Tips for Working From Home

The outbreak of the coronavirus has most people working from home. If you’re new to working remotely, these tips from a home-office pro can help you stay productive and maintain balance.   The global spread of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, is keeping people at home. Major conferences, including Mobile World Congress and Google I/O have been canceled to decrease[…]

How to Cope With Loneliness During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Are you unsure how to cope with loneliness during the coronavirus pandemic? You could be self-isolating because you’ve caught the infection, but there are many other reasons why you’ve elected to stay indoors.   Whether you are quarantined due to suspected exposure, staying home because you are in a high-risk category, or at home to help prevent the spread[…]

Prevent Overeating When You’re Working From Home

A nutritionist suggests 5 healthy work-from-home eating tips.   Working from home is one of the most important ways to help flatten the curve and get the coronavirus pandemic under control. But being out of your usual routine, having constant access to food, and being this stressed out can lead to some serious overindulging. If your eating[…]

The Greater Good | A Guide to Well-Being During COVID-19

Practices, resources, and articles for individuals, parents, and educators facing COVID-19. At Greater Good, our mission is to share scientific research that can help promote a happier, more compassionate society. With the recent COVID-19 outbreak, we’re committed to bringing you stories, tips, and tools for these uncertain times in our global community.   We’ll continue to[…]

Stocking Your Food Pantry During Coronavirus

During the recent coronavirus pandemic, you and your family’s safety comes first. While many of us are still able to get to the grocery store to restock on fresh produce, it’s not a bad idea to stock up on nonperishable items as a precautionary measure, especially as more of us are spending more time indoors.   The[…]

Being Optimistic When the World Around You Isn’t

It’s possible to look on the bright side even when no one else is   Sometimes, it’s hard to be happy when you think about what’s going on in the world. It’s harder still when the people around you constantly complain about all those things that are happening.   That doesn’t mean that you have to join[…]

How to Cope with Cabin Fever

Cabin Fever Symptoms and Coping Skills Cabin fever is a popular term for a relatively common reaction to being isolated in a building for a period of time. Some experts believe that cabin fever is a sort of syndrome, while others feel that it is linked to such disorders as seasonal affective disorder and claustrophobia. Cabin[…]

How School Closures Can Strengthen Your Family

Here are three ways to cope if your kid’s school closes.   It’s chilly outside, but a summer—of sorts—has started in my household this week. My two college students and two high schoolers are home from school for the foreseeable future. There is both excitement about lengthened spring breaks (one high schooler) and real sadness[…]