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How are you feeling today?
Have you been feeling stressed out lately?
Is life challenging you yet again?
There are times when we feel tired of trying, demotivated, stressed out, and all kinds of negative emotions. It’s a normal phase in life. The question is, what do you do to battle it? How do you cope?
If you haven’t thought about flowers, then here are a few mental health benefits you need to know now.
#1 Flowers improve your mood
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When you see a bunch of flowers in the market or just by walking in the park, most of the time they make you feel happy. They improve your mood. Needless to say, flowers have a positive impact on anyone. So if you’re feeling stressed or you know someone who is having a bad day, a bouquet of flowers is a good option.
#2 Flowers can help you be more productive and creative
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There are studies that show plants placed in rooms encourage creativity and increase brain performance which helps you to be more productive. In addition to that, offices or schools with plants increases attendance. And if we’re talking about colours, each of them can influence one’s performance. Here are a few ideas:
- Blue improves focus
- Purple and yellow increase creativity
- Green increases efficiency
The next time you feel down and uninspired, try placing a simple bouquet on your work or study tables.
#3 Flowers help improve your sleep
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There’s only one plant we’re referring to when we talk about sleep. Can you guess it? Yes! Lavender! Its smell has been proven to lower your heart rate and eventually help you to relax and drift off.
Try to look for a scented candle, a room spray, or body oil with the lavender scent if you need help to sleep at night.
#4 Flowers can help reduce anxiety
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Got a lot on your mind lately? The presence of flowers in a room where you frequently stay will help that and make you feel less anxious.
#5 Flowers give a sense of comfort
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Since flowers improve your mood, it goes without saying that it also gives you a sense of comfort. So if you’re feeling a bit down or stressed lately, a bouquet of flowers may just help you.