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…

You can listen to myself and JK chatting about all things nature, biomimicry, permaculture and the many different ways we
I was wondering the other day why the new year is seen as the time to plan your life –
From my own woodland in Derbyshire, England, I explain the ideas behind Think like a Tree and how nature can
There are patterns common to all living things. These have been developed into a set of principles. I’ve gathered some
Today’s Observer newspaper contains an interesting article about how the climate denial movement has transformed into the climate confusion movement.
I was inspired to share this excerpt from my book Think like a Tree: The natural principles guide to life
Wilding. The return of nature to a British farm, by Isabella Tree. Despite never having visited Isabella's Knepp estate in
I’ve just returned from a full-on four days in London at the UK’s largest wellbeing festival. Held in Olympia, a
When it comes to resilience our tree cousins are masters. They are undoubtedly our best teachers, having learned numerous tactics
You have probably seen the buzz around Marie Kondo’s de-cluttering phenomenon. It’s caught the mood, because, quite accurately, we, in
People often look at me as if I’m bonkers when I say that trees can see. But when you think
Join me for a Think like a Tree workshop at Unlimited Wellbeing in Nottingham on 12 May 2019.
There are patterns common to all living things – these have been developed into a set of principles. Some are
One of the joys of leading courses is to witness the creativity of the participants. There are so many talented
So, today I'm going to write one of my preoccupations at the moment - jargon, complex language and the inaccessibility
Several billion generations ago our great, great, great... ancestor was also the common ancestor of trees.  We share the same
Biomimicry Do you have a problem?  The chances are nature has already solved it.  Biomimicry is one field where learning
My name’s Sarah and the bad news for me is that I’ve struggled for most of my life.  Struggled with