Flowers have special powers to light up faces, to bring back a smile and to show happiness. Flowers are there for Happy Birthdays, congratulations, thank you; I love you, thinking of you etc. Flowers may not seem to last long, but they are beautiful precious crafts created by God to lighten up a person’s day.
We all send gifts to our love ones, families and friends; however, research reveals that those who send flowers, in comparison to other gifts, are viewed as successful, caring and emotionally intelligent people. More specific findings include:
- Both men and women who give flowers are perceived as happy, achieving, strong, capable and courageous people;
- Men and women come across as more emotionally intelligent; they give the impression they can effectively express their feelings and take time to understand the feelings of others;
- And Female floral gifters are viewed as more appreciative of beauty and nature.
The power of the flower creates instant delight and happiness, increase enjoyment and life satisfaction. When someone receives a bunch of flowers as a gift, the power of the flower will give true smiles and positive moods that will last for days. The presence of flowers also led to increased contact with family and friends.
“Flowers have evolved to activate positive emotional responses from people,” says Haviland-Jones. “Each bloom has the potential to put a smile on our face and sway our opinion of a friend, colleague or loved one. That’s powerful.”
Give a flower to someone and you’ll covey smiles and happiness. Receive a flower and you’ll be smiling for days. The quote below inspired me so much when I read it. You can even write it in a gift card to someone – such powerful words.
“A successful person is not necessarily someone with a lot of money and material goods, but rather someone who is in tune with people and knows how to touch their hearts. I can think of no other item besides flowers that evokes such positive feelings and perceptions for both the giver and the recipient.”
Editor: Roelien Zwart
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Picture 2 Source: (By Roelien Zwart)