In Part One, we discovered that Willpower alone won’t lead to fundamental life change. So… what works? Personality Change, Growth, and Development — this is the process for building a happy fulfilling life. There are two basic steps: an “Initiation Event”…

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On Saturday, I had a conversation with Neal M. Goldsmith, PhD and we hit on all kinds of topics, including psychedelic research, Vipassana meditation, and the vital importance of integration in the form of a Daily Practice (I capitalized this…

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This Saturday, I’m sitting down for a conversation with Neal Goldsmith, PhD, Psychotherapist, lecturer, author of Psychedelic Healing and curator / MC of the annual Horizons psychedelics conference. Neal and I have had a few conversations in recent years about…

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Feel like your life is going nowhere? You're not alone. Every day, I hear questions like "How can I find purpose?" and "How can I stop running away from success?" and "How can I stop being such a loser?" and…

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On Saturday, I had a conversation with Christopher Kelley, PhD and we talked about Buddhism, psychedelics, and life. We spent a good deal of the episode discussing self-development and cures for depression and anxiety. I think one of the big…

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I suffered with a chronic, debilitating depression from as early as I could remember until 2004. Depression isn't "sadness" or "unhappiness"; it's an oozy dark goopy feeling that clings to you, muddying your thoughts and feelings, pushing you toward hopelessness…

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