Ayahuasca Afterglow — How Post-Trip Mindfulness May Play A Part In Treating Depression

At the center of the new psychedelic renaissance is an Amazonian tea called ayahuasca, which contains dimethyltryptamine or DMT, one of the most powerful hallucinogens known to science. Traditionally brewed by indigenous shamans in places like Peru and Brazil, ayahuasca is gaining more mainstream appeal for its purported use in treating addiction, treatment-resistant depression and […]

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Life Coaching and Death Coaching: Comedian Myq Kaplan on the Benefits of Ayahuasca

  For someone whose comedy isn’t overtly psychedelic, stand-up comic Myq Kaplan has a surprising amount of experience with the use of ayahuasca for self-healing and spiritual growth. Numerous medicine ceremonies have left him with some valuable methods of dealing with day-to-day life, as well as potent insights on what may happen to consciousness when […]

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From Blackhawk Pilot to Plant Medicine Activist: A Conversation with Ian Benouis

Corporate attorney. West Point graduate. Pharmaceutical company representative. Helicopter pilot for the American drug war in Panama. These are not the usual bylines one expects to find in the biography of a man who fights for cannabis legalization and champions the healing power of psychedelic plant medicines, but for Ian Benouis it’s all part of […]

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