In today's New York Times, the "Well" page offers a lovely tid-bit. On aging, the report is entitled, "Growing Older, and Happier."
According to Nicholas Bakalar reporting on a study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, "Older people tend to be happier than younger people,..." Click HERE to read his short article.
Bakalar quotes Dr. Dilip V. Jeste of the University of California, San Diego suggesting, "We become wise. Peer pressure loses its sting. Better decision-making, more control of emotions, doing things that are not just for yourself, knowing oneself better, being studious and yet more decisive."