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What Psychedelics Can Teach Us About Dealing With Crisis | Psychedelic Café 2

What Psychedelics Can Teach Us About Dealing With Crisis | Psychedelic Café 2

Update: 2020-07-10
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What lessons do our psychedelics experiences offer us in making sense of the global pandemic and all the crises that have come with it?

Our guests exploring this question are Rachel Harris, Maria Papaspyrou, Tarzie McLean, and Kyle Buller.

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***Full Topics Breakdown Below***

 

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Episode Breakdown

  • Introduction of each guest
  • Sensemaking reality
  • How do we make our challenges 'medicine'
  • When does the ceremony end?
  • Internal vs external challenge | active engagement vs passive receptivity
  • Doing the work vs letting the work be done
  • Learning to sit in uncertainty
  • How does our perspective on death impact how we respond to the pandemic
  • The pandemic, like psychedelics, places our dying front and center in life
  • "The grief and the loss and the fertility of it all"
  • The complexity between reconnecting with nature for our individual health and the demand to stay out of the wilds for the sake of planetary health
  • Do our psychedelic experiences support our capacity to navigate crises in general?
  • A question of meaning-making during the pandemic crisis
  • We are all being affected differently
  • The privilege to see this as a learning opportunity
  • Exploring the unintended consequences of acting while highly embodied with 'triggered' energy
  • The complications of reactive social media engagement during times of protest
  • Are we integrating our pandemic lessons well enough to prepare for the growing climate crisis?
  • Psychedelic integration has no end
  • The ongoing process of meaning-making
  • Failing to live up to our psychedelic lessons
  • It takes a long time to integrate crisis, psychedelic or otherwise
  • The selfishness of 'Yolo'
  • What do you bring back for the world from your psychedelic experiences?

 

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What Psychedelics Can Teach Us About Dealing With Crisis | Psychedelic Café 2

What Psychedelics Can Teach Us About Dealing With Crisis | Psychedelic Café 2

James W. Jesso