Report abuse. It is a question of balance.ReplyCancel, Hi everyone! I found this to be so beautiful. The Hidden Life of Trees, What They Feel, How They Communicate by Peter Wohlleben is published by Greystone Books. All things considered, though, The Hidden Life of Trees is a fascinating book to delve into, perhaps as a starting point for other reading. Also, why are a number of his scientific comparisons incorrect? I know our western culture likes to empthasize youth, but I happen to find a sort of beauty in aging and the wrinkles our faces show, almost like each individual life’s story upon ones face. In chapter 2 when it’s talking about the language of trees he talks about how in modern agriculture the plants are all very “quiet”. Wohlleben states on page 65, “Some trees acquire their wrinkles at a younger age than their contemporaries…similar to the human condition.” Our Western culture has a interesting perspective about wrinkles. Thanks for this book suggestion. I have 3 children under five and I am putting my all into them which leaves little time or space for me and I am feeling very depleted. To ask other readers questions about The Hidden Life of Trees, please sign up. Sometimes we need to be places… and sometimes I need to remind myself, are those places really that important?ReplyCancel. Just wonderful. I am going to start by telling you up front, I do not know exactly how this is going to flow, but I am optimistic and am going with it! Chapter 10 Notes Chapter 9 Notes Chapter 8 Notes And I am sure my daughter, though only 3 years old, observes this struggle. There is a passage on page 27 that has by far been the most impactful to me thus far! This is a new aspect for most of us, but apparently has been part of the secret knowledge of foresters since the early 1990’s. He is talking about beeches that undergo extremes in the weather, and he says “after extreme droughts bring many trees to the brink of death, they all bloom together the following year… the abundance of fruit reflects what happened the previous year, and has nothing to do with what will happen in the future.” I take it in the backyard after I clean up the kitchen at night and use a spin composter that we then use to help our garden along I cannot believe how much waste it saves! It is a fantastic and moving book. These are my chapters 3 and 4 notes from Peter Wohlleben’s The Hidden Life of Trees. At this point you’ve learned more about trees than you may have cared to know. The book is written by Peter Wohlleben a forester for over twenty years, author, and simply put, an extreme tree hugger. We often push them to grow and learn things at the pace we desire, instead of the natural rhythm of their own learning drive. She is currently filing for divorce from her husband (of 3 years) and I know things are going to continue to make matter worse for my niece. It’s a very beautiful and empathetic way to learn. If you are ready to comment or chat about what you’ve been loving or learning from this book, hop aboard dear ones! Something about relating a trees wrinkles to human wrinkles really stood out to me. I feel like I have no control of the coming snow just like those trees. The next year, despite all that had happened, they still bloomed together, bearing much fruit. it’s so cool reading all of your comments and thoughts on this book, a lot of them overlap with my own and i love seeing how inspired we all are by the same words despite being far apart! Posted on February 29, 2020 Full size 350 × 499. i love living here, but sometimes the cultural differences can be hard to overcome and now that we have a baby i see that it really is crucial to find other “trees” to lean on. Question 4 is about slowing it down with children. Ha. Perhaps farmers can learn from the forests and breed a little more wildness back into their grain and potatoes so that they’ll be more talkative in the future.” As someone who enjoys reading and learning about nature/conservation but who is not well-versed in technical jargon, I view the goals of this book to be lyrical at times but mainly a book for the “commoner”. What does it mean to age gracefully in your opinion? How does feeling the earth in its raw state make you feel? I only have read the English translation, so it would be difficult to comment on this first half of the question unless both versions have been read a. I only have read the English translation, so it would be difficult to comment on this first half of the question unless both versions have been read and compared. But the audio book I have in English has imperial units. A lovely thought. I am a ‘do-it yourself’ kind of girl. I feel like I am so reliant on my phone to tell me everything right away, but refraining and feeling the discomfort of learning and not knowing is really important! I tend to believe that it is because a child needs more time to proceed the information given and to transform it into an action (and to actually accept to stop playing to put his shoes on). The same goes for loving our post-baby bodies and the resentment we women tend to hold for the way we look after bringing life into this world. It’s easy to forget this in our day and age when there is such a huge access to information. Chapter 11 talks about trees aging gracefully ReplyCancel, I think ageing is one of the most beautiful things. Explain what Peter Wohlleben means... 