We are living in unprecedented times, and you’d be forgiven for feeling uncertain in the face of COVID-19. It’s not every day you’re tasked with tackling a pandemic, after all.
And while social distancing policies and lockdowns are critical to slowing the spread of COVID-19, extended isolation puts humans, naturally social creatures, at risk of depression, loneliness and anxiety.
But in this time of uncertainty, our homes have become our sanctuary, our safe place. They have been transformed into offices, gyms, schools, and art studios – yet still they must remain a place of rest, and of peaceful cohabitation, making it so important to create a positive environment.
With all that in mind, here are a few tips for fostering an environment that will promote physical and mental health, during and beyond COVID-19.