how flowers make you happy

Today is the International Day of Happiness! You only have to google ‘how flowers make you happy’ to be bombarded not only with lots of pretty uplifting floral pictures, but also a whole load of scientific research that prove that not only do flowers make you happy, but they also make you a calmer, more sociable person. Here’s a quick summary of what we’ve found:

  • Flowers are proven to improve mood. Receivers feel genuinely happy when they are gifted flowers. The effect is immediate and universal.
  • Flowers promote long-term emotional wellbeing. They brighten the mood in your home & office.
  • Flowers are linked to alleviation of stress and symptoms of depression and anxiety by giving you a connection to nature. This makes you feel more grounded.
  • Flowers improve human communication. When feelings of agitation and stress are alleviated, you are more likely to connect with other people as you feel more relaxed.

So there you have it. Proven research as to why you should pop over to Blackfriars and pick up some happiness from Rockflower!

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Sources: 1,2,3