How do psilocybin mushrooms relate to neurogenesis and Leonardo da Vinci?
The title says it all.
Plus I left in a “blooper” at the beginning of the episode a little after the 1 minute intro (same with episode 14).
Lots of great Spiritual & Philosophical ideas can be observed in this episode, a fun talk!
How do you like our anonymous voices? Haha.
P.S. the second half of this episode I simultaneously live streamed on instagram – find it @psilocybinstories , the most recent live stream vid title “Chat w roomy”
The story of how Richard Alpert became Ram Dass – It all began with psilocybin.
Former Harvard Professor Timothy Leary said:
“I learned more about psychology in the 5 hours after taking psilocybin mushrooms than in the preceding 15 years of studying & doing research in psychology.”
This episode includes highlights of Leary’s life influenced by psilocybin – both ups & downs, an adventurous roller coaster to say the least.
I was a sophomore in college.
The year was 2010.
It was a beautiful Spring day.
The story of psilocybin’s first and greatest impact in my life. Heartfelt.
My life was forever changed.
See into Psil Silva’s upbringing & influences leading to his first life-transforming psilocybin experience.
My first psychedelic experience induced in me epiphanies so profound that I wondered if it was possible to obtain them in my everyday life. This is where my integration process first began — a seed of thought that would later blossom into the physical world.
Einstein explains this scientific phenomenon:
“Everything is energy and that’s all there is to it. Match the frequency of the reality you want and you cannot help but get that reality. It can be no other way. This is not philosophy. This is physics.”
Months later going into my second psychedelic experience I was prepared to take notes to try and capture the essence of this ineffable dimension (This inspired The Psychedelic Trip Journal).
Check out the rest of the post on Mindleap Health, originally published here.
Psilocybin, a natural psychedelic element found in hundreds of fungi, has been used for thousands of years in medicinal and ceremonial settings. The current popularization of psilocybin (magic mushrooms) brings with it ancient wisdom containing practical life lessons if we’re willing to listen. Here are eleven.
1. How to Change Our Mind
“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” – Albert Einstein
Michael Pollan could not have chosen a better title for his book How to Change Your Mind: “What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence.”
Pollan’s book title gives insight into the extraordinary potential of psilocybin and other psychedelics which can help us:
- Change our minds.
- To think more critically.
- To alleviate mental illness.
- To raise self-awareness.
- To take the sting of death away.
- To increase compassion and much more.
Read the rest of this post on Mindleap’s site, originally published here.
Yea this path is my way.
Might be yours too,
So I’ll meet you in the driveway.
You get there shocked and you say,
“That a spaceship or a hyundai?”
We have a good laugh,
Hop in headed to the flyway,
Now we cosmic exploratin’
Can’t see them down below they hatin’
But our minds are on they own,
And we’re part of this creation,
Playin’ roles of God & Satan.
Might seem a fucked but perfect process,
Toward our final destination…
…Life is change…
…We are all connected with everything…
…We can’t see it like we can’t see the wind…
…But we can feel it & see its impact…