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.
The decisions we make today will have a lasting impact on the health, wellness and safety of the built spaces that populate our communities and connect us all—not just for the weeks and months to come but for decades.
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.
As we navigate the stress and uncertainty brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, our ability to get quality sleep can end up taking the hit. When we’re balancing new variables like remote work and 24/7 childcare while dealing with the ongoing anxiety around contamination, job security or future financial security, all without the usual support structure
‘Stay Indoors!’ This now-familiar appeal to control the spread of Covid-19 has been explained in great detail by public health experts. However, while social distancing can help save lives, it can also feel quite challenging. Much has been written about its impact on our social well-being, mental health and daily lives, but another integral function that may
Stress management is now more important than ever, as research tells us that increased stress levels can negatively impact our immune response over time and increase our susceptibility to infections. If you’re feeling stressed, consider meditation, breathing exercises, yoga, short walks outside, and tapping into your social network for support. Check out these strategies for relaxation from the Mayo Clinic.