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ReWild Yourself

157 episodes - English - Latest episode: over 3 years ago - ★★★★★ - 828 ratings

Welcome to the ReWild Yourself Podcast! I’m Daniel Vitalis, and I’ll be your guide through the world of human zoology and lifestyle design. We’ll explore the strategies that ancient apes need to thrive in a modern world, awakening our instincts, and freeing our bodies –– and minds –– from the degenerative effects of human domestication.

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North America's Forgotten Fruit - Andrew Moore #177

December 13, 2017 23:27 - 1 hour - 103 MB

North America’s Forgotten Fruit — the Pawpaw — is an excellent reminder that adventures in wild food are still available to us! Andrew Moore is here to share his journey seeking out the largest edible fruit native to the United States. In Andrew’s book Pawpaw: In Search of America’s Forgotten Fruit, he explores the past, present, and future of this unique fruit, traveling from the Ozarks to Monticello; canoeing the lower Mississippi in search of wild fruit; drinking pawpaw beer in Durham, No...

How Old is Fishing? - Brian Fagan #176

December 07, 2017 02:25 - 1 hour - 89.5 MB

Brian Fagan — one of the world’s leading archaeological writers — is back on the show! Brian was born in England and studied archaeology at Pembroke College, Cambridge. He was Keeper of Prehistory at the Livingstone Museum (Zambia) and, during six years in Zambia and one in East Africa, was deeply involved in fieldwork on multidisciplinary African history and in monuments conservation. He was Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, from 1967 to 2004, when he...

Is Wild Food A Privilege? - Arthur Haines #175

November 30, 2017 01:23 - 1 hour - 123 MB

Arthur Haines is back on ReWild Yourself Podcast! Arthur is a good friend and our most esteemed frequent guest on the show. Arthur is a forager, ancestral skills mentor, author, public speaker, and botanical researcher. His work merges the material knowledge of present-day people with the ecological knowledge of ancestral people. Arthur’s mission is to help people develop deep awareness of and connection to nature, promote individual health and foster self-reliance. He is a fellow Mainer, an...

Nature as Your Compass - Tristan Gooley #174

November 23, 2017 01:51 - 1 hour - 101 MB

Tristan Gooley returns to ReWild Yourself Podcast to guide us through the lost art of reading nature’s signs. Tristan is an author and natural navigator. He teaches people to re-awaken their senses and tune into their ancestral ability to navigate across a landscape using the signs that nature provides. Tristan has led expeditions in five continents, climbed mountains in Europe, Africa and Asia, sailed small boats across oceans and piloted small aircraft to Africa and the Arctic. He has walk...

Beyond The War On Invasives - Tao Orion #173

November 15, 2017 23:42 - 1 hour - 98.6 MB

In the final installment of our invasive species series, we hear from Tao Orion — author and permaculturist — for a new perspective on invasives that links restoration with thoughtful habitat design. Based in the Pacific Northwest, Tao has dedicated her life to the art and science of regenerative living. She has a degree in Environmental Studies with a focus on Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture and has studied under some of the world’s leading permaculture teachers. She co-owns Resilie...

ReWilding Land, People & Wildlife - George Monbiot #171

November 01, 2017 23:38 - 1 hour - 134 MB

“Rewilding holds out hope of a richer living planet that can once more fill our lives with wonder and enchantment.” -George Monbiot Prolific author George Monbiot joins us to share his niche in the world of rewilding: rewilding the land. George is an investigative journalist who writes a weekly column for the Guardian and is the author of a number of bestselling books, including Feral: Rewilding the Land, Sea, and Human Life where he passionately advocates the large-scale restoration of co...

Heart of a Māori Hunter - Toa Hunter Gather #170

October 25, 2017 23:51 - 1 hour - 143 MB

Toa Hunter Gatherer embodies the new generation of hunter-gatherers with a true connection to the natural world. From a very young age, Owen Boynton — Toa Hunter Gatherer — has been passionate about wild country, learning the habitats of the animals with a sense to always want to stay connected. Born in Te Urewera, the ancestral home of the Tuhoe people also known as “children of the mist," Toa's hunter-gatherer bloodline remains strong. Kaitiakitanga — guardianship for the natural world — g...

