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Psychedelic Dreams

“The imagination is the goal of history. I see culture as an effort to literally realize our collective dreams.”
—Terence McKenna

So where do we begin?

We begin where we are.

Meditation practices are one of the best ways to get into the collective zen mind.

The higher collective.

And from this sacred space the answers arise naturally.

Together.

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Psychedelic Living

“We are always getting ready to live but never living.”
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

One of the key characteristics of the true psilocybin experience is the experience of being completely pulled into the present moment so much that you lose your mind — that it to say — your thinking mind is nowhere to be found & you all of a sudden experience this moment without words & ideas.

It is an experience of being completely present with this moment here & now. 

Thoughtless. Mindful. Meditated. Whole.

And from this moment, epiphanies of all sorts flow into your entire body, mind, spirit & soul. 

So much so that it at times feels like alien communication. 

Literally.

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Psychedelic Fairy Tales

“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.”
– Albert Einstein

My parents read me and my siblings fairy tales when we were young. They read us lots of stories from a range of authors. 

One of my favorite memories is of my dad reading me and my brother (we shared a room) Shel Silverstein at night.

His stories are short yet brilliant, fun, and filled with deep meaning.

Shel’s stories are psychedelic, Soul manifesting, without a doubt.

The Psychedelic Experience is sort of like a fairy tale in that it is so odd & surreal that it doesn’t seem real, yet it is.

This is one of the main reasons I created The Psychedelic Trip Journal, for you to capture some of your surreal psychedelic experiences & be able to take them with you into your daily life.

There’s also both a writing & drawing section for you to create your own fairy tale & more!

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Psychedelic Optimism

“It’s very hard for people sometimes to figure out whether I’m an optimist or not. Let’s get something straight here. I am the most optimistic person you have ever met. I’m absolutely convinced that there is nothing wrong, and that nothing can go wrong, and that nothing will go wrong, and that if something needs to be done you will find yourself doing it.”
-Terence McKenna

It may be hard to believe that everything that happens in life is perfect, because reality often doesn’t match our expectations, but I agree with Terence that nothing is wrong. 

I not only agree with Terence but have experienced this realization multiple times – my first time being during my first psilocybin trip. 

It’s an experience that transcends human suffering (temporarily) showing you (it showed me – it was a feeling – a whole body feeling, that everything is perfect. It wasn’t words – it wasn’t a thought, it was a whole body knowing, a connection. I was connected with something completely, and it was complete bliss. Total understanding. Total joy.) 

yea, it can show you that, but it doesn’t happen for everyone.

It’s an alien-type experience – at least in comparison to today’s standards of living.

& although it’s alien to many, it’s real, & it’s a beautiful experience — Feeling that everything is perfect.

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Psychedelic Politics

“Ideology is extremely alien to art. Political ideology I mean. And if you will but notice it is political ideology that has been calling the shots for the last 7 or 800 years. We can transcend politics if we can put some other program in place.
You cannot transcend politics into a void.
And I believe that a world without ideology could be created if what were put in place of ideology were the notion of the realization of the good, the true, and the beautiful, ya know.”
-Terence McKenna

Politics…

Are a part of just about all current organizations…

Politics…

Are the result of the human ego.

And we can transcend politics, but it will take time, focused collaborative efforts, & the use of psychedelic plant medicines, specifically psilocybin mushrooms, to transcend politics.

Ram Dass calls this place beyond politics “Soul Land” & that’s exactly what I’m talking about.

It’s a place of love.

A place where fear is less experienced.

A place of trust.

It’s, as Terence McKenna put it, “the realization of the good, the true, and the beautiful.”

It’s beyond ego while simultaneously recognizing, accepting, & working with the ego within us all.

& it’s a collaborative effort.

Lots of people are already working to create this positive change of Soul origin.

But there are also powerful people trying to keep things the same as usual…

It’s interesting that we are often taught to fear change…

It is fear of change that keeps things the same.

But change is often a catalyst toward a better future.

A future where love is our guide, not politics.

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Psychedelic Visions

“…The psychedelic inner astronaut sees things which no human being has seen before and no human being will ever see again. But in fact this has no meaning unless it is possible to carry it back into the collectivity…”
-Terence McKenna

Everyone who has taken enough of a psychedelic to break on through to the other side knows they have just experienced something ineffable.

The psychedelic experience is often forgotten after one has the experience – because the experience is like a dream. It’s surreal, but it happens in our waking state.

