Psychedelics

A psychedelic is any substance that produces a profoundly altered state of consciousness, and a sense of expansion of perception. They typically (but not always) work by affecting the serotonin system in the brain, but most importantly can induce mystical or spiritual experiences in those who take them.

Psychedelics can include both plant medicines (like ayahuasca or peyote) and synthetic substances (like LSD and ketamine). Arguably, any substance that can evoke profound changes in consciousness could potentially be grouped psychedelics – such as cannabis and MDMA.

The common factor with all psychedelics is their power to show people a very different way of seeing the world, and their potential to catalyze profound personal transformation.

Psychedelic Harm Reduction: Strategies and Best Practices

A psychedelic renaissance may be underway, but many of the substances being taken – whether MDMA, LSD, or magic mushrooms – remain illegal for public consumption. This inherently presents a danger for seekers as these substances and the environments in which they consume them are unregulated and go unmonitored. Without the security of knowing the…

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Psychedelic Integration Coach vs Therapist – What’s the Difference?

People all over the world are waking up to the transformational power of psychedelics. As therapeutic use of substances such as psilocybin, LSD, ayahuasca, ketamine, and MDMA grows, so does the need for integration support. Too often, people undergo profound, mystical journeys without a plan to integrate the experience and the learnings that came with…

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The Seeker’s Guide to Amanita Muscaria

Amanita muscaria

The Seeker’s Guide to Amanita MuscariaThere is, perhaps, no species of mushroom that has inspired as much folklore and purveyed as much mystery as the picture-perfect Amanita muscaria. From age-old Siberian shamans through the Vedic soma, Nordic vikings, and ancient Romans, to Super Mario World, Alice in Wonderland, and the story of Santa Claus, it’s…

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