The Four Life Lessons I’ve Learned From Trees

Aymes Sarah
5 min readJul 2, 2020

Learn, adapt, grow, and repeat

Image courtesy of Jplenio: from Pixabay

Trees are solid, beautiful, and whimsical. They sway and bend in the wind, always standing strong in the face of adversity.

Humans are like a tree: Beautiful, full of life, and resilient.

I am only thirty-five years-old but I am an old soul. I had an amazing childhood (thanks ma and daddy) but I have weathered many storms later in life.

From domestic abuse to chronic illness, these life experiences have made me who I am today. Who am I? I’m not completely sure, but I know I’m on my way to finding out the answer to this question.

I told my therapist yesterday that I felt like thin glass that would break after my recent diagnosis of Fibromyalgia.

She told me I was one of the strongest women she had encountered in her life. I was shocked.

I always feel weak and this amazing woman thought I was not only strong but one of the strongest people she knows.

This is a reminder that how we see ourselves is very different from how others see us.

If you feel weak because of adversity remember: There is someone watching you who thinks you are the strongest person they have ever known.



Aymes Sarah

Wife, mother, and researcher of a myriad of subjects. I love to write about anything and everything! Writer for The Startup, Better Marketing, & The Ascent👊