It was an experiment by a furniture company and boy did it have an impact.
A group of students were asked to bully one plant and speak affectionately to another. The result? After 30 days the “bullied” plant was wilted and on its way to dying. They plant that was treated with kindness flourished. Although many recognize there may have been some other reason for the reaction — but it sure made an impact on the kids and can certainly be used as a teaching moment to help stop bullying. !