Azul Leguizamon, valued member of The Rewilders team and life coach, graciously shares with us about her life, including traumatic experiences she went through in her own home while growing up. Her message for anyone who has dealt with trauma in their life is that it is possible to not suffer with it forever.

Azul’s story is so inspiring. She shares with us about the different levels of insight she has had about her mom throughout her life, and how what she has come to see most recently has been the most liberating. Although her mother’s behavior has not been…


Conflict looks like it is the biggest problem in relationships, but according to Dr. John Gottman, the amount of conflict in a relationship doesn’t determine the success of a relationship. What is more important is the capacity for couples to repair the goodwill and rapport in their relationship after conflict.

So don’t beat yourself up if your relationship has conflict in it. Often, no conflict in a relationship is a sign of lack of intimacy. Instead of focusing on conflict, pay attention to your capacity to repair after conflict. Get good at making up! …


“Insanity — a perfectly rational adjustment to an insane world.” ~ R. D. Lang

When I look back at the most difficult time in my relationship with Angus I can see how I felt justifiably victimized. I felt like the good one. I was working full-time, keeping us financially afloat while his photographic career tanked. He was caring for our two daughters which was what I wanted to be doing, and I resented that. Not only did I resent that I wasn’t the one staying home with them, but also I resented that when I got home Angus was usually…


This is a powerful and peaceful conversation with Chip and Jan Chipman, who have been teaching this understanding for over 40 years worldwide. We zero in on a couple of themes that emerge naturally throughout the episode: when we’re seeking spiritual enlightenment, it actually takes us in the opposite direction and how presence is the key ingredient for having an enjoyable, healthy relationship.

Jan and Chip each moved us when describing their initial life-changing insights. In one fell swoop, Jan was able to see her innate beauty, and later Chip saw how surrendering to the peace of the present moment…


It’s easy to feel an instant heart and soul connection with Steve Adair, life coach and psychotherapist, who we spoke with about his passions in life, including his love for helping others, his appreciation for immersion in nature, and his soul-expanding relationship with his partner Tony.

Steve seamlessly lasers through clients’ circumstances to their innate wellbeing and love, instantly creating common ground, unconditional acceptance, and spiritual connection with the people he works with. By showing up open-hearted and in touch with his own innate wisdom, he transcends his clients’ experiences, bringing them closer to their own hearts.

We talk…


Lainie Barrett (they/them) shares with us how this understanding has impacted both their mental health, through expanded consciousness, and their gender journey, by rewilding to their true nature.

Lainie recently came out as trans/non-binary and shares with us about the dissonance they have always felt between how they feel inside and the female gender they were assigned at birth. Historically, they’ve repressed or ignored this feeling, deciding that they should expand what it means to be a woman, but have recently begun to answer the call of the feeling and dis-identify with their assigned gender. …


We spoke with Scott Kelly, a wellbeing expert, and good friend, about what it means to rewild our physical health.

Scott talks about the importance of moving beyond our cultural obsession with symptomology, and no longer viewing symptoms as purely inconveniences but rather invitations from the body to see something different. And while it can be helpful to have a label for something, we tend to hold labels as static information about ourselves rather than seeing our condition as constantly evolving and changing.

In our fast-paced society, we rarely slow down enough to expand in consciousness and get a…


Angus and I have both been having conversations with clients about trauma and the persistent impact it has on their lives. One of the things we have found very helpful for our clients is helping them to see that the physiological post-trauma experience is normal and healthy. It is part of the normal range of anxiety responses that all humans experience. This helps clients to realize they are not broken.

Looking to the universal rather than the specific is the opposite direction to what most people look in. This isn’t surprising given that psychological labels get more and more specific…


I started reading a novel while Angus and I were away. I haven’t felt called to do that in a while, and I am thoroughly enjoying it. Now I am back, I am finding plenty of time to read because I am gripped. I’ve also been hiking since coming home and not working late. I am feeling an inner spaciousness I hadn’t realized I was missing. I have also noticed experiencing a softer heart. I feel kinder.

There is nothing more needed. Struggle always ensues when I don’t want to be present with what is. When I don’t like what…


World-renowned musician, Greg Ellis discusses the symbiosis between organic music and rewilding. Rewilding anything means we’re allowing its natural process to take over. And this is what Greg has done with his music, creating pure instrumental tonics in a sea of synthetic, mechanized sounds.

In the music studio, musicians are bound to a click track (digital metronome), which actively measures the time/tempo of the track. This device stifles the drummer’s natural rhythmic sensibilities and requires they focus on synthetic time vs. playing in harmony with the other instruments. Greg works off the click track, developing musical tonics he dubbed…

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