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The Power of Beautiful Flowers and Their Impact on Mental Health

Tommy Williamson

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Tommy Williamson, (2020, October 24). The Power of Beautiful Flowers and Their Impact on Mental Health. Psychreg on Positive Psychology. https://www.psychreg.org/flowers-mental-health/
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In this present pandemic situation experienced globally, it is sad to say that many have been affected mentally. Many feel so alone, and all we need is an act of kindness and connection that make us feel loved. This article highlights how nature can cause a great impact on a healthy relationship and mental health. 

Flowers are beautiful with lovely colours and of different species. Some flowers have a mind-blowing aroma that can induce sleep and get the mind in a perfect condition. Many of us see them often but don’t know its usefulness to mental health. If you desire to boost your mental health, trying out some beautiful flowers could help out. Read on to see the amazing effects of beautiful lasting flowers on human mental health.

Impact of beautiful flowers on mental health

Being surrounded by nature is a cure on its own, that is if an individual knows how to make use of that atmosphere. It lifts our mood and can ease stress. According to recent research, flowers and plants have a positive psychological effect on health. Here’s how they impact our living:

Flowers boost our mood for a longer period

Flowers don’t just brighten up your room; they help to brighten and uplift your mood too. They act more than just a hit of happiness. According to experts, the impact of flowers on an individual can last for days. Its effect is more than just eating chocolate back to lessen your calories. Flowers can set you free from anxieties, blues and worries. You will end up feeling less troubled, depressed and agitated. Flowers can induce positive boosting energy and vibes over you, making you feel better. The smell alone can make you feel relieved; it is a recommended solution for stress. Perfect for the working class and students after a stressful day.

Flowers boost creativity and productivity

Flowers and plants have been recommended for improving performance and boost creativity, whether at workplaces or homes, even in schools. If you need a steady, regular inspiration with much energy, enthusiasm and job satisfaction, try investing in nature. Get a flower placed in the room and see its impacts. This is not magic; it has worked for many so that it can work for you.

Flowers creates intimacy and a stronger connection

Many individuals are increasingly getting high rates of disconnections from friendships and relationships. Even in this period of pandemic isolation, they are more glued to social media and mobile devices. This is one of the causes of Increase in loneliness issues. If you can send and receive flowers, you will end up reuniting and reconnecting with these faraway colleagues, friends and family. Also, this makes them know that you are always on their mind. Even when you reconcile with a friend after a long time, beautiful flowers can be used to create a welcoming atmosphere.

Flowers help to heal

Unbelievably, but real flowers have been used for hastening recovery time for patients and sick individuals at home and in the hospital. However, so many hospitals don’t allow this method like before. However, if someone is sick at home, presenting flowers to that individual should be considered. It can boost a rush of healing through that individual. Also, this can reduce blood pressure and fatigue. 

Flower brings happiness to the receiver

You can get someone extremely excited when they least expect a flower gift from you. Presenting a flower is another way of saying thank you to an individual and making them happy and appreciated for the activity they’ve done. A bouquet is one of the best ways of communicating your heart and emotions when the right words cannot express your thoughts. 

Flowers gets the sender happy 

Giving, generally, is worth more than receiving. Humans love the feeling of making someone happy and excited. This feeling is recommended for nurturing personal mental health. It is like an injection for feel-good vibes and wellbeing. We see giving as an emotional, caring and thoughtful act, and we naturally enjoy it when we can make people feel good.

Conclusion

In summary, we have been able to see how flowers can be beneficial to mental health. These are not just claims; they are tested, researched and approved facts. Getting a flower for yourself and your loved ones will give you more insight into the reality of these qualities.


Tommy Williamson did his degree in psychology at the University of Edinburgh. He has an ongoing interest in mental health and well-being.


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