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It Is Still So Much Better To Say It With Flowers
In a technological age where so much communication is sent via the internet, mobile phones, and other electronic means, flowers are still quite the exceptional gift. Some people say that flowers don’t last, yet florists are still in business in nearly every town, selling beautiful bouquets for every holiday and life event. Regardless of the times, sending flowers always makes people smile, and it always lets others know how much you’ve thought of them. Most everyone loves flowers, but if you’re still not convinced, here are a few reasons you ought to communicate your affection for others with flowers.
It’s no secret that flowers won’t last forever. After all, they’re a living plant and they’re bound to fade away. But the memories associated with having received flowers never dies. Many things in life don’t last forever, but that doesn’t make them any less joyous or worth doing. The same idea is true with flowers. Additionally, many people have taken to photographing or drying and pressing flowers to save memories of the occasion for years to come, so in a way, they can last forever after all.
Flowers Are For Everyone
Some people hold the belief that flowers are just for females, but nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, most floral shops have arrangements specifically designed for gents, as well. While you might not send a bouquet of pink roses to your man on your anniversary, you might send some blue flowers with an elegant vase. Classic charm never gets old, and men love flowers just as much as women do, even if they don’t admit it straight away.
Combining Technology and Flowers
Flowers are a classic gesture, but modern technology has not left florists behind. Just about any bouquet or arrangement of flowers can be ordered online from sites like ArenaFlowers.com, and they can be sent almost anywhere you choose. This makes floral gifting simple, easy, and affordable, so being short on time no longer means you can’t send a meaningful and thoughtful gift.
Cheaper Than Therapy
Everyone’s had a rough day now and again, and we’ve all got our troubles, but did you know that flowers can actually be good therapy? According to research out of Rutgers, flowers promote feelings of well-being, calm, happiness, and intimacy. So when you send a friend or loved one a bunch of beautiful flowers, you’re likely sending them a dose of cheer and happiness, as well, and who couldn’t use that?
No matter how times change, no matter how delivery systems and ordering processes evolve, flowers are still the best way to say what you want to say to the people you love and hold dear. Whether it’s for an anniversary or special occasion, or just to say you’re thinking of someone, flowers are beautiful reminders of your thoughtfulness and bring with them joy, happiness, and peace. In a world that is often so chaotic, you’ve got a real chance of brightening someone’s day and making a meaningful impact on another person’s life by expressing your care in such a profound way.
Isobel Ross is passionate about showing love to other people. She enjoys inspiring others with realistic and meaningful ideas.
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Originally posted 2013-12-02 08:53:32.