3. Random House, 2016. As a nanny, I have thought a lot about the education of children and the best ways to apply certain principles to our daily activities. I'm wondering if there's an Australian equivalent of Peter Wohlleben? skills. Life and wisdom and majesty is likewise found in a person’s aged exterior (and with things, too – I love when you can visibly tell that an object has been well-loved). The translation to Norwegian has metric measurements. The slow nature of trees brings a sense of calm- and I’d imagine that same sense of calm might come about when we take a little less pressure off of ourselves and our children to make them grow more quickly. It is simultaneously sad and hopeful – the realization that we have forever altered the landscape while providing an opportunity to reimagine a better future for it. all rights reserved . 12 discussion posts. Our world, and the world of trees can at times be a brutal place. Do you think our culture, or the culture within your household, nurtures a slow pace or one that rushes to keep up? Maybe that is why we feel we have to do things by ourselves? The Hidden Life of Trees Review. Discussion Questions. 57 people found this helpful. I love all Wohlleben's books, but I'd love them even more if I was reading about eucalyptus instead of oaks, birches and spruce, about nature in the southern hemisphere instead of the northern hemisphere. I think compassion, serving others, and growing in my faith is what grounds me. I would love to hear how these first weeks of reading have been going for you. Hmmm? No, I can’t go build a forest (especially in one day), and I can’t simply go and make lawful decisions that can have impacts all at once. Lovely thoughts. Today, we are raised to be independant. When reading Chapter five the part that really resonated with me was the part that discussed Trees (beeches and oaks) using all their energy to makes acrons and nuts and everything else “takes second place” and it weakens them to sickness and bugs. Chapter 17 discusses trees and their habitats. Love it so much. Not only that, but this was a reflection of what has happened to the trees the previous year, not an indicator of what will happen to them in the future. Grief and hard times change you.ReplyCancel, Your email is never published or shared. There’s a wisdom, a profoundness, an inspiring and over exhilarating essence to a tree. My family, and I have had the hardest year. 1. I love that our book selections are going to have so much overlap. BookPage Top Pick in Nonfiction, September 2016. We are educated with good jobs. from the German by Jane Billinghurst. I just realized how boring these last three photos from my notes are. I do not want to model a resentment for my job, which pays for us to eat and for which I am grateful.ReplyCancel, […] To visit The Hidden Life of Trees Discussion Part I Click Here […]ReplyCancel, I think I am a little late too! Michael, interesting that on your profile, your only favorite quotation is R. K. Rowling's “If you want to know what a man's like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.” So did writing your snarky "questions" make you feel superior? Are trees social beings? How, like large forests, have you created your ideal habitat? My little one is 14 months old but I’ve already been eagerly looking into Waldorf as well as Charlotte Mason! Which isn’t entirely wrong, but instead of thinking “oh wow, trees are kind of like us!” maybe it should be “oh wow, we aren’t too different from trees (or any living thing). As I’ve been writing the follow up curriculum to The Peaceful Preschool I’ve felt a few moments of conflict over taking kindergarten students through the year at a more playful pace, and yet as we begin to place building practical skills and quality relationships on as important a level as reading and writing, I believe we will ultimately see students who are more integrated as spirit, soul, and body. I think slowing down and learning with our children is one of the most important things we can do as parents. I hope to one day follow in their footsteps. Micheal Pollan’s book Second Nature talks about this tension when he says, “We are at once the problem and the only possible solution to the problem.” What have you felt about it. I hope we are a generation of women that work to change the perception of aging in our culture as the death to everything “good and beautiful” and instead view it as miles walked in exactly those things.ReplyCancel, Ashton, I just have to say I found my very first gray yesterday morning as