A Call for Solitude + Other Stories
Every week, we corral the best wellness stories from around the internet—just in time for your weekend bookmarking. This week: new hope for migraine sufferers, how raising children in a rural setting could improve their health, and the importance of finding alone time.
University of Colorado Boulder
New research suggests that raising children in a rural environment can have a positive long-term impact on their immune systems and mental health.
Alan Lightman illustrates why it’s necessary for each of us make time to be still. He writes that the loss of slowness, time for reflection and contemplation, and solitude has happened quickly and almost invisibly: “Without notice, we are losing ourselves.”
The New York Times
Migraine sufferers, rejoice: The FDA just approved the first medicine to help prevent debilitating headaches.