Resistance Is The Root Of Suffering

The root of all suffering is resistance.  That is a bold claim but I stand by it 100%.  The first caveat of that statement, however, is that pain is not suffering.  Pain is a healthy response to a situation. Whether it’s physical or emotional pain lets you know something isn’t correct.  If you touch a […]

Money Can Buy Happiness

Money can’t buy happiness is one of those most annoying quotes I have ever heard.  At face value it has some merits.  You can’t just buy stuff and expect to be happy.  That will just put you on the hedonic treadmill where you are trying to buy a dopamine rush with every purchase.  That self-medicating […]

The Biggest Myth About Depression

Depression is a very complex and nuanced ailment and, unless you are living under a rock, you are probably aware that it is becoming a crisis where our modern solutions are just straight up failing.  The reality is we know every little about depression or even how to treat it.  We can’t even come up […]

Introduction to Ayahuasca

The Amazon is home to over 80,000 different known plant species.  Out of all those species there is a vine that is scientifically known as b. caapi but is often referred to as Vine of the Soul or Vine of the Dead.  By itself it has no value. Eating it does nothing.  It doesn’t taste […]

A Quick Guide To Psilocybin Mushrooms For Personal Growth


Psilocybin mushrooms, also known as magic mushrooms, shrooms or as I will simply call them from here on  out, mushrooms, is usually the first psychedelic or plant medicine that people experience.  That is for good reason.  It’s cheap, safe, the effects are usually gentle and the experience/high only lasts for 3-6 hours typically.  Without professional […]

4 Alternative Solutions for Depression

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For the bulk of my life I have struggled depression.  I was officially diagnosed at the age of 19 but I can pinpoint it to the age of 13. In my time dealing with it I have seen multiple therapists, general practitioners, psychiatrists and while I have lost count on the number of mental meds […]

Introduction to Psychedelics for Personal Growth

If you were raised any time between about 1970 and now you were probably taught that psychedelics are bad and fall into the same category as heroin or meth.  That wasn’t always the case.  In fact, it’s coming to light that they can be a safe and very effective way to elicit major growth and […]

Making SMART goals, not stupid ones.

Today I am going to tell you about why goals are important and how to make effective goals for yourself. Real quick, make a list in your head about the most successful people you know of.  This might be some high profile names like Elon Musk, Beyonce or  Joe Rogan to name a few.  I […]

New Year Resolutions Suck. Try This Instead.

Have you ever made a resolution?  Did you stick to it?  The most popular resolutions are to exercise more, save money and eat healthier.  The majority of people have the same resolutions every year and there is a good reason for that.  Less than 10% of people who make resolutions actually stick to them.  Anyone […]