What We Can Learn From Coziness Culture About the Art of Staying Home

Winters in Calgary, Canada, can be long, lasting anywhere between six to eight months. They can be brutal, too, with extreme storms and temperatures that can shut down entire parts of the city. So in mid-March, when local artists Caitlind Brown and Wayne Garrett voluntarily quarantined themselves for two weeks after returning from Germany, the experience felt familiar. “If there is a major storm here, we’re told to stay home anyway so [quarantining] isn’t entirely alien,” says Brown. “So I’ve been thinking a lot about whether people in colder climates have an easier time self-isolating because they’re used to it, to some extent.” For billions of people who are waiting out the pandemic inside their homes, cabin fever is kicking in.

Source: What We Can Learn From Coziness Culture About the Art of Staying Home

Published by akwyz

Sociologist and Tech Geek

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