Tom Eckert and Sheri Bessi-Eckert are professional counselors and life partners leading a historic campaign to legalize Psilocybin Assisted Therapy in their home state of Oregon. They join Ronan to discuss why they believe in the power of psilocybin, share views on the nature of consciousness, and why measure 109 could become a breakthrough initiative for millions. Then, we talk about the connection between healing and wholeness – and how we're the authors of our own next chapter.
Edible Dee, known as The Happy Chef, is a veteran cannabis chef, herbalist and holistic healer. Her third cookbook 'Delic Dishes' is a guide to cooking with psilocybin as the main ingredient in recipes like salad dressing, hummus, sushi and chocolate mug cakes. Dee chats with Ronan about her origin into the space – from underground edibles to large-scale production. Then, Dee shares how psychedelics helped her cope with the sudden loss of her sister Amber. Then, things get spicy as Dee shares her thoughts on how to explore psychedelic sex. Follow Dee on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter @edibledee, and check out her cookbooks at her website http://edibledee.com
Retired MMA fighter Ian McCall and his partner Irena Marin fight trauma with psychedelic therapy. After an addiction to pain killers, Ian discovered psilocybin as an alternative medicine to heal trauma. Now, Ian considers himself the first psychedelic integration coach for high level athletes. Irena used psychedelics to help heal her own childhood trauma – and today – works with clients as a psychedelic integration coach. Together – Ian and Irena use psychedelics, science, and their own experiences to help others accelerate healing, enhance athletic performance, and even be more present as parents. Follow Ian on Instagram and Twitter @unclecreepymma, follow Irena at @mycostoic on Instagram and learn more at fieldtripping.fm
Shelby Hartman and Madison Margolin are co-founders of the psychedelic print magazine ‘Double Blind’. They join Ronan to discuss how psychedelics create a positive ripple effect on society when they heal the individual. Then, Madison shares how her first trip was the most impactful – and Shelby says psychedelics showed her what it means to be human. Psychedelics can heal, but they are not a magic bullet; that’s why it’s important for us to be candid about our experiences.
Humble the Poet’s instinct for rhyme and rap helps him reveal to heal – and encourages others to live outside their comfort zone. Humble shares insights and mementoes from a few psilocybin and ayahuasca trips, with an appreciation for the tough lessons that cleared an emotional blockage and ultimately let the love in. Today, Humble is ready to receive the rose, rather than tear it out. And his evolving view to honour love has shifted his focus towards helping those he cares for to chase their own dreams too.
Director of the hilarious and star-studded Netflix documentary ‘Have a Good Trip’, Donick Cary joins Ronan to talk psychedelics. Donick sees psychedelics as tools that tether us to human connection, and believes that exercising empathy for others will let you love yourself. Then, why humor helps us all – and what it’s like talking to a dancing armadillo on Ayahuasca.
Dr. Weil believes consciousness is the fundamental reality of the universe. Animals, plants, and even rocks are all alive with energy – and psychedelics can help us connect. Then, what it's like to pet a bumblebee – and why you should try it. Plus, Dr. Weil prescribes a dose of advice to live your best life. And we examine how the resurgence of psychedelics could be the counter-balancing factor to holistically heal – and transform society in the process.
Director X joins Ronan to share his experience as a victim of gun violence and how meditation strategies can better ourselves – and those around us — for positive change. We explore the intersection of violence, trauma, and primal behaviour inherent to the animal kingdom to understand how psychedelics can hold the keys to empathy and healing ourselves. Learn more at fieldtripping.fm
Alex Ikonn shares his experience with Ayahuasca and details how the trip opened his eyes to the world around him – and fundamentally shifted the way he understood himself. Now, he accepts that there is nothing inherently good or bad, sees that life is an emotional experience – and, most important of all, believes we all have the power to create our own reality. Learn more at fieldtripping.fm
In our premiere episode, Ronan speaks with author Don Lattin on the renaissance of psychedelics and the nature of addiction. We’ll examine how research – instead of ideology – is leading the way to explore what the spirit of the 60s can offer us today. Then, how to deal with a ‘bad trip’.