My name is Daniel. Born in Hamar, Norway in 1983. This website pretty much quite sums all the things I`m interested in, well the blog post wil sometime vary. I spend most of my time with my family. I`m a family father of two kids, and husband to my lovely wife. We`re living in Norway wich is such a great country for the outdoors.
Im a certified career advisor, that love to help people that spend some times in the outdoors. Before this, I used to work for the goverment at the Vinmonopolet for the longest time, I was also listed in the armed forces during that same time.
From an academical HR point of view my interesst can be categorized as Enterprising (E.) for the most, also Investigating (I.) and lastly, Social (S). You may wonder what all this mean? Well, It is a scientifically proven theory from John L. Holland, called the Riasec theory from John Holland, and wich such determines what my personality can find interesting, and what I should be doing in my life. Those three letters (E.I.S) have driven me in many directions, such as been active in politics, interesst in the armed forces, space industry, work market, science, wine, spirits knowlegde, the outdoors, nature, music, videography and working with Human Relations. Is a mix of score of an E.I.S.
My score as an E.I.S in combination with INTP, wich is my personality score or preference score, defines in an objetive point of view who I really am. From this theory I know from other perspective, what my strengh and weakness are. The INTP is one of 16 personality types based on Myers-Briggs and Jungs MBTI studies. Combining Riasec theory and Jungs among others, you have Vip24, wich is the advisor tool Im certifed with as a profesional. Vip24 is based on positive psychology and it have helped me in alot of ways. It has given me energy when I needed it the most. Vip24 is very accurate. You may have heard of Ocean, or the Big 5 perhaps Disa or Disk? Well its quite the opposite due it tends to be to subjective and not good enugh at a whole. MBTI is more popular, though also sometimes very often also misinterpreted where people make it to subjective. MBTI and RIASEC is kinda a chart where you see how people may express emotions and beeing different. It helps not only you, but also to comunicate with people in a good way at personal and profesionall point of view. So it has helped me understand people in a very good way, also kinda solved the puzzle of my past, present and future. Im better dealing with stress or anxiety now than before, and yeah I been trough sad times before, also good times.
Anyway I have also made a biography kinda video, where I explain a little more of who I am:
My love for the outdoors have been there with me a long time, but even more the urge to explore and learn about new things. Since I was a little boy grown up in the volcanic landscape and national park of Timanfaya in Spain, to the green woods of my birth country Norway. Living in two cultures has defined me in differnt enviroments and societies, but we still living in the same world. I have always been very intuitive, but over the years grown more Intuitive (I), logician (T). The outdoors also opens for deep reflection, and its a good way to just relax. It is easy for people to live in the moment where there are, but most arent or dosent use intuition that much. Mostly because there are not natural feelings, and therefore there arent many INTP in the world I believe. It kinda because we get used to where we at, and nature pause its all, and sometimes scares people because their want but triggers to stay away in fear. Beeing in the nature is the safest place to be tough you most respect it and add some precautions. Lets take scuba diving for example: For me, Its a great way to experience nature. This is where life started up close from the sunlight of our sun. Learning to scuba dive is to relax in a different enviroment, that we evolved from millions of years ago. And while it was easy for me dive into water and see the wonders of the sea, my wife is still not convinced at all to try herself. And thats is because she dosent score as an intuitive person or have the investigator interesst I talk about earlier... Problaby until she can get used to the tought that it not dangerous after all. My mother used to think the same way as my wife today, then she actually tried and liked it! So this just one of many examples where Intuition versus scencing should be balansed, as it is for me as well. So because score as 60 % intuitive I tend to live more in the moment, "with an overview effect". Instead of beeing in the moment, without that overview effect...
What does an overview effect means? In more-recent psychology, intuition can encompass the ability to know valid solutions to problems and decision making. (Jung). Well that effect closest thing to explain it is what astronauts sometimes tell us after their missions. Looking back, and experience the blue marble were all livings things come from in such a big universe.. Others leaders may call it the helicopter- or bird view from above, and beeing aware things that people dont actually hear or see.
Ok enough psychology HR talk! Beeing much in the outdoors dosent hide the fact that Im actually a business man. Enterpricing is the biggest interest and score I have. Thats why there some business involved in almost everything you see I do, if not I problaby productivly creating something or fixing a problem.
After I was a seller and professional on spirits at Vinmonopolet, I also became a sjt in the armed forces. Then I was elected at a municipal council, have started my own band and alone. I worked also as a Chief Business Developer Officer and CEO of own companies. Today my YouTube Channel is kinda of my "businness", Wild and Survival a registred trademark, where me and my wife developing our own protein bar you can buy at the store and even holding courses at as a certifed career advisor. Or at least were trying though. But yeah the protein bar is really good!
Space kinda exites me as well, and today most of the political interest in me is focused on the space industry. What many dont really realize how much of todays society infrastructure, is relying on space industry... I dont actually think it will be long where we as a human kind start to explore and settle other places than in our precious earth. As a career advisor and the mentioned RIASEC theory and I see that customers and me often get the choise to become astronauts, but problaby dont tend to follow that path due to the risk and difficult on traveling to a space. More on this later...
Wild and Survival as a name came quite random actually. Its mostly a channel where I make outdoors related videoes. It could be overnights, gear review, videography, sometimes space and HR, backpacking, packrafting, bushcrafting, hunting, fishing yeah you name it! I also have a restricted channel where all my hunting videoes are. My definition of survival may be different from yours, where I think we survive everyday and every second in our way. To be in a house, buying food at the store is our evolution as a human race where house gives us shelter and store gives us food some other have gather and prepare for you. Knowing how to survive in the outdoors when something happend, is however important as well. Spicies in this world all have same DNA chain at start, but then it evolve in a different way. This is very important to know. To hunt for me is then as natural, as for the Venus plant is to eat meat (such a weird plant).., though is important to respec those who choose to become vegetarian and have their point of view. But yeah over population is worring me alot lately, where there is not time to be pessimist, and I do think the only way to brake over population is to open space more, before the world becomes a very difficult place for all to survive on! Space may just be the answer to fix our world problems... What do you think?
It may not have nothing to do with the channel, but I used to be an instructor for 8 years in the army, so for that case or job I studied science as a hobby quite a lot, from the very small to the very big. In combination with beeing a active as a politician it kinda changed me over the years. And it gives the channel a personality though you mostly see me spending time outdoors just enjoying life for the most. I been also using a lot of time on work marquet here in Norway, where I like to help people get work or jobmatch. Some times i share reflection and adventures in the wild is precious not only for my viewers but also for me or family when I grow old.
I apreciate you reading and taking your time with me and my thoughts. I would be happy if you also are interessted in subcribing to my channels. There is more content as well if you join as a patron. Many thanks!
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