Why We Strive for Ego Death With Psychedelics

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Certain substances, such as DMT, psilocybin, ayahuasca, peyote, LSD and Ketamine, taken in different quantities, have a strong reputation of being able to push the mind or soul over the edge, allowing it to seemingly detach from its bodily counterpart. Often hard to put into words, this can create a state that some have called […]

Do You Live with Anxiety? Here Are 11 Ways to Cope

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Breathe: There are ways to calm your anxiety Know that feeling of your heart beating faster in response to a stressful situation? Or perhaps, instead, your palms get sweaty when you’re confronted with an overwhelming task or event. That’s anxiety — our body’s natural response to stress.

Mental Health Concerns Arise Amid COVID-19 Epidemic

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Experts studying the spread of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are increasingly concerned about the psychological ramifications of the epidemic, particularly for older adults and medical staff working on the ground. The issue has been raised in several correspondence pieces published in Lancet Psychiatry. Preceding the outbreak of COVID-19 in Wuhan, China, the Chinese government had developed […]

7 Answers to the Question “How to Calm Anxiety”

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Anxiety can be a nuisance or it may be an all-encompassing fact of life that holds people back in their careers and interferes with their personal relationships. Those who suffer from anxiety disorders need to find effective ways to bring their anxiety under control. There are lots of medications on the market today that promise […]