Fishes are some of the most beautiful pets you can have in your home and can easily become the main attraction or focal point of any room. An aquarium at your work, especially your home or living area, is also perceived as good luck and symbolizes wealth.
However, have you noticed that there are aquariums placed in waiting rooms, doctors and health offices, lawyer offices etc ? This is because there are numerous health benefits to this as well which includes:
Looking an at aquarium promotes a very peaceful ambiance and can help calm those in the room. Managing your stress is crucial to your overall well-being. A well lighted, decorated, planted tank with colorful fishes can be extremely affected.
Promotes better quality of sleep
Quality sleep is critical for revitalizing and rejuvenating the mind and body for long term health betterment. Looking at your tank before bed can help calm your mind and body and help get you into that sleep state/mood.
Helps reduce blood pressure and heart rate.
The calming and peaceful ambiance of your aquarium can also aid in reducing your blood pressure and heart rate. A study by University of Exeter (2015) mentions that looks at aquarium displays led to noticeable reductions in blood pressure and heart rate in addition to that higher numbers of fish helped to hold people’s attention for longer and improve their moods.
Especially for those of you with kids, having a home aquarium can teach responsibility, nature, biology and caring of aquatic life. To have an aquarium will mean you need to be clean the tank, perform water changes as necessary, feed fishes on time, observe the environment etc.
Aquariums in the work environment can promote morale and productivity. Whether its a restaurant, movie theater, office, dentist or doctor’s office, having a truly stunning aquarium setup can grab the attentions of many around and bring people towards your establishment. Hence, some of you guys may already have seen this in practice.
Improves focus and creativity
A beautiful, lighted and active tank can be just what you need to take our mind of dealing or working through an issue for a few minutes, preventing any mental burnout/fatigue and frustration. Hence, it can boost focus and creativity in the workplace or home office promoting productivity.