Plants are essential for our planet and all living things. Exchanging carbon dioxide to create oxygen is a vital role that they play but they also play a more subtle role with big impacts on our health. Studies show that flowers have an immediate impact on happiness and can also have a long-term impact on bettering mood. Just seeing flowers and plants in your home or other environments, such as hospitals, can have these effects. Flowers also increase positive energy levels and help people feel secure and relaxed. With knowing these benefits, why not grow a garden this year?
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All content from this article can be found in our Hospital’s 2020 Staff Health and Wellness Calendar. To date, the Calendar has featured over 300 staff members from all areas and disciplines of our Hospital, capturing the many ways they choose to stay healthy.