Home Sweet Tipi: Notes from The Tipi Experiment

Home Sweet Tipi: Notes from The Tipi Experiment

Tipi as shelter. It’s more of an escape from shelter. When shelter becomes nmbing, cutting me off from the things I want to experience. I want the wind, rain, sun sweet breezes, birds. I WANT it. Tipi is not the best SHELTER as far as protecting from the environment....
Sleeping on a Firm Surface How and Why

Sleeping on a Firm Surface How and Why

Q.   It seems so counterintuitive. How can a big soft bed be uncomfortable and a board be comfortable?   A.The soft modern bed is like a wheelchair for an ailing society. It is only comfortable is your definition of comfortable is NUMBING, where you do no work and it...
The Tipi Experiment Series

The Tipi Experiment Series

During a two year span I spent six months on and six months off living in a tipi as I was exploring how to merge with nature, sleep on the earth, and all this without leaving my job and society. I started in the summer of 2012 and practiced Cold Thermogenesis in the...
Seven Most Important Things to Optimize Sleep

Seven Most Important Things to Optimize Sleep

We often say jokingly, “I need to recharge my battery”. This is not a joke. Our body is actually IS a battery. It is called the mammalian battery and it works by capturing electrons from our environment and storing them. Our net charge can even be measured...
How Textiles Effect our Health and Sleep

How Textiles Effect our Health and Sleep

We have the illusion that clothes and bedding made from synthetic fibers are safe, but the materials are in fact full of invisible chemicals the clothing/furniture industry prefers we don’t think about. A hundred years ago, bedding and clothing was made of...