Indoor Plant Care as a Tool for Wellness and Wellbeing

The indoor plant market has flourished in the past five years. The pandemic alone boosted the demand for indoor plants by 18%. 66% of US households have at least one indoor plant. Thanks to months of strict isolation, indoor plants became a window to the natural world outside that was unexpectedly severed from us. This …

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Xennials, techno-naturalists by birth

The term “techno-naturalist” was introduced by Richard Louv in his book “The Nature Principle”. It refers to the use of technology to help us connect with nature and spend more time outdoors. Louv argues that many people perceive technology as the opposite of nature, which is not necessarily true. For instance, in the past, baby …

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Connection to Nature is Necessary to Save the Environment

Nature connectedness, or connection to nature, is a psychological construct that captures the extent to which individuals include nature as part of their identity. Three components make up this construct. Cognitive; how integrated they are with nature. Affective; an individual’s sense of care for nature. Behavioral; an individual’s commitment to protecting natural environments. More than …

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