Download Audiobook How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence by Michael Pollan in English

How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence

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New York Occasions Ebook Overview – 10 Greatest Books of 2018A New York Occasions Notable BookThe number-one New York Occasions finest vendor.A superb and courageous investigation into the medical and scientific revolution happening round psychedelic medicine – and the spellbinding story of his personal life-changing psychedelic experiencesWhen Michael Pollan got down to analysis how LSD and psilocybin (the lively ingredient in magic mushrooms) are getting used to supply aid to folks affected by difficult-to-treat situations akin to melancholy, dependancy, and nervousness, he didn’t intend to jot down what’s undoubtedly his most private e-book. However upon discovering how these outstanding substances are enhancing the lives not solely of the mentally ailing but additionally of wholesome folks coming to grips with the challenges of on a regular basis life, he determined to discover the panorama of the thoughts within the first particular person in addition to the third. Thus started a singular journey into the expertise of varied altered states of consciousness, together with a dive deep into each the most recent mind science and the thriving underground group of psychedelic therapists. Pollan sifts the historic file to separate the reality about these mysterious medicine from the myths which have surrounded them because the Nineteen Sixties, when a handful of psychedelic evangelists inadvertently catalyzed a strong backlash towards what was then a promising subject of analysis.A singular and stylish mix of science, memoir, journey writing, historical past, and medication, Tips on how to Change Your Thoughts is a triumph of participatory journalism. By turns dazzling and edifying, it’s the gripping account of a journey to an thrilling and sudden new frontier in our understanding of the thoughts, the self, and our place on this planet. The true topic of Pollan’s “psychological travelogue” isn’t just psychedelic medicine but additionally the everlasting puzzle of human consciousness and the way, in a world that provides us each struggling and pleasure, we are able to do our greatest to be totally current and discover that means in our lives.

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