I love September—I have since I was a little girl given the opportunity to finally go to school! I love school. I love fall weather. I love the magic in the air that promises change, opportunity and good things to come.
And I love the September issue of 24Life. This issue, in my opinion, is one of the most important collections we can offer you. It is our longevity issue, and with it, we hope to elevate the conversation around aging, vitality, and ultimately our lifelong search for meaning and purpose.
Another reason I love September is that it kicks off a seasonal ritual for me: my annual study and personal growth plan. First, I reread my journal from the year before. Next, I make a weekend date (and have for 25 years) with Viktor Frankl’s classic book “Man’s Search for Meaning.”
I first read this book for professor Elie Wiesel’s lecture series, “Literature of Memory,” at Boston University. This was an amazing, foundational experience in which my classmates and I were encouraged to ponder questions that had no pat answers. Instead, it inspired us to ponder the question of what it means to be human.