A.J. Bond—author of Discomfortable: What Is Shame and How Can We Break Its Hold?—joins us on Adventures Through The Mind to talk about what shame is, what it feels like, and how it impacts our sense of self and perception of the world.
Martijn Schirp of Synthesis Institute joins us on Adventures Through The Mind to wonder with us about the potential harms that will come from the profit-driven industrialization of psychedelics and psychedelic therapy; how we might safeguard the sacredness of psychedelics and people seeking psychedelic therapy against those harms.
Anna Lutkajtis and I speak about mediation; the adverse effects of meditation; where those adverse effects may arise from; the importance of meditation teachers having psychotherapeutic skills; the nerfing of spirituality; and why it is that Western meditation contexts not only generally lack an awareness and understanding of mediation adverse effects, but why those harms are seemingly actively and explicitly ignored.
This Psychedelic Café explores ethnopharmacology and the reconciliation of humanity with nature, featuring speakers from ESPD55 symposium.
Brian Blomerth joins ATTMind to discuss his two psychedelic history graphic novels Mycelium Wassoni and Bicycle Day.
Dr. Darcia Narvaez joins us on Adventures Through The Mind to explore how early life experiences shape our morality and culture in adulthood and the kind of early life that leads to human thriving—what she calls The Evolved Nest.
Noah Cebuliak joins us on ATTMind to discuss using astrology and tarot for the preparation and integration of our psychedelic journeys
Sky Otter (Bill Pfeiffer) joins us to talk about Deep Ecology, the problematic place we are in as a planet, and the profound healing potential still available to us, personally and collectively, through coming back into ecstatic communion and relationship with the Earth.
What is the healing potential of expanded states? We explore this question during this episode of The Psychedelic Café on ATTMind Podcast
Alex Dorr of Mushroom Revival joins us to talk about the regenerative power of mushrooms on both natural ecosystems and human health.
Jesse Gould of The Heroic Hearts Project is on the show to talk about Veteran PTSD, ayahuasca healing, & the military-industrial complex.
Dr. Monica Gagliano takes us on a deep dive into the results of her scientific research into plant intelligence. But also shares the profound impact of her personal encounters with the living intelligence of the natural world, and what those encounters have revealed about herself, about life, and about the murderous consequences of modern scientific training.
Ed Prideaux joins ATTMind to discuss HPPD, its symptoms, its history, its association with other mental health conditions, how widespread it seems to be, and how it isn’t necessarily a negative experience.
Chris Kilham joins us on Adventures Through The Mind to explore yoga, cannabis, and yoga and cannabis. We also explore the spirit of cannabis, psychedelics in general as a part of spiritual practice, and the dangerous pitfalls of spiritual narcissism and delusions that arise from all spiritual practice, and especially insular spiritual communities.
Psilocybin Mushrooms Are Not A Tool. Here are my thoughts on the language of “tool” that is often used in the modern discourse on…
Shelley and Charley Wininger join us to tell a story of great loss, one that provides the context to wonder about the potential of group MDMA experiences for grief and the recently bereaved, as well as questions about death and dying, feeling safe to be vulnerable, and the profound healing of togetherness in times of great loss.
Casey Schwartz, author of Attention: A Love Story, joins us talk about her journey with Adderall addiction; how social media technology influences our attention and behavior; internet reactivity and mob “justice”; psychedelics and their impact on attention; the deeper philosophy of what attention is; and why attention matters.
Our guest for this episode is Stephen Jenkinson and, with him, we will wonder about wonder and inquire–with wonder–about wisdom, prejudice, language, Mystery, generational truancy, the plague, and inquiry itself.
Amanita Dreamer is on the show to talk about her story of healing from panic and anxiety with the amanita muscaria mushroom.