Linda Thomas was born in 1953 and grew up in South Africa in a large family. She now lives in Switzerland with her husband and two grown-up children. In 1988 she founded an ecological cleaning company, and from 1993 to 2012 was responsible for cleaning the Goetheanum buildings in Dornach, Switzerland. She is presently a housemother at the Lucas Clinic in Arlesheim. She lectures widely.