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How to work with nature for greater wellbeing (with Sam Gravestock)
24th February 2021 • The Sacred Wild Podcast • Krish Surroy
00:00:00 01:05:33

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Sam Gravestock aka 'Man of Tanith' online isn't a big teacher, author or guide. He is just a regular husband, father and Care Manager who happens to have a very deep connection, passion for and reverence of nature.

Although started in childhood, Sam's connection with nature really deepened after a nervous breakdown. He found that nature played a huge role in his healing and has been his way of dealing with stress and staying resilient ever since.

What I love about Sam is that he is a passionate advocate about the healing power of nature, yet there is nothing pretentious about him. He has a profound and deep connection with the Earth, and yet he is completely humble.

For those of us who are just 'regular folks' there is a lot to learn from this very wise man. In this conversation, we talk about:

  • Why a connection with nature makes Sam a better husband and father
  • The role of nature in mental health recovery and well being
  • The link between practical bushcraft, intuition and spirituality
  • How nature has a healing effect on us on multiple levels
  • Why "only the wilderness is pure truth"
  • How to work with nature to reset and destress
  • Why real bushcraft is more about a relationship with nature than conquering and surviving nature
  • How to use your intuition to connect with the natural world
  • The role of a rite of passage in personal growth
  • How to deepen your relationship with nature
  • Where to learn more about bushcraft and nature connection

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