The Hospital Morale Initiative embraced the idea of a Healing Garden, to provide a retreat from the relentless rigors and stresses of medicine for all members of the hospital family. The design concept for the garden focused on creating a series of separate, restorative spaces that would be spiritually, if not physically, “away” from the stressful hospital environment, by providing a connection to growing plants, moving water and the changing seasons.
When your work no longer feels like work, you’re doing the right thing. And for Lauren Goodsmith, this rings true. An avid lover of gardening and nature’s renewing beauty, Lauren has been able to integrate her passion into her profession. Beginning in 2009, Lauren helped with the development of the Healing Garden at Advocates for...View