Desk Plants Blog — healthy lifestyle
It starts with a familiar chill in the air that signals the seasons are changing and fall is just around the corner. You know what to expect next: cozy sweaters, heavy blankets, and the never ending debate about all things pumpkin spice. And it’s also time to prepare your indoor plants for the cooler months!
Surely you’ve received a few gifts that left you less than enthusiastic. While there is a wrong way to give, research shows that we actually tend to underestimate the positive impact of giving thoughtful gifts on establishing connections and strengthening relationships.
Now more than ever people are looking for ways to stay focused and energized as they work from home or socially-distanced at the office. While maintaining a work-life balance has a whole new set of challenges these days, there is a vast and growing body of research that shows that simply having plants in a work setting improves one’s ability to concentrate.
In this techno-centric Age of Aquarius, it’s increasingly challenging to pull ourselves away from our screens and reconnect with the natural world. And if you’re like us here at Desk Plants, your daydreams often involve thoughts of being outside. Usually surrounded by dogs. Most people in America spend more than 85% of their life indoors. That’s a ton, right?! We typically work inside, eat inside, socialize inside, and sleep inside. While much of that is unavoidable, our modern lifestyles have a significant influence on our mental wellbeing. Yet for those busy days when we are stuck inside, we can still...