The word “routine” can bring to mind words like mundane or ordinary. However, they can support cognitive function, boost health and provide meaningful activities and social opportunities.
Restrictions during the start of the pandemic were helpful at curbing transmission. At this point, a growing number of healthcare professionals believe restrictions and mandates are outdated.
Dogs hold great promise as a rapid screening method that, used with other measures such as rapid tests, can help stop COVID-19 spread and end the pandemic. Some of the dogs trained have already proved their abilities.
More than before, these times make it necessary to access rest and fortification for bodies as finite as ours, so that we may return to daily functioning and presence. But in our capitalistic society, we feel as though rest is more a burden than a right.
How A Nondescript Box Has Been Saving Lives During The Pandemic – And Revealing The Power Of Grassroots Innovation
An unassuming duct tape-and-cardboard construction known as a Corsi-Rosenthal box – is playing an important part in the fight against COVID-19.
If we can work to focus our minds and hearts on what is needed and how to make things better at any point in time, we have the power, individually and collectively, to tap into the alchemy of hope.
The Omicron variant may confer strong protection against other variants. This has many people wondering whether omicron could act as a vaccine of sorts, inoculating enough people to effectively bring about herd immunity.
Despite the stress of the pandemic, my mother’s satisfaction in her work remains, as it does with other custodians. The time is now for us to nurture a culture of care for those who care for our spaces, and to pay and protect them.
Rapid Tests Play A Crucial Role In Curbing COVID-19 Infections – Especially As People Gather For The Holidays
As winter begins and the holidays are in full swing, the COVID-19 pandemic has entered another worrying phase. Increasing rates of infections have left many people unsure about their holiday plans.
Many people might not have access to a garden or a park nearby, it’s important to report that researchers have also found that even having a plant, an inspiring picture of a landscape around or simply listening to the sounds of nature can bring benefits, and support people to relax.
While I found myself resistant at first to getting this new Frankenstein technology injected into my body when I haven’t had a vaccination of any kind since childhood, I soon realized that the mRNA vaccine was the safest, quickest and most effective way to quell a viral global pandemic.
To whatever extent the delta variant affects in-person instruction in the fall of 2021, back-to-school this year will be different from pre-pandemic years. Anxiety may be a challenge for many more children than usual, and it can be intertwined with other feelings, such as excitement and shyness.
Body image is a person’s “inside view” – or feelings, perceptions, thoughts and beliefs – of their body. People’s bodies have helped them survive the trauma of a global pandemic. It’s important to be kind to yourself and your body if your appearance has changed.
As more and more people around the world are getting vaccinated, one can almost hear the collective sigh of relief. But the next pandemic threat is likely already making its way through the population right now.
I am an only child of an only child. My mother and I live on opposite coasts. This morning at 4 a.m. I received a phone call from the nurse at the assisted-living facility saying that my mom had tested positive for COVID-19, and she’d have to be admitted to the hospital.
Protecting Half Of The Planet Is The Best Way To Fight Climate Change And Biodiversity Loss – We've Mapped The Key Places To Do It
The Global Safety Net pinpoints locations around the globe that must be protected to slow climate change and species loss. And the science shows that there is no time to lose.