A brief, lively, and relatable guide to improving your health through friendship
One of the best things a woman can do for her health, especially after the age of fifty, is nurture her relationships with her girlfriends. New studies show that women can change one another’s brain chemistry for the better, which means those laughter-filled get-togethers are crucial to aging well. In other words, the post-fifty version of “an apple a day” is “nurture your friendships.” In her trademark style—a vibrant and accessible mix of anecdotes, personal observations, and relevant research—Suzanne Braun Levine’s You Gotta Have Girlfriends is an inspiring and eye-opening affirmation of the power of female friendship in the second half of life.

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ABOUT Suzanne Braun Levine


    Suzanne Braun Levine’s recent book, How We Love Now: Women Talk About Intimacy After Fifty, continues her exploration of a new stage of life for women that began with Inventing the Rest of Our Lives and Fifty Is the New Fifty. Levine was the first editor of Ms. magazine and editor of the Columbia Journalism Review. She produced the Peabody Award–winning documentary She’s Nobody’s Baby: American Women in the 20th Century. She blogs for Huff/Post50, AARP, Next Avenue, and Vibrant Nation, and has appeared on The Oprah Show, Today, and Charlie Rose. She has also presented at TEDxWomen.


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