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Musings on simple and soulful ways that we can practice bringing our shadows into the light, living our purpose, and being there for each other.

Psychedelic Mainlining, Red Things on Tuesday, 10/6/20

Psychedelic Mainlining Welcome Back to Red Things on Tuesday. The Second Email! ​This is a collection of books, music, teachings, psychedelic ephemera, and the like that I think is meaningful and have been enjoying. I'm going to send it out on most tuesdays. It's name...

Red Things on Tuesday, 9/29/20 – Heartfelt Psychedelic Support

Welcome to Red Things on Tuesday. This is a collection of books, music, teachings, psychedelic ephemera, and the like that I think is meaningful and have been enjoying. I'm going to send it out on most tuesdays. I just think it would be nice to share things that are...

Instrumental Breakthroughs Podcast Now Live

Instrumental Breakthroughs Podcast Now Live

Instrumental Breakthroughs Podcast Psychedelic Origin StoriesIn 2017, at the MAPS Psychedelic Science Conference in Oakland, Dr. Nese Devenot said (paraphrased): "The psychedelic experience is difficult to describe. Poets are good at describing things that are hard to...

Reflections on Ram Dass and Be Here Now with Doc Kelley of Psychedelic Sangha

Reflections on Ram Dass and Be Here Now with Doc Kelley of Psychedelic Sangha

Doc Kelley of Psychedelic Sangha and Daniel Shankin (Sitaram Das) of Tam Integration have a very special meeting of the Psychedelic Conversation Series. We reflect on the role that Ram Dass and Be Here Now has had in our lives and spiritual practice. Ram Dass’s influence on culture and so many of our lives cannot be overstated. We’ll reflect on how special he was, and will also share some of the insights they’ve gleaned and offer tips about how practitioners can use this very special book for integrating their awakening into their lives.

Leo Zeff Created Explicit Agreements, Why Don’t You?

Leo Zeff Created Explicit Agreements, Why Don’t You?

It’s incumbent upon the coach (or whatever we’re calling ourselves on a given day) to offer a framework of agreements that support the coaching container, and allow the client to enter the workspace fully. It creates safety and solidity.

Psychedelic Archetypes and Astral Travel

Psychedelic Archetypes and Astral Travel

Psychedelic Integration is not about developing psychic powers. It's about cultivating sanity, presence, a clear mind, and an empathetic heart.Psychedelic Archetypes and Astral TravelI recently received a question from somebody that said that they had what they...

The People’s Psychedelic History: The Book List

The People’s Psychedelic History: The Book List

We had a truly enlightening session with Robert Forte during the Psilocybin Summit. During his talk on psychedelic history, he gave us a book list so generous and wide-reaching, I doubt many of us will be able to read it in this lifetime. Nonetheless, we wanted you to...

On Longing and the Psychedelic Comedown

On Longing and the Psychedelic Comedown

Don't surrender your loneliness so quickly. Let it cut more deep. Let it ferment and season you As few human or even divine ingredients can. Something missing in my heart tonight Has made my eyes so soft, My voice so tender, My need of God Absolutely Clear.Don't...

Psilocybin Summit Core Values.

Psilocybin Summit Core Values.

I wanted to share the core values of the psilocybin summit with you. But I also wanted to remind myself what they are. When the project started, it felt important to have them. I wanted there to be a base code, and something to fall back on in case there was a tough decision.

Dude, Where’s My Breakthrough

Dude, Where’s My Breakthrough

Dude, Where's My Breakthrough?The part of you that is attached to a breakthough is keeping you from having a breakthough. The universe does not owe any of us a breakthrough. It's hard for us to hear that. We think we may have found this magic bullet that confers...

Dropping into the Heart on the Guided Podcast

Dropping into the Heart on the Guided Podcast

Daniel visits the Guided Podcast to talk about the intersection of intuition and psychedelic medicine. Sitaram Das is the Founder of Tam Integration Circles, a community focused on supporting integration events and spiritual support in the Bay Area in California and has spent decades following his intuition.

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