7 Health Benefits of Indoor Gardening

Do you have a green thumb but no outdoor garden? Or, maybe you want to try a new and healthy hobby? If so, you’re likely to enjoy this guest post on the health benefits of indoor gardening. This is the second post here from Dave Landry Jr., who you may remember from his words on Women and Wages last year. Welcome back, Dave! Let’s give him the blogging floor now:


Gardening is good for your health

Growing indoor plants may become your new hobby! Photo via Pexels.

Some of us don’t have the space outdoors to create a garden, but maybe we still want to grow our favorite plants or flowers. Even if you don’t have a spacious backyard to plant that dream garden, you can take the floral finesse indoors!

Creating an indoor garden, however, might limit you to plant or floral choices. Not every variety can be grown indoors successfully. There are many hearty plants that can thrive inside your home, though. Check out your local nursery and talk to an expert about the plants they would recommend for in-home decorating and gardening.

Once you’ve discovered the varieties of plants and flowers that will survive and thrive inside your home, it’s time to think about how to arrange your indoor oasis. Here are some suggestions for taking the greenery indoors:

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Office 2.0: Reboot Your Desk Job To Improve Your Health

Office environments may not be the first place that comes to mind when you think of potentially harmful workplaces, but that doesn’t stop them from having the ability to negatively affect your health. In fact, working in an office is far from being a safe job! On the contrary, being forced to sit day after day in front of a screen causes not only back and wrist pains, but also headaches and sore eyes.

Additionally, the office environment often feels confined: The lack of natural light and the absence of fresh air can be directly linked to lethargic and depressive states. And as if that were not enough, it’s important to note that the most common cause of death in the modern age for a healthy office worker is heart disease, which is presumed to be a direct consequence of the stressful pace the office environment. So before the office life kills you, it’s still time to implement necessary changes to boost your health. Welcome to the Office 2.0! Continue reading