A Conversation with the Mushrooms on the Nature of Reality

A Conversation with the Mushrooms on the Nature of Reality

Guest article by Rachael Claire of The Wider Reality: “Perhaps the most mulled over question in life is, What is the point of it all? After a deep conversation with the mushrooms, a few pieces of the puzzle came together in a succinct way. The plants are a radio frequency changer for those brave and willing enough to drop the ego and learn real truths. Often painful, harsh truths since the ego has to admit to misunderstandings. Again, that harshness, that pain - it takes us to the light. We cannot bypass the process…”

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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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Should you Drink Ayahuasca with an Indigenous or a Western Shaman?

Should you Drink Ayahuasca with an Indigenous or a Western Shaman?

One of the most common questions asked by those seeking out an ayahuasca experience is whether it is necessary to drink the ayahuasca with an indigenous ayahuasca shaman or a Western shaman. The answer to this is probably not cut and dried and there are some important considerations for choosing an appropriate shaman, whatever their nationality or location…

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