Your day to day activities can often riddle you with feelings of stress and strain, external or internal. There are plenty of medications that can help you relax. You are probably thinking of pills and decongestants, but there is another type of relaxation that soothes not only your body but also your mind— the indoor or outdoor water fountains.
A humble water fountain effectively gives any concrete environment—your home or your office—a touch of nature, something that most stressed people long for especially when hectic schedules don’t allow for a walk in the park or a trip to the lakeside. Rather than going to nature for relaxation, having a water fountain of in your home or office brings nature to you. The natural sound of the flowing, rustling water coupled with lovely sparkling droplets never fails to bring a sense of calm.
A water fountain releases positive energy. It humidifies and purifies the surrounding air and makes it less polluted. If you spend hours in a closed, air-conditioned space, the recycled air can make your skin dry and leave you feeling queasy. Having a water fountain adds wetness to the atmosphere. The added humidity fights against dust, making your surroundings healthier and letting you feel more comfortable.
Flowing water becomes a cool and relaxing breeze.
In addition to the fountain’s visual flair, the wind that passes through the flowing water becomes a cool, relaxing breeze which gives you a sense of freshness and bliss. Furthermore, the sound of the free-falling water is soothing and drowns out the background noise that can often distract you from your work or relaxation.
Water fountains can either be placed indoors or outdoors.
You can choose from a wide array of various sizes and traditional or contemporary designs and styles. There is the wall fountain perfect if you have an empty space on your wall. There is also the floor fountain that is common for areas with a wide floor space. And lastly, you can go for the small table top fountain for a corner in your home or office. Whichever you choose, all fountains are a great addition to your home or workspace environment. Some outdoor water fountains give you the option to run it on solar power.
When selecting a fountain, it is recommended to keep in mind the style of the area you will be placing it in so that it will complement its surroundings beautifully. While it is wise to carefully and wisely compare prices, do not compromise on cheap fountains. The best water fountain is one that suits your surroundings and aesthetic preference.
For more fountain choices visit the following pages.
- Floor fountains - http://www.gardenandponddepot.com/8-floor-fountains
- Tabletop fountains - http://www.gardenandponddepot.com/9-tabletop-fountains
- Buddha fountain with lights - http://www.gardenandponddepot.com/buddha-collection/1107-24-tall-buddha-fountain-with-led-lights.html