Regenerative Agriculture and the Truth About Cowspiracy - Doniga Markegard #169

October 20, 2017 19:05 - 1 hour - 119 MB

Doniga Markegard is a rancher with a background in ecology and permaculture, and she’s here to share how regenerative agriculture can help to restore the biodiversity of prairie grasslands while simultaneously producing grass-fed, nutrient dense meat.  In her youth, Doniga was mentored by some of the leading wildlife trackers, naturalists and Native spiritual elders. She spent years alone and with a small group of passionate youth in the Western Washington Wilderness learning the ways of t...

Preserving Cultural Food Heritage - Lori McCarthy #168

October 18, 2017 23:01 - 1 hour - 120 MB

It was an absolute pleasure to talk with Lori McCarthy — a third generation Newfoundlander — about the importance of preserving cultural food heritage for future generations. Lori has dedicated her life to preserving the cultural food of her homeland, Newfoundland and Labrador, through her company Cod Sounds and the Livyers Cultural Alliance. Her core values embrace locally sourced regional cuisine and this is reflected in her food experiences and through her cooking school. Newfoundland a...

Native to When? - Ben Falk #166

October 11, 2017 22:49 - 1 hour - 120 MB

Ben Falk returns to ReWild Yourself Podcast to add his perspective to our invasive species conversation series! Ben lives in an intentional, resilient, forage-able ecosystem on his homestead in Vermont's Mad River Valley that he designed and continues to evolve. As someone who works closely with his local landscape, he is intimately enmeshed with both native and non-native invasive species and has valuable input on this complex issue. Ben — an innovative permaculturist and intentional ecos...

Orgasmic Birth: Dancing Babies into the World - Debra Pascali-Bonaro #165

October 04, 2017 22:03 - 1 hour - 129 MB

Living in a society that promotes the idea of painful childbirth as the norm, it’s hard for many to imagine that childbirth does not only not have to be painful, but it can actually be orgasmic. Debra Pascali-Bonaro is here to shed light on the myths of childbirth and remind us that birth can be full of pleasure and delight. Debra has trained thousands of doulas and birth professionals around the world in the practices of gentle birth support. She is the creator and director of Orgasmic Bi...

On Becoming A Generalist - Kevin Kossowan #164

September 27, 2017 22:27 - 1 hour - 135 MB

As modern hunting and gathering as a movement and a way of life gains momentum, we need continue to discuss, define and evolve what it means to be a conscientious hunter-gatherer. Kevin Kossowan — documentary filmmaker and creator of the gorgeous and thoughtful series, From The Wild — joins us for a conversation on all things hunting and gathering. His series From The Wild is a Canadian-based documentary series following a group of food industry friends exploring the wild foods that surround...

ReWild Your Gut - The Hadza Experiments - Tim Spector #163

September 20, 2017 22:31 - 1 hour - 123 MB

Tim Spector — a Professor of Genetic Epidemiology and microbiome researcher — spent three days eating like a hunter-gatherer with the Hadza in Tanzania and dramatically changed the diversity of his gut microbiome. He wrote about his experience in a recent article for CNN, and we brought him on ReWild Yourself Podcast to share his story and explain the importance of gut diversity for robust health. Tim is also the Founder and Director of the TwinsUK Registry at Kings College, London — the r...

A Forager’s Guide to Preventing Tick-Borne Illness - Dr. Stephen Rich #162

September 13, 2017 23:05 - 1 hour - 162 MB

As the prevalence of ticks and tick-borne illness continues to grow, particularly in the northeastern United States, the modern hunter gatherer (and all who enjoy spending time in the natural world) must be acutely aware of the risk of tick exposure when out on the landscape and have a comprehensive tick strategy in place. Dr. Stephen Rich is here to take us on an intimate tour of the tick and how we can best mitigate our risk of tick-borne disease. Dr. Stephen Rich is a Professor of Micro...

