Brigid Schulte
Brigid Schulte

​Brigid Schulte is the director of the Better Life Lab at New America, author of Overwhelmed: Work, Love, & Play When No One Has the Time, and formerly an award-winning journalist at the Washington Post.

Work
April 24 2018 5:50 AMThe Way We Work Is Killing UsAn interview with the author of Dying for a Paycheck.
Life
Feb. 20 2018 10:00 AMHow Different Are Men and Women, Really?A new book says the scientific research on the question has often been too biased by gender inequalities to tell us.
Life
Jan. 11 2018 10:00 AMNew Research: Even in the Harshest Conditions, Women Outlive MenIs the gender life-expectancy gap caused by nature or nurture?
Better Life Lab
Nov. 20 2017 10:00 AMA Very Long List of Nonnegotiable Rules Saved Our Thanksgiving—and Our Marriage
Better Life Lab
Oct. 25 2017 10:00 AMThree Reasons We Can’t Be Trusted to Set Our Own Work Schedules, and What to Do About It
Better Life Lab
June 19 2017 3:54 PMHow Much Paid Leave Is Enough?
Better Life Lab
May 12 2017 8:00 AMWelcome to the Better Life Lab: the Future of Work, Gender, and Social Policy
Relationships
April 23 2018 5:45 AMThe Worrywart vs. the Zen MasterEvery time we fight, we’re replaying an old argument about the emotional burden of being the one who obsesses about everything.
Work
Feb. 8 2018 10:02 AMThe Corporate Case for Child CareAmerican businesses cover just 1 percent of the skyrocketing cost of child care. It’s time for that to change.
Better Life Lab
Dec. 20 2017 10:00 AMWant a Happier Holiday? We Asked the Happiness Experts How.
Better Life Lab
Oct. 27 2017 10:19 AMFlexible Work Alone Doesn’t Create Gender Equality in the Workplace
Better Life Lab
Oct. 6 2017 10:00 AMThere’s No Excuse for All-Male Panels. Here’s How to Fix Them.
Better Life Lab
May 18 2017 12:02 PMThe Case Against Maternity Leave
Future Tense
May 22 2014 10:05 AMStop Working in the Water Closet