A fascinating debate between two prominent individuals, Tim Ferriss & Michael Pollan, both deeply involved in the psychedelic community confirming the imminent rise of the San Pedro cactus, as an extraordinary tool for growth, transformation and healing. I’ve myself been following the field of entheogens very closely and all the signs are there, telling us San Pedro is being re-discovered.
No doubt you will have heard stories of people going to far-away destinations to experience taking psychoactive or entheogenic brews, to undergo a plant medicine ceremony assisted by a shaman or a facilitator. Amongst the most popular plants used are Huachuma or Peyote cactus, Ayahuasca or Psilocybin mushrooms gatherings
There is a very clear emerging interest from the field of psychology for shamanism, this age-old human approach to healing and re-establishing balance in the world: the variety of media articles on the subject, publications, movies, documentaries, the plethora of training, workshops shows that. Psychology is evolving and it is inviting us to find the overlapping domains between the two disciplines.
[When The Past Limits More than Just Your Body]
As the session started, she was resting in her home in the middle of Quebec and I was in Mexico, using visionary shamanic skills to support this remote treatment. I was navigating her luminous field in an altered state of awareness. I could then engage with her past and the stories of unhealed trauma.
Spirit Animals are believed to hold a particular skill, trait or wisdom that we are supposed to learn or acquire on our earthly journey.
While many cultures believe in the idea of spirit animals, Shamanism is one of the main cultures that use spirit animals in order to enhance spiritual growth and development. They believe that animals hold special wisdom that we can learn from.