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ReWild Yourself

Welcome to the ReWild Yourself Podcast! I’m Daniel Vitalis, and I’ll be your guide through the world of human ecology and lifestyle design. We’ll explore the strategies that our ancient human bodies and minds need to thrive in a modern world — awakening our instincts and freeing ourselves from the degenerative effects of human domestication.
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Now displaying: May, 2016
May 25, 2016

Ladies, this is the show you have been asking for! I’m so excited to have Jeannine Tidwell — co-Founder and co-Director with her husband, Tim Corcoran of Twin Eagles Wilderness School — join us to discuss women’s rites of passage. We had Tim Corcoran on the podcast a few weeks back to tell us all about men’s rites of passage, and we received numerous requests to have a follow up show with his wife Jeannine. In this interview, Jeannine shares about mentorship, courage, feminine wisdom and so much more. Enjoy!

EPISODE BREAKDOWN:

  • Jeannine’s journey and early experience with mentorship
  • Indigenous cultures vs modern cultures
  • Mentorship and cultural design
  • Gift giving
  • Courage happens in spite of fear
  • Concentric rings of awareness
  • Rites of passage for women
  • Differences between rites of passages for men & women
  • The feminine wisdom of feeling good
  • How men can facilitate the empowered woman
  • Rites of passage for women and girls
  • Jeannine’s personal experience with rites of passage
  • A wish for the women in the world
  • Jeannine’s prognosis for the future of the human species
May 19, 2016

Bone broth is a vital food for the human animal. Rich in protein, collagen, gelatin, glucosamine, chondroitin sulfate, and key minerals & amino acids, this golden elixir protects your joints, heals & supports your gut, maintains healthy skin, boosts detoxification and supports your immune system.

Jordan Rubin — NYT bestselling author, founder of Garden of Life & respected natural health expert — joins us for a bonus episode to talk about the benefits of bone broth and an exciting new SurThrival product launch. Jordan has helped to innovate and shape the modern nutritional supplement industry, and SurThrival is proud to partner with him to bring you a unique new supplement: Bone Broth Protein.

EPISODE BREAKDOWN:

  • Jordan’s journey in natural health
  • Healing with traditional foods
  • Behind the scenes of the natural health industry
  • The benefits of bone broth
  • Getting your daily protein intake
  • Making bone broth vs buying bone broth
  • Breakdown of Ancient Nutrition Bone Broth Protein
  • Jordan’s prognosis for the future of the human species
May 18, 2016

My good friend and mentor Arthur Haines is back on the show to cover the topic of community. In our popular “How to Feed Your Human” series from last season of ReWild Yourself podcast, we briefly touched on the topic of community and so many of you reached out wanting us to go deeper. In this interview, Arthur joins me in-studio to delve into this fundamental and vital topic to the ReWilding lifestyle.

EPISODE BREAKDOWN:

  • What is community?
  • War and peace
  • The 9 traits of community:
    • Place in common
    • Hunter-gatherers were nomadic
    • Small groups
    • Low population density
    • Political structure
    • Equal wealth distribution
    • Division of labor
    • Sharing
    • Cohesion
  • Sharing fosters strong community
  • Cultivating wisdom
  • Establishing egalitarian communities
  • The benefits of community
  • The oak, the squirrel & the weavil
  • Arthur’s vision for community
  • Arthur’s prognosis for the human species
May 11, 2016

Nadine Artemis — creator of Living Libations & author of Holistic Dental Care: The Complete Guide to Healthy Teeth and Gum — is on the show today to discuss the components of a successful self-dentistry practice. Our teeth and gums are alive and capable of being rejuvenated, often without the intervention of conventional dentistry. In this interview, Nadine clears up many common myths about our teeth and dental environment and details how we can holistically care for our teeth through diet and her 8 Step Self-Dentistry protocol.

EPISODE BREAKDOWN:

  • Catching up
  • Nadine’s personal health journey
  • Our teeth are like trees
  • Teeth and gums can be rejuvenated
  • Mouthwashes that de-forest the flora inside our mouths
  • Restoring the mouth’s micro biome
  • Ingredients to avoid in dental care products
  • Foods to nourish our dental environment
  • Stop, seal and seed
  • Nadine’s 8 Step Self-Dentistry program
  • Confronting your current dental situation
  • Nadine’s prognosis for the future of the human species
May 4, 2016

"Awareness is the gateway for feeling the texture of lived life." —Dr. Dan Siegel

In this episode, the fascinating Dr. Dan Siegel joins us for a conversation on the human mind and mindsight. Dr. Siegel — Harvard graduate, professor at UCLA & New York Times bestselling author — has lectured for the likes of the Dalai Lama, the Pope and the King of Thailand.

"Mindsight is a term coined by Dr. Siegel to describe our human capacity to perceive the mind of the self and others." In this interview, Dr. Siegel explains how we can literally change our brains by developing the skill of mindsight, interconnectedness and how relationships and social networks work in the brain, and the importance of integration (the linkage of differentiated parts of the brain). Prepare to have your mind expanded!

EPISODE BREAKDOWN:

  • Dr. Siegel’s journey through mindsight
  • What is interpersonal neurobiology?
  • Mind vs. Brain — who drives who? The 3 processes of the mind
  • The 4th aspect of “mind”
  • Mental training — where attention goes, neural firing flows, and neural connection grows.
  • The reason relationships/social networks are so important
  • How does “being aware” change the brain?
  • “What’s wrong with the human brain that it believes everything isn’t interconnected?"
  • The 3 potentially relevant issues of quantum physics that relate to the mind
  • How we perceive reality
  • Entrainment of two systems — relationships
  • An integrated self — honoring “MWe"
  • Why Africa is the healthiest continent in the world
  • The arrow of time & the plane of possibility
  • Your human legacy and how we connect to past and future
  • Consilience
  • The importance of integration
  • The Wheel of Awareness
  • Dr. Siegel’s prognosis for the future of the human species
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