Are Flowers and Romance Really Interconnected?

Are Flowers and Romance Really Interconnected?

Study about the connection between flowers and romance.


People nowadays might consider flowers as a gift to be to cliché, but the study says something completely different about flowers and its connection with romance. Often people consider flowers to be just a tactic for the slower shops to boost their sales, but this is so not true!

Believe it or not, a bouquet of vibrant flowers can uplift the mood of any person. That's why so many people in the UK still send flowers to their loved ones for any occasion. Flowers are the best way to appreciate some, to let them know they you remember them, and to make them happy.

According to psychology, women are often more receptive to flowers than receiving other gifts. Somehow flowers make them feel good about themselves. The colour, the fragrance, and the emotion attached to it are considered to be way more precious than other material presents.

In fact, it has also stated that flowers help to build a relationship. Recently a group of psychologists from the University of South Brittany, France found out in a research that women are more willing to share their phone number to unknown number when approached outside a beautiful shop rather than any other shops, like a fashion apparel store or a cake shop.

To Elaborate This Better, This Is What Happened

The University of South Brittany, France

The University of South Brittany recruited five boys who are considered to be attracted by the womenfolk of the university. Now, these young men were asked to approach some women who are between 18 to 25 years of age. These men were also told to ask for their phone numbers. Each man was supposed to greet the girls, let them know their names and say them they are beautiful and also get their phone number so that they can go for a drink later.

They approached around 600 women and out of them about 144 of them actually shared their phone number and guess what these ladies who said yes to share their numbers were surprisingly found to be outside a flower shop.

However, around 90 women handed over their numbers to the men who approached them in front of a bakery store and a shoe store.

The researchers, who published their work in The Journal of Social Psychology stated that women who were approached in front of a flower store were more receptive in sharing their telephone number than a bakery or a shoe shop.

This results clearly tell us that women do love flower more than any other gifts. Flowers have the power to reflect your emotions well. And this result also confirms the same that flowers and romance do go hand-in-hand.

According to Dr Tom Buchanan, who is an expert in Psychology stated that different items let us behave differently. Even when we don't realize what we are doing and acting, but the sight of the specific object plays a massive role in making us behave in a particular way. We may not realize it, but that is how it is.

He also said that flowers are the symbol of romance and when you are approached with flowers around you, your brain starts to function in a similar way. Which means women do behave, speak, and start thinking romantically when flowers surround them.

This particular phenomenon is known as automatic or behavioral priming, which means your surroundings to affect your mind to behave in a certain way. Having said that, Dr Buchanan also states that, the same way women would have also acted in a similar romantic way when they were approached in front of a flower shop.

Women who were approached in front of the flower shop must have gone to buy some flowers which already made their mood feel lighter and romantic, and when someone approached them, it triggered their mind to react in the same way, and hence they ended up sharing their numbers.

Thus, we know how flowers can be the perfect way to approach someone. Well, now we have research claiming that flowers and romance do have a connection. If you still don't believe us, then we will suggest you go through this article once again.

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'Avengers: Endgame' Is Finally Here

A bittersweet ending to the "Avengers" movies.


It has been a long year since "Avengers: Infinity War" came out and the wait is over. The end of the era for the Avengers movies. I didn't start getting into the Avengers movies until my boyfriend showed them to me a couple of months ago and I have been addicted to them since. We have been waiting to see this movie for months, I will not any spoilers but let's just say it was amazing, sad and bittersweet.

The movie has only been out for a week or so and it has made over $2 billion. It has been the highest opening weekend box-office ever. That's incredible.

If you have been a Marvel fan since the start or have seen all of them, this movie hit you hard. To the deaths that transpire, the characters and relationships you find your self crying or cheering. The plot was very unexpected and shocking in some parts. I was on the edge of my seat the entire time because I kept worrying about who was going to die and every time something would happen to a character: I would be squeezing my boyfriend's hand and saying is this really happening???

In the showing that I went to the audience was very engaging. They were so into it just as much as I was. I loved it. I loved how the audience was so in tune with it. You don't see that very often. Even after the movie, we stayed and talked to some of the people there and got to talk to them about what we thought was going to happen.

The one thing I really enjoyed about the movie was that there was a lot of comedy and If there was no comedy to it I don't think the drama would be palatable.

All I am is saying is that Avengers: Endgame is so worth it if you haven't seen it yet go see it and if you haven't seen all the Marvel movies, catch up and then go see "Endgame." You won't be disappointed.

