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The Effect of Flowers on Human Beings

by James Hixon, M.D.
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Why are flowers important? What is the effect of flowers on us? They reduce stress and depression! Having flowers for your home or having flowers at work can give you energy and boost your enthusiasm. So, in all, they help promote better mental and physical health.

The Effect of Flowers on Human Beings

Why are flowers important? A behavioral research study conducted by Nancy Etcoff, Ph.D., of Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, shows we feel more energy, enthusiasm, and compassion toward others when we have flowers around us. The study also shows that flowers help people experience less stress and depression. Keep flowers at work, such as a flower on your desk at work. Or have flowers for your home, such as at your dining room table. With this, you can begin your new year with energy and enthusiasm.

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