Training in meditation and mindful awareness can help improve focus and reduce stress, among other benefits. The Lab’s Mindfulness Meditation Club is sponsoring meditation sessions on Mondays at 11:30 a.m. in Perseverance Hall (Bldg. 54-130). https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/09/opinion/meditation-internet.html
During prolonged rain, the greatest hazards at the Lab comes from landslides, fallen trees and power lines, power outages, and minor flooding. The Lab has a Storm Response Team that has a plan for potential storm impacts at the Lab. https://stratcomm-elements.lbl.gov/2019/01/09/storm-watch/
To ensure you stay healthy during your next trip abroad, make sure your vaccines are up to date, consider getting a medical consultation at least 4-6 weeks before traveling, pack a travel health kit, and learn about any health risks associated with your destination.
Walk safely. https://commons.lbl.gov/display/sc/Home
More of the afternoon commute is in the dusk and dark in winter. According to safety experts, this makes it harder for drivers to see due to compromised depth perception, color recognition, and peripheral vision. It is also harder to see our wildlife that may be foraging in the late afternoon. https://today.lbl.gov/2018/12/17/safety-tips-for-navigating-in-less-daylight/
Assistance includes accessing retirement savings for emergency expenses, replacing lost prescriptions, receiving medical, dental, vision, and emotional health support, submitting claims for loss of life or property, and using legal resources.