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What You Need to Know About Flower Essence Healing

Flower essence essentials. Some of the most important things about flower essence healing I learned so far.


I discovered flower essence therapy by mistake. I was at a certain stage of my life, a crossroad if you will, and I dabbled with different things in order to find a meaning to it. At one point things seemed rather bleak but it eventually took me to a path of redemption and me discovering ways of not just healing my body but my soul.

Here is where I discovered flower essence. At first, I was a little bit skeptical to try it, mainly because there are no actual evidence and trials which connect healing and flower essences together. But if you open your mind and dive into the spiritual you will find that it is there. This kind of remedy saved me and opened new doors for me and in a way ushered me into a completely new state of existence.

If you are ready to venture on the same path as I was, just be open to it. No matter how strange it sounds, the only way you will accept it is by opening your mind. Friend from a flower shop was a great help for me as she provided me with the essential knowledge that enabled me to start. She also gave me emotional support and opened up the gates that eventually went through.

What are Flower Essences?

First thing's first. What are flower essences? Many people have actually never come in contact with them and may seem confused. The best and most simple answer is that flower essences are infusions of flowers into water. The mixture is exposed to sunlight and is preserved in a solution. Alcohol is usually used as a preservant but glycerin is also used.

Contrary to what you may think, flower essences do not have a specific smell. The idea behind using them is that certain flowers posses certain energies and thus have healing properties. The healing energy of flowers is captured into the liquid and is then used for healing.

Flower essences go into the realm of vibrational and homeopathic healing. It is more connected to crystal and sound healing, even acupuncture, than with any other traditional form of healing.

The Origin of Flower Essence

While flower essence therapy draws its origin into the far past of human evolution, a closer origin story dates back to turn of the 20th century. Flower essence therapy has been around for ages but it was first introduced to the Western world by a British physician.

He started experimenting and using flower essences in order to treat various ailments of his patients. At first, it may have sounded silly, but the results eventually came.

His method was to place a certain flower into some water of a period of time until the water is imbued with the unique and essential imprint of the flower which was believed to have healing properties and would later be used to heal his patients.

How to Use Flower Essence?

Flower essences are used in various ways. But since they do not possess the smell of the flower they have been made from they are much different than essential oils, for instance. While other similar remedies are mostly based on healing physically, flower essence heals the soul.

One of the easiest ways to use it is to put a drop under your tongue. Some people put a few drops on their pillow before going to sleep. You can even put a few drops into your bath and bathe with it. The idea is that the healing energy of the flower is supposed to course through your body and heal you.

How is Flower Essence Different from Essential Oils?

This is what a lot of people are confused with. Essential oils and flower essences are a completely different form of healing. Essential oils are far more popular compared to flower essences, but the truth is that they are not as effective as flower essence is.

The biggest difference is that essential oils have a certain aroma to them and are used for physical healing. Flower essence works on a completely different level and heals the body on a spiritual plane.

The energy that flows through each flower is supposed to flower through your body and heal it. Another thing that you also need to know is that flower essence does not have any scent at all.

What Conditions Can Flower Essence Treat?

Flower essence is essential in healing the mental side of our being. There are actually many ways flower essence can help, but it mostly depends on the flower that is used. Here are some types of flowers and in which purpose they can be used.

Passion Flower - Takes us on a divine path and helps us connect with our higher self.

Nasturtium - Takes us away from our heads and brings us back to our body. Helping us to feel grounded.

Lemon Flower - Helps us focus and gives us clarity and clears away the mental fog.

Hibiscus - Stimulates sexual and reproductive energy and also evokes passion.

Grape Hyacinth - Helps to relieve stress which originates from physical or mental trauma.

How Can I Make Flower Essence?

There are many ways to make your own flower essence. But everything is connected in a spiritual plane. The recipes may different but the end result is always the same. Some essences need to be exposed to sunlight while others are made during the full moon. It takes a specific kind of ritual to make your own flower essence.

The most important and basic thing is that you only need one flower to make one essence. Compared to essential oils where one does requires for a bunch of flowers to be used. You need to capture the essence of a flower into some water, a solvent.

People use brandy but you essentially need alcohol. Glycerin is also used if you want to give it to children or to people who are allergic. But alcohol is the best preservant.

Put the lower into a casing and let it be for a while. After you are done the solvent will be ready to use. A few drops are more than necessary for a dose.

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