Would you like to make your personal space inviting and aesthetically appealing? While remodeling costs and decorating fees can be expensive, there’s another low-cost option that can get you immediate results. Consider refreshing your home with natural beauty — purchase a few plants.
Indoor plants not only add loveliness to your home, they also have therapeutic benefits. Research indicates that decorating your space with plants can elevate your mood, inspire creativity, freshen the air, add moisture to your space, and reduce stress.
And there’s something you may not be aware of — indoor plants can provide a feeling of accomplishment. When you properly take care of your plants, you’ll be rewarded when they grow and thrive. I enjoy thinking about the symbiotic relationship between people and plants. We both perform cellular respiration, working together to maintain earth’s balance. And inside our homes, if we provide the care, they’ll provide the beauty. Further, like people and pets, plants respond to love and attention. Watch how they react to moods. When I touch and tell my plants how lovely they are and thank them for enhancing my space, they appear more vibrant — almost like they’re communicating through a secret, coded system.
If you’re new to houseplants, there’s a large variety to select from. When visiting your local nursery, ask for those plants that are hardy and super easy to maintain. Here’s a short list for your browsing pleasure. All have healing properties and help to purify the air:
• Aloe plant
• Rubber tree
• Bamboo palm
• Philodendron heartleaf
• Golden pothos
In my kitchen window, I have a pot of philodendron heartleaf and golden pothos that have been thriving for more than a decade. And I enjoy the spiritual energy associated with the bamboo plant at my entry: Good health, good luck, peace and prosperity.
Investing in a few houseplants is a cost-effective way to add beauty and tranquility to your personal space and provide valuable health benefits.
We discussed houseplants in this post, but you may also want to examine the advantages of starting an herb garden at your kitchen window. Rosemary. Basil. Mint. Choose flavors and fragrances you enjoy.
Four Steps to Nourish, Transform and Flourish
• Set a loving intention to refresh your space.
• Begin by selecting one or two plants to nurture this week.
• How will indoor plants help you feel more at home and fulfilled in your space?
• Close your eyes and visualize how this lifestyle change can prepare you for your amazing second half.
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In love, peace and health--
Your feminine glow guide,
T. Kari Mitchell, M.Ed.
Certified Holistic Health Coach
When your spirit is nourished, your inner light produces an outer glow reflecting your beauty and truth.