Paul Austin

What To Expect On A Psilocybin Mushroom Trip

Disclaimer: Psilocybin mushrooms are potentially illegal substances, and we do not encourage or condone the use of this substance where it is against the law. However, we accept that illegal drug use occurs, and believe that offering responsible harm reduction information is imperative to keeping people safe. For that reason, this guide is designed to ensure the […]

What Is Microdosing (And Why You May Want To Try It)

What’s the deal with microdosing? For many, the idea of taking psychedelics, even in small doses, sounds scary. It’s easy to see why. Psychedelics are illegal in most countries. They are potent substances and are known to cause hallucinations and melt inhibitions. The stereotypical image of a trippy hippy, appealing to some, is understandably uninviting […]

When Did Psilocybin Mushrooms First Appear In Human Culture?

Deep in the mountain ranges of Tassili, Algeria, there are ancient rock carvings of a stunning and ethereal nature. Historians estimate that they were made anywhere from 4,000-7,000 years BCE, a timespan of prehistoric rock art known as the Roundhead period. Many of the figures carved in Tassili are unusually large-headed. Others are without strict […]

Psychedelics As A Tool For Self-Actualization

Perched at the apex of the pyramid illustrating Abraham Maslow’s theory of the hierarchy of needs, you will notice a mystifying concept— self-actualization. To Maslow, the pinnacle of human existence meant the pursuit of self-actualization. After one meets the basic physiological needs and attains a certain level of love and comfort, then the individual begins […]

Why You Should Consider Taking Psychedelics

In writing content on this blog, The Third Wave’s mission is to inform and educate people about the responsible use of psychedelics. We don’t explicitly encourage psychedelic use for every individual. Consuming such potent substances entails responsibilities. Each person must carry out due diligence on the reasons why they want to take a psychedelic. But as we’ve […]