Colorful Mondays {orange}

Orange is red and yellow. It takes energy from the red and happiness from the yellow and creates an overall feeling of well-being with emotional energy of compassion and warmth. Studies show that the color orange creates increased oxygen supply to the brain and enhanced assurance. This vivid color also helps decision-making and enhances confidence […]

Gazing at the Flowers

This is such an exciting time of year. Colorful blooms emerge and I feel hope and happiness for the new season. I love being outdoors in the nice weather… not too hot and not too cold. Does springtime inspire you? photos by: Rick Smith

While I wait for Spring…

While I wait for the outdoor gardens to bloom, I’ll focus on the indoor flowers. Studies have proven that flowers improve emotional health. “They make the space more welcoming and create a sharing atmosphere.”said Jeannette Haviland-Jones, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology at Rutgers and lead researcher on the study. Flowers produce happy emotions, boost feelings of […]