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Altered States of Consciousness Through Sensory Deprivation

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Sensory deprivation float tanks are increasing in popularity due to their role in stress reduction and even altered states of consciousness. This post from Big Think sheds light on the relaxing experience in a float tank. Chatting with dolphins in order to communicate with extraterrestrials might seem a red flag when considering a researcher. Indeed, John C Lilly was a ... Read More »

Microdosing Can Enhance Focus, Creativity and Stamina

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Microdosing is a revolutionary way of taking extremely small doses of psychedelics to enhance cognitive functioning, emotional balance, and physical stamina. This post from Peaceful Warriors extolls the virtues of microdosing, a lesser-known but increasingly popular way of using psychedelics. Micro-dosing is taking sub-perceptual (6-25 microgram LSD, 0.2-0.5 gram dried mushrooms, 50-75 microgram mescaline HCL) while keeping up with ones daily activities, engaging ... Read More »

Silicon Valley Turning to Psychedelics for Harnessing Creativity

Albert Hofmann, the chemist who discovered the psychedelic effects of LSD decades ago, believed tiny doses had potential as a safe replacement for certain addictive prescription drugs. IMAGE: via archive

Tech entrepreneurs are finding LSD and other mind-altering psychedelics to be surprisingly effective tools for improving their work. This post from Inc.com sheds light on how psychedelics help improve focus, creativity, and technical problem-solving. Psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin, the active chemical in hallucinogenic mushrooms, are having a moment in the tech community. It is well-known that the godhead of technology and entrepreneurship, ... Read More »

You Take Magic Mushrooms. This Is What Happens To Your Brain!

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Psilocybin mushrooms also known as magic mushrooms can alter the perception and cognition of the user in a profound ways. Many individuals describe the experience as if they were in a dream-like state with a vivid imagination. How Do Entheogens Work? Although each individual had a slightly different experience than the other, many people wonder how they work and how they alter our ... Read More »

Can Plants Help Us Understand Consciousness Better?

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One of the most mystical and strange mysteries of the universe is consciousness. Trying to find a specific definition of consciousness is nearly impossible, because it’s so complex but yet so simple at the same time. In general, esoteric teachings define consciousness as an informational field of awareness that is responsible for creating the reality we live in. Modern physicists ... Read More »

Entheogens Part Three: Spirituality and Psychotherapy

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Check out what Entheogens are in our Part One of these series and Entheogens types (part two). In Spirituality Almost without argument, the basis of practicing any religion is to experience a sense of enlightenment and connection with a higher being. Entheogens have been used since ancient times and are aligned with this fundamental purpose. In fact, some believe that ... Read More »