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Harm Reduction Spiritual Emergence or Spiritual Emergency?
A spiritual awakening is a natural opening that people experience as a result of systematic spiritual practice, through unexpected peak experiences.
Nia Davies · August 29th, 2020
Community Oakland Activists Unveil Plan To Regulate Sale of Psychedelics
The Oakland Community Healing Initiative is to begin in February by assembling a core team of elders and spiritual leaders from the Oakland area.
Reilly Capps · January 31st, 2020
Mainstream Society Gwyneth Paltrow’s Netflix Show ‘The Goop Lab’ Boosts Profile of Psychedelic Medicine
Gwyneth Paltrow's "The Goop Lab," premiered on Netflix, with the first episode exploring one of culture's biggest taboos: psychedelic drugs like mushrooms and MDMA.
Reilly Capps · January 25th, 2020
Mainstream Society Oakland Decriminalizes Psychedelic Plant Medicines in Unanimous Vote
On Tuesday evening, June 4, Oakland’s city council took the first official step toward supporting entheogenic plant practices by voting to adopt a resolution that decriminalizes their use.
Erin Ginder-Shaw · June 5th, 2019
Mainstream Society The Meaning of Meditation
Learn why meditation is a useful practice to facilitate greater well-being in the world.
Erin Ginder-Shaw · June 3rd, 2019
Harm Reduction Transcript: Microdosing Talk at GDI 2018 – Paul Austin
Paul Austin spoke about microdosing and general psychedelic use at a one-day conference on self-optimization hosted by GDI in Zurich, Switzerland.
Third Wave · April 23rd, 2019
Mainstream Society Why Psychedelics Help Us Build a New Story
Learn why stories are fundamental to humanity's progress, and how psychedelics act as a catalyst to the hero's journey.
Third Wave · December 30th, 2018
Mainstream Society Is Psychedelic Science Reaching A Breaking Point?
Leaders in psychedelic research and psychedelic philosophy are clashing over the limitations of the current scientific approach.
Patrick Smith · November 15th, 2018
Mainstream Society MDMA With Mum And Dad: Deepening Family Relationships With The “Love Drug”
Read the stories of people who've bonded with their parents by using MDMA.
Rosalind Stone · March 15th, 2018
Harm Reduction Psychedelic Criminalization
Learn why the criminalization of psychedelic substances is another concrete example of social injustice.
Jack Firneno · August 23rd, 2017
LSD Projecting our traumatic past: Part 3
You’ve heard it a hundred times in the past week – on Third Wave, Facebook, and WIRED alike: we’re living […]
Josh Lipson · June 2nd, 2017
LSD Projecting our traumatic past: Part 1
Psychedelic, a compound of two Greek words that mean “mind-manifesting,” can safely refer to just about anything these days—from music […]
Josh Lipson · May 28th, 2017
Mainstream Society How Schizophrenia Is Used To Demonize Psychedelics
What if I told you that we have become entangled in a war that has been defined by misinformation? Imagine […]
Third Wave · May 15th, 2017
Ibogaine Learn About The Legal Status Of Ibogaine In Your Country
Disclaimer: ibogaine is a potentially illegal substance, and we do not encourage or condone the use of this substance where it […]
Patrick Smith · March 13th, 2017