Dr. Wallace “J.” Nichols is a scientist, wild water advocate, movement-maker, and author of the New York Times best seller book – Blue Mind: The Surprising Science.
If you’ve ever wanted to rise and heal to a level beyond what you ever thought possible or thought you needed, then do we have the Blue Mind resilience show for you. Today I’ll be talking with a dear friend and hero, the true keeper of the sea, Dr. Wallace J. Nichols, a visionary, entrepreneurial scientist, renowned marine biologist, voracious earth and idea explorer, wild water advocate, and the best-selling author of one my favorite must-read books and documentaries, “Blue Mind” Today I want to talk with him about a topic that is near and dear to both of our hearts, rising from the ashes, what it means, how we do it, and why it’s most important to have a mission now more than ever.  Key Points Discussed: Losing his home in a wild fire right after his daughter left for college and the letter he wrote her about it that went viral (06:17) Building a mighty home where every single thing was meaningful and thoughtful (11:45) The stunning and humbling experience of losing all of his material accumulations over his lifetime (16:33) Rediscovering his home in a new format and the idea of writing to the spirit of his home and doing some more journaling (19:45) The beautiful, unusual, and unexpected storm in California that they were inadequately prepared for (27:31) The epitome of resilient beings that is red wood trees (31:07) Learning from the cleansing and destructive aspect of fire and how it differentiates from learning from water (35:12) Being an activated Pine seed sitting on top of a deep Manzanita root (42:01) Understanding the dynamic of the fire, earth, water connection (48:55) How he is more clear now on his short and long term mission for healing the water and land (52:06) Have you spent time in the water yet and what does it mean to you? (54:47) The deep response that all living beings have to “Water or lack of water” (58:29) The importance of honoring urgency and recognizing the stress and anxiety it causes (1:01:20) What does breath and resilience mean to you? (1:04:48) The meaning of the Phoenix rising from the ashes (1:09:39) Recognizing when it’s time to get out instead of lingering and losing (1:16:14) Additional Resources: Blue Mind By Dr. Wallace J. Nichols www.WallaceJNichols.org www.InspireNationUniversity.com www.AutomaticWriting.com ……. For free meditations, weekly tips, stories, and similar shows visit: www.InspireNationShow.com To support the show and get even more great tools, tips, and behind-the-scenes access, visit: www.Patreon.com/InspireNation And to follow Inspire Nation (and the lives of Michael and Jessica) on Instagram, go to www.Instagram.com/InspireNationLive And to follow Inspire Nation on Tik Tok simply go to InspireNationShow on Tik Tok
Our guest this week is Dr. Wallace J. Nichols, author of Blue Mind. We talk about the intrinsic benefits of being in, on or near bodies of water, why we’re programmed that way, and how you can begin reaping of the benefits of Blue Mind today, even if you don’t live near the ocean or a Great Lake.Follow up with Dr. Nichols on his website, his instagram or his twitter. And also follow Blue Mind Company on Instagram and twitter.And check out our new online store for all things John Tesh and Intelligence For Your Life.Own the journals that Gib uses: The EVO Planner and a blank Moleskin.Submit your pet to be the pet of the week go to: teshvideos.comCome see us live: teshmusic.comAnd you can sign up for our newsletters at tesh.com to get Intelligence For Your Life right to your inbox.As always, if you like our podcast, Rate, Comment and Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts. And tell your friends! If you don’t like our podcast, then keep it quiet, I guess.Our Hosts:John Tesh: Twitter: @JohnTesh Instagram: @johntesh_ifyl facebook.com/JohnTeshGib Gerard: Twitter: @GibGerard Instagram: @GibGerard facebook.com/GibGerard
In one of our most fascinating interviews ever, Dr. Wallace Nichols explained to us the surprising science behind water and the human condition. Studies had been done on the effect music and stress had on the mind, but when Wallace went to search for research done on the effect water had on the mind, his results came up empty. So he decided to conduct his own research, and the results may surprise you! Take a listen and find out how water affects us all!Dr. Wallace “J.” Nichols, called “Keeper of the Sea” by GQ Magazine and “a visionary” by Outside Magazine is an innovative, silo-busting, entrepreneurial scientist, movement maker, renown marine biologist, voracious Earth and idea explorer, wild water advocate, bestselling author, sought after lecturer, and fun-loving Dad. He also likes turtles (a lot).  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Author of New York Times best selling book "Blue Mind" the surprising science that shows how being near, in, on, or under water can make you happier, healthier, more connected, and better at what You do, joined us in studio for our 250th show.
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3 hours, 8 minutes
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