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Feb 27

Flowers Bring the Sunshine Indoors!

During the cold winter months, everything can seem dull and drab.  Part of it is the cold.  It makes it difficult to spend a lot of time outdoors, so it can seem like you’re stuck in your home.  If you’re tired of seeing nothing but snow and ice, how about bringing a little bit of the outdoors inside with some fresh flowers?

It’s been shown in several scientific studies that flowers can actually make you happier.  The smell, the sight, and even the touch of flowers can stir the memory, bringing up pleasant thoughts of the person who sent them and making people feel loved.  Flowers can turn your mood around during the winter, when many people are affected by seasonal affective disorder.

What is seasonal affective disorder?  It’s the technical term for what you might refer to as the winter blues or winter depression.  It truly is a medical condition that is brought about by changes in sunlight, temperature, and other changes that occur in the winter.  Many people suffer from seasonal affective disorder but never realize it or have it diagnosed because it’s not severe.  They just feel a little slower in the winter and want to sleep a little bit more.

For these people, there’s really no need to buy the expensive light therapy machines or go on any kind of medication.  Instead, a little pick-me-up every now and then is perfect.  Flowers are a great way of combating mild seasonal affective disorder.  If you have more severe symptoms, however, you may need to talk to your doctor.

Let us help banish those winter blues by delivering some bright flowers to you in Kansas City, MO.

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