An Elemental Guide to Renegade Beauty - Nadine Artemis #161

September 07, 2017 00:10 - 1 hour - 148 MB

Nadine Artemis is back on ReWild Yourself Podcast to discuss how to reveal and revive your natural radiance by embracing “renegade” beauty. Nadine is the creator of Living Libations, an exquisite line of serums, elixirs, and essentials oils for those seeking the purest of the pure botanical health and beauty products on the planet. She is the author of Holistic Dental Care: The Complete Guide to Healthy Teeth and Gums and soon-to-be-released Renegade Beauty: Reveal and Revive Your Natural Ra...

Parasites! Who’s Inhabiting Your Gut? - Evan Brand #160

August 30, 2017 23:55 - 2 hours - 195 MB

Our bodies are a walking ecosystem that we share with trillions of microbes. While the majority of these microbes are native and beneficial, you might be surprised to learn that many of us are harboring parasites that can be the root cause of symptoms like chronic fatigue, brain fog, depression and more. Evan Brand is here to share the truth about parasites, how to test for them and how we can restore the ecology of our human animal. Evan is an Author, Podcast Host and a Louisville, Kentucky...

The Quest for Wild Terroir - Pascal Baudar #159

August 23, 2017 22:46 - 1 hour - 124 MB

Today’s show explores terroir — the flavor of place. Discovering the wild flavors of your local bioregion is a smart and ecologically interactive way to intimately engage with your place and add context to the story of your food. Pascal Baudar — wild food researcher and a self-styled “culinary alchemist” — joins us to share his unique and inspiring niche in the wild food world: wildcrafted terroir. Based in southern California with access to many different ecosystems (mountain, desert, cha...

A History of Water and Humankind - Brian Fagan #158

August 16, 2017 22:15 - 1 hour - 117 MB

Water — our most vital resource — is a topic that is quite often on our minds. There are the global water issues such as the fact that 783 million people do not have access to fresh water, droughts throughout our planet are becoming more wide-spread and the biodiversity of our oceans is declining at an alarming rate. There are the issues closer to home, like (for us in the United States) the droughts in California and the recent water crisis in Michigan caused by contaminated municipal water...

On Being A Mortal Animal - Dr. Scott Eberle #156

August 09, 2017 19:09 - 1 hour - 127 MB

"How you live is how you die," Dr. Scott Eberle — a physician specializing in end-of-life care — tells us in today's interview. Having spent many years at the bedside of the dying, Scott has learned some important lessons from those participating in their final rite of passage, and he's here to impart a bit of that wisdom with us today, inspiring us to live and die more consciously. Dr. Scott Eberle is a medical director of Hospice of Petaluma in Petaluma, California, as well as an experie...

Tales from the Wild Table - Connie Green #155

August 02, 2017 20:31 - 1 hour - 131 MB

What a pleasure it was to speak with lifelong forager and pioneer in sustainable commercial wild food and mushroom foraging, Connie Green. Connie founded one of the very first and largest wild food businesses in the U.S., Wine Forest, where she still resides as “head huntress,” overseeing a beautifully rich and diverse selection of wild foods furnished to top chefs, restaurants, retailers and consumers. Friends of the forest, Connie and her team believe that wild food harvesting goes hand in...

Culinary Solutions to Eco Problems - Joe Roman #154

July 26, 2017 19:57 - 1 hour - 147 MB

Joe Roman — conservation biologist, author & editor ’n’ chef of EatTheInvaders.org — joins us for the second interview in our informal series on the topic of invasive species. Joe’s research focuses on endangered species conservation and marine ecology, and he is a researcher at the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics at the University of Vermont and a Hrdy Visiting Fellow at Harvard University. His website EatTheInvaders.org is dedicated to fighting invasives one bite at a time and is a...

The Ancestral Biology of Birth - Dr. Sarah Buckley #153

July 19, 2017 20:11 - 1 hour - 136 MB

How can you create conditions that are private, safe and unobserved for yourself during childbirth? This question is a core message behind the work of Dr. Sarah Buckley — author of the best selling book Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering and mother of four home-born children. Dr. Buckley is a New-Zealand-trained GP/family physician with qualifications in GP-obstetrics and family planning and currently combines full-time motherhood with her work as a writer on pregnancy, birth, and parenting. W...

