Adventures Through The Mind
Adventures Through The Mind
James W. Jesso
Adventures Through The Mind is an interview-based podcast hosted by Canadian author and public educator, James W. Jesso. Although the show topics range---from spirituality, mental health, and emotional maturity; to love, relationships and sexuality; to history, philosophy, and neuroscience---there are two underlying themes that intersect them all: psychedelics & the mind. James W. Jesso is the author of Decomposing The Shadow: Lessons From The Psilocybin Mushroom and The True Light Of Darkness, both about his experiences exploring the potentials of psychedelics.
How to Address Corporate Influence and 'Bad Actors' in Psychedelic Culture | Psychedelic Café 4
What is the best way to address both the acute and systemic problems present in psychedelic culture? Be it bad actors in the scene or the influence of corporate/governmental corruption? It's a big question, so we have invited a number of people to have a psychedelic café about it. SUPPORT THE SHOW:
Nov 20
2 hr 10 min
Being A Psychedelic Person In The Modern Political Landscape | Bett Williams ~ ATTMind 132
Bett Williams and I explore a number of issues facing the modern politically switched on psychedelic person. We do so with special reference to the damaging impact of social media technologies on our perceptions,  identity, and  behavior; cultural appropriation within psychedelic ceremony building; and the Dark Side of leftist psychedelic politics. All of which grounded in a discussion around what it means to live psychedelically, as a psychedelic person in relationship with the psilocybin mushroom.
Nov 6
1 hr 25 min
Bending Reality With Pop Magick | Alex Kazemi ~ ATTMind 131
Alex Kazemi, author of 'Pop Magick: A Simple Guide To Bending Your Reality', is on the show to talk about using magick and magickal rituals to bend reality, but also how magick has both helped and harmed him on his path into, and through, substance addiction and early fame. We also talk about learning to free ourselves from the simulation of mainstream consumer reality, drug-induced psychosis, and even NoFap as a powerful practice of inner alchemy.
Oct 30
1 hr 46 min
Iboga And The Bwiti School Of Life | Tatayo ~ ATTMind 130
Living in Gabon for 50 years, Tatayo was the first westerner to be initiated into the Bwiti Fang iboga tradition. He joins us on Adventures Through The Mind to discuss what he has learned about Bwiti after living in Gabon and working with iboga. SUPPORT THE SHOW:
Oct 23
1 hr 36 min
Healing Childhood Trauma With Ayahuasca | Carlos Tanner ~ ATTMind 129
Carlos Tanner, director of The Ayahuasca Foundation, is on the show to talk about what childhood trauma is, how it's developed, and not only how ayahuasca can help heal it, but how we can set ourselves up for, and understand, that healing in a way that truly betters our lives. SUPPORT THE SHOW:
Oct 9
2 hr 8 min
The Role Of Psychedelics In Healthy Relationships | Psychedelic Café 3
WHAT DOES THE PSYCHEDELIC EXPERIENCE OFFER US IN SO FAR AS THE MEANING OF BEING IN RELATIONSHIP? That is the question we are exploring for this episode of The Psychedelic Café. Our Guests are: Mel Cassidy, Bruce Sanguin, Miriam Elise, and Adam Wilder Support the show:
Sep 25
1 hr 43 min
An Explorer's Mindset; Sailing The Psychedelic Seas | Robert Rio Hahn ~ ATTMind 128
Robert 'Rio' Hahn is on the show for this episode to present the explorer's mindset to us, and all that I can offer us, through sharing his history as not only an explorer but one of the founding father's for ethnobotanical research of psychoactive plants in the Amazon. He is not only a curious and sharp-minded man but an important figure in the history of psychedelic culture as we know it today. Support The Podcast:
Sep 11
1 hr 33 min
Psilocybin Therapy and Mushroom Wisdom | Francoise Bourzat and Dr. Rosalind Watts ~ ATTMind 127
Each a leader in the field of psilocybin therapy and medicine, Francoise Bourzat and Rosalind Watts are on the show to talk with each other about psilocybin for depression, trauma, and dying. Support the show:
Aug 28
2 hr 5 min
Systems Thinking and Psychedelics - A Letter To Our Future AI Overlords | Greg Kieser ~ ATTMind 126
Greg Kieser is on the show to explore a hypothetical future where society is led by Super Aware Intelligence Machines as a framework to talk about systems thinking, supersystemic thinking, idea ecologies, the two cognitive impediments that prevent humanity from solving the largest problems it faces, and where psychedelics are sewn into the mix. SUPPORT THE PODCAST:
Aug 14
1 hr 22 min
What Psychedelics Can Teach Us About Dealing With Crisis | Psychedelic Café 2
What lessons do our psychedelics experiences offer us in making sense of the global pandemic and all the crises that have come with it? Our guests exploring this question are Rachel Harris, Maria Papaspyrou, Tarzie McLean, and Kyle Buller. Support The Show:
Jul 10
1 hr 43 min
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