The cause for most of this? Stress and anxiety.
For adults, the stress of maintaining a household, taking care of children, paying the bills and dealing with the every day responsibilities that come along with being a parent can take a serious toll.
When it comes to children, bedtime is associated with a lot of anxiety caused by a plethora of reasons.
So how do we manage to catch those zzzzs we so desperately need? With plants, of course.
As simple as that sounds, there’s plenty of science to back up the idea that filling your house with lush, leafy greens can help reduce stress (plus who doesn’t love having a bit of nature in their living room?).
Case studies have shown that our innate affinity for the great outdoors positively impacts our health and wellbeing. Even just seeing the colour green can help focus the mind and calm hyper-active children--a strategy we use in the LED light function of Glow Dreaming. The benefits of having indoor plants in your home has even been researched and confirmed by NASA, as it supports respiratory function by cleaning the air around you.
Keen to go green? Here are our top picks for the best indoor plants that'll help you sleep.
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