The Hero’s Dose

‘The Hero’s Dose’: Ancient Psychedelic Therapy Gets a Modern Exploration

The idea to write about his quarter-century psychedelic experience had been rolling around in Derek Beres’ head for a while. Perhaps it would be something that would appeal to others who dabble in ‘shrooms or acid. Or maybe it could be…
Art Lover’s Guide Psychedelic Art

An Art Lover’s Guide Psychedelic Art Plus 3 Artists You Need to Know

Psychedelic art has been around for thousands of years across cultures across the globe. Artists today have transformed the techniques and subject matter in innovative ways. Psychedelic art is defined as the depiction of the inner world of…
Psychedelics Putting Oregon On the Brink of a Mental Health Revolution

Are Psychedelics Putting Oregon On the Brink of a Mental Health Revolution?

For those of us on the outside looking in, it may be hard to imagine how a state as breathtakingly beautiful and progressive as Oregon can be ranked, according to data provided by Mental Health America, as the worst state in the U.S. for…
Psychedelics Saved Former NBA Star Lamar Odom

How Psychedelics Saved Former NBA Star Lamar Odom From Drug Addiction

In a new documentary about his life, former NBA forward Lamar Odom says the psychedelic drugs ketamine and ibogaine saved him from his drug addiction. He says the drugs saved his life. The film, “Lamar Odom Reborn,” was directed by Mike…
Psychedelic Trip App

Taking a Psychedelic Trip? There’s an App for That

There are apps for nearly everything, these days. Now, there’s even an app to guide you through a psychedelic experience. Field Trip Psychedelics Inc., which operates clinics in Toronto, New York, and Los Angeles, has launched Trip,…
Taking Psychedelics Mimics Religious Experiences

Taking Psychedelics Mimics Religious Experiences

New data reveal that taking psychedelics may impact users in a way similar to having a mystical or religious experience. The study, published in The Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, surveyed 288 people about their experiences with psychedelics. The…
Psychedelics and the Search for Self Consciousness

Psychedelics and the Search for Self Consciousness

In September of 1848, a group of construction workers were tamping down blasting powder with 3cm thick iron rods when an accident sent a rod through the skull of the foreman, Phineas Gage. The rod entered the roof of his mouth and exited through…
How Psychedelics Helped Riley Cote

How Psychedelics Helped Riley Cote

For fans of the game of hockey, the only thing more exhilarating than the blare of the goal horn after their team scores is the moment when a player finally takes the bait — after countless minutes of chirping, a few heavy hits, and maybe…
One Ayahuasca Ceremony Might Reset Mental Health

One Ayahuasca Ceremony Might Reset Mental Health

A single experience with the psychedelic South American brew called ayahuasca may help reduce psychopathology and depression in users for up to six months, a new study finds. The findings, published in the recent issue of the journal Scientific…
From Dynamic Entrepreneur to an Advocate Psychedelic Medicine

From Dynamic Entrepreneur to an Advocate Psychedelic Medicine: Tim Ferris

When discussing notable figures that are influencing the emerging psychedelic space, including well-known celebrities and social icons, it’s hard to miss the impact of renowned American entrepreneur, biohacker, author, and podcaster, Tim…