Michael Pollan: A Catalyst to the Psychedelic Renaissance

Learn More About Psilocybin Mushroom Spores How to Change Your Mind Unlike “The Trip Treatment”, which Pollan wrote from an outsider’s perspective, How to Change Your Mind emerged from exhaustive research and direct, personal experience. Over two years, Pollan investigated the therapeutic use of LSD, psilocybin, ayahuasca, and 5-MeO-DMT. To better understand their effects, Pollan … Read more

Rebranding Psychedelics? The Evolution of “Entheogens” and the Sustainability Dilemma

Learn More About Psilocybin Mushroom Spores The entheogen argument is so compelling, so widespread that the world’s supply of natural psychoactive plants cannot keep up with increasing use. In fact, some Native Americans are fighting efforts to decriminalize peyote to preserve the species for its intended sacred medicinal use. In a recent article, Tim Ferriss … Read more

Riding the Crest of the Third Wave of Psychedelics

Learn More About Psilocybin Mushroom Spores We are blessed to find ourselves living at a sweet spot in psychedelic history: a point in time when ancient wisdom, legal reforms, science, and psychotherapy have come together to offer unprecedented opportunities for the safe use of these transformative substances. The psychedelic renaissance has become known as the … Read more

The Meaning of Meditation

Learn More About Psilocybin Mushroom Spores Mainstream Society Erin Ginder-Shaw · June 3rd, 2019 If the sun rises over the ocean, but no one is around to photograph it, will there still be light? Yes, we can all agree, hard yes. Now, if the sun rises over the ocean, but there are no phones or … Read more

Third Wave’s First Microdosing Experience Changed Lives

Learn More About Psilocybin Mushroom Spores Mainstream Society Sporestore · October 2nd, 2020 Participants reported kicking habits, starting new projects, and feeling lighter In the world of alternative medicines, people tend to make a distinction between big and little.Big experiences—like breathwork or plant medicine macrodoses—are seen as deep, astounding, trauma-composting, soul-enlivening journeys. On the other … Read more

Rise of the Ketamine Clinic: A New Era for Mental Wholeness

As the pandemic remains firmly at the forefront of the headlines, a second silent epidemic continues to grow in its wake. According to MAPS, one in six Americans will experience treatment-resistant depression over their lifetime. An insidious disability that chronically affects careers, families, and lives – could the vaccine of hope come in the form of a trance-like dissociative known as ketamine?

What You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Psilocybin (But Were Afraid to Ask)

Learn More About Psilocybin Mushroom Spores Mainstream Society Elena Schmidt · October 22nd, 2020 Disclaimer: Growing psilocybin mushrooms for consumption is a potentially illegal activity, and we do not endorse or condone this activity where it is against the law. At the same time, we acknowledge the curiosity surrounding this topic and want to help … Read more

Innovating While Microdosing: How to Step Up Your Creative Game

Learn More About Psilocybin Mushroom Spores Mainstream Society Maria Nazdravan · October 26th, 2020 Psychedelics and creativity share a long, fruitful history. While larger doses have catalyzed several creative breakthroughs in science, music, and art, the increasing popularity of microdosing is demonstrating that small, sub-perceptual doses of LSD or psilocybin can have just as big … Read more

Oregon Decriminalizes Drug Possession, Psilocybin Therapy Becomes Reality, and Five More States Legalize Cannabis

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It Ain’t So “Psilly”: Facing Down Depression With Psilocybin

Learn More About Psilocybin Mushroom Spores Mainstream Society Shannon Calderon · November 10th, 2020 If you or someone you care about is one of the 264 million people worldwide who struggle with depression, then you’re likely familiar with the two primary standards of treatment: psychological therapy and pharmaceuticals. There’s no doubt that many people have … Read more

The Psychedelic Score: How Music Magnifies Meaning

Learn More About Psilocybin Mushroom Spores Mainstream Society James Kingsland · November 25th, 2020 Earlier this month, researchers at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine reported “large, rapid, and sustained antidepressant effects” in a clinical trial of psilocybin for major depression. In passing, they mentioned that an invisible therapist had played a crucial role in this … Read more

A Sub-Perceptual Promise: Can Microdosing Solve Mainstream Problems?

Learn More About Psilocybin Mushroom Spores Mainstream Society Sporestore · December 2nd, 2020 Psychedelics have held a contested place in the collective cultural imagination for most of contemporary history. As a catalyst for the counterculture movements of the 1960s and subsequent culture wars that led to their outlaw, the perception of hallucinogenic drugs such as … Read more