Recent events in the U.S. — from the disproportionate burden of Covid-19 on Black communities to nationwide protests against police brutality — have brought racial inequity to the forefront. While health and policing might seem like separate issues, their disproportionate effect on Black communities illuminates a common root: that of structural racism.
Carolyn Swope, MPH and Carolina Campanella, Ph.D. Meet Your New Office Mates As much of the workforce continues to stay home, we face an ongoing uncertainty about when offices will reopen or when virtual classes will end and kids will return to school. Working from home already presents a unique set of challenges to productivity […]
It’s been around 10 weeks since a large part of the workforce has been asked to work from home to reduce the spread of Covid-19. After 70+ days of virtual conference calls, working in pajamas, and improvising less than ideal standing desks from objects like ironing boards and packing crates, it’s time to take stock of the benefits and challenges of working from home.
As time in our homes wears on while the weather warms up, many of us are wondering how safe it is to venture outdoors into local streets, parks, and other green spaces. Being outdoors can benefit our health and well-being and support our resilience during this challenging time.
As we continue our practice of social distancing and working from home, we can feel the effects in both our mental and physical well-being. Beyond anxiety and stress, we might feel restless and frustrated by necessary restrictions. Yoga is an incredible way to effectively expand our sense of space from within.
The Well Living Lab, a Delos and Mayo Clinic collaboration dedicated to researching the indoor environment’s impact on human health, today announced a comprehensive plan to study the design and operation of workspaces to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses.