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The Zen Art of Journaling

How do you like the vocal sound in this one? (when episode begins around 1 minute) Trying something new.  Let me know via in the comments or via instagram DM @psilocybinstories. Thanks!

Learn how journaling can be used for therapeutic purposes as well as for making sense of your psilocybin experiences!

(P.S. here is THE PSYCHEDELIC TRIP JOURNAL)

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Zen & Psilocybin

How can Zen improve your psilocybin experience? Including Zen stories & how you can begin practicing Zen.

Connect with psychedelic scholars on instagram @psilocybinstories

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Ego & Soul + Meditation

What is Ego? What is Soul?
Plus learn a Soul Meditation practice to get in touch with your Soul.

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Ātman, Soul

What does “Soul” really mean?
This episode discusses the Sanskrit word for Soul, Ātman, which is an essential principle in Hinduism. It’s awe-inspiring. It brings us all together. It is filled with love. Find out for yourself!

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Origin of the Word “Psychedelic”

The word “psychedelic” can be interpreted in various ways. My expression of “psychedelic” comes from its origin, which is shared in the episode, along with the first known use of the word “psyche”, over a thousand years ago portrayed in a Greek mythological tale. The story is incredible!

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Who is Psil Silva?

See into Psil Silva’s upbringing & influences leading to his first life-transforming psilocybin experience.

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How Psychedelic Integration Changed My Life

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.

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11 Things Psilocybin Can Teach Us

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:

  1. Change our minds.
  2. To think more critically.
  3. To alleviate mental illness.
  4. To raise self-awareness.
  5. To take the sting of death away.
  6. To increase compassion and much more.

Read the rest of this post on Mindleap’s site, originally published here.

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Psilocybin Highway Poem

Psilocybin Highway,
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,
Ayyy.

Now we cosmic exploratin’
Can’t see them down below they hatin’

But our minds are on they own,
Focused,
Learnin’ Life,
Creatin’

And we’re part of this creation,
Playin’ roles of God & Satan.

Might seem a fucked but perfect process,
Toward our final destination…
…Transformation…

…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…

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Psilocybin SMOKED Smoking

So I finally stopped smoking. October 2nd was a full moon I ingested 30mg of pure psilocybin extract and went for a walk with a good buddy.

I had set my intentions for a good solid week before. Once we arrived at the water fall we ingested another 6 grams and continued our walk.

As we lay in the wood I closed my eyes to kaleidoscope scenes and with the aid of the mushrooms my higher self spoke. This is what it said! 

“Next time you have a desire to smoke ask yourself this question! Is that desire stronger than your desire for all of your passions in life” 

Obviously my answer will always be no and I haven’t had a smoke since.

—Jesse Van Dok
@the.nomadic.phoenix