How can we stay calm & rooted, while the world around us is anything but?
We examine the relationship between psychedelic experiences and the ego.
In this blog, Bre Jenkins outlines the importance of setting intentions and how consciousness-expanding experiences stem from set goals.
Our purpose with The Clearing is to help clear up myths and uncertainties around psychedelics, and to provide a forum for helping to step into a world of expanded consciousness. The realm of psychedelics and non-ordinary states is filled with common misconceptions, an overwhelming amount of information, and more often than not, terms that we may either not be familiar with or may not fully understand.
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.
We often find ourselves stuck in destructive patterns of thought and behavior. The mind gets trapped inside of itself and we feel as though there’s no escape. The question is, How do we get unstuck?
Seeking a sober trip? Altered States of Consciousness aren’t just exclusive to psychedelics, so we’re covering the 6 ways you can have a psychedelic experience without consuming anything.
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.
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.
Is ketamine a new wonder drug? Can we really teach old drugs new tricks?
Problems do not exist in nature, but humans have the innate ability to rewire our perspectives.
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.
“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.
The first psychedelic we will be using as part of our treatment protocol the FDA-approved drug, ketamine, and so we thought it might be helpful for you to develop a better understanding of ketamine and how it's used in ketamine therapy.
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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