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Sarah
Wilson

Best-selling author and entrepreneur.

Profile

Sarah Wilson is a former journalist and TV presenter, author and activist. She wrote the New York Times bestsellers I Quit Sugar and First, We Make the Beast Beautiful, which Mark Manson described as "the best book on living with anxiety that I've ever read". She is the author of another 11 cookbooks that sell in 52 countries.

Previously she was editor of Cosmopolitan Australia, host of Masterchef Australia and founder of the largest wellness website in Australia, IQuitSugar.com.

In May 2018, Sarah closed the business and gave all money to charity. She now builds and enables charity projects that "engage humans with each other" and campaigns on mental health and climate issues. Sarah ranks as one of the top 200 most influential authors in the world and has a combined digital audience of 2.5 million.

Sarah lives minimally, rides a hand-built bike and is known for travelling the world for eight years with one bag.

Sarah's latest book This One Wild and Precious Life is a soul's journey through the complexities of climate change, coronvirus, racial inequalities and our disconnection from what matters...back to life. Sarah hikes around the world, meeting wild voices and experts who provide hopeful wisdoms and vibrant solutions to arrive at what she feels is the true path through the despair…to our better world. This One Wild Precious Life is published September 2020, December 2020 and in the UK early 2021.

Expertise
Talking Points

Food, Nutrition and Wellness

Sarah is a qualified health coach with New York's Institute of Integrative Nutrition and has healed her own crippling illness through food and exercise... it's taken four years and she's tried all the tricks. Sarah now knows what works. She's also about to publish her first e-book - How to Quit Sugar - and her new TV show Eat Yourself Sexy screens on Foxtel's Lifestyle. Sarah's theories are very fresh (many are only just starting to be understood in Australia) and all about streamlining, being kind and recalibrating; she's anti-diet and anti-extreme exercise: "The top 20 tips and tricks to live well now"; "I ate myself better: what I learned on my journey back from collapse" and "How to quit sugar".

How We Want to Live Now

The best wellness, productivity and simple living advice from more than 100 Sunday Life column explorations and hundreds of blog experiments, including the personal lessons learned from meeting the Dalai Lama, Edward de Bono, Sir Richard Branson and many more. This can be tailored to take on a more "work productivity", health, life balance slant or "how to be creative" slant.

Media and Writing

Sarah has worked for every media outlet - TV, newspapers and magazines - in Australia. She knows traditional and new media intimately and has perspectives on the new landscape - because she's straddling it! Sarah has consulted to ABC radio, Hearst Magazines International, ARN and ACP. "Why we all have to be 'media whores'" or "How to get published - writing tricks for magazines, newspapers and blogs".
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