Practical Steps for Healing

Am I going crazy after a bad trip? (You aren’t, I promise)

Recently, I’ve been thinking a lot about the idea of “going crazy after a bad trip.” I’ve received a number of emails in which people bring this up, so I wanted to address it in detail as well as the general topic of fear. Having intense fear after a bad trip is incredibly common. If …

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Trouble sleeping after a bad trip: the inner child method

If you’re having trouble sleeping after a bad trip, you’re not alone. I’ve been in your shoes, and in my work, I’ve found that this is one of the most common post-bad trip struggles. For me, bedtime uneasiness was one of the most relentless aspects of my anxiety. While it was a huge struggle for …

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Understand why you feel weird after a bad trip

When you feel weird after a bad trip, all kinds of questions can come creeping in your head. I know it’s scary, so I created this post to help explain what’s going on and how to work through it.  The main thing to understand is whether you’re experiencing short-term anxiety following a recent bad trip, …

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What to do if you feel addicted to psychedelics

While it’s most definitely possible to feel emotionally addicted to psychedelics, you can’t get physically addicted to substances like LSD, mescaline, DMT, mushrooms, etc. These substances simply aren’t addictive. Because of how powerful the experiences with these drugs can be, it’s also very hard to overuse them, but it does happen. When you feel like …

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My bad experience with psychedelics and how I healed

This site is dedicated to helping you heal from a bad experience with psychedelics. “Bad trips” are extremely common. Even though they may only last for minutes or hours, they can have an immensely powerful, negative effect on a person’s life. Many of the site out there don’t provide balanced, in-depth resources for people dealing with …

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On seeking professional help after a bad trip

There may come a time, in dealing with the lingering effects of a traumatic psychedelic trip, that you may desire the help or guidance of a professional. When I say professional, I’m referring to anyone who is trained in some discipline or system and offers help, counseling, or guidance in exchange for money. This could be …

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How to talk to people in your life about your bad psychedelic trip

Recovering from a traumatic psychedelic trip is an incredibly personal journey that you must, for the most part, go on alone. This is a large part of what makes it so difficult – during a time when you deeply crave support and empathy, many people simply can’t understand what you’re going through and many more …

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Recovering from a bad trip: the mind-body connection

I had been away from home all day, and there I was, stuck in an unexpected Saturday rush-hour, tired, hungry, and restless. The infrastructure criss-crossed all around me like a gray forest blooming everywhere with red brake light berries, and that’s when it really hit me – for the past several weeks, I had been …

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What to do when a bad trip messes up your relationship

When you have a scary, negative, and just generally bad psychedelic trip, it has a tendency to taint things, such as the room you were tripping in or even the person you were tripping with. The vibe of these things or people can get totally messed up because the experience is so powerful and haunting. …

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