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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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Climate Change Is Real Folks (And We're Doing Something About It!) Part 1

Our biggest common threat as humans is our own environment. It is super important that we are aware of the risk we run if we continue to damage our climate through careless consumption and no efforts to reduce and/or reverse things.

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Happier Office Enviroments

The benefits of adding plants to the office are big. According to multiple academic studies outlined in this article, everything from the way employees feel about their job, to how they performed in their roles is positively effected by the shear presence of live, indoor plants.

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