Forager's Guide to Tending the Wild - Sam Thayer #152

July 12, 2017 21:15 - 1 hour - 134 MB

Samuel Thayer — internationally recognized authority on edible wild plants — was one of our very first guests on ReWild Yourself Podcast (way back in Episode #2!), and I’m so honored to have him back on the show for Episode #152 to discuss a fundamental topic for the conscientious forager: Ecoculture. Sam has authored two award-winning books on foraging, Nature’s Garden and The Forager’s Harvest, and he’s soon-to-be-releasing a third volume in his Forager’s Harvest series, Incredible Wild ...

Ancestral Amnesia & the Village Mind - Stephen Jenkinson #151

July 05, 2017 21:50 - 1 hour - 111 MB

Stephen Jenkinson is back on ReWild Yourself Podcast to stretch our minds and hearts as he shares with us a bit of his elder wisdom on restoring real human culture. Stephen is a teacher, author, storyteller, spiritual activist, farmer and founder of the Orphan Wisdom School, a teaching house and learning house for the skills of deep living and making human culture. In our last interview (Episode #34) — a humbling conversation for me — Stephen shared insight into dying wise in our death pho...

Eating Aliens - Jackson Landers #150

June 28, 2017 21:34 - 1 hour - 146 MB

Can we eat our way out of our "invasive species" dilemma? Jackson Landers thinks that's part of the solution. The issue of invasives is becoming more prevalent as these species continue to spread, causing ecological destruction and the loss of native species and habitat all throughout our planet. As foragers and hunters, we have the opportunity to assist in the management of these non-native invasive species by targeting them when hunting and gathering.  We’ve been discussing invasive spec...

Adventures in Unschooling & Practiculture - Ben Hewitt #149

June 21, 2017 20:13 - 1 hour - 121 MB

Author and practiculturalist Ben Hewitt is back on ReWild Yourself Podcast to give us a peek inside his adventures in building a lifestyle living with and from the land. Ben resides on a thriving 100-acre homestead in Vermont where he and his family explore back-to-the-land living, permaculture design, wildcrafting, traditional skills and alternative education paths for their two sons.  In this episode, Ben shares on the evolution of his family’s personal journey as modern homesteaders. We...

MovNat, How to Get Involved Now — Danny Clark #148

June 17, 2017 00:10 - 1 hour - 135 MB

I’m often asked for advice on career opportunities in the world of ReWilding. Many people feel stuck in the rut of a 9-5 and dream of doing work in the world that’s fulfilling, meaningful, adds value to the lives of others and is in line with their personal beliefs and values. I’ve spent over a decade setting up a lifestyle where work and play blend seamlessly. It is a beautiful thing to wake up each day and do work that fuels you with passion, drive and purpose. I’ve seen health and wellnes...

Why I Eat Wild - Daniel Vitalis #147

June 14, 2017 19:24 - 2 hours - 178 MB

Why do I eat wild? There are many reasons behind my choice to eat wild and many levels at which this question can be answered. Eating food is perhaps the most intimate act we perform, as my friend and regular podcast guest Arthur Haines so eloquently expresses in his lectures. The food — the organisms — you eat literally becomes your body. And, as we know, the dietary choices we make have vast implications on our environment as well as ourselves. Food, and where it comes from, reaches righ...

Ask a Mortician - Caitlin Doughty #146

June 03, 2017 01:59 - 1 hour - 123 MB

Caitlin Doughty — mortician, author and death acceptance advocate — joins us for a candid and humorous exploration of our mortality. Caitlin is on a mission to help our death-phobic society overcome anxieties about death and make death a part of life. She sheds light on all areas of death and the dying process in her popular Youtube channel “Ask a Mortician” and New York Times best-selling book Smoke Gets in Your Eyes. She founded the death acceptance collective The Order of the Good Death a...

