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If you’re looking for ways to practice healthy living habits, adding plants to your living space can be the perfect way to go. Here’s how:

1. They are natural stress relievers

Growing plants is an excellent way to feel happier, less stressed and more relaxed. Gardening is said to be very therapeutic. It is proven to improve well-being giving you a more positive outlook on everything. This can be a great way to prevent experiencing burn-out.

2. They make you responsible 

Plants teach you to take responsibility and be consistent in what you do. Being patient and gentle with plants is a special part of the process. The end result is always worth the wait!

3. They help form a healthier diet

Plants promote healthy eating habits. There’s no better feeling than growing your own fresh veggies, giving you plenty of options to add to your diet. You can also regrow plants from kitchen scraps- a sustainable choice to make. In this way, you’re ensuring a sustainable food future.

4. They help you focus better

Yes, you read that right. It can really put you into focus mode. Did you know plants can absorb noise? This means having a quieter place to yourself. It is also believed that the aroma and green colours in these plants help improve concentration.

5. They promote better sleep

With some plants around your space, a restful sleep is guaranteed. Plants such as lavender and eucalyptus have a soothing effect which creates a cozy atmosphere.

6. They make you mindful 

Taking care of plants will help you stay more observant and present in the moment. Spending time cultivating plants can help disconnect from the world outside and reconnect with yourself. Plants can help you live with intention.

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Written by, Angelica Cardoza

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