Biophilia refers to our innate tendency to connect with the nature around us. It explains why we find the sounds of a stream or a crackling fire soothing or feel mentally restored while walking or hiking in nature. However, with modern life becoming more urban and with the average person spending over 90% of their […]
It may come as no surprise that chronic stress is on the rise. According to a 2019 global poll, Americans were among the most stressed people in the world. However, with the additional stressors brought on by the pandemic stress and burnout are at an all time high. The most recent survey by the American […]
Every sleep expert worth their salt tells us that sleeping is the single most important thing we can do in a day and while that may seem like an exaggeration, they aren’t wrong. Research tells us that we can survive longer without food than we can without sleep. To be more specific, sleep plays an […]
In a year that has been universally stressful and restrictive due to the global pandemic, handling ongoing pressures and uncertainty has called for some creative solutions. A poll conducted by YouGov on behalf of Healthy Minds Innovations found that in order to maintain well-being, US workers are exploring a wide range of coping strategies including […]
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.