Two Sylvias' Weekly Muse: August 14, 2022
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In the last couple of years, life during a major pandemic has indeed brought many changes in both small and large ways. Here is an interesting “pandemic stat”: the sale of houseplants has soared tremendously since mid-2020 as many people, spending much more time at home, have decided to refresh their indoor décor.
What these new “plant parents” might not realize is the benefit houseplants bring on an aesthetic, psychological, and physiological level. Let’s take a quick look at the plus side of greening-up your home:
Having plants in your indoor space reduces anxiety and stress, promoting a sense of well-being. Studies show that introducing plants into a home can lower blood pressure.
Plants can make you a little more productive and creative. People with plants in their home workspace were shown to have an increase in productivity level and creativity when given cognitive tests during a plant study by the University of Washingt…