Category: Health

The Post-Liberal State and the (Highly Technical) Goods of Modernity

Several years ago my dad suffered a traumatic brain injury. To put it as plainly as I can: He is alive today because he had major brain surgery followed by a three-week long nap in the ICU that cost someone...

/ August 14, 2019

Is Burnout a Generational Issue or a Class Issue?

If you haven’t yet, please do read Anne Helen Peterson’s excellent Buzzfeed essay on millennials and burnout. My first reaction to the essay was to agree with nearly every word of it and pass it on to others. But after...

/ January 8, 2019

How Wellness Became an Epidemic

From The Cut: A lot of the wellness movement addresses aspects of our lives previously considered basic and fundamental, like breathing or sleep. This spring, Arianna Huffington celebrated the tenth anniversary of what she calls her “great blessing.” On April 6, 2007,...

/ August 22, 2017