Category Archives: plant medicines

Trip of Compassion #ptsd #psychedelics

I have not followed Tim Ferriss in a while. A friend has sent me his latest podcast episode and he mentions this film, “Trip of Compassion”, about MDMA trials in Israel to treat PTSD. What a powerful film. How can … Continue reading

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A year later: what psilocybin taught me

Source: The UK Psychedelic Society. On September 28th it was a year after the psilocybin ceremony. I celebrated by rewatching The Mind Explorers, buying an LED mushroom lamp from Ikea 🙂  and thinking about what continue learning a year on … Continue reading

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Let Go, Let In, Let Be

Ciara Sherlock read this poem that she wrote during the ritual we did at the retreat. The last line sounds like a mantra. Nomads of consciousness – enjoy. You are here, now, Nothing to achieve, nowhere to go, The tie … Continue reading

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Among Strong Men – a poem by Hafiz

I have learnt so much at and still continue to learn from the retreat. This was one of the poems and quotes that the guides have put on the wall in the hall. Hafiz is a poet from Persia from … Continue reading

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The Mind Explorers: A Psychedelic Weekend #documentary #psilocybin

And here it is – the culmination of my ‘magic mushroom’ retreat with the UK Psychedelic Society in September. The film made by Rebecca Coxon. In most of my appearances I am weeping and in one manage to sob while … Continue reading

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Michael Pollan’s ‘How to change your mind’ and theory of the entropic brain #happiness

I continue to explore the new world that opened to me. I heard that Michael Pollan’s ‘How to change your mind’ was a sort of Bible of psychedelics so I borrowed it from the local library (interestingly, it had a … Continue reading

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Mind Explorers screening – my 15min of fame :)

Yesterday was the day – I had my 15min of fame first as a (mostly sobbing) character in the Mind Explorers documentary where we attempt to challenge the stigma around psilocybin and promote its use as part of mental health … Continue reading

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