Reality is constantly in flux. Life is ever-changing. Remembering that illness isn't a solid identity is a step toward embracing healing possibilities.
The Future of Medicine
About The Future of Medicine
What will wellness look like in the future? The articles in this series spotlight trends, ideas, and fresh directions.
The Sleep-Tech Boom: Can We Measure, Map, and Hack Our Way to Better Zs?
When it comes to improving sleep, do measuring apps and biohacks help or hinder? The answer isn’t the same for everyone.
“Meditation on the 16th century Isenheim Altarpiece was prescribed to the sick. ... Could art still accomplish a miracle of comfort and consolation today ... and remind people of their mortality while also mitigating fear ... and instilling hope? ... Maybe it’s time to bring this practice of the past into the present—as a way to move into the future.”
“Over time, feeding and caring for my being this way, along with nourishing other diverse aspects of my life, built my fortitude to transform family meals into a time of warmth and care, ending a legacy of trauma and neglect.”