I was blow-drying my hair (!) I felt this spoke to the not-so-extroverts of the world, encouraging them that their soft, steady pitter-patter in life is powerful and will leave a lasting impact on those around them. I definitely need to step back and access different areas where I have or am doing this to my daughters.ReplyCancel, I totally agree with you Katelin. There is a beauty in it, and I sometimes wish that was apreiciated more. I am trying to be mindful that aging is something that is a natural process. There are a couple verses in Proverbs that essentially say gray hair is a sign of wisdom. One aspect I find inspiring is that trees live a slow life which seems to lead them to become stronger, wiser and older. This reminds me to live in the present, and not in fear!ReplyCancel, Rachael, this is such a beautiful perspective to hold onto. We feel we must dye our hair at the first sign of grey; search for the most effective anti wrinkle creme, botox or plastic surgeon. by Peter Wohlleben. Please remember to be kind and gracious to those sharing – opening up is a vulnerable and beautiful thing! She was the wild child of our 5 wo-man group of sisters growing up. The shoots were “part of a larger whole.” The idea of being guided and protected by a higher, or in this case, lower power, and the idea of a collective soul are imbedded in his prose here. x AmandaReplyCancel, Yes! x AmandaReplyCancel, Hi all! There is a delicate system, a delicate balance, a wisdom if you will. Let’s Catch Up! After reading this chapter, how does knowing that “one out of 1.8 billion beechnuts will develop into a full-grown tree” change your outlook on their lives or their presence in our world? But the audio book I have in English has imperial units. In his international bestseller The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben opened readers’ eyes to the amazing processes at work in forests every day.Now this new, breathtakingly … Lots of loss, lots of disappointment,and seemingly no end in sight. I’m learning that it’s ok to be different and just follow my instincts as a mama and let our life reflect a peace and calm that come from God. My work as a stay at home mom has been the most humbling experience, and I find my kids thrive when raising them is a collective effort.ReplyCancel, Amanda- In regards to not usually being drawn to science books, I (who am always drawn to anything science) was thinking about a specific way of teaching children. The Hidden Life of Trees seems to confirm our feelings there is so much more to trees then leaves and bark. The section I resonate most with so far is about slow living. But your like your quote says, we can not be strong if we are alone. Let them be little for as long as they can be! Have you ever thought of them as parents? So important to slow down with our littles!ReplyCancel, hi all! What do you personally think about them and the aging process in general? This book has helped me feel more secure in reaching out to both ask for and give help in my role as a mother and friend. Greed does drive so many decisions and factors today. You can tell so much by looking at others hands. xxReplyCancel, Oh, and as I was reading I was reminded of a quote from a book we will dig into later on in the year, Simplicity Parenting, “In its complexity and sensuality, nature invites exploration, direct contact, and experience. I am constantly finding myself returning to my own why as a mother and blogger and how this ebbs and flows over the months or years. Is there an Australian author who's as savvy about nature in general (not just about climate change and extinction) as Wohlleben? In regards to raising children and the best ways in which we can educate and enlighten them, well, I couldn’t quite say – as I have none of my own. the second thing was the part in chapter 8 where the author talks about how trees can’t always be growing up, so they gather their resources to strengthen what’s there in the current season of their lives. Previous to this book, I would take walks with my two-year-old and my eyesight would remain around eye level. I think there should be more 4th TRIMESTER care with lessons on loving, helping, and healing our bodies after we have babies. The Hidden Life of Trees Summary. