Stress and the City: Is your City Making you Sick?

COVID-19 has created a massive exodus of people moving away from cities like San Francisco and New York. Mental health needs amid Coronavirus quarantine have also spiked. Could there be a connection? Working from home means people can finally live in rural locations. Why are we finding this such a boon? We've previously written about managing stress and anxiety. But city living brings about added struggles: even more elevated stress, social comparisons, constant stimuli, uncertainty, and anxiety. Perhaps one answer to managing mental health and stress is simply leaving the city.

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