Emotional Impact of Flowers

Scientific Studies- Proven benefits from Flowers!

Emotional Impact of Flowers

Flower Power- research proves including flowers will improve your life!

“What’s most exciting about this (Flower Impact) study is that it challenges established scientific beliefs about how people can manage their day-to-day moods in a healthy and natural way,” said Jeannette Haviland-Jones, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology at Rutgers and lead researcher on the (Flower Power) study”

Scientific research conducted at leading educational institutions- including Harvard, Rutgers, Texas A&M and University of Northern Florida- proves that including flowers in your life will provide the following benefits.

  • Make you Happy
  • Reduce Stress
  • Reduce Arguements
  • Encourage Health and Healing
  • Lessen Depression
  • Increase Creativity
  • Enlarge Circles of Friends
  • Increase Happy Thoughts
  • Help you Feel Better about Yourself and Others

For More information about the individual studies- and research follow the links provided below:

Harvard Research- “Flowers are the Perfect Pick me up for Morning Moods”-
Results of a behavioral study conducted by researchers at Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital

Harvard -”Living with Flowers Strengthens Feelings of Compassion, and decreases Anxiety and Worry”
A behavioral research study conducted by Nancy Etcoff, Ph.D., of Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School

Harvard- “Flowers Impact Employee Well Being, Commitment and Productivity”-
Behavioral research, conducted by a team at Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital

Health Benefits and Research- Multiple Studies- provided by the Society of American Florists
Links to multiple research studies- www.aboutflowers.com

Rutgers Study- “Flowers Boost Seniors Well Being” -
Flowers and Seniors Study-

Rutgers University- “An Environmental Approach to Positive Emotion- Flowers”
Jeannette Haviland-Jones, Department of Psychology, Rutgers

Rutgers University- “Rutgers Behavioral Study Links Flowers and Life Satisfaction”
Jeannette M. Haviland-Jones, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, Project Director, Human Development Lab at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

Rutgers Magazine- “Flower Power”- Article
Researchers Jeannette Haviland-Jones and husband Terry McGuire explain why flowers may be potent mood elevators.

Rutgers: “Flower Givers Perceived as Successful and Caring”-
Rutgers University researcher Jeannette Haviland-Jones, Ph.D., director of the university’s Human Emotions Lab

Texas A&M Research- “Flowers and Plants promote Inspiration and Ideas”
Scientific study conducted at Texas A&M University

University of Northern Florida- “New University Study Proves Flowers can Alleviate Stress”
Erin Largo-Wright Ph.D- University of Northern Florida – Researcher (includes video)