Can Plants Increase Your Motivation?

Health and Wellbeing Plants

Being around plants gives us a greater sense of well being and connection. According to the scientific studies in the link below, being around and caring for plants has also been linked to increased memory and concentration, improved productivity, greater compassion, reduced stress, reduced depression and accelerated healing. The paper states, "Plants can help people to improve their performance at work and at home by increasing their perceived vitality and giving them more feelings of added energy."  This sounds a lot like receiving a motivational boost! The next time you are selecting wall art for your home or are redecorating your work space, consider these energizing benefits - choose living art.  

Resource:  Health and Well-Being Benefits of Plants by Ellison Chair in International Floriculture at Texas A & M University. 

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