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”

See Dr. Jones Study on the Power of Giving Flowers here!

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

Texas A&M- “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)

Tel-Aviv University- Israel – “The Power of Flowers may ease Fibromyalgia Symptoms”
Studies conducted in Israel- flower arranging- for multi-stimulation therapy!