Can flowers help men to go beyond hyper masculinisation? does it even matter

Beloved Flower Lover,

We are all products of our environment and we conform to those influences as we grow throughout our lives. Some of us wake up and can see through the fog of other’s defining our destiny. Once we reprogram ourselves with true knowledge about ourselves we live life free from oppressive external forces. Yes, I agree that hyper masculinity has robbed (some) men of mental and emotional health and support for their fellow men. When people lack knowledge, their primary survival mechanism is to adapt to expectations, be they positive or negative. This state of mind is where most people live. A place between programmed beings and free thinking beings. This place is where we live, move, and act accordingly. Until we know better.

J.Martin

This quote triggered us to think about the power of the mind. Not in terms of magical thinking but the power of the mind to shape our experiences.

First we wanted to start with the acknowledgement that if we do not consider our thoughts then we bring our history, our conditions and all the associations that go along with that into our present. That many mean struggle with expressing themselves.

We have been thinking about how to talk with men about how to allow an idea to use us. What do we mean by that. We have noticed that most us attempt to use ideas and if our minds are not that accepting of it then find that we are impeded with doubt, stagnation and procrastination.

  • smiling man in the flowers

We invite men to choose flowers as a way to welcome a new conversation with themselves.

We welcome men to take the time for a pause and care to care for themselves. To select a flower that resonates with them and open up a new story for themselves.

The Team,

The London Flower Lover

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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