And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair. —Kahlil Gibran
What To Do
Seek beauty when you are out and about. Adorn your home and garden with colors and objects that please you. Pick a bouquet of wildflowers, or buy a few stems from your local florist and create a small garden in your yard, on your windowsill, rooftop, or terrace. Fresh flowers in your home invite you to contemplate beauty and the abundance of nature. Spend a little time each day tending to your plants and watch your happiness grow.
Why To Do It
The act of caring and nurturing plants is well known to have a positive affect on people. There has been significant research done that suggests a person’s health during an illness is improved quicker simply because indoor plants remove toxins from the air and renew the oxygen in a home. The small amount of care and nurturing given to a plant improves our well-being, emotionally and mentally. Adding blooming flowers and attractive leaves to one’s home can improve your mood and help you to relax.