Our balcony in full bloom

What Gardening Has Taught Me About Life

I was sitting in my therapist’s office, telling her how much I enjoyed gardening, when she said, “Gardening seems like a spiritual practice for you.” I stopped talking and looked at her in silence as tears started to well up in my eyes.

“What’s behind those tears?” She asked.

I paused for a while, not knowing what to say, not understanding why I was crying, trying to…



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Duncan Riach

Top Writer. Self-Revealing. Mental Health. Success. Fulfillment. Flow. MS Engineering/Technology. PhD Psychology. duncanriach.com