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Technology to improve employee wellbeing at work

Four really simple ways to boost employee wellbeing at work through technology

If you knew at 18 that you were likely to spend 92,000 hours of your life in an office, or say about a third of your total waking hours over your adult working lifetime, what sort of office environment would ...
Meet May the Bantum Hen at Clerkenwell Design Week

Going free range at Clerkenwell Design Week

We are excited to announce that we will be partnering with one of our Fusionaries, Frem Group at Clerkenwell Design Week, the UK’s leading independent design festival. On Wednesday 22 May, I will be offering talks focusing on how offices ...
Walking for your mental health

Walking for your mental health

This week (13-19 May) is Mental Health Awareness Week. There are many methods that we as humans can use to better our state of mind. Walking for your mental health is one of my favourite things to do, and it’s ...

Rules of Engagement

There are many everyday factors that impact humans in the workplace and because they are everyday habits they increase stress and anxiety levels gradually over a long period of time. This gradual increase often goes unnoticed simply because we become ...

Goodbye brain frazzling tech

During our research over the past few months we’ve seen some interesting articles about workplace stress and the part that technology has to play in it.  Apparently, in research carried out across the UK, US, France and Germany, nine out ...

Ready to go free range at work?

Did you know that 90% of our time is spent indoors? That’s 21.6 hours out of 24, cooped up under artificial light, often in a controlled work environment. Is it time to go free range at work? There’s something disturbingly ...

Finding your giraffes within the wonderful world of networking

Did you know that sheep and giraffes are both a species of Artiodactyla, cloven hoofed mammals and herbivores? But much more than that, the 'giraffes' in my world are visionaries and see opportunities. Often self-motivated they’ll have ideas and can ...

Natural light brightens the corridor of forgetfulness

We know how important natural light is on human health and wellbeing at work. With 90% of our time now spent indoors, Fusion Spaces looks for the best in lighting innovation, with our solutions backed by robust research and science Field Studies ...

Are you SAD or blue this winter?

In the UK we are approaching meteorological winter and at Fusion Spaces we are turning our attention to light and its importance for our health and wellbeing at work. During a Google session I discovered that the daylight hours in ...

Connecting to nature comes naturally

It’s interesting that as we encourage businesses to consider improving workspaces for human wellbeing, we increasingly meet people who cannot imagine life without connecting to nature as part of their work life. They understand that they live at work and ...

Disconnect and reconnect

The practice of hygge for good health and wellbeing We call this #FreeRange living, at work. Which in simple terms means taking the time and effort to look at our current spaces and make these spaces more supportive to human ...

Living free range

We are delighted that Ieuan Compton has joined us to share his thoughts on free range living. This is his guest post for our #FreeRange at work series. Over to Ieuan… “I’ve only recently made the conscious connection between the things that ...

The daily commute – heaven or hell?

The answer is probably not going to be heaven, however as this journey is often endured each and every day, we wonder, is there a way to make the commute a little more mentally and physically healthy? Ask a commuter ...

Hygge spaces

Hygge (pronounced hu’ga) is everywhere, on trend and super fashionable. If you’ve not heard of it yet perhaps you’ve been hibernating and so just for you, here’s what all the fuss has been about. We didn’t just consider our home environment, ...

Putting the care in career

Google workplace wellbeing and you’ll find page after page of references about how giving this consideration helps to increase productivity and is good for business. It’s great that human wellbeing is being increasingly seen as a priority consideration but what ...

Pure spaces

Take a deep breath of fresh air and exhale evenly and slowly to enjoy the stress reducing benefits. Ah that’s better. Now was that air really fresh? The answer is no, it’s probably full of things that you’d rather not ...
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