With so many tips and suggestion you see online and elsewhere regarding what to do about recurring stress, it’s easy to get confused. Which tips will work for you? Which ones can be tailor-fit to your personality and to your day-to-day routine? Instead of relying on complicated solutions, and even on supplements, pick up your irrigation system and garden! We’ll tell you why you should.
Why Choose Gardening? And More About An Irrigation System
Before we get to how gardening is helpful to you, we’d like to show you why gardening is a passion hobby you should definitely pick up.
It’s environmental-friendly. In a world where slowing down the imminent withering of Mother Nature, saving the Earth has become an advent every one wants to be a part of. While you garden, not only will you be honing your horticulture-ing skills. On the other hand, you will be doing your part in saving the planet. too!
Second, it’s cost-effective. Yes, you’ll have to purchase seeds, some gardening tools, a garden box (if you don’t already have a front or backyard), and the like. However, these are a one-time investment peruse. Or even after each use. Unlike other hobbies wherein you’ll need to spend much every time, you decide to do them.
Third, they take permanence. Gardening meanings you can just step out of your home and voila! You can already get some passion-work done. And yes, we love using that word. Passion. Because that’s what this art can do for you.
It’Why This Passon-Hobby?
When you’re away from home, you can use an automatic irrigation system so that your babies (plants) will still be fed.
That said, during times when you ARE at home, we’d like to tell you how gardening is actually good for you.
Studies show that when you garden, your brain sends signals to your system to calm it down. It stops alerting your bodily function that produces cortisol. Cortisol is what causes you to be alerted to danger and fear, which in turn, stresses you out and makes you anxious.
So yes, it’s been proven that it’s calming and relaxing. Another reason is that it provides a natural way for you to strengthen your arm and finger muscles. As we grow older, our joints in these areas tend to stiffen little by little. Through this type of horticulture, you’ll able to prevent that or even slow it down.
Third, green is a relaxing color, next to blue. Green relaxes your eyes. Plus, there have been researches that show that it, along with the color blue, help keep you focused. When stress and negative vibes fill your mind, this will definitely be a helpful method to clear your thoughts off of these. And again, less strain to your eyes!
One other benefit of gardening to you is that they inculcate in you a sense of patience and responsibility. Caring for something outside of yourself creates a mindset of looking out not only for “number one.”