When Plant Medicines Lose The Battle With Ego

When Plant Medicines Lose The Battle With Ego

The plant medicine experience may bring about a profound level of self-assuredness that can end up fortifying the ego – the exact opposite of most people’s intentions. The ego wants to stay in control, and will use an awakening experience to its advantage if allowed to…

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HPPD, Depersonalisation, Derealisation, Existential Crisis and Psychedelics

HPPD, Depersonalisation, Derealisation, Existential Crisis and Psychedelics

Many people receive benefits from entheogens and psychedelics, yet there are others that struggle with after effects and even persisting disorders afterwards. Hallucinogen Persisting Perception Disorder (HPPD), Depersonalization Disorder (DPD), Derealisation Disorder (DPDR), and feelings of existential crisis are common. Read one man’s experience and some considerations for handling difficult after effects…

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Why Ayahuasca and DMT May Hold the Keys to Genuine Compassion

Why Ayahuasca and DMT May Hold the Keys to Genuine Compassion

There seems to be something missing from many of the modern teachings embraced in the West. We are so focused on finding personal peace that true compassion often remains a concept, albeit an attractive one. Ayahuasca and DMT can awaken the innate compassion needed to make real change in oneself and the world, but once it does, there is no going back…

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Why Using Psychedelics Requires Vulnerability

Why Using Psychedelics Requires Vulnerability

Anyone who has dipped into the DMT realm often enough can tell you that nothing is certain. Even the best sets and settings don’t bring guarantees. We are walking into the unknown and for all intents and purposes we are blindfolded. Just as it does in everyday life, walking into the unknown without certainty takes courage and vulnerability…

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