Is it just me, or does it feel like many Millennials are chasing the dragon for any peak experience available? From ice-cold plunges to DMT-inducing breath work, 10-day silent retreats, and hero doses of psychedelic substances. Apparently the crazier, the better, right? The Wikipedia definition of peak experience is an
When we think of psychedelic experiences, we think of an epic life-altering cup of tea with Jesus or Fear or Loathing in Las Vegas. Mystical psychoactive experiences stereotypically demand that we relinquish control, locate a deep capacity for surrender and navigate moments of significant overwhelm. Although such experiences, when carried
Boomers are the original citizen scientists There are many fascinating aspects to the psychedelic renaissance. The one that intrigues me the most is how in this particular instance, it’s the sub-culture that is guiding and leading the topics of scientific research, the citizen scientists. The scores of anecdotal reports shared
Growing up in Canada, Christmas was a very special time of year. I loved all the fuss in the months leading up to the big day. The snow, the lights, the music, the mood, everything about it was magical and ethereal. In my adult years, I’ve begun to notice the
Increasingly, the sober life IS the lifestyle of choice. Being sober has never been cooler, easier, and more mainstream. From communities like HelloSundayMorning to yearly month-long events like sober October. Let’s be honest, despite how alcohol may reduce our inhibitions at that moment, it ultimately holds no other therapeutic
Move over chocolate, psilocybin is quickly becoming the medicine of choice when it comes to women’s health. One way or another, women are figuring out that psychedelics are powerful allies in their menstrual health. These voices are making themselves known and prompting the medical industry to finally take notice.