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You are not a succulent.

Recently I attended a staff event at the charity I work for a couple of days a week. During one of the various presentations, we were shown a basil plant and informed that when you buy a living basil from your local supermarket, there are actually several little plants all in one pot. It's important that you re-pot each of these plants separately so that they have space to grow and thrive. This information was used as a metaphor for the importance of self-care and, at the end of the presentation, we were all given one of the re-potted basil shoots as a reminder to look after ourselves. I put mine on the shelf with several other succulent plants in my kitchen and promptly forgot about it. A c

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