Mark Sisson stops by to talk about his NEW book The Primal Connection...and his inspiration, the inner dialogue, standing, squatting, and connecting with our Primal Genes!
Topics: 1. 03:20 — Introducing Mark and his purpose2. 04:45 — Mark’s mission, history, and inspiration for The Primal Connection3. 07:25 — What is it about our hunter-gatherer ancestors that we are missing to find happiness?4. 09:33 — The inner dialog connection and how it affects your life and overall happiness.5. 11:45 — Why hunter-gatherers can’t wallow, but must move on.6. 12:45 — Why we aren’t wired to have a lot of stuff and the currency of tribal humans who experience affluence – why sitting around “doing nothing” is valuable.7. 15:20 — Why we aren’t meant to wake up and hate what we’re about to go do for the day.8. 19:30 — What it’s like working in Mark’s offices.9. 23:30 — What science shows about being barefoot and bipedal.10. 25:45 — Posture and whether Mark was sitting, standing, or walking during our interview.11. 28:20 — Squatting and how we should be able to move.12. 30:00 — Mark talks squatting and pooping.13. 31:00 — Why vaginal childbirth is so critical to health.14. 33:30 — The concept of attachment to outcomes and moving on.15. 37:15 — Mindset and the high school star athlete.16. 38:25 — Connecting hunter-gatherer mindset to positivity in modern life – The Primal Connection.17. 39:50 — Finding the blessing in a less-than-positive situation.18. 41:38 — Worry and how it brings on depression – appreciating what we have.19. 43:30 — Why sex feels good… and scarcity and abundance of food, sex, drugs, etc.20. 44:45 — Where to get started with The Primal Connection.21. 48:40 — How many close connections we can maintain – our “fire circle.”