The Emotional Impact of Flowers

At Bank of Memories & Flowers we believe that happiness and hope are found among spring flowers. With today's high paced lifestyle, experts have usually advised exercise and other personal lifestyle changes to relieve stress. The State University of New Jersey actually found that nature and flowers can actually be a more simple way to improve our emotional health. The presence of flowers triggers happy emotions, heightens feelings of life satisfaction and affects social behavior in a positive manner far beyond what is normally believed.
Common sense tells us that flowers make us happy. In studies, people that receive flowers reported feeling less depressed, anxious and agitated after receiving flowers, and showed a higher sense of enjoyment and life satisfaction. Flowers truly make intimate connections. The presence of flowers led to increased contact with family and friends.
Science shows that not only do flowers make us happier than we know, they have strong positive effects on our emotional well being. Flowers bring about positive emotional feelings in those who enter a room. They make the space more welcoming and create a sharing atmosphere. Even senior citizens report being able to cope with the challenges of aging better when they are surrounded by flowers.