I'm not going to bullshit you. I'm terrified of growing old, alone, having contributed little to the world. And this kind of fear can be paralyzing -- crippling even. On this surreal, psychedelic rollercoaster we call life, I have figured…

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Tons of people get hung up on finding purpose. Meaning. A Mission. A Dream. Why are they hung up on something that, on the surface, sounds pretty freaking simple? Like "Which way is the sun?" simple. It's about attitude. A…

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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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 On Sunday, I had a conversation with Vito Roccoforte and we talked about his musical journey from high school through the present. We spent a good deal of the episode discussing The Rapture (maybe being an indie rock star for…

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Calea Zacatechichi is known to Mexican natives as the dream herb. Traditionally, it was used to inspire lucid dreaming, improve the ability to remember dreams, aid in dream divination, and to bring on deeper sleep and help with mild cases…

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Most people are familiar with tabletop roleplaying games. Most people have never played one. Most people who know about them and haven't played are curious about them. Most people who want to play them (but don't) feel put off by…

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