And possibly the world!

Wednesday, Nov 4, 2020— Kauai, HI

I’m gingerly picking my way back over the stone path along the Kalalau trail on Kauai’s Napali Coastline. It’s the last 1/4 mile of an eight-mile hike to the Hanakapi’ai Falls. It’s my fourth visit to Kauai, my fourth hike…

I’m standing in my sister’s kitchen, discussing her bread dough, which sits warmly nestled in a stainless steel bowl. It’s in what’s known as the bulk fermentation stage, which means it will sit there for two to four hours.

She excitedly shows me her new bread-making accouterment: sourdough starter, new…

Don’t miss out on the Shroom Boom.

Psychedelic — From the Greek words ψυχή (psyche, “soul, mind”) and δηλείν (delein, “to manifest”), hence “mind-manifesting.”

The psychedelics industry is about to detonate. If you’re reading this, chances are you’re aware psychedelics are on the precipice of legalization. …

It’s free and easy.

If you’re like most people, chances are you’ve battled the bulge at some point in your life. And if you’re over 40, you’ve no doubt began to notice the ravages of time on your face and body. …

Or — What to do when Yoda’s not in his cave.

“When you look at the dark side, careful you must be. For the dark side looks back.” — Yoda

Psychedelics are having a main-stream moment. The topic pops up in bedrooms and boardrooms, and investors are licking their proverbial…

Bacteria, mold, and pests, oh my!

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

You’ve gathered all the necessary accouterment, diligently followed the steps in The No-fail Beginner’s Guide, and are well on your way to your first magic mushroom harvest. …

In case you‘re still confused.

Almost no country’s been spared.

Since its ostensible origins in Wuhan, China, COVID-19 has spread across the globe. There are now an astounding 14.6 million cases and 608,000 deaths. And the numbers will likely be higher by the time you read this.

In March, the pandemic began in earnest in…

Because someone needs to say it.

In 2008, the US government issued a formal apology for 400 years of slavery and the subsequent discrimination of the jim crow laws that marked African-Americans as second-class citizens.

Few people deserve a formal apology more than the millions of Black Americans whose ancestors…

Because no one likes a bad trip.

Visual imagery is part of the psychedelic experience.

Psychedelics are having a Cover-girl moment. Hallucinogenic drugs have always been popular, but an increased interest in their medical efficacy for the treatment of anxiety, depression, PTSD, and other mental diseases, has reinvigorated a renewed interest in the research of these miraculous medicines.

Mason jars are good for just about anything.

Life on Earth, as you know it, would be impossible without the humble fungi. In the beginning, fungi played an essential role in the development of our oxygen-rich atmosphere by mining phosphorous from the rocks and transferring it to plants to power…

Janet Ashforth

Health and Wellness Author, Psychedelics Guru, Anti-aging Specialist

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