First nature

How To Anchor Stillness This Solstice

How To Anchor Stillness This Solstice

“Slow down the pace of acquiring knowledge and experiences … give your consciousness and emotional body time to DIGEST!”Winter is upon us! Will you heed your biological cues and slow down with Mother Nature? It ain’t easy in our hustle bustle based society, but giving...

Lessons From The Cacophony Of The Night

Lessons From The Cacophony Of The Night

“The plants, the stones, the fire … these are our ANCESTORS and they have wisdom to share”Man has long been fascinated by FIRE and its transformational ability. From cooking to heating to forging, fire has been instrumental in humanity’s evolutionary journey. Join...

The Forest’s Meditative Gift with Shawn Berry

The Forest’s Meditative Gift with Shawn Berry

“Imagine if you could experience the internal experience of fulfillment and success while doing NOTHING surrounded by nature” Host Shawn Berry guides us through the intricacies of how our intellectual mind works and relates to our natural environment. In real time...

Incorporate The Nature Aligned Mindset

Incorporate The Nature Aligned Mindset

“The more time I spend looking at the character of a tree, the more seen I feel.” Inter-special communication is possible - all it takes is SLOWING DOWN. This subtle transfer of wisdom must be experienced while out in Nature, unplugged from technology and open to...

Your Forgotten Fundamental Earthly Interactions

Your Forgotten Fundamental Earthly Interactions

“Your only task is to set your mind to become PRESENT to all your interactions with nature.” Your nature connection journey can start simply - notice and acknowledge all the ways you are intimately connected to the world around you. As host and nature connection...

Your Expansive Imagination SPRINGS From Presence

Your Expansive Imagination SPRINGS From Presence

“Even the smallest most inconsequential thing can be inspiring and beautiful if you take the time to look at it.” Harmonizing with the land is a surefire way to connect with your higher self! From this grounded place, clarity & inspiration arise effortlessly. Host...

Welcoming In The Softness Of Spring

Welcoming In The Softness Of Spring

“Can you see the incredible continuous cycle of life before you?” Nature connection awakens us to our bodies and to the present! As we welcome the softness of Spring, it’s time to contemplate the significance this event has on our lives. What wants to begin, emerge,...

Earth Reverence & Ancient Medicine

Earth Reverence & Ancient Medicine

“Give yourself permission to have needs” In this First Nature installment, Sara shares from her wealth of beautiful experiences, including what she learned from Native American ceremonial life, nature connection experiences, and land based rites of passage work. She...

Root Into Earth’s Reciprocal Ways

Root Into Earth’s Reciprocal Ways

​“Just the simple act of being by yourself intentionally in nature burns off impurities and clarifies vision” We talk a lot about Vision, Purpose, and Service at The Rising Man, for good reason. But without PRESENCE in the moment, these endeavors become hollow and...

Celestial Sunset: Harness Winter’s Potential

Celestial Sunset: Harness Winter’s Potential

“Take inventory and let what doesn’t serve die off” What unique medicine does Winter offer our hearts and souls? Recorded in the bitter cold woods of Indiana, Host Shawn Berry shares the spirit of the season straight from the source in this episode of First Nature....

Your Life Starts Here & Now

Your Life Starts Here & Now

“Going out into nature is like looking into a mirror. Depending on which aspect we’re looking at, we might find out something different about ourselves.” Our human senses are mini miracles that often go completely unrecognized. There’s a beautiful shift that happens...

Live By Your Convictions

Live By Your Convictions

“Each of us has a choice. You have empowerment, you have support. Are you willing to take a closer look at your relationship with Mother Earth?” Harnessing the power of community and starting locally - these are 2 MAJOR aspects of enacting positive change. First...

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