There is an old wives tale that talking to plants helps them grow.
But not only is the suggestion proving true, apparently they don’t mind what you say to them either. A study has shown that saying nice or nasty things to plants will help them grow better.
But what is the point of talking to plants?
You can vent. You can gather your thoughts by talking to them if talking to yourself is too weird.
But plants don’t talk back. Or do they?
Recent developments in the understanding of trees indicates that they communicate to each other, displaying what some would say is intelligent life.
And while this is intriguing enough in itself, does that mean plants are not only hearing us but understanding us? And will the next step in their evolution be to communicate back?
I don’t know, but I bet you are looking a little differently at your plants now.
On the course of thinking on a new line, we can stumble on an idea trail. If we follow it, that idea starts to take shape.
When we're in a forced conversation, the temptation is to default to light filler topics. But it's easy to have a gripping conversation with someone you have never met before. It could be more memorable than you expect.
The future is here. This is the new approach to conversation - the unexpected, the unconventional, the unpredictable.
When you talk to someone, you realise they have passions, struggles, quirks & hopes. The same as you. This is how conversation builds acceptance of diversity.
When we bump into someone we haven't seen in a while, conversation doesn't always come easily. What should you talk about after all these years?
The fascinating thing about children is that they see the world in a different way to what you do. Even more, they have tremendous imaginations. Why wouldn’t you want to tap into that?
Complaining people are boring. If you need to get things off your chest, apply some strategy to it.