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Psychedelic Nature

“We can begin the restructuring of thought by declaring legitimate what we have denied for so long. Lets us declare Nature to be legitimate. The notion of illegal plants is obnoxious and ridiculous in the first place.”
—Terence McKenna

How are any plants illegal?

They come from the Earth, like water.

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Psychedelic Adventures

“The big question is whether you are going to be able to say a hearty yes to your adventure.”
—Joseph Campbell

Yes.

Let’s go 🙂

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Psychedelic Failures

“It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all—in which case, you fail by default.”
― J.K. Rowling

You failed at something.

You didn’t live up to the expectations others had of you, or that you had of yourself.

And others didn’t live up to your expectations.

And it hurt.

It made you feel weak, but you are strong.

Your purpose is greater than your fears.

And there are people in this world who support and appreciate you as you are.

The best people will come & celebrate with you and me, and whatever is for the others is for them.

People come into our lives for a reason, but not all of them are meant to stay.

The ones meant for your best life will come and stay, even if it’s from a distance. 

You always know they are here. 

And it’s love.

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Psychedelic Relaxation

“When the mind is allowed to relax, inspiration often follows.”
—Phil Jackson

What helps you relax?

Begin there.

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Psychedelic Bridges

“We build too many walls and not enough bridges.”
—Isaac Newton

Imagine new profound connections.

This Newton quote is true both for ourselves individually within & for our world society.

I think this process begins within us as individuals – accepting & embracing who we are, as we are, & others as they are – without wanting or trying to change them or ourselves.

It’s when we build bridges within ourselves that we are able to build bridges with others & with life.

Psilocybin mushroom research has shown that ingesting psilocybin mushrooms increases neural plasticity & connections in the human brain.

It somehow builds bridges between normally closed connections within the brain’s hemispheres.

These connections open communication between the brain’s hemispheres, creating bridges where there were only walls before.

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Psychedelic Possibilities

“Alice: This is impossible. 

The Mad Hatter: Only if you believe it is.”
—Alice in Wonderland

One of the top qualities of the deep psilocybin experience is the realization that anything is possible.

Space travel.

Peace within.

World peace.

Understanding.

Global climate health.

Anything we imagine.

All possible. 

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Psychedelic Beliefs

“My technique is don’t believe anything. If you believe in something, you are automatically precluded from believing its opposite.”
—Terence McKenna

This technique Terence speaks of is Zen-like.

It remains open to all things.

& in being open to all things, all things are opened to them

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Psychedelic Perceptions

“If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear to man as it is, Infinite. For man has closed himself up, till he sees all things thro’ narrow chinks of his cavern.”
—William Blake

Aldous Huxley’s book The Doors of Perception discusses this experience firsthand — it’s Huxley describing his experience on the psychedelic mescaline.

And it’s one of the best descriptions of the psychedelic experience.

The doors of perception are cleansed and you experience life in the Atman, the Soul. 

You have an out of body experience and still you know without a doubt that you are everything.

The essence of life.

The real you.

Never born, never dies.

Infinite.

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Psychedelic Thanksgiving

“I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.”
—Henry David Thoreau

One of the best human experiences is the feeling of deep gratitude.

Deep gratitude, which is one my favorite experiences on psilocybin mushrooms, goes way beyond thinking about what you are thankful for.

It’s a whole body experience – you can feel it in your bones – you can feel it in your toes, up your legs and throughout your entire body. 

It’s a wholly connection with the Universe.

These experiences have come to me at random times during my macro psilocybin trips, and it’s a bliss beyond compare. 

But speaking of comparison — One way to not feel this bliss is to constantly compare your life to others’ lives. 

Comparison lives in the thinking mind, as do so many other constructs & ideas that easily steal joy from your person.

Gratitude lives in this moment.

Here & now. 

Love.

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Psychedelic Art

“The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.”
— Leonardo da Vinci

Why does some art remain timeless while other art fades in time?

It is because of this – because the painter has the Universe in their mind & hands. 

They have experienced the Universe in a unique & vast way & are driven with a joyful desire to share & express their experience through art.

One of the reasons this type of art is timeless is because it is truly selfless, yet it may have taken years & many failures before this type of creation.

Either way, we are all thankful for it.