5 Essential Psychedelic Integration Practices to Get the Most out of Your Trip
Congratulations on Your Psychedelic Trip! The most important part of any Ayahuasca or magic mushroom trip is what comes after the ceremony.
Psyche comes from the Greek word for ‘Soul’ and ‘Delos’ which means ‘Clearing’.
Plant Medicine has been used since the dawn of man to Wipe our Souls Clean so we can Finally see through them into the contents of Spirit!
For some of you, this might be an initiation into your spiritual life, and that can be really frightening and new!
I totally Get it!
Thats why Im here writing this guide that I WISH I had when I had my first psychedelic experience.
Psychedelics work on the 7th and 8th (Crown and Third-Eye) Chakras in the body that have to do with psychic vision and the feeling of unity with the rest of humanity.
Its SUPER important to GROUND and to GET INTO YOUR BODY!
If you get stuck in the etherial realms of the Crown and Third Eye YOU WONT BE ABLE TO MANIFEST ANYTHING!
So here is my guide, after much trial and error, and after having healed myself from the massive psychological trauma that I write about in my book, ‘The Big Dream; My Terrifyingly Beautiful Shamanic Initiation into the Arts’.
Here are the Five ESSENTIAL Practices to Properly integrate your Soul- Clearing Experience in Order to gain the Lasting Blessings of the Plant Medicine.
1.) Align your health and life and diet with the principles of Ayurveda.
Dont be intimidated! I know its a weird word to say, ‘I-Er-Vay-Duh’, but the principles of Ayurveda are really simple. Basically its a system of health that links your body up with the Power of Mother Nature that Lives in You! Yes you!
The plants are our ancestors and they are here to teach us how to live in harmony with the earth. This is something we have forgetton, and are now reaping the consequences of our ungodly actions against our mother nature.
fortunately, we don’t have to come up with an entirely new system to live completely in harmony with nature for the benefit, well being and soul fulfillment of every living being, plant, animal on this earth. Get Started with Ayurveda Here: https://www.ayurveda.com/resources/articles/the-daily-routine
If you’d like to know more about Ayurveda and how it helped to heal my body, mind and spirit please check out my book The Big Dream at www.TheBigDreamBook.com
2.) Start Ecstatically Dancing!
Thats right! It doesn’t matter if you ‘can’ or ‘cant’ dance, Ecstatic Dance is all about FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT AND ENERGY.
Psychedelics Act Upon Our Subtle ENERGY, and EMOTIONAL Bodies. Like water, they need to Run! To be in motion! In order to stay clean and clear.
My ALL TIME FAVOURITE way to Dance is with Kate Shela and Y’aacov Darling Khan. Check them out here:
Kate Shela: https://the360emergence.com/kate-offerings/
Ya’Acov Darling Khan: https://www.darlingkhan.com/
Put this Playlist I made on Shuffle, and let each song inspire you in its own unique way to MOVE! To shake, to stretch, to dance!. Get My Music Medicine Playlist Here:
3.) Learn ‘Non-Violent Communication’ and Put LOVE into ACTION!
Plant medicine Loves us so much and wants to teach us to align our lives up with the divine intelligence of LOVE.
Our words are our SPELLS.
We cast magic into the world through the language we use to express ourselves.
One of the best teachers I found in teaching how to speak and understand yourself and another is through Non-Violent Communication.
People teach this incredible method all over the world for peanuts! Its such a valuable practice, don’t let the availability fool you!.
Here is an Incredible introduction to the method of ‘Non-Violent Communication’ with Marshall Rosenberg:
4.) Learn the Language of Symbols, Myths and Archetypes: The Language of Your Soul! Aka Genius!
The plant medicine wants to teach us to connect with our spiritual source: some people call it Source, God, The Universe, Allah, The Infinite, Spirit — but whatever you call it, connection to source is our source of SELF ESTEEM.
Without self esteem we are impotent in the world!
The first step in connecting with the genius of your spirit is to learn the LANGUAGE of spirit which is Symbols, Myths and Archetypes.
My all time, hands down two favourite teachers of this incredible art and LEARNABLE skill are White Eagle (whom I write about in my Book, ‘The Big Dream’) and Caroline Myss.
You can visit White Eagle’s Blog about Dream Interpretation, Myths, Archetypes, the Soul, Jungian Psychology and MORE here: https://dreamcoat.wordpress.com/
The Best place to Receive the Genius Teachings about Myths and Archetypes from Caroline Myss is Definitely AUDIBLE. Check out all her offerings here:
If you don’t have Audible Check out her website for other ways to Buy: https://www.myss.com/
5.) Take Extremely Good Care of Your Trauma
The Plants want to help heal you of your trauma.
Everyone has trauma, its a part of life that helps the human spirit grow.
The trick to trauma is to FEEL IT in order to HEAL it. The places get you High so that its easier and less painful for you to DROP into your traumatic Pain.
DO NOT BE NAIEVE
Trauma healing work is INTENSE and requires a safe, sound container and guide for you to process it, and psychedelic healing work is JUST THE BEGINNING.
Honestly, to get the most healing out of your psychedelic trips is to hire a counsellor, therapist, psychologist or psychiatrist to help guide you through painful or trauma experiences because its impossible to do alone. We are social creatures who need each other, but we cant bring our trauma to our friends and family; friends and family are not always equipped to hold space for that kind of healing and it is best to seek out a professional to help you along the way.
Healing is possible! Its inevitable.
The plants want to help us process trauma because processed trauma is an entryway into our inner strength.
Unprocessed trauma can fester and cause mental illness.
Some psychedelics will want you to work on your ancestral trauma as well.
This means you might be faced with the trauma in your race if your people were murdered by the masses by any number of Human travesties such as the aparteid, or slavery, or the holocaust, or colonisation just to name a few.
Plants are incredibly powerful and want us to see the world they see it- as a big, interconnected family. They want you to reach into your ancestral stories and see where the trauma started and how it manifests today if the trauma goes unhealed.
This is big-time work and I urge you to seek out all of the support you need to do this!! There is help out there!
To learn more about the healing of trauma through the body Check out these books:
The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel Van Der Kolk: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18693771-the-body-keeps-the-score
Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma: https://www.amazon.ca/Waking-Tiger-Peter-Levine-Ph-D/dp/155643233X
If you would like to learn more about Shamanism and Psychedelic healing please check out my new book ‘The Big Dream; My Terrifyingly Beautiful Shamanic Initiation into the Arts’ at www.TheBigDreamBook.com