Living in Fear

I was reflecting this morning on regret and living in fear. I can hardly imagine a worse outcome than to come to the end of your life and realize that you never went after the…

Microdosing: Day 30

Well, the truth is, microdosing didn’t change my world but did it help with my depression and anxiety? Probably not. There may have been some effects in the beginning but a week or so on,…

Microdosing: Day 29

Embrace the fear. Lean into yourself. Experience what you’re hiding from and open yourself to the experience that you’re having right now. As I continue to lean into feeling myself in the present moment, I…

Microdosing: Day 28

When anxiety is lessened, decisions come faster. This is what I took from today, jogging through my neighborhood. I noticed that I was less distracted by all the people and cars I passed. I felt…

Microdosing: Day 27

“If you’re not having fun, you’re not doing it right” That’s my sentiment today: that life should be fun and if you’re not having fun then you’re probably doing it wrong. But life isn’t always…

Microdosing: Day 26

Day 26. This blog is turning more into a daily journal than an exploration of microdosing but it’s so hard to tell if the mushrooms are having an effect. Sometimes I think I’m a unique…

Microdosing: Day 25

Day 25 marks 3 days without a pill. I can’t say I notice a difference. I’ll take one again tomorrow. Maybe it’s true that there isn’t a magic pill. The truth is, life will challenge…

Microdosing: Day 24

I was very conscientious in watching my thoughts today, noticing any negative thoughts and forcing myself to shift them into something positive. I tried identifying the thought and choosing a new thought, a more helpful…

How to stop automatic negative thoughts

Automatic Negative Thoughts (ANTs) are negative thoughts that are rooted in beliefs, controlled by cognitive bias (being bias in your thinking) and can be linked to past experiences. They are automatic in that they become…

Microdosing: Day 23

Well, I went off course today and didn’t take a pill. That’s two days in a row. But I’m off book now… I figure I would let it slide a bit seeing as though the…