Colorado has been at the forefront of the psychedelic movement in recent years. In 2019, Denver voters decriminalized psilocybin. This November, Coloradans will vote on the Natural Medicine Health Act, a ballot proposition aimed at both legalizing a medical model and decriminalizing recreational use of psychedelics. For Colorado to reap the benefits of a possibleContinue reading “Psychedelic Education: Why Colorado Needs to Catch Up“
Author Archives: Ashley Ryan, M.S.
How Psychedelics Can Help Deepen Your Sexual Experience
Intimacy is one of the most important aspects of any relationship. It’s what keeps us connected to our partner, and allows us to feel close. However, for many people, intimacy can be difficult to achieve. This may be due to a lack of trust, fear of vulnerability, or simply not knowing how to connect with oneself on a deeper level. If you’re looking for ways to improve intimacy with yourself and partner, psychedelics may be the answer.
Psychedelic Intimacy: Communication, Consent, and Contact
Let’s talk about enhancing intimacy and pleasure in altered states! What are the best-practices for physical contact on psychedelic journeys with friends and lovers? Why explore consent and pleasure? How do we communicate our desires while learning and respecting other people’s boundaries? Join us for engaging discussions and activities to examine living in consent withContinue reading “Psychedelic Intimacy: Communication, Consent, and Contact“
5 Things Empowered Adults Do
Secondary school didn’t prepare most of us to be confident, sexually empowered adults. Anatomy and physiology, personal identity, evaluating consent, and analyzing healthy relationships are recent additions to sex education curriculum. In 2012, the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States, a non-profit policy advocacy organization, published the Future of Sex Education Initiative, aContinue reading “5 Things Empowered Adults Do”
5 Science-Backed Tantric Secrets
Relying on the Kama Sutra to heat-up a romance? You’re missing out on the ancient erotic wisdom science is proving accurate! Research shows us that many of Tantra’s pleasure and intimacy building tools are highly effective. Experimenting with breath, sound, movement, imagination, and touch builds and expands the capacity for pleasure. Caffyn Jesse, author ofContinue reading “5 Science-Backed Tantric Secrets”
Psychedelic mushrooms, Greek for mind-manifesting, have been used as a sacramental substance by humans for thousands of years. In fact, the Stoned Ape theory proposes magic mushrooms sparked the evolution of our species. Before the Spanish prohibited their use in the 16th century, the Native peoples of Mexico used Psilocybin mushrooms in religious ceremonies andContinue reading “Tantric Transformation”