The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts — The Psychedelic News Hour: New Breakthroughs, Compound Comparisons and Warnings (Psilocybin/LSD/Ayahuasca/N,N-DMT/5-MeO-DMT), Treatment of Trauma, Scalable vs. Unscalable Approaches, Making Sense of “Bad” Trips, and Much More (#458)

The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts — The Psychedelic News Hour: New Breakthroughs, Compound Comparisons and Warnings (Psilocybin/LSD/Ayahuasca/N,N-DMT/5-MeO-DMT), Treatment of Trauma, Scalable vs. Unscalable Approaches, Making Sense of “Bad” Trips, and Much More (#458)

Please enjoy this transcript of a special episode of The Tim Ferriss Show in which I am interviewed by two experts on several topics I’ve both studied and supported, including psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy and what it can do to heal trauma and—broadly speaking—possible futures for mental health. The audio was recorded on a new show, The …

The Psychedelic News Hour: New Breakthroughs, Compound Comparisons and Warnings (Psilocybin/LSD/Ayahuasca/N,N-DMT/5-MeO-DMT), Treatment of Trauma, Scalable vs. Unscalable Approaches, Making Sense of “Bad” Trips, and Much More (#458)

The Psychedelic News Hour: New Breakthroughs, Compound Comparisons and Warnings (Psilocybin/LSD/Ayahuasca/N,N-DMT/5-MeO-DMT), Treatment of Trauma, Scalable vs. Unscalable Approaches, Making Sense of “Bad” Trips, and Much More (#458)

Welcome to another episode of The Tim Ferriss Show, where it is normally my job to deconstruct world-class performers of various types, of all ilks. In this special episode, the tables are turned. Instead of interviewing someone else, I am interviewed by two experts on several topics I’ve both studied and supported, including psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy …

Rick Doblin — The Psychedelic Domino That Tips All Others (#440)

Rick Doblin — The Psychedelic Domino That Tips All Others (#440)

Rick Doblin, PhD, (@rickdoblin) is the founder and executive director of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). He received his doctorate in public policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, where he wrote his dissertation on the regulation of the medical uses of psychedelics and marijuana and his master’s thesis on a survey of …

Sam Harris on Psychedelics, How to Cope During a Pandemic, Taming Anxiety, and More (#433)

Sam Harris on Psychedelics, How to Cope During a Pandemic, Taming Anxiety, and More (#433)

“Nothing’s changed, but yet, on some level, everything has changed, and I feel like I’m in a spaceship where at any moment, the leak or the breach in the wall can be catastrophic. It’s a very bizarre feeling, which I know everyone is sharing to one or another degree.”  — Sam Harris Sam Harris (@SamHarrisOrg) …

Marcela Ot’alora — How to Become a Psychedelic Therapist (#396)

Marcela Ot’alora — How to Become a Psychedelic Therapist (#396)

“The only way to not be afraid of someone’s suffering is if you’re not afraid of your own.” — Marcela Ot’alora G. Marcela Ot’alora G. is a psychotherapist and an installation artist. Her interest and focus on trauma has led her to understand the healing process as an intimate reconnection with one’s essence through love, …

Michael Pollan — Exploring the Frontiers of Psychedelics (#365)

Michael Pollan — Exploring the Frontiers of Psychedelics (#365)

“An overactive ego is a tyrant.” – Michael Pollan Michael Pollan (@michaelpollan) is the author of seven previous books, including Cooked, Food Rules, In Defense of Food, The Omnivore’s Dilemma, and The Botany of Desire, all of which were New York Times bestsellers. A longtime contributor to The New York Times Magazine, he also teaches …

"Trip of Compassion"  — The Most Compelling Movie I've Seen In The Last Year

"Trip of Compassion" — The Most Compelling Movie I've Seen In The Last Year

“I felt like I went through 15 years of psychological therapy in one night.”  – Actual patient featured in “Trip of Compassion” This post is about the most compelling movie I’ve seen in the last year. I first watched “Trip of Compassion” about six months ago, when I was sent a link to a private …