“The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just the body, but the soul.” — Alfred Austin
Besides contributing to the innate qualities of purifying the air around us, indoor plants also help to hold a family together. Indoor plants like jade, money plants and bamboo plants tend to bless us and our families and us with good luck, wealth and prosperity. David Hobson, an eminent opera composer, quite aptly described there are many reasons to grow a plant, which are to please the eye, delight the soul, to challenge the elements or to challenge the patience, for novelty or nostalgia. But mostly for the joy in seeing them grow. Just at the look of these green beauties, we human beings tend to gain so much. So much of goodness! It acts as an instant mood uplifter, a stress buster and an epitome of calmness or peace. Coming close to them blesses us with a serendipitous encounter, which has a magical effect on our mind, body and soul.
Also, as these indoor beauties cast its magic on us, it helps to strengthen our bond with our family members. These beauties absorb all the negative energies and replace it with good, positive energy, making our life blissful. Not just with our family at home but also with your family at the workplace, plants help us to strengthen our bond. It helps people to concentrate better at work, increase their productivity and eventually help one to seek appreciation for improved memory performance and attention span.
Some flowering plants generate happiness and greatly influence people’s moods and reduce the likelihood of stress-related depression. It also reduces the chances of getting involved in a fight, thereby resulting in increased levels of positive energy and helps people feel secure and relaxed. It has been proven scientifically that people who are surrounded by flowering plants are more likely to feel happier, less stressed, and more relaxed. A pleasant environment (due to such beautiful plants) are responsible for creating a happy life, thereafter.
One can quite experience the effect of bringing nature indoors, just the same way as visiting a park. One feels quite rejuvenated after visiting a park as there happens to be a positive correlation between the one’s presence of a park in a neighbourhood and the level of physical activity, that one undertakes. Such parks not just add up to a greener environment, but also to a healthier and a fitter one. It has an innate aim of urging everyone to stay fit and lead a happier, healthier life, which has an excellent impact on the overall wellbeing of a person.
These green bundle of joy are also responsible for blessing us with fightback spirit. And this is the reason why hospitals have been mostly blessed with aesthetically-pleasing gardens to cut down the time necessary to heal. Also, these tokens of greenery are majorly responsible for increasing the feelings of compassion, bringing family members together to nurture them.
So, select plants vigilantly and as per your needs and it shall shower you with all possible kinds of goodnesses of the world, making Earth – a happy place! Let your family get surrounded by the kind of love, they deserve!