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Plants Improve Concentration, Productivity, and Overall Mental Health

Plants Improve Concentration, Productivity, and Overall Mental Health

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. 

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How Plants Boost Mental Health

How Plants Boost Mental Health

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...

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