Irritants, toxic to the skin and airways, and asthma triggers -- it is important to keep in mind that the mechanism of action of cleaners, sanitizers, and disinfectants, as well as how they perform as a finished product, carry some risks along with it.
The rule of thumb is to clean and disinfect surfaces and objects that are touched often. These would normally include desks, countertops, doorknobs, computer keyboards, faucet handles, phones, and toys; and to immediately clean surfaces that are visibly soiled.
Apart from the physical boundaries, getting outside of our houses also helps expand our souls. The ideas we get exposed to, the communities that thrive through our presence and involvement, the different experiences that enrich us in a myriad ways – these are golden. We probably never really thought of it that way until all of it was taken from us in a snap.
Listening to specific types of music allowed people to complete their tasks more quickly and to come up with better ideas than those who didn’t. The music improved their mood and their capacity to think more clearly. (Dr. Teresa Lesiuk, Miami University)