So if we want to turn these waking dreams into reality, integration is necessary. This is the reason I created The Psychedelic Trip Journal.

The Psychedelic Trip Journal is one of the best resources for integrating your psychedelic experience — To integrate your dreams into your daily life.

To clearly communicate your unique psychedelic dreams & visions first with yourself & then if you want, with the world

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Our Soul Selves

“The Soul is our Real Self.”
— Ram Dass

Who is the Soul self? 

It is your real self, beyond who you think you are – which is your ego.

The Soul self transcends ego – it transcends form, gender, race. It transcends the human experience, & it is who you really are.

But we’re not taught this by anyone.

You are given a name & told how to behave by parents, teachers, peers, authority figures…because they think they know…

What they “know” is just the result of a blind transferring of information from one generation to the next. 

A few people wake up & create positive change in this life but it doesn’t happen often.

Except recently, possibly with the increase in technology, we are seeing more & more people wake up.

On that note though too, more & more people are becoming blinder than they’ve ever been..trapped in their ways, afraid of change.

So the integration of Soul is needed now more than ever.

We are all taking part in an imperfect progress of evolution, as all evolution works this way, but we now are gaining the power to shape the future of humanity.

& it’s a collective process, always.

This is how God works.

It’s quite amazing, especially if you’re able to zoom out & see a greater picture…to see a larger part of the whole.

& realize, it’s all I. It’s all you. It’s all me. It’s all we. It’s all connected.

This is Soul.

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Psychedelic Perspectives

“Experience life in all possible ways —
good-bad, bitter-sweet, dark-light,
summer-winter.

Experience all the dualities.
Don’t be afraid of experience, because
the more experience you have, the more
mature you become.” 
― Osho

Something my psilocybin experiences have taught me is that all experiences we go through contain purpose within.

Both when we agree & when we disagree.

Both when we are right & when we are wrong.

Both when we experience joy & when we experience pain.

That these experiences we go through are all a part of a collective process…& that when we are able to perceive life from this Soul perspective, it all makes sense.

Because the reality of life is beyond ego constructs.

But the ego is so deeply cemented into us from the time we are born — & especially cemented into us throughout childhood & growing up. 

Constructs that define us are reinforced again and again, telling us who we are, how & what to think & feel, & all sorts of biased mis-information.

^These constructs can be useful to a degree, but they often separate us from others & from the world around us.

When in reality, we are not separate at all.

From anything.

We are One with All.

This is who you are.

This is who I am.

This is who we are. 

Soul.

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Psychedelic Nature Integrations

“Go to the meadows, go to the garden, go to the woods. Open your eyes!”
– Albert Hofmann

Psil Silva, To the Moon

These past 6 months I’ve spent my time in nature, on an island off the coast of the state of Washington.

You could say I was at a cross roads in life…

& this time in nature, away from “it all” has been a time of transformation, healing, & experience.

It has been a necessary reminder for me to never forget about nature, because we can’t live without it. Literally.

Once we realize this as a whole, that nature is keeping us alive, then we will all appreciate nature A LOT more.

Hopefully we can do this before nature decides to destroy humans – because as we all know, humans are the biggest threat to nature. 

Nature knows this. It really does – & the knowing that nature has is wise beyond any & all human intelligences.

Truly.

& when you spend a lot of time in nature, with nature, you can come to this realization & understanding.

But humanity has mostly lost its connection with nature. It has forgotten nature – the source which keeps us alive. We’ve taken it for granted. Lots of people think & feel they are superior to nature, & that’s the type of thinking that will end a species.

We need to begin appreciating nature more, genuinely, and we can begin to do this by spending time in nature. You can go in nature with people but sometimes you need to go alone.

Sit with nature. Listen. See. Feel. Love.

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The Multiverse

“It’s a very salutary thing to realize that the rather dull universe in which most of us spend most of our time is not the only universe there is. I think it’s healthy that people should have this experience.”
-Aldous Huxley

One of the effects of psychedelics is an out of body experience. It’s the experience, temporarily, of real empathy – literally experiencing life from anothers’ perspective. 

It’s the experience of spirit – which has ascended the body and is now looking upon its body, reflectively in unconditional love.

It is the experience of Knowing that every single person & every single being on this planet & everywhere is experiencing life subjectively in their own form of universe – while simultaneously knowing it’s all part of the same universe.

Yea, it’ll blow your fucking mind right out the roof.

& into space…

Possibly into a different universe completely…just for a moment…

& it is truly the most beautiful, amazing, beyond words bliss I’ve ever experienced.

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