Here are my thoughts on how I build a personally meaningful Ceremony with Psilocybin, Magic Mushrooms without cultural appropriation.
Many people struggle with addiction their whole lives. Their story is one of (hu)man vs. addiction, and often, the story ends with addiction the victor. But what if that is not the way the story needs to be written? what is there is a way out that helps us suffering to reach into the root of our pain and find our love for life again?
I shot this little video for an event called The Summer Of Love 3.0. They wanted me to do a well-wishes and send off to a group of people about to dose Syrian Rue and Psilocybin Truffles. I had a 3 min time limit and decided to talk about Courage, Presence, and Freedom.
Back in 2009, I had a drug-induced psychosis. I realized that this psychotic episode was also the launching pad for my first real spiritual awakening. In this video, I share the delusion I was suffering from during that psychosis.
“There’s no such thing as a bad trip” is a concept that is rising in popularity among experienced drug users. However, I don’t subscribe to this concept. To me, there is such a thing as a bad trip and it is determined by how we choose to deal with an uncomfortable experience.
Today’s guest is a man with a propensity to contemplate big questions around dying and a long history of being on the front lines of what he calls “the death trade”. Welcome, Stephen Jenkinson to Adventures Through The Mind.
This sense of the possibility of radical transformation occasioned by psychedelics gives rise to a sense that psychedelics possess some sort of messianic promise or are inherently redemptive. This leads us to consider: should everyone take psychedelics?