Hungry Heart Quests Podcast

Welcome to Hungry Heart Quests, a transformative podcast diving into the healing power of nature and wellness. In a fast-paced world, we reconnect you with the profound impact of nature on health. Join us for insightful discussions, captivating stories, and expert insights. Uncover a balanced, rejuvenating life through our journey. Hungry Heart Quests is your invitation to rediscover yourself and embrace nature’s healing. Let the journey begin.

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3 days ago

Join Dawn for this short episode on her recent exploration of Monument Valley. Summer episodes will feature Dawn's captured moments while exploring the wild places of Montana and elsewhere.

Saturday Jun 15, 2024

Join Dawn Schwem, the creator of Hungry Heart Quests, in this special re-release of one of our most popular episodes! This extended edition features 30 additional minutes of insightful conversation with ecologist, hiker, and swordsman, Graham Mills. 
Dive deeper into Graham's fascinating stories that blend outdoor research, adventurous hiking, and the intricate web of scientific knowledge with the pure joy of experiencing nature. Discover new perspectives on ecological resilience and learn how our natural world thrives amidst challenges.
Whether you're a long-time listener or new to the show, this special edition promises to enrich your understanding and appreciation of the natural world. Don't miss out on this enhanced exploration of ecological resilience with the ever-inspiring Graham Mills.

Wednesday May 01, 2024

Join Dawn Schwem, owner of Hungry Heart Quests, on a journey to explore the profound impact of nature on our health and well-being. In this enlightening video, Dawn delves into the concept of the Three-Day Effect—a phenomenon experienced after prolonged immersion in nature—and discusses its potential to revolutionize our approach to holistic health.
From the cognitive and emotional benefits of spending time outdoors to the mechanisms behind the Three-Day Effect, Dawn sheds light on how nature can positively influence every aspect of our lives. Drawing on her expertise in dietetics and her lifelong connection to the outdoors, she shares insights on how nature immersion can enhance physical health, boost mental clarity, and foster emotional well-being.
Discover how Hungry Heart Quests combines nature-based interventions with personalized health coaching to help individuals harness the power of the Three-Day Effect. Through immersive outdoor experiences and guided coaching sessions, participants can unlock their full potential and embark on a journey toward optimal health and vitality.
Don't miss this inspiring exploration of nature's transformative potential. Subscribe to Hungry Heart Quests for more insights and resources on wellness through nature. Let's prioritize nature immersion for a healthier, happier future—for ourselves and for generations to come.

Thursday Apr 04, 2024

In this episode, Dawn and guestThomas, a farmer, mountain boarder, and former geologist discuss Thomas’ firsthand experience with colonialism, the brutality of the American Empire and the real struggles we face as individuals and as a culture in regard to relationship to land and our accountability to it. They dive deep into the harsh reality that is our present legacy, while working to realize a better way of life through radical accountability for our health, our actions and our relationships. This is by far the most dangerous topic on the Hungry Heart Quests Podcast to date. Are you up for it?
Lost Sheep Ranch
Broken Ground Permaculture
Alien Robot Tiger Podcast

Sunday Mar 03, 2024

In this episode, Dawn, the owner of Hungry Heart Quests, talks with Ben Hanawalt, owner of SomaSmith and a board-certified Structural Integrator. Ben shares how Structural Integration transformed his life during his blacksmithing apprenticeship, challenging his skepticism. The conversation explores the language and philosophy of Structural Integration, drawing parallels with Ben's experiences with horses and Dawn’s experience with dance. They discuss the importance of presence, body listening, and understanding movement patterns. The podcast also touches on Ben's early life, including a memorable encounter with a protective mama cow at the age of three. The episode covers insights into the energetic aspects of bodywork, seeing our bodies as spring loaded, the innate sense of movement we are all born with, and so much more. Join us for a captivating journey through Structural Integration, body awareness, and the importance of observing life and nature as an aspect of our wellbeing.
SomaSmith Structural Integration
Hungry Heart Quests

Tuesday Jan 30, 2024

Join Dawn Schwem on this episode of the Hungry Heart Quests Podcast as she delves into the multifaceted world of boundaries. As a health coach, Dawn unravels the complexities of energetic, physical, emotional, time, and social boundaries, offering practical insights and relatable scenarios.
Discover the pitfalls of weak boundaries and the importance of regular renegotiation, both externally with work, relationships, and family, and internally with emotional well-being, fitness, sleep, and diet. Dawn compares boundaries to a trainable muscle, stressing the need for repetition and reinforcement in behavior.
The episode culminates in actionable advice, introducing visualizations and tools for clarifying boundaries. Dawn empowers listeners to honor boundaries by aligning them with personal values, goals, and intentions. Join Dawn on this transformative journey towards understanding and navigating boundaries for a more intentional and fulfilling life.

Tuesday Jan 02, 2024

Exploring trauma, nature, and embodiment with Julia Yanker, a Somatic Experiencing practitioner and coach. Delve into SE, nature's healing, & emotional landscapes.
Instagram: juliayankercoaching   Facebook: Julia Yanker

Saturday Dec 23, 2023

In this episode, we delve into the three common obstacles patients face when committing to a healthcare plan—financial investment, energy required, and the time needed for healing. From the perspective of shifting from scarcity to abundance, we explore the holistic approach to wellness, addressing the limitations of conventional medicine and the benefits of alternative wellness modalities.

Saturday Dec 02, 2023

Join Dawn, the creator of Hungry Heart Quest, in a captivating conversation with ecologist, hiker, and swordsman, Graham Mills. Graham's stories offer a unique perspective on outdoor research, hiking, and the interconnectedness of scientific knowledge with the joy of experiencing nature.

Monday Nov 20, 2023

In this Episode, Dawn defines limiting beliefs and guides listeners through strategies to begin reframing those that hold us back from achieving our full potential.

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