The new research facility explores how we can use psychedelic substances to better understand our brains, enhance well-being, and deepen spiritual insight.
Transcendental Meditation is one form of meditation focused on transcending the mind to achieve pure awareness and therefore a new sense of peace, creativity, and self-realization.
Johns Hopkins University has now published a free online course that helps people offer psychological first aid to those in need, whether they are suffering from depression, anxiety, or some other form of distress. More than 200,000 around the world have already completed the course.
These findings offer hope for those suffering from OCD, ADHD, and other illnesses. This work not only gives us much greater insight into how to treat these often debilitating diseases, but also further highlights the key role of brain chemistry in causing them.
“There’s never been a therapy for treatment-resistant depression that’s broken 55% remission rates in open-label testing,” the team says.
On May 7, 2019 Denver, Colorado passed Initiative 301 decriminalizing psilocybin, or “magic”, mushrooms. Denver is now the first city in the U.S. that has legislation decriminalizing psilocybin.