In a recent article with Inc., teammate Nicole Zack discussed how there’s a broad shift in workplaces now designing for mental health. She explained that workplaces are looking more like “small-scale luxury spas with transformative lighting and sound machines, even salt therapy rooms.”
Additionally, Zack explained that offices are increasingly incorporating group fitness rooms, Peloton studios, “zen pods”, and even no-tech, library spaces. At Asana, where I work, we’ve designed new dedicated wellness zones that promote mindfulness and taking breaks, as well as a rooftop garden that capitalizes on the research that shows that spending time in nature reduces stress. Read more here.