#21 That's So Retrograde | Elizabeth Kott & Stephanie Simbari

April 13, 2021
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1.51 - Where Stephanie and Elizabeth got their interest in astrology. 

3.27 - How Stephanie’s astrology chart helped make sense of her traits and characteristics. 

5.11 - How Stephanie and Elizabeth use their birth charts in their working relationship and their self discovery. 

8.30 - The intersection between pop culture and astrology.

10.05 - How Stephanie and Elizabeth got to where they are today. 

16.26 - The effects of motivation by fear, especially amongst entrepreneurs. 

17.37 - How Elizabeth transitioned into entrepreneurship. 

19.50 - Stephanie’s struggle to let go of the identity associated with her past career. 

21.45 - The difficulties and necessities of letting go.

25.07 - How your mindset affects your healing process.

28.28 - What Stephanie and Elizabeth have seen evolve in the wellness space over the past six years. 

30.41 - Why Elizabeth believes there is such a hype around cannabis.

32.31 - Stephanie’s theory of why alcohol is accepted, but consciousness-expanding drugs are not. 

34.00 - Stephanie’s take on ketamine. 

36.50 - Following your instincts when it comes to psychedelics. 

39.30 - Stephanie’s thoughts on Western medicine’s approach to mental health treatments. 

40.56 - Elizabeth’s perspective on psychedelics. 

43.00 - The effects of micro dosing. 



About Ronan

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.