In today’s time, stress reduction in the workplace is a challenging issue. Stress is a silent killer. Many of us are under a lot of pressure at work, and given the current uncertainty. Stress in the workplace is a major issue both for individuals and organisations. Managing stress in the workplace is therefore an essential part of both individual and corporate responsibility. Researchers have found that small plants situated within easy viewing at your workplace linked to various stress-reducing benefits. Having plants in the office can increase attention span, improve creativity, lower stress and stabilize mood. Multiple studies have found that plants in the workspace increase both productivity and creativity. Plants in your office can have major positive benefits for both the employees and the organizations. The same goes for remote workers too. There are few reasons why you should invest in some plants for your working desk or even in some areas in the office. It is known that during photosynthesis, plants absorb carbon dioxide and release oxygen. Plants help increase oxygen level during day time. Proponents of colour psychology argue that green colour has a relaxing and calming effect. Thus having plants in office areas or even small plant in your desk may give you very positive energy and keep you calm. Plants in the workplace have proved to alleviate stress. Seeing the plant grow every day and caring for it acts as a great stress buster. Having plants in your home or office can be a source of pleasure. Indoor gardening relieves stress, boosts creativity, productivity, and focus, and promotes recovery. One the other side it is very important to know which plants are toxic in case you have children / elders or pets in the home and have allergies etc. Plants may positively influence the air quality in your home/office as well and may help recover from illness faster. Having plants in your home or office can be a source of pleasure.
Plants brings health, prosperity and luck. Money Plant in Vastu Shastra is said to bring prosperity and wealth for people. It should be placed in either the north or east direction of the office or office desk. If the plant is placed on the northeast side of the balcony, the plant is believed to be very lucky. Likewise Bamboo plant attracts peace and luck. It brings in fame and wealth.