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Tabletop fountains add instant appeal to two of the five senses. They are beautiful to look at and they are delightful to listen to. Though significant, these benefits are not the only reasons to add a tabletop water feature to indoor and outdoor settings.
Tabletop fountains both soothe and stimulate. The soft sounds of trickling water combined with visual appeal provide creates a calming atmosphere that helps relieve stress and anxiety. Tabletop water fountains with increased water flow stimulate the imaginative and creativity. Best bet: Tabletop or desktop fountains with an adjustable pump allow water flow and sound to be increased or decreased according to the mood at the moment.
Indoor table top fountains re-create the fresh feeling of being outdoors after a spring rain or the invigorating effect of a walk along the seashore by adding negative ions to the air. (This is one of those times when negative is good.) Household appliances emit positive ions into the atmosphere. WebMD cites decreased energy, headaches, eye strain, insomnia and difficulty concentrating as common symptoms of exposure to excessive positive ions. Simply put, negative ions are created by rupturing water molecules; thus the splash of water in a fountain add negative ions to the air and helps reduce excess serotonin and its undesirable effects. And, tabletop fountains act as natural humidifiers adding welcome humidity to dry indoor air especially during winter months.
|Sheri Ann Richerson|