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Comedians on Psychedelics

Video – Psychedelics are starting to get mainstream attention from all types of entertainers as people seek solutions to the deterioration of the human psyche and health.

3 Common Mental Health Issues Treatable with Psychedelics

Anna Hunt, Staff Writer Waking Times Despite the complicated social perspective regarding psychedelics, more research and attention is being given to the use of psychedelic substances such as lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), psilocybin mushrooms, and plants such as ayahuasca to treat mental illnesses, including depression, anxiety, alcoholism and drug addiction. Psychedelics interact with serotonin receptors

5 Mind-Blowing Lessons from Psychedelics Experts

April M. Short, AlterNet Waking Times A recent online course unraveled psychedelic science, medicine, art and spirituality. The problem with banning anything out of a fear of the unknown is that many unknowns will remain. Such is the story of many psychedelic drugs in the U.S. While the government has experimented with various psychedelic compounds

The Truth About What Psychedelics Do to Your Brain

Tom McKay, PolicyMic Waking Times Scientists Studied What Psychedelics Do to the Brain, and It’s Not What You’ve Been Told It turns out that psychedelics aren’t just good for turning into an elf and jousting a car. Psychiatrists, psychologists and specialists in addiction and recovery from traumatic experiences have been investigating the use of hallucinogens in

6 Amazing Things Scientists Have Discovered About Psychedelics

April M. Short, AlterNet Waking Times Psychedelics have the potential to treat cancers, addiction and psychological traumas. Despite the fact that the U.S. government deems many hallucinogenic or psychedelic substances to be dangerous, classifying them as Schedule I drugs with “no currently accepted medical use,” various scientists have dared to study their effects. What they’ve

A Healer’s Perspective on Psychedelics and the Body to Mind Connection

Trevor Getsla, MAPS Waking Times Within us all there are numerous levels of perceptual experiences we can encounter. All of us already possess within ourselves a powerful field of perception that is simultaneously physiological as well as conscious in nature. We shall look at the body to mind relationship through the lens of touch therapies,

The Second Coming of Psychedelics

Don Lattin, Spirituality & Health Waking Times Ric Godfrey had the shakes. At night, his body temperature would drop and he’d start to tremble. During the day, he was jumpy. He was always looking around, always on edge. His vibe scared the people around him. He couldn’t hang on to a job. He started drinking

Nootropics, Psychedelics & Expansion of Consciousness

Christina Sarich, Contributing Writer Waking Times From ancient Vedic times in India, to the sanctuaries of Greece, including the Temple of Delphi, to the terraced Mayan hills in Central and South America, and spirit journeys of American Indians, to the DMT and mushroom induced trances of the aboriginal Australians, to the opium dens of China,

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