Warmed by the sun, cleansed by wild water, feasting on foraged food and active from dawn till dusk. These natural rhythms formed the foundations of their wild wellbeing.
Our brand and ethos embrace these ancient rituals and natural ways of living. The Brave Lifestyle integrates many of these ancestral rewilding techniques into modern living to nurture wellness for your body, brain and beauty.
By Abi Adams - Learn how to tune into your body’s natural rhythms and live in harmony with your body and nature.
Rachel Lambert - Go back to your roots and connect a more sensitive connection with nature.
By Grace Kingswell - Say goodbye to the heated pool and experience the mental and physical benefits of swimming in the wild.
By Merilyn Keskula - Soften and return into natural alignment by observing an learning about the changes going on around you.
By Sarah Raymond - Shinrin-yoku: bathing in the forest atmosphere and taking in the forest through our senses.
By Sarah Raymond- The benefits of grounding about feeling our connection to Mother Earth through the soles of our feet.
Evolve your health
Whatever your nutritional preference - our blends and nutrition supplements provide nourishment to help you overcome daily challenges and curate lifelong wellness.
The hunter-gatherer lifestyle of our ancestors created a rhythm of fasting and feasting which still to this day generates optimal conditions for metabolic flexibility. After the hunt followed a time of nourishment, rest and rejuvenation.
The gathering of plants, berries, nuts and seeds provided essential nutrition for daily sustenance. We recognise the power of modern plant-based nutrition and provide key nutrients often lacking from vegan diets.
Optimal daily wellbeing
When it comes to wellbeing one size doesn’t fit all. Our product range includes nutrition support for the days when you are active and for days when gentle restorative wellbeing is required.
There are phenomenal benefits of reconnecting with our natural environment for our holistic health in terms of vitality, fitness, mindfulness and stress resilience. This supports your natural repair and renewal process.
Our Brave Lifestyle encourages a balanced and natural approach to wellness, to deeply nourish and support our body’s natural mechanisms for rejuvenation, build stress resilience and power cognitive performance.
For more info on rewilding techniques and how to incorporate these into your lifestyle, read more here:
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