Did you know that caring for something besides yourself actually increases your ability to listen and show empathy? Studies have shown that taking care of houseplants can help you learn to be attentive to the needs of others, even when they can’t say what they need. By caring for a plant of your own, you are actually taking care of yourself as well and learning to care for those around you. If you’ve never owned plants before, start with something simple and low-maintenance. The Naples-based Marco Island Florist suggests giving plants as gifts, both to yourself and a friend, as another means of self-care. Read More about Self Care Practice Through Plants
The employer / employee relationship can be an interesting one. In fact, given that we spend approximately 35% of our waking hours in our workplace, the nature of that relationship can be the difference between loving our job and hating it. In 1958, a State Farm Insurance employee in Chicago decided that she wanted to do something to encourage positive relationships between bosses and their people. Her efforts resulted in National Boss's Day, an observance which is meant to enhance and influence our interactions in the workplace.
If you appreciate the efforts that your boss makes every day to create a dynamic and positive atmosphere, you may want to put October 16 on your calendar. National Boss's Day is a great opportunity show your appreciation, and Marco Island Florist Home & Gifts is a great place to look for gifts. Read More about Celebrating Marco Island’s Best Boss
Indoor flowering and green plants have the power to transform the feel of an office by adding a natural, organic vibe. These lush plants are the ideal gifts for Administrative Professionals Week, Teachers Day and Nurses Day - all coming up soon - but many people also love to fill their homes with these verdant beauties. This week, Marco Island Florist Home & Gifts is offering some tips on how to keep your flowering and green plants healthy, happy and thriving. Our professional experts are always here to assist you in choosing the very best gifts for every occasion - which is your favorite? Read More about Care for Indoor Flowering & Green Plants
Administrative Professionals Week was established in the early 1950's as an initiative to fill the many vacant office positions in thriving post-war businesses. Although originally named National Secretary's Day, the movement evolved to include an entire week of observance and to encompass a spectrum of professionals - from administrative assistants to front desk receptionists. In today's world, the week-long event is meant to recognize those professionals who are the engine behind the business but often operate as unsung heroes. Read More about Flowers & Desktop Designs for Administrative Professionals