by Sophia Ruan Gushée
An environment—like in our homes, schools, and workspaces—can be designed to support therapeutic effects. Evidence has found that many hospital patients can enjoy better recovery than those in spaces without healing elements.
And many of these healing elements can be applied to our daily lives.
Optimal Healing Environment (OHE), a term coined in 2004 by the Samueli Institute, is used to describe a healthcare...
by Angela Cummings and Sophia Ruan Gushée
Home remodeling can be trickier than building a new home, in the sense that you, the homeowner, are likely still living in the home while it’s being remodeled.
This gives added importance to choosing materials with fewer chemicals that are off-gassing and reducing indoor air quality.
Each stage of the construction process involves choosing materials that can off-gas into the indoor air environment. However, for the...
We all know how important it is to get a good night's sleep. It gives our bodies the chance to restore for the next day ahead. But did you know that EMFs (electromagnetic field) in the bedroom can challenge your quality of sleep?
EMF sleep disturbance could be something you are suffering from without you even knowing it. In this article, we'll discuss how EMFs in your bedroom affect your sleep and 8 tips to create a healthier sleep environment.
I used to think that EMFs were a concern to those who have certain situations, like living near power lines. I now know that the most common known cause of EMF (electromagnetic frequency) exposure to the average person is the use of cell phones and other wireless devices. Yet, as we endlessly scroll through social media and make countless phone calls to our friends and family, many people are still unaware of the EMF danger levels...