Read to clear your thoughts, minds, and misinformation or uncertainty about psychedelics
July 24, 2020
Fungi have ancient origins, with the earliest known species of mushrooms dating back to a billion years ago with the reveal of Ourasphaira giraldae, a fossil species discovered by Palaeobiologist Corentin Loron. But how far back does the use of psychedelic mushrooms go? Could Terrance McKenna’s “Stoned Ape” theory hold premise? It very well could, considering some evidence suggests the use of magic mushrooms dating back to 10,000 B.C.E.
Mindfulness is the ability to maintain moment-by-moment awareness of ourselves and our current experience - including thoughts, feelings, body sensations, and the environment we are in.
Maslow suggested that in the state of peak experiencing, human beings are as close as they can be to the truest expression of themselves. We could say that when in a peak experience, an individual is completely at one with themselves, or in other words, being all that they can be.
Is ketamine a new wonder drug? Can we really teach old drugs new tricks?
Mushrooms that produce psilocybin, commonly known as “magic mushrooms”, can be found in nearly every country around the world, so we're exploring the molecule psilocybin and how it relates to all mushrooms as a whole.
Problems do not exist in nature, but humans have the innate ability to rewire our perspectives.
“Hungover and miserable.”Next time someone asks “how are you?” or “how’s it going?” answer with that and see what happens.It's a piece of advice I've given for a number of years. Try it. It’s almost a guarantee that you’ll generate instant rapport with that person. Whether you're actually hungover and miserable, or not. Try it.
Welcome to The Clearing, our Field Trip blog! We hope you'll find it interesting and informative or at at least thought provoking, and certainly cathartic.
Any blog for a company that is focussed on mental wellness through psychedelics and psychedelic-enhanced psychotherapy would be incomplete without a review of the psychedelic molecules and their potential therapeutic applications. So let's cross that off early in our blogging efforts here at The Clearing!
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