• Pink Roses, Do Cut Flowers Put You in a Better Mood? Daily Stress ReLeaf, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2021/03/04/cut-flowers-better-mood, #cutflowers #bettermood #dailystressreleaf #plants #relaxation #destressing #mentalhealth #roses

    #19 Do Cut Flowers Put You in a Better Mood?

    Yesterday for Daily Stress ReLeaf, I talked about a book that teaches readers how to create a sacred garden space. Jessi Bloom’s Creating Sanctuary talks about honoring yourself and how your garden can be a reflection of that. But what if you don’t have a garden or any outdoor space?…

  • Creating Sanctuary Book, A Book on How to Create a Sacred Garden Space, Daily Stress ReLeaf, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2021/03/03/sacred-garden-space/, #creatingsanctuary #plants #books #destressing #relaxation #gardening #jessibloom #garden #sacred

    #18 A Book on How to Create a Sacred Garden Space

    Jessi Bloom’s Creating Sanctuary is a beautiful guide on how to honor your land while honoring your self. It’s part garden design, part plant-based medicine, part soul-healing. She talks about creating a sacred garden space that aligns with your spiritual self before advising on how best to care for that…

  • Head Planter, Three Unique Ways to Play With Plants, Daily Stress ReLeaf, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2021/03/01/ways-to-play-with-plants/, #play #plants #uniqueplanters #food #fantasygarden #fairygarden #dailystressreleaf #destressing #relaxation #gardening #food #vegetablechips

    #16 Three Unique Ways to Play With Plants

    A couple days ago, I talked about the importance of playing with plants. As I mentioned, play researchers have found play boosts our spirits and deters sadness. So today I thought I’d offer three unique ways to play with plants. There are, of course, many ways to play with plants…

  • Fractal Pattern Leaf, One More Lovely Fractal Pattern Leaf For You, Daily Stress ReLeaf, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2021/02/28/fractal-pattern-leaf/(opens in a new tab), #dailystressreleaf, #plants, #relaxation, #mentalhealth, #destressing, #stress, #fractalpattern

    #15 One More Lovely Fractal Pattern Leaf For You

    Yesterday, in writing about why playing with plants makes us happy, I came across this lovely fractal pattern leaf. So for today’s Daily Stress ReLeaf, I thought I’d do a short post and share it. You may have learned from a previous post about why gazing at these fractal images…

  • 5 Happy Reasons to Play With Plants, Daily Stress Releaf, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2021/02/27/play-with-plants/(opens in a new tab), #plants #dailystressreleaf, #play, #stress, #destressing, #mentalhealth, #relaxation #happiness

    #14 Five Happy Reasons to Play With Plants

    Today I was thinking about why to play with plants. It seems frivolous and like not something that matters whether we do or don’t. But play offers a host of benefits and since plants can relax us, playing with plants can create a special kind of fun happiness. Here are…

  • Bread Art, A Fun Way to Put Plant Art in Food, Daily Stress ReLeaf, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2021/02/26/plant-art-in-food/, #plants #food #bread #art #herbs #dailystressreleaf #destressing #stress #relaxation #mentalhealth

    #13 A Fun Way to Put Plant Art in Food

    Today I wanted to share the lovely bread art I came across online. It shows a fun way to put plant art in food and play for the sake of play. It also offers a new idea for getting some stress releaf. With chives, basil, peppers, onions, olives, and all…

  • The Nature Principle Book, The Profound Questions in the Nature Principle, Daily Stress ReLeaf, Karen Hugg, https://karenhugg.com/2021/02/24/nature-principle/(opens in a new tab), #thenatureprinciple #plants #mentalhealth #books #RichardLouv #destressing

    #11 The Profound Questions in the Nature Principle

    In his book, The Nature Principle, journalist Richard Louv brilliantly explores the restorative powers of the natural world. It’s a great compendium of the physical and psychological benefits of being in nature. In addition to compelling research, Louv uses interesting anecdotal evidence and his own personal experiences to lay out…