Think like a tree blog

Welcome!  You’ll find all sorts of musings here.  About the natural principles, living a better life, a bit about me and my journey, with a bit of evolutionary biology and tree wisdom thrown in for good measure.  Enjoy, and if you think these ideas are worth passing on please share on social media and with your friends…

Know that your actions can change the world
I was inspired to share this excerpt from my book Think like a Tree: The natural principles guide to life
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Wilding by Isabella Tree – book review
Wilding. The return of nature to a British farm, by Isabella Tree. Despite never having visited Isabella’s Knepp estate in
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Wellbeing without nature?
I’ve just returned from a full-on four days in London at the UK’s largest wellbeing festival. Held in Olympia, a
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Introducing my new book! – video clip
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Develop resilience
When it comes to resilience our tree cousins are masters. They are undoubtedly our best teachers, having learned numerous tactics
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Why Marie Kondo’s way is not nature’s way
You have probably seen the buzz around Marie Kondo’s de-cluttering phenomenon. It’s caught the mood, because, quite accurately, we, in
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Observe what’s around you
People often look at me as if I’m bonkers when I say that trees can see. But when you think
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Unlimited wellbeing
Join me for a Think like a Tree workshop at Unlimited Wellbeing in Nottingham on 12 May 2019.
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Introducing the natural principles
There are patterns common to all living things – these have been developed into a set of principles. Some are
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Poem – being part of the earth not apart from it
One of the joys of leading courses is to witness the creativity of the participants. There are so many talented
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Plain English please
So, today I’m going to write one of my preoccupations at the moment – jargon, complex language and the inaccessibility
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Ripping up the rule-book of life
Several billion generations ago our great, great, great… ancestor was also the common ancestor of trees.  We share the same
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Apprentices of nature
Biomimicry Do you have a problem?  The chances are nature has already solved it.  Biomimicry is one field where learning
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Why I am happier and healthier because I think like a tree
My name’s Sarah and the bad news for me is that I’ve struggled for most of my life.  Struggled with
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