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.
Food should always taste better than it looks. Likewise, people should always be more interesting than they appear.
How we start a conversation often decides its trajectory. So maybe you should rethink how you greet people.
Even when you can't solve a friend's problem, talking about it helps.
Conversation will make or break a first date. How can you take the pressure off of thinking of things to talk about?
Do you use your words to make a positive impact or a negative one? Have you listened to yourself lately?
What should you talk about when you know a conversation is only going to be brief?
If you want to have a rewarding conversation with someone, never ask this question.
There is a reason we are social. It's to be known.
Last week, we discussed the importance of not interrupting others. But sometimes an interruption can actually enhance a conversation.
You hate being interrupted, but do you interrupt others?