest study of human life ever done – revealing fundamental insights into how you can make positive changes in your life.

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Meet Bob and Marc

Creators of Road Maps for Life Transitions Program
Directors of the Harvard Study of Adult Development

Lifespan’s Road Maps program is rooted in science. You have access to one-of-a-kind research and lessons from over 80 years of studying generations of families to understand what makes for a long and rewarding life. Our dedication to this research continues – so we can innovate new insights into Lifespan offerings that are accessible to all.

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Dr. Robert Waldinger


Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School
Founder of Lifespan Research Foundation
Director of the Harvard Study of Adult Development

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Dr. Marc Schulz

Associate Director

Professor of Psychology at Bryn Mawr College
Associate Director of the Harvard Study of Adult Development

Transform Your Life

Our facilitator-led programs create an environment where people reflect on what’s most important to them, share life perspectives with others, and imagine new possibilities for thriving.

If you are not ready to register and you want to learn more…no problem.

Contact us to learn more about the Road Maps program—for you or members of your organization.