Turn on and tune into Field Tripping, a podcast about psychedelics, the people that use them and what our renewed love affair with both says about who we are and where we’re going. Explore how psychedelics awaken new views on sex, science, business, fitness, life, and death in the lives of our influential and inspiring guests. Join us on a journey into psychedelic experiences and how they change the world and our lives – one trip at a time.
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On this episode, Ronan sits down with Stephanie Simbari and Elizabeth Kott, the hosts of “That’s So Retrograde” to discuss the importance of being okay with where you are. Then, what keeps them curious about wellness, how to follow your intuition, and why psychedelic therapies can play a cosmic role in your life. Plus, the three discuss how astrology has influenced Stephanie and Elizabeth’s business relationship, the ever evolving idea of self, and compare traditional mental health treatments to psychedelics – like psilocybin and ketamine.
Trusting your instincts can often provide more clarity than any outside source. Dr. Michael Verbora felt this sensation after prescribing his first patient CBD. At the time, it was frowned upon, but Dr. Verbora knew it was the right thing to do. A check up later, the clinical results validated his hypothesis, leading him towards a new path in his medical profession. Today, Dr. Verbora works exclusively on researching and advocating for cannabis and psychedelic-based medicine. On this episode of Field Tripping, he sits down with Ronan to discuss his journey to challenging the medicinal status quo, his thoughts on the current North American medical system, the results he’s seen from psychedelic usage, and how psychedelics can change medicine by normalizing an integrative approach. Learn more about Dr. Michael Verbora here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mverbora
Ben Greenfield is an internationally-known biohacker, human body expert, and brain performance coach who takes a holistic approach to health. In this episode he sits down with Ronan to discuss his approach to biohacking, including Ben’s personal usage of psilocybin and cannabis alongside wellness programs like PMF, sound, and massage. Throughout their conversation, Ben gets personal, opening up about how his overdeveloped sense of self-worth from childhood led to tying his value to performance and ultimately, affecting his mental health in adulthood. Learn more about Ben’s work at https://bengreenfieldfitness.com/.
An entrepreneur and a visionary, Ronan is one the founders of Field Trip – with a mission to bring the world to life through psychedelics and psychedelic-enhanced psychotherapy. Concurrent with his work at Field Trip, he is a partner at Grassfed Ventures, a venture capital and advisory firm focused on the cannabis and biotech industries and is Chief Strategy Officer and Member of the Board of Directors for Trait Biosciences Inc., a leading biotech company in the hemp and cannabis industries. Prior to his current roles, Ronan co-founded Canadian Cannabis Clinics and CanvasRx Inc., the latter of which was acquired by Aurora Cannabis Inc. (NYSE: ACB) in 2016, after which he served as Senior Vice President, Business and Corporate Affairs for Aurora. A lawyer by training, Ronan started his career as a corporate lawyer at Blake, Cassels Graydon LLP and Legal Counsel at CTVglobemedia Inc. (now Bell Media Inc.) He holds a Juris Doctor and a Bachelor of Commerce degree, both from the University of Toronto.
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Mindfulness is the ability to maintain moment-by-moment awareness of ourselves and our current experience - including thoughts, feelings, body sensations, and the environment we are in.
Maslow suggested that in the state of peak experiencing, human beings are as close as they can be to the truest expression of themselves. We could say that when in a peak experience, an individual is completely at one with themselves, or in other words, being all that they can be.