ssssshhhh……it’s a secret- Flowers taught her to swap the anxiety of selfies and looking in the mirror and to learn how to create her own inner happiness instead!

Beloved Flower Lover,

Anxiety rules the world for some of us as we live a world of selfies, having to achieve another goal, needing friends to like us and needing to achieve social status.

Although some us make the effort on the quiet to list out our achievements nightly in a gratitude log, to recognize that we have friends who respect us  for our uniqueness, and have someone who has our back, whether on a one to one, small group, community or the world.

Some of us don’t. Some of us don’t have any other that and that can turn anxiety into depression!

Nevertheless some us are learning that even without social media liking us . That even without close friends, or a list of unique achievements  that we can spout of at the drop of a hat, that we are still lovable, huggable, kissable and gorgeous . Yes, even if others on the outside do not recognize that we can learn to find genuine happiness from the original source of it. Ourselves.

The Chief Education Officer at the London Flower Lover recently advised a young lady who asked her about this very same issue  to put her phone down during examination  season and to instead distract herself with flowers.

 “take up the Floral Distraction Method” as she coined it

The London Flower Lover

Chief Education Officer

Distract herself with making small flower arrangements for herself alone has scientific backing to it. Floral Distraction Methods reduces cortisol , the stress hormone, which is triggered when you are not happy, when you perceive that you do not have friends, are not meeting goals, or have no social significance.


Floral Distraction Method is as follows:

Get quiet and  make small floral arrangements for self, to give away very small arrangements and to make them as unique as possible.

Our Chief Education Officer stated that it was by working with flowers each day for a period of time – e.g. 45 days, that she could rewire her mind to expect to feel good again. To use nature and its beauty as a symbol of who she was and to notice the boost she was giving herself through the energy of combining floral colour and texture. That this would add more good feeling chemicals into her body and reduce the unhappiness chemical cortisol.She said, do the step just a little at a time, each day and notice how you mood begins to life.

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The Team,


…..more secrets to come

About Thelondonflowerlover

Welcome to The London Flower Lover. We are florists who create floral collections to tell your real life story. With colour and texture, we take floristry into an entirely new direction based on the challenges and joys of your life. Offering what we call 'heart based floristry' we use style, fashion, and life situations and merge them with heart based lifestyle support. This inspiring blend creates so much more for those who love flowers. Using flowers in the traditional way of course, but always using flowers to open up a floralicious conversation about relationships of all kinds. We are a sort of work in progress of compassionately confirming how we are already on the inside, the love we want to see out in the world. That is mission of The London Flower Lover. So saying yes to recognising that is at the heart of this blog and using flowers to honour that inner world is how we use the beauty of giving and receiving flowers. This blog is your blog. It's as much about cultivating your heart, as it is about enjoying the physical beauty of flowers. It offers story, poems and video to reflect the life you actually live whilst showing beautifully inspiring collections of flower designs. Hand-tied bouquets, arrangements and more. All this with sought after tips from well established experts on how to keep a happy heart. This is what makes The London Flower Lover unique and magical. Yes, and that's how we make the difference that we do. When life looks, feels, or sounds challenging, we offer a sanctuary that you may dip into. A well of refreshment and strength that you may draw from. Sharing what others have found to be successful ways of being happy in the face of challenges, whilst letting flowers do the talking when we have no other way to interpret what is going on. Use flowers to help you re-discover, reveal and remember how you can still be despite challenges. Use flowers to celebrate and to embody the possibility of your heart felt desire, fulfilled. Use flowers in your life, to remind you of the beauty of your life. Use The London Flower Lover today. We invite you to stay curious in this floral universe as you explore the love in the heart. This is a floralicious world.
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2 Responses to ssssshhhh……it’s a secret- Flowers taught her to swap the anxiety of selfies and looking in the mirror and to learn how to create her own inner happiness instead!

  1. I believe this is the start of a new science–flower therapy.

    • Been really thinking about this and would agree. There is science out there and we have been thinking about collating it-linking neuroscience and more. We reckon its our move to make.We will need to be proactive about this . Thank you.

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