Are you amazed to see how this beautiful tree continues to stand rooted to the ground, despite the wind pushing it in the opposite direction? So am I. In fact, this image set me thinking.

How often do we come across people who are rigid, who are not only unchangeable, egotistical, stubborn, but also a challenge to work with- those who’d never ever bend from their stand, their outlook, their views/opinions? I wonder if they can ever evolve or grow that way.

As a trainer, they’ve often thrown me into a tizzy and I’ve struggled to fathom how best to deal with them. It is here that trees have something to tell us. Today, sharing three essential life lessons that only a tree can teach us:

Stay grounded

Stay connected to your roots

Bend before you break

Do you like trees? Have you ever noticed how they stand tall but know when to change depending on the directions of the wind?  Some thoughts to ponder over, on this Thursday morning.


Today, I am joining Parul Thakur with her post based on the theme #ThursdayTreeLove- a new photo feature on her blog. If you would like to play along, post a picture of a tree and link it back to her post.