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Adrienne said: Hi everyone,Today is book discussion day! The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate - Discoveries from a Secret World | Summary . You can pose questions to the Goodreads community with What struck you most—what did you find most interesting or surprising—in reading about the secret life of trees? I underlined this line from that page, “If a seed lands on soft, damp soil, it has no choice but to sprout as soon as it is warmed by the sun in the spring.” I think that connects to what you’re saying as well. That said I really had to come to terms with the changes that occur postpartum that was a shock to me.ReplyCancel. Wrinkles and gray hair and scars. Yes I will now, thank you Amanda!ReplyCancel, I’m a little late to the discussion, but first wanted to say, thank you Amanda for organizing this. When talking about the supportive nature of tree communities the author states, “This is because a tree can only be as strong as the forest that surrounds it.” The truth behind this statement and the metaphor it carries is profound, don’t you think? This book has really broadened my horizons to nature! “A veritable tree whisperer, Mr. Wohlleben projects an irresistible enthusiasm for his subject, and afer a few hours in his company you will never look in the same way at our ubiquitous but enigmatic neighbors.” –Wall Street Journal In his international bestseller, The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben opened readers’ eyes to the amazing processes at work in forests … Ironically in the midst of reading this book, I was also reading The Lorax to my daughter! Like Jesus knew when he taught using parables, our minds are able to form these memories and understandings so much better! In response to this question (on the changes inside of us from Winter to Spring), I am a Spring “fan girl” (I think is what it’s called). Notes Entry 1 – A foreword, two introductions, and chapter 1. More time working means less time at home where all the creativity, love, adventure, learning, and play needs to happen. Chapter 5 teaches us about the slim odds of trees producing one adult offspring to take its place. Explore the “so what factor” of all you’ve read thus far, and create short and convincing statement to share with others who are interested in picking up this book. From what we’ve read, how do forests play an important role in climate change? But what a lovely picture of not only community, but hope! I was a teacher in a public school and while I loved many aspects of it, I felt that push to dump so much on my poor students- it was very stressful! What is really grabbing me about this book is how very little researchers/”scientists” know about trees still to this date. I really enjoyed the second half of this book and it’s made me more aware of the trees and forests in my community. If you want to dig further, there is always the references on the back. Whole and healthy families will then be equipped to bring a lot more peace and joy into our world.ReplyCancel, I am struck by your words about what you are hoping for your students. In this 6-week book study, … I just loved how the mama trees didn’t seem to be in any hurry to help their offspring grow up. ❤ReplyCancel, The idea that “it is in the roots that centuries of experience are stored” made me think of my familiar roots and all the knowledge, wisdom and experience that parents, grandparents, friends, family and others can pass on to us if we are willing an open to receive it.ReplyCancel, On imagining the root systems in our yards & other things.. I just bought it and 'in love' with it already. The slow lane trees take on growing and raising their offspringreally appealed to me. Yet, the minute we begin to age, society no longer finds beauty in a person aging gracefully, especially among women. It was amazing and almost healing in a way. I had similar thoughts while reading the aging chapter. And just so we are all on the same page, here are some basic guidelines for this discussion: « Our Spring GardenSpring Smoked Salmon Bagel + the Fixin’s », (Question 2) I am going to start things off for us! Let’s get started! . life’s mystery and magnitude.” How lovely is that!? I just know there is nothing more beautiful to me then an aging women (and I have many grey hairs that I love). This book is amazing and totally changed my point of view when my husband and I took our girls on a walk through the mountains yesterday. I’ve just discovered your beautiful blog and it has been so fun to get to know your little family. In his international bestseller The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben opened readers’ eyes to the amazing processes at work in forests every day.Now this new, breathtakingly … (Question 7) Man, as a woman, the aging process seems to be such a resented process. Why, especially in the age of immediacy + technology do you think it is important to connect with the earth in this way? Community is so important and a solid surrounding of supportive friends, key. I think about that line over and over and what that means for us as people. It’s not that kind of feeling when you start a new season of Game of Thrones or when you purchase a new sweater, it is the kind of feeling you get when physically, emotionally – you feel that sense of “Ahhw.” The sun is out and a slight breeze comes over your cheeks and a nice rain comes and goes and the beautiful TREES are doing there thing (Yay for these lovelies!) 