Episode 39: Nature Awareness and Living in the Present Moment, with Nicole Apelian

Dr. Nicole Apelian is a scientist, educator, wilderness guide, herbalist and traditional skills instructor, among other things. She appeared as a contestant on the survival-themed show Alone in 2016, spending 57 days surviving by herself in a remote part of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. In this episode she and Eric talk about nature connection, bird language, how she controls her multiple sclerosis using diet, lifestyle practices, and herbs, and the importance of giving women who are interested in survival skills female role models in the media, among other things.

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  1. Hanife Long November 20, 2020 at 13:31

    I really enjoyed listening, I am a trylingual to me personally is so important the pronounciation is clear,that Eric Gaza you have done that superbly.
    Altogether the interview was great
    Thank you

    1. Eric Garza November 20, 2020 at 15:30

      Thanks for the kind words!

  2. Andrew November 21, 2020 at 19:37

    Wonderful episode! I enjoyed hearing from Nicole’s experience quite a lot. I’ll have to pick up ‘What the Robin Knows’ too.. sounds like a great read to get some basics in bird language.

    1. Eric Garza November 21, 2020 at 19:43

      Thanks Andrew. Yes, this turned out to be a great episode. I think you’ll like the next one too. What the Robin Knows is a great book!