It can be argued that, in certain aspects, we have become a society based on materialism, instant gratification and a continual stream of rewards. For many people, this has led to feeling cluttered, overwhelmed and overstimulated. This is especially prevalent during the late autumn and early winter months of October, November and December. But you can break these patterns and bring even greater meaning to your life with three easy steps.
Step One: Find your way back to the simple pleasures in life. Take some time to “unplug” and rekindle your connection with nature. In other words: stop and smell the roses…or lilies, freesia, carnations, etc. Flowers positively simulate our senses, especially those related to vision and smell. In fact, flowers are scientifically proven to create instant delight and increase life satisfaction. You can get the benefits of connecting with nature and flowers without even leaving your home or office. Earlier this year, a nationwide survey by the Society of American Florists (SAF) found that three in four people believe that flowers in their home or office improve their mood and disposition. Read More