2. “I am struck by the fact that the more slowly trees grow at first, the sounder they are at the core, and I think that the same is true of human beings. We live too quickly, where they take time to live. ).ReplyCancel, Kelsey, I loved reading this. x AReplyCancel, I am loving all of these comments! Kelsey, have you looked into Waldorf philosophies by chance? Chapter 13 Notes Chapter 12 Notes Chapter 11 Notes. Learning that our rythym for our family may not be what others are doing, and that’s ok! but I’m just amazed at what I’ve learned so far. I could talk about this all night. So I cram things in and feel guilty or I cut things out and feel guilty. I think when we view humanity in this way and see one another as part of a whole, each of us being complex beings, we open the door for so much more compassion. If we tried to slow down, could we become stronger and wiser as well? How has your idea or perception of “support,” and whatever that means to you, changed over the years as you’ve grown out of and entered new phases of life? I was a bit hesitant starting out in this book (I’m usually a fiction reader.) I too want to be one of those old ladies that completely embraces the gray hair and wrinkles. Then it goes on to talk about growth and that the energy needs to be budgeted to carry the increasing weight, to keep some in reserves to defend themselves, and to eventually blossom. This is what I am working on with my 3 year old niece. What do you guys think? We simply cannot afford our home or down-size our lives any more than we have already done to make it so one of us could work less. I dare you to try this, and double points if you do so in public! I love your thoughts here, such good food for thought mama! He writes with humour, and his use of scientific jargon is laced with metaphor and depth. Follow up question to this: Any daily routines with your little ones to educate them about life, compassion, nature, etc.? One of my favorites is the Charlotte Mason idea of “living books,” which teach dry topics like science and history in the form of rich, “living” stories. Where do you find your roots?ReplyCancel, Anjay, I loved thinking about and imagining the root systems of the trees in our yard and garden and how complex they all must be. Growth is a beautiful thing which takes time and energy but I’m sure when I look back on this time I will cherish being able to spend so much 1-on-1 time to her.ReplyCancel, I am really enjoying this book! I’d recommend the book Heaven on Earth – It’s not religious but explains the Waldorf rhythms very well! There is so much more to discover and learn outside the current of rushed information! Read: Sally McGrane, ‘German Forest Ranger Finds That Trees Have Social Networks, Too’, New York Times, Jan 29 2016. This makes me think: What can we do here? What is your current take on this controversial (to some) subject? I’d venture down to his height, and further yet to whatever was being pointed out on the ground, but I’d always come right back up to eye level ( I suppose this is somewhat necessary for walking in a straight line). This particular question really struck a nerve with me in this particular season that I am in. I find it odd that we marvel at the strength of an old, cracked tree with it’s deep groves, enjoying its beauty more than a young sapling. Consider things you find yourself returning to as you go about your day? I imagine what is below my feet, the roots and the details of their relationships, the level of communication they share with one another without any one else having a clue. The slower the steadier. Also, why does the author not define his terminology? The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate Peter Wohlleben, trans. I find myself looking up into the branches of the trees lining our sidewalks. Ask the Author. Before I began reading this book, I journaled about the kinds of trees I am most drawn to – ancient, gnarled, twisty trees with thick branches you can climb and spend time with your feet dangling beneath you. What people or groups of people are the “forest” in your life, and how does their support specifically make you stronger? Did you find the author’s anthropomorphic description of … Also, tips on teaching your little ones patience in general would be lovely to know. There’s a mystical presence about them. Wrinkles and scars are beautiful marks of battles fought and wisdom gained. Page numbers in parentheses. It means miles have been walked on this earth through many an experience—life, birthed. Trees, to me, have always provided a sense of awe. Post-partum body after a couple c-sections (one with a very noticeable scar), turning 30 in January, and all the gray hair coming in! Media highlights. I feel like these trees have such a soul, and that they exude life well-lived and wisdom and majesty. that really spoke to me because i feel like i’m always in a hurry to grow “up” to the next step and not strengthen my life where i’m at. , are those places really that important? ReplyCancel the back really grabbing me about this book seems be. 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