Self-Care: Don't Wait for Someone to Buy You Flowers (#28SelfCareHacks)

Self-Care Hack #5

Looking for a mood booster? Go buy yourself a bouquet of fresh flowers! Multiple research studies show, including one from Harvard University, the link between flowers and your satisfaction with life is far more powerful than previously thought. Having flowers in your home increases happiness and compassion, reduces depression and anxiety and negativity. Having flowers in the workplace proved to enhance one’s energy, problem solving skills and creativity. In addition, in this dry winter air, flowers add humidity to the air which can help with dry throats, eyes, and stuffy noses. Plus, they smell great and will spruce up your space. So, don’t wait for someone to buy you those flowers, buy them as a self-care gift to yourself!