Through Use: Awakening Human Ecology - Thomas Elpel #145

May 31, 2017 21:44 - 1 hour - 143 MB

Thomas J. Elpel is an author, builder, conservationist and a pioneer in experiential education. Inspired by his childhood adventures exploring and foraging the wild lands of Montana with his grandmother, Thomas developed a passion for the natural world at a very young age. He has dedicated his life to igniting this same passion in others and is a living example of the ReWilding lifestyle. In this episode, Thomas and I discuss the importance of developing a deep and interactive relationship...

Miscarriage, Menstruation & Mindful Mothering - Chloe Parsons #144

May 24, 2017 20:38 - 2 hours - 167 MB

My dear sister Chloe Parsons joins us on ReWild Yourself Podcast to talk all things motherhood. Chloe blends her unique experience as a nutritional therapist, MovNat trainer and a mother of two to invigorate modern women with renewed perspective on health and happiness. She works with clients and actively shares her learning experiences in health, mothering and life as @wholly.chloe on Instagram. In this episode, Chloe and I open up about a very intimate subject: our miscarriage stories. W...

The Hidden Cost of Veganism - Lierre Keith #143

May 19, 2017 17:41 - 1 hour - 138 MB

In past episodes of ReWild Yourself Podcast, I’ve explained why I’m not a vegan (ReWild Yourself Podcast #94) and, instead, why I’m a conscientious omnivore (ReWild Yourself Podcast #100). In my personal quest for the most natural diet for the human animal, I was a vegan for about 10 years, and The Vegetarian Myth by Lierre Keith was an impactful read for me as I transitioned back to an omnivorous diet. I’m thrilled to have Lierre Keith — former vegan, best-selling author and environmental...

Things Your Doctor Can't Say - Dr. Jack Wolfson #142

May 17, 2017 21:58 - 1 hour - 134 MB

Dr. Jack Wolfson “The Paleo Cardiologist” joins us on ReWild Yourself Podcast for a lively conversation on everything from natural heart health to vaccines to geoengineering. Dr. Wolfson is a board-certified cardiologist who believes bad nutrition and toxins create heart health problems. At his practice, Wolfson Integrative Cardiology, he uses in-depth testing and targeted nutrition to prevent and treat cardiovascular disease — treating the whole person, getting to the cause of the issue, in...

On Lions, the San and Being Alone — Dr. Nicole Apelian #141

May 10, 2017 20:20 - 1 hour - 155 MB

Dr. Nicole Apelian joins us to share about her experience living with Lions and the San Bushmen in southern Africa. Nicole is a scientist, mother, educator, researcher, expeditionary leader, safari guide, herbalist and traditional skills instructor. Nicole’s background is as diverse as it is impressive. She has worked as a game warden with the US Peace Corps, spent time tracking and researching lions in southern Africa and she’s developed strong relationships with the San Bushmen tribe throu...

The Barefoot Podiatrist - Dr. Ray McClanahan #140

May 03, 2017 18:05 - 1 hour - 132 MB

Our feet are so much more capable than many of us are aware, and innovative podiatrist Dr. Ray McClanahan is here to share how we can attain strong, flexible, proprioceptive and resilient feet that engage their world meaningfully. In his 18 years as a podiatrist, Dr. Ray has learned that most foot problems can be corrected by restoring natural foot function. His practice, Northwest Foot & Ankle in Portland, Oregon, allows him to care for those who find their highest joy when in motion. He ...

Way of the Sea Huntress, Part Two - Kimi Werner #139

April 26, 2017 23:12 - 1 hour - 93.4 MB

In part two of the Way of the Sea Huntress, professional spearfisherwoman Kimi Werner shares the beautiful story of her relationship with her local aquatic ecology and what led her from competitive spearfishing to spearfishing for food. Coming full circle, one of the most important parts of spearfishing for Kimi is getting to prepare her harvest to share with her loved ones and community. Tune in for an inspiring story of a woman dedicated to her craft and passionate about a healthy, sustain...

