5 Ways to Bring More Nature Into Your Life

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 […]

5 Consequences of Poor Indoor Environmental Quality in Schools

5 Consequences of Poor Indoor Environmental Quality in Schools

The quality of spaces where students learn matters – especially considering that children and adolescents spend an average of 6 hours per day in school. Collectively, the air, water, lighting and sound in indoor spaces comprise what is called indoor environmental quality (IEQ). While not often thought of as a significant factor, poor IEQ has […]

healthy homes matter more than ever

Healthy Homes Matter More Than Ever: Here’s Why

Healthy Homes are increasingly in demand as homebuyers and homeowners learn more about the impact that our homes can have on our health. During the Covid-19 pandemic, the desire for a healthy home has only been amplified, as we spend more time at home due to quarantines and lockdown measures. We spend around 90% of […]

Tips to Inspire Mindfulness at Home

Tips to Inspire Mindfulness at Home

In previous articles, we have discussed the importance of managing stress both as a preventive health strategy and as a regular practice to help maintain well-being. The pandemic and other current events have generated a unique set of stressors. If you are working remotely, you might find yourself struggling to concentrate on work, keeping irregular […]

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 (as discussed in our previous article).

How to Navigate New Coworkers: Roommates, Family, Kids and Pets

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 (as discussed in our previous article). But […]