You’ve probably heard the new Miley Cyrus song Flowers and the popular line…”I can buy myself flowers”. You sure can and you should! Self-care is essential for maintaining good mental and physical health, and buying yourself flowers is an easy and enjoyable way to practice it. Or, buy some for a friend who needs a little something to brighten their day.
In case you need some proof, here are a few reasons why flowers are good for us…
Flowers boost mood. It’s been proven that flowers have a positive impact on one's mood and mental state, creating a feeling of well being. Just seeing something beautiful can help to reduce stress and anxiety, and promote feelings of calm and relaxation.
Flowers connect you to nature which is healing.
Flowers boost creativity. Flowers can inspire creativity and may be beneficial for artists and writers.
Flowers improve cognitive function. Studies have found that exposure to flowers can improve attention, memory and overall cognitive function. Sign me up ;/
Improving physical health. Flowers can also have a positive impact on physical health, for example, by reducing blood pressure, improving heart health and reducing the symptoms of certain respiratory conditions.