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 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