Way of the Sea Huntress, Part One - Kimi Werner #138

April 26, 2017 22:59 - 1 hour - 142 MB

The ocean has long been a source of sustenance, inspiration and adventure for Kimi Werner. Free diving to the ocean floor on a single breath to catch each day’s meal, Kimi is intimately connected with her local ecosystem. Her passion for spearfishing and ocean ecology has led her to be a heart-driven voice for conscientious hunting and conservation. Growing up off the grid in an isolated part of coastal Maui, Kimi was introduced to spearfishing by her father, who freedove for her family’s ...

Cross Your Threshold — Into the Unknown - Petra Lentz-Snow #136

April 12, 2017 19:45 - 1 hour - 126 MB

“…The modern day renewal of rites of passage is essential not only for the health of the individual, but also for the health of our communities and for the planet." -School of Lost Borders Petra Lentz-Snow has guided vision fasts and wilderness rite of passage programs for over 20 years and is currently serving as Co-Director and Board Member at the School of Lost Borders. A rite of passage is a ceremony or ritual that marks a transition into a new life stage. Some rites of passage occur n...

Nature’s Interconnected Lesson Plan - Chris Morasky #135

April 05, 2017 20:31 - 1 hour - 156 MB

Chris Morasky is a wildlife biologist with 30 years experience teaching Stone Age skills and nature connection and is considered one of the top Stone Age skills experts in North America. After many years spent living in the wilderness and small communities of British Columbia, Idaho and Utah, Chris left his primitive lifestyle and transitioned to living in the metropolis of Los Angeles. Through this experience, Chris has gained a unique perspective on the intersection of ancient skills and f...

Human Milk is the Human Norm - Jennifer Grayson #134

March 29, 2017 17:47 - 2 hours - 204 MB

"Scientists mapped the human genome a decade ago, but we still haven’t mapped what’s in human milk.” —Jennifer Grayson Jennifer Grayson — breastfeeding mother and author of Unlatched: The Evolution of Breastfeeding and the Making of a Controversy — has made it her mission to find out how & why we've moved away from breastfeeding as a society and to identify what needs to happen for human milk to once again become the human norm. In this eye-opening conversation, Jennifer takes us on a jo...

Mirror Neurons, ShapeShifting & the Body Map - Simon Thakur #133

March 22, 2017 20:47 - 1 hour - 146 MB

Simon Thakur is the creator of Ancestral Movement — an approach to embodied practice aimed at radically transforming and expanding the sense of self, by exploring and rediscovering patterns of movement and awareness that are part of our species’ history, both recent and ancient.  In this episode, we explore how to open up the realm of infinite expression with our bodies through a basic understanding of mirror neurons, body-mapping, comparative anatomy and animal mimicry. While that might s...

The Gateway Bug - Johanna Kelly & Cameron Marshad #132

February 22, 2017 20:56 - 1 hour - 111 MB

"Two billion people in 80% of the world’s countries consume insects as part of their daily diet, and entomophagy has been practiced by those cultures for thousands of years.” In today’s bonus ReWild Yourself Podcast episode, I talk with the creators of the new documentary film The Gateway Bug, Johanna B. Kelly and Cameron Marshad. Johanna and Cameron are passionate about entomophagy and its potential to massively improve the sustainability of our current broken food industry. During the ma...

Winter Playlist: ReWilding Movies - Daniel Vitalis #130

February 02, 2017 01:26 - 1 hour - 85.8 MB

During the winter season, we tend to spend more time indoors. This winter I’ve been spending my indoor-time honing some ReWilding skills — such as my hand drill practice (friction fire), tending to my fishing lines (for ice-fishing), and processing foods from the fall harvest. My partner Avani and I like to watch a movie, documentary, or episodic show while we carry out the rhythmic processing of our acorns into flour. While there’s some obvious irony in the idea of using modern media to “in...

For the Love of Fat - Nora Gedgaudas #128

January 05, 2017 01:18 - 2 hours - 175 MB

My friend Nora Gedgaudas — author, nutritionist and repeat ReWild Yourself Podcast guest — joins me to discuss the essential nutrient that our bodies literally evolved to eat: Fat. In her latest book Primal Fat Burner (coming soon to a bookstore near you!), Nora refutes the popular mainstream belief that saturated fat is the culprit of disease and shares how dietary fat is actually crucial to vibrant physical and mental health. We cover a lot of ground in this episode as Nora guides us thr...

