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A Stressful Couple of Weeks Inspired This Post ~ we hope you find it helpful!

Today is Going to Be a Good Day ~ by Monday Morning Flowers. In today's Monday Morning Flower blog post I'm not doing the usual floral post. Flowers and Positivity - they really do go hand in hand, so todays post is going to have a little spin. Have you ever noticed that when you drive by a field of flowers that you can't help but look and smile? That's why at this time of the year we flock to farms to pick apples, pumpkins and walk through fields of Sunflowers. The photo below was taken on a trip that the hubby and I took to California. These flowers are called Stock and I tell you they smell like heaven on Earth.  Have you noticed that many health facilities have live plants in their lobbies and floral related paintings on the walls? That's because studies show that looking at nature, including plants and flowers, uplift the spirits and aid in healing. Well, that's not really the reason for my post today, it is just a jumping point from which to talk

April is Stress Awareness Month

Did you know April is Stress Awareness Month?  Finding healthy ways to deal with everyday stress is key to a happier and healthier lifestyle.  Here are some ideas on how to reduce stress and create a more balanced, enjoyable life. Take time out of the day for relaxation .  Sit down and listen to some of your favorite music, read a book you have put off, or create an art project you would not normally have time for.  Make time for yourself to enjoy things that bring natural joy and you will not feel so controlled by life's everyday responsibilities. Get some fresh air .  Enjoy a long walk, go to a park or beach and simply take in nature's scenery.  Recognize the natural beauty all around us (including fresh flowers!) Indulge in meditation, yoga or a massage .  Balancing your physical health through meditation or yoga is a great way to centralize your mind and body.  If you have time, book a massage and while you get rid of those knots in your back your min

Laughter and Flowers

Lift your spirits with laughter and flowers!  On June 27th, from 6-8PM, we will be hosting an event at our Princeton location that is both fun, and good for you!  Michele Granberg, MA Certified Laughter Leader and owner of The Center for Relaxation and Healing will lead us in laughter exercises that will relax you and relieve stress.  Both laughter and flowers have intrinsic health benefits that increase your joy of living -and we can all use a night out to immerse in laughter!  Create your own floral arrangement, and enjoy wine and refreshments with us.  This is going to be a fun night you won't want to miss - why not sign up with a friend?  Or join us solo and make new friends!  Call the shop today at 609-520-2005 to reserve your spot or sign up on our website, www.sendingsmiles.com .  This event is only $45 and includes $10 of Monday Morning Money to spend however you would like!