Quiz: Are you a pluviophile (rain lover)?
What are the psychological traits of a pluviophile?
Everyone has their favourite season for different reasons. For example, people like summer for the sunshine, the summer holidays and the happy summer memories. Others love the winter for the snow, cosy times spent by the fireplace, and the comfortable oversized sweaters.Some people love the rain, also known as pluviophiles, these people are happy when it rains! Are you a pluviophile? Try this test to find out.
Playing in the rain
Watching the rain fall sometimes feels like you’re falling back into your childhood. You are reminded of your younger years when you and your friends played around, jumping into puddles with full-force. Back in those days, you found it funny to have wet hair and clothes. It was all fun and games in the rain! Have you ever had the pleasure to stand dripping wet in a warm tropical and sensual downpour? Did you enjoy getting do frenched in just a few minutes? Did you use the opportunity to declare your love for your partner?
Take off your favourite clothes
You have an impressive wardrobe, filled with pieces for all seasons no doubt, but do you have outfits dedicated to rainy days? Some people love collecting boots, hoods, raincoats and other clothes for rainy days. They also can’t look away when they find a nice Beau Nuage umbrella. Do not be gloomy in bad weather, just take out your best clothes.
Water is life
Do you spend a large portion of your life in your bathroom? There is nothing better than a nice warm bath, right? A good, invigorating shower is even able to wake you up. Water is amazing for the skin. All cells in our body need water to survive and regenerate. Our skin needs to be hydrated to keep its suppleness, its radiance and to slow down its aging.
Change of mood, awakening of the senses
Rain can have a strong impact on your mood and that of those around you. Some people automatically get depressed, filled with negative thoughts. Other people on the contrary, enjoy being in warmth whilst the sky pours down. And other people enjoy going out into the rain, loving the idea of not having to water their plants or their gardens, appreciating the freshening of the atmosphere… they might have even been hoping for it to rain! Rain is beautiful to watch! Pluviophiles love seeing rain fall, to see the sky darken, clouds filling the sky. Even the biggest painters have created work featuring busy magnificent skies. Rain awakens most of our senses, and not just our vision and sense of touch. Rain also has a scent. After rain, the smell of soil and plants are magnified. The rain drops touching the ground also creates some music which grabs our auditory attention.There are many people who just like to hide under their covers when it is raining, it is one of the most effective and natural sleeping pills. The sound of rain drops, like a metronome, has a calming effect, soothing, which helps us fall asleep.
Test your ‘pluviophility’
So, are you a pluviophile? Just answer these 7 questions to find out.
1. Do you like playing in the rain? Yes/No
2. Do you have a special wardrobe for rainy days? Yes/No
3. Are you addicted to long showers? Yes/No
4. Does rain improve your mood? Yes/No
5. Do you like the smell of rain? Yes/No
6. Do you fall asleep easier when it rains? Yes/No
7. Do you like watching it rain? Yes/No
If the majority of your answers were yes, you are definitely a pluviophile. You like water, air, life… and rain! While some fear the bad weather, you find yourself, it makes you happy. For you rain is beautiful, it washes and erases everything away and allows for a new start from scratch. It means you can bring out your favourite rainwear and your beautiful umbrellas..
If the majority of your answers were no, don’t worry! Clearly you aren’t a pluviophile. You don’t like being wet, and rain makes you sad. Beau Nuage has the solution for you, choose one of our lovely umbrellas with a beautiful colour to brighten up your everyday life and resist the weather’s outbursts.