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Treat yourself to flowers, an anti-stress ritual


DECRYPTING - Pushing open the door of a florist to buy a bouquet, just for yourself… A practice increasingly appreciated by city dwellers who like to vegetate their interior to improve their well-being.

Since she arrived in Paris, from her native Reunion, Clémentine has developed the habit of decorating her interior.

“In the capital, the days are grayer than in the tropics, where I grew up in the middle of a very colorful garden,”

explains this fourth-year architecture student.

What I love most is buying armfuls of flowers to compose my own bouquets.

Their light, their colors - like Bonnard's paintings, which I love - bring me very simple joy



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What if flowers were essential?

Despite a tight budget, for nothing in the world Clémentine would not derogate from this ritual which costs her between 15 and 40 euros.

Even if it means depriving oneself of something else - a restaurant, the purchase of a garment… For a long time, few French people had the same appetite as she for bouquets of roses or tulips.

When it came to buying flowers for themselves, they weren't champions.

Before the health crisis, they were only 15% to do so, according to Pascal Mutel, the

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Source: lefigaro

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