In 2008, holotropic breathwork facilitator Martin Boroson wrote an article for Inside Out trying to dispel some of the more controversial myths surrounding the decades-old breathing practice. Holotropic breathwork is best known as a technique to achieve psychedelic-like states without using psychedelics, but Boroson was attempting to get at the technique’s deeper healing aspects.
We talked to Stacia Butterfield, a Holotropic Breathwork facilitator with nearly two decades of experience through Grof Transpersonal Training, to learn what goes into a Holotropic Breathwork workshop and what people can expect to get out of the technique.
Williams is the co-lead author of a recent retrospective study that found those who tried doses of psilocybin (more commonly known as magic mushrooms), LSD, or MDMA (the pure substance found in Ecstasy or Molly) reported a decrease in trauma symptoms, depression and anxiety after 30 days.
In the world’s largest study on psychedelics and the brain, a team of researchers from The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital) and Department of Biomedical Engineering of McGill University, the Broad Institute at Harvard/MIT, SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University, and Mila—Quebec...
Naturopathic Medicine and Functional Medicine have many similarities as well as many differences. Both systems focus on an individualized, patient-centered approach, identify and address underlying causes of disease and symptoms, and use targeted therapeutic interventions.
Peaceful protest has long been a way for ordinary people to take a stand against hate, injustice, and corruption. The contentious issues – and types of repression meted out – may change with the times, but the violence itself remains a constant for activists.