Psychology

Would you consider trying psychedelics to take your practice to another level?

Psychedelic experiences may not be so reliably enlightening or helpful (or legal) when done recreationally, especially at a young age.

LSD and mushrooms combined with prayer and intention [have] helped put… [some individuals] on a path of healthy eating and yoga. [Others] warn about the risk of spiritual bypassing—using spiritual practices as a way to avoid dealing with difficult psychological issues that need attention and healing. [Additionally] recreational users don’t always give the attention to setting that’s needed to feel safe and uplifted. As these drugs edge their way back into contemporary pop culture, researchers warn about the medical and psychological dangers of recreational use, especially when it involves the mixing of two or more substances, including alcohol.

Original Article (Yoga Journal):
Would you consider trying psychedelics to take your practice to another level?
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