flowersThere really is something healing and soothing about a vase of fresh flowers. I think it’s a mixture of the pleasantness of natural beauty and the way it draws your eye, the subtle green scent reminiscent of new beginnings and the sense of accomplishment or adulthood that comes with buying yourself a bouquet. It hints at responsibility, financial freedom, purpose and maturity. Even if I bought these with the money I saved from not buying my usual daily coffee this week.