Tea Plant by Linda Compton McDonald
An inspiring video about the ability of plants to support the healing of veterans.
Since 2007, the charity Gardening Leave has championed the healing power of plants to bring relief to veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and anxiety.
But the tie between plants and the military goes back much further than that and is now being explored in a new art exhibition.
My friend Linda McDonald contributed her painting of a Tea Plant to this project. Linda is an amazing person who does an incredible amount for charity. You can see more of her work here:
Watch the video here.
A respite from the daily insanities that climate change policy keeps throwing up. This is what real science can achieve.
H/T friend Alex and TallBloke who tied in alerting me to this.
This inspiring video shows how powerful music can be in helping people with dementia to retain their sense of person and to communicate.
Discovered at Understanding Dementia.
Ted is a great resource for inspiring talks about “ideas worth spreading”. This one was highlighted by Kate Swaffer on her excellent blog about living with dementia. Megan Washington demonstrates that a speech impediment is no impediment to being an incredible singer.