Cultivating a Resilient Nervous System with Dylan Smith

This episode is a must-listen for those seeking greater resilience, adaptability, and energy to navigate life's demands. Regardless of the degree of stress in our nervous system, learning to take care of it is the key to a healthy, happy, long life.

This episode features Cassandra chatting to Dylan Smith, a distinguished Ayurvedic practitioner, holistic health educator, and co-founder of One Eleven Health. As a visionary in the realm of holistic health, Dylan shares profound insights and practical wisdom derived from his passion for ancient healing traditions. With a decade of experience and regular travels to India for continued learning, he brings a unique blend of traditional Ayurvedic principles, pulse diagnosis, herbal medicine, and personalized well-being protocols. Cassie and Dylan co-founded One Eleven Health with the shared vision of making Ayurveda accessible and relevant in the modern world. 

In this episode, we delve into the critical aspects of caring for the nervous system, cultivating resilience, and adopting daily rituals to support a strong, calm nervous system. From optimal morning routines to the transformative power of One Eleven Bliss, we explore practices that enhance well-being. Join us as we dive into the foundational importance of the nervous system in every aspect of health, with practical tips on how to support ourselves to become more resilient courtesy of the ancient life science of Ayurveda.


Dylan Smith, the co-founder of One Eleven Health and visionary behind Vital Veda, is a distinguished Ayurvedic practitioner, holistic health educator, and keynote speaker. With over a decade of dedicated practice and regular journeys to India for profound insights from world-renowned Ayurvedic doctors, Dylan has become a prominent advocate for Ayurveda. His expertise extends beyond traditional Ayurvedic principles to include pulse diagnosis, herbal medicine, and personalized well-being protocols. What sets Dylan apart is not just his deep knowledge but his authentic embodiment of Ayurvedic principles. Known for his quirky humor and unwavering dedication, Dylan is committed to making Ayurveda accessible and relevant in the fast-paced modern world. Through One Eleven Health, Vital Veda, his Ayurvedic clinic, apothecary, education platform, and podcast, Dylan continues to empower individuals to restore balance and vitality in their lives.


  • The importance of caring for your nervous system
  • Cultivating resilience and adaptability
  • The hierarchy of consciousness, mind and the nervous system
  • Daily rituals to support nervous system
  • An optimal morning routine to prevent stress and support a calm strong nervous system
  • How One Eleven Health ‘Bliss’ nourishes the mind and nervous system
  • The practice of self-Abhyanga (Ayurvedic oil massage)
  • Aligning with your menstrual cycle for women
  • The importance of honouring rest


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