Did you know that nature has created plants and fungi to solve just about every problem we humans encounter? From sex to sleep, mother earth has provided us herbs and mushrooms that can be used to optimize every aspect of our human experience and performance. However, even with that being so it often takes the average person years of research, and education to learn how to effectively select and use medicinal plants and fungi to the fullest extent of their power.
I'm Tero, a Finnish nomad turned into a fungi lovin' foodpreneur. My dream is to bring back the ancient mushroom wisdom to modern lifestyle.
I'm fulfilling this vision with my company Four Sigmatic.
Our guest Tero Isokauppila takes us on a journey into the heart of nature-based wisdom and shows us how to harness it and apply it to our lives in very simple, down-to-earth terms. By sharing his journey from the Finnish countryside as a youth, to traveling the world to study the most powerful herbs and lifestyle practices the world has to offer, Tero weaves a funny, inspiring, and educational tapestry of lifestyle design.
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- The importance of nature escapes, and spending time alone
- The dangers of smart meters and EMFs
- Becoming habituated to living in a city
- The benefits of living in different countries (Tero has lived in 10)
- The awesomeness of ice baths and polar plunges
- The coolest things about Finland and Icelandic hot springs
- How to mix smart drugs and medicinal mushrooms
- How drinking beer boosts your estrogen levels, and makes some men grow breasts
- The benefits of reishi mushrooms, and why the mushroom spore is the strongest part
- The grounding effects of some herbs like maca and dong quai
- Can you become addicted to supplements and vitamins?
- How to safely stack different herbs and supplements, and create positive habits
- How to learn how to mix different herbs together to work synergistically
- Why women tend to love chocolate so much
- What herbs increase your sexual performance?
- The power of African yohimbe bark, macuna, horny goat weed, tongkat ali, and pine pollen
- How to use Kundalini yoga to control your sexual energy and plan your climax
- The importance of men limiting the number of ejaculations
- Why healthy fats are so important to your hormonal and sexual health
- The pros and cons of eating meat
- How to include organ meats into your diet
- The importance of listening to your body’s innate wisdom about what to eat
- Eating seasonally and the best herbs for detoxing your body
- How modern human burial practices poison the planet
- Mushrooms that can eat plastic and clean up toxins
- The benefits of fasting
- Lifestyle recommendations
TERO'S LIFESTYLE RECOMMENDATIONS
- Some sleep deprivation
- Hold pee (FYI, dudes)
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Intro music: Jeordie White
Show notes: Tatiana Melo
Sound editing: Dustin Smith