Leah Bakken

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How the Color of Your Office Impacts Productivity (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If your office walls are painted dull gray -- the cold color of warships, concrete and cubicles -- it’s time for a makeover.<p>A recent University of Texas study found that bland gray, beige and white offices induced feelings of sadness and …

How Nature Resets Our Minds and Bodies

The research behind an understanding that natural environments refocus our attention, lessening stress and hastening healing<p>Paoli, Pennsylvania, is a small town with a local suburban hospital. Patients at Paoli Memorial recover in a row of rooms facing a small courtyard. In the early 1980s, a …

How The Light In A Room Could Affect Your Emotions

The intensity of light could also have an impact on the intensity of our emotions, a new study suggests.<p>Research published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology shows that the more intense the lighting, the greater a person's emotions -- both positive <i>and</i> negative.<p>"Other evidence shows that on sunny …

The More Windows In The Office, The Healthier The Employees

Natural daylight streaming in from the windows of your workplace has shown to significantly improve the health of employees. The benefits may sway …