Since most of us are now working from home I thought it may be useful to let you in on some of the scientific and anecdotal evidence about how spaces affect us and our creativity.
The virus, like many military situations, is placing people in situations where they are forced to change behavior where the consequences are unpredictable, there is rampant uncertainty of what the future looks like and how we will be affected, the effects are highly complex and chaotic, and difficult to analyze and also there is a great deal of ambiguity about the information and there is no clear meaning.
Your Brain on Running and Exercise
The mind doesn’t know the difference between a real event and an imagined event. Now, that may be hard to believe, but it gets worse; our brains fire up in the same way when we watch someone do something as when we do it ourselves, although to a slightly lesser degree.
It was clear to anyone who has watched Free Solo, the film of Alex Honnold’s unprotected solo climb of El Capitan, that one mistake would mean certain death. And yet there was an incredible sense of calm concentration and focus as he moved steadily over the sheer face to the summit.
"You get more of what you want by giving other people more of what they want”.