What do these three subjects have to do with one another?
RVi Project Director Patrick Smith recently spoke on this topic at the Austin Center for Architecture. Presenting to the Architecture for Health Committee, Patrick explained the link. “The reality is most of us didn’t get a chance to eat breakfast this morning, we spent on average 25.8 minutes in our cars commuting to work, and when we arrived, we were probably running late for something we were already behind on. Stress is all around us. Studies have shown that how we deal with stress has a great impact on our health, and we now have a way to measure this impact – because stress actually changes our genes,” he said.