My experience with psilocybin mushrooms

I write this narrative to dissolve the stigma surrounding psychedelics and to promote a new age of medicine and peace of mind. 

Psychedelics have the potential to heal the afflictions that plague people’s lives — the traumas, addictions, and all the depression and neuroticism of the mind.

The world is…

“The first step is usually, I know who I am not. Process of elimination. Defining ourselves by what we are not is the first step that leads us to really knowing who we are.” — Matthew McConaughey

I was a real good kid— I did everything that my parents asked. Growing up, I got good grades, played in the school band, and even lectured at church.

I went to college, got two degrees, and graduated with honors.

Yet throughout this whole process, there was this underlying feeling…

“The Earth is what we all have in common.”

The locals warned us not to attempt it in one day; to get to the river, camp out, and make it a two-day trip.

Even the national park website warned against it. But as stubborn 20 something year-olds, we set out to prove them wrong.

This past week my backpacking…

Life lessons regarding the concepts of Wu-Wei, detachment, plus how to nurture your inner spirit.

This past summer I spent the majority of my time getting better at surfing. Through trial and error, I learned where to position myself on the board, when to stand and how to carve through the water with poise.

Recently, I opened the Tao Te Ching, the bible of Daoism…

Jesse Pedersen

Helping people find happiness while exploring nature and spreading compassion; check out my music — Spotify @Jesse Pedersen; Instagram: @Jesse__Pedersen

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