The quest for ego death is not for the faint hearted. Not only do you have to be prepared for the realities of taking a very high dose of magic mushrooms, and all the sights and sensations that it brings, you also have to be prepared for the ego death itself. But how do you know when it’s happening? It’s time to explore the 5 signs of ego death.
When we think about medicinal mushrooms, the first thing that probably comes to mind is the current ‘shroom boom’ that tips psilocybin mushrooms to be our new healthcare heroes. But, would you believe that this is not the first time that fungi has made its mark in medicine? We are talking, of course, about penicillin.
When you were a kid, did you ever talk to trees? Or pebbles? Of course, you spoke to animals — and probably still do! Did you used to try and catch out your toys, believing that they were alive and going about their business, in a Toy Story-esque fashion, just out of sight? Well you my friend, may have already had a brush with Animism.
It’s rainy. It’s windy. You go to work in the dark. You leave work in the dark. Just looking out the window makes you go; ‘nah.’ You can only hope that the sodden autumn skies will make way for a crisp, perhaps snow dusted, winter. Sure, it sucks outside. But, all is not lost. Because inside, it’s sofa season!
You’ve just taken your mushrooms. You’re just starting to feel the effects; you’re coming up! But despite your excitement you just can’t stop yawning. Well, you’re not alone. Yawning is a relatively common part of the psychedelic experience. We dive into why this happens, and how you can prevent it.