ReWild Resolutions - Solstice Special — Daniel Vitalis #127

December 21, 2016 18:46 - 1 hour - 149 MB

Season 2 of ReWild Yourself Podcast is coming to a close, and I’m so grateful to each and every one of you for your support this year! This episode is debuting on the Winter Solstice, a time of the year when many of us are reflecting on the past year and setting goals for the upcoming journey around the sun. In 2017, I’d like to encourage you to renew your ReWilding vow and become a master of the elements. I take you through each element — Earth (food), Water, Air, Fire — sharing my personal...

Strategies for Gut Health - Summer Bock #126

December 16, 2016 22:10 - 1 hour - 126 MB

Summer Bock believes that good health starts in the gut, and she is dedicated to helping people heal their digestive issues naturally. You have about three pounds worth of microbiota lining your gut that is active, diverse and affects way more than just your digestion. In this interview, Summer is here to share how you can for keep your gut strong, healthy and motile. We discuss her top strategies for repopulating gut flora, how stress affects your gut health and what you can do about it, ho...

ReWild 101 - Arthur Haines and Daniel Vitalis #125

December 14, 2016 23:08 - 1 hour - 130 MB

Arthur Haines — botanist, taxonomist, primitive skills practitioner and a regular guest on ReWild Yourself podcast — is back on the show, and we have some VERY exciting news to share with you. For the past year, Arthur has been pouring his heart into writing a book that is a foundational education in human ecology and the ReWilding lifestyle. From the diet of Homo sapiens to a look at civilizations past to expanding comfort zones through hormesis, Arthur takes us through the book chapter by ...

Self-care, A Woman's Guide - Nadine Artemis #124

December 07, 2016 22:32 - 2 hours - 170 MB

Nadine Artemis is a trailblazer in the new paradigm of women’s self care, and in this interview, she lays out her favorite practices to nurture the female body. Nadine is the founder of Living Libations — an exquisite line of lotions, potions, scents, creams and essential oils that I use personally — and a regular guest on ReWild Yourself podcast. In our past two interviews, Nadine has detailed her Stop, Seal and Seed method for dental care and skin care, and in this episode, she shares ho...

Vibram, How FiveFingers Came To Be - Chris Melton #123

December 02, 2016 19:31 - 1 hour - 106 MB

As an avid barefooter, I’ve tried countless barefooting shoes over the years, but none compare to Vibram FiveFingers. I’ve been a fan of FiveFingers for some time — they have allowed me to develop a foot dexterity, nimbleness and strength that I didn’t know was possible! It was so exciting to get a chance to talk to Vibram’s Director of Sales and Distribution, Chris Melton. Chris shares the story of Vibram's early beginnings, how FiveFingers came to be, the evolution of some of their most ...

Neurogenesis and the Better Brain - Dr. Brant Cortright #122

November 30, 2016 21:04 - 1 hour - 132 MB

Our brains produce new brain cells throughout our entire lives through a process called neurogenesis, and in this podcast, Dr. Brant Cortright is going to share what this means for our brain health and how we can enhance the way our brains operate. Dr. Cortright is a clinical psychologist and Professor of Psychology at California Institute of Integral Studies, specializing in cutting-edge brain health and neuroscience-informed depth therapy. When we increase the rate of neurogenesis, we se...

Guests

Nadine Artemis
6 Episodes
Luke Storey
3 Episodes
Katy Bowman
2 Episodes
Shawn Stevenson
2 Episodes
Andrew Moore
1 Episode
Ben Greenfield
1 Episode
Caitlin Doughty
1 Episode
Christopher Ryan
1 Episode
Craig Douglas
1 Episode
Daniel Quinn
1 Episode
Dave Asprey
1 Episode
George Monbiot
1 Episode
Gretchen Rubin
1 Episode
Johann Hari
1 Episode
John Gray
1 Episode
Lierre Keith
1 Episode
Neil Strauss
1 Episode
Stephen Cave
1 Episode
Tony Blauer
1 Episode