Mutual Benefit

“Like wildflowers, you must allow yourself to grow in all the places people thought you never would.” – E.V. flowers and sunshine basic genes of well being components of oomph *   *   * Cultivator ~ Skipper Butterfly drinks nectar of Bushy Aster, spreading pollen as it moves from flower to flower • Photo by Jan Logozzo … More Mutual Benefit

Well-being

“Sitting silently beside a friend who is hurting may be the best gift we can give.” — Unknown resting in garden building sense of well-being brushed by pollen *   *   * Garden Haven ~ Ceramic pals keep silent watch • Photo and “Well-being” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © 2021

Assertiveness

“I really worked at becoming more assertive, and now none of my friends talk to me.” — Wendy Wasserstein “The biggest difference between being assertive and being aggressive is how your words and behaviors affect the rights and well-being of others.” — Sharon Anthony Bower *   *   * Listen to me! ~ White Ibis (male … More Assertiveness