Quote for Today: Bessel van der Kolk

Being able to feel safe with other people is probably the single most important aspect of mental health; safe connections are fundamental to meaningful and satisfying lives. Numerous studies of disaster response around the globe have shown that social support is the most powerful protection against becoming overwhelmed by stress and trauma. Social support is … Continue reading Quote for Today: Bessel van der Kolk

Grab Your Shovel: Guerrilla Gardening in Los Angeles

As the appearance of a community decays, its people decline too. Can collaborative gardening help restore community health and spirit? Guerrilla gardening is the planting and tending of gardens on public land, usually without permission. You might think of it as the green thumb version of graffiti, using plants instead of spray paint. Here are two wonderful videos … Continue reading Grab Your Shovel: Guerrilla Gardening in Los Angeles