Fixing Your Work Environment Will Not Fix Your Life

Send questions about the office, money, careers and work-life balance to workfriend@nytimes.com. Include your name and location, even if you want them withheld. Letters may be edited. An Office Will Not Save You I work remotely from my home, and the isolation and loneliness are really getting me down. I’m also fairly new to my…

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An Australian Doctor’s Dream: Curing America’s Opioid Curse

SUBIACO, Australia — The hazy-eyed sheep shearer was shifting in his seat in a clinic in Western Australia, unsure if he could do what the doctor said would save his life. A heroin user for 20 years, he was now in the depths of a detoxification treatment. “I’m all alone,” he said. In a soft…

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Medical News Today: What to know about executive function disorder

Executive function is a broad group of mental skills that enable people to complete tasks and interact with others. An executive function disorder can impair a person’s ability to organize themselves and control their behavior. However, executive function disorder is not a specific, standalone diagnosis or condition. Instead, neurological, mental health, and behavioral disorders, such…

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Anthony Mangieri Will Take His Prized Pizza to New Jersey

Anthony Mangieri, one of New York City’s premier pizza makers, will return to his New Jersey roots, opening a branch of his Una Pizza Napoletana this summer in Atlantic Highlands, N.J. “It’s definitely happening,” Mr. Mangieri said in an interview on Thursday, confirming rumors that he was considering the move. He has run four locations…

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English Village Seeks a Doctor, Using a Hashtag and a Video

LONDON — The picturesque fishing village of Mevagissey in southwestern England has a problem: This spring, the local doctor announced that she would quit, leaving 5,300 area residents facing a future without easy access to medical care. While many small towns might have bemoaned the decline of rural life and wailed about funding cuts, villagers…

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Even Grandpa Is on the Apps Now

On a long car ride, I caught my father-in-law using a gay dating app. I couldn’t believe my eyes! I was sitting diagonally behind him in the car. My husband was driving, and my mother-in-law was in the front passenger seat. My elementary-school-aged kids were also in the vehicle. He was having conversations with various…

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36 Hours in Majorca

Northern Europeans love Majorca, the breezy Balearic island about 125 miles off the coast of mainland Spain. An easy weekend getaway for sun-seeking Brits, Germans and Scandinavians, the Mediterranean island and its capital, Palma, are sometimes derided as a cheap package-tour destination for hard-partying holidaymakers. And in July and August — the height of the…

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Cruises to Cuba Are Abruptly Canceled, After New Travel Ban

Cruise lines Royal Caribbean and Norwegian said on Wednesday that they will no longer sail to Cuba, joining Carnival Corporation, which announced earlier in the day that it will no longer operate cruises to the island, effective immediately. The companies’ decision came one day after the Trump administration banned cruises, private yachts and fishing vessels…

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The Conservation Issue

Jun 6, 2019 photographed by Chris Colls Sustainability is a buzzword these days. But at ELLE, it’s always top of mind. For our July issue we partnered with Conservation International to celebrate and raise awareness of women making a difference in climate change—from marine biologists to supermodels. When deciding whom to feature on our four…

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