Ep 91 - Psychedelics & Combat With Buck Rogers & Tony Moenich | PTSD, Veteran Care, Community

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[On mushrooms] I had this big epiphany and opened my eyes to all the things that are true priorities in my life and the adjustments I needed to make.
— Buck Rogers

Tony Moenich is a former USMC scout sniper and is now the host of Thanks For Coming Out, a podcast talking about military experiences, healing, and life. 

Show Notes: 

  • Who is Buck Rogers
  • Buck's introduction to ayahuasca
  • Epiphanies on mushrooms
  • Ayahuasca for a "psychedelic beginner"
  • Combating anxiety, PTSD, inability to relax
  • Buck's ayahuasca ceremonies
  • Buck encountering entities
  • Forgetting the psychedelic message
  • Biggest takeaway from ayahuasca
  • Acceptance of the self and others
  • It's not about yourself, or is it?
  • Ego's attachements to sadness
  • Suicide 
  • Building the community of support

Continued in our PLUS+ Extension:

  • Current protocols to heal veterans that are effective
  • What are some practical things we can do to better the process of healing veterans?
  • Fake PTSD
  • The importance of talking to people
  • Healing through alternative methods in conjunction of psychedelics
  • The sense of community 
  • Finding meaning in our monotonous lives
 A MASSIVE THANK YOU to our $55 patron Mark Question (@psychonautdivision) from Austin, TX. You're our very first "Heroic Dose" patron and your support means tons to Psychedelic Milk. You are an epic human being!

A MASSIVE THANK YOU to our $55 patron Mark Question (@psychonautdivision) from Austin, TX. You're our very first "Heroic Dose" patron and your support means tons to Psychedelic Milk. You are an epic human being!

Want to support the psychedelic movement? Want to continue the ongoing discussion of psychedelics? Support us on Patreon! We need all the support to keep the podcast strong and releasing amazing content. A small fee of $5 can fund the podcast for 1 year. We are extremely proud to be corporate sponsor free to keep the claws of capitalistic influence out of our psychedelic message. Please go to Patreon.com/PsychedelicMilk to check it out. We need your help!

Ep 90 - The Clash of Spirituality & Materialism of Modern Yoga With Adrian Cox | Validity Of Psychedelic Insights

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Yoga in its full spectrum is more about the mind, emotions, and the spirit.
— Adrian Cox

Adrian Cox is the founder and director of Yoga Elements Studio, 
a licensed NLP Trainer, and yoga teacher for over 15 years. His teachings and work with people draw upon an in-depth study and practice of yoga, Ayurveda, meditation, philosophy, mind, and linguistics. He is a licensed trainer and coach of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (Society of NLP/ Christina Hall), and certified clinical hypnotherapist,. Adrian applies a keen understanding of language, state, and change processes to facilitate learning and change in a accelerated and generative way.

Show Notes

  • Life in Bangkok as a westerner
  • Vision that moved Adrian to Bangkok
  • The chaos and order of Asia
  • Westernization of eastern spirituality
  • Cluelessness of eastern symbology in the West
  • Asana practice vs spiritual practice
  • South India vs North India yoga practices
  • 4000 years of yoga?
  • Aesthetic practice of yoga
  • Postures' origination 
  • Negative western influence of modern yoga
  • Positive western influence of modern yoga
  • Yoga materialism
  • Yoga being sold as an exercise product
  • Is yoga's true essence being hijacked by capitalism?
  • Maslow's hierarchy of needs 
  • Dualism of money and spirituality 
  • Connection between the emotional state and the amount of business of Adrian's studio
  • Qualities of a good yoga teacher
  • The goal of congruency
  • Rise and fall of yoga masters
  • Does lineage matter?
  • Nama, Niyama
  • Separating the artists' works from the artists' deeds
  • Psychedelics and yoga
  • Smoking weed and yoga
  • Adrian's relationship with psychedelics
  • Microdosing psilocybin

Continued in our PLUS+ Extension:

  • Disruptive tendencies from psychedelics and how it affects our lives in the marketplace
  • Ayahuasca insights leading the Adrian's divorce 
  • Do insights from ayahuasca align with the Ayurvedic points of view?
  • Acting upon the advice given by the psychedelic
  • "Pink Cloud"
  • Did the plans shown by psychedelics pan out at the end?
  • Rewards from patience
  • Specific instructions from ayahuasca
  • Distinctions of your inner voice or legit psychedelic advice
  • The "heart" in Thailand
 A MASSIVE THANK YOU to our $55 patron Mark Question (@psychonautdivision) from Austin, TX. You're our very first "Heroic Dose" patron and your support means tons to Psychedelic Milk. You are an epic human being!

A MASSIVE THANK YOU to our $55 patron Mark Question (@psychonautdivision) from Austin, TX. You're our very first "Heroic Dose" patron and your support means tons to Psychedelic Milk. You are an epic human being!

Want to support the psychedelic movement? Want to continue the ongoing discussion of psychedelics? Support us on Patreon! We need all the support to keep the podcast strong and releasing amazing content. A small fee of $5 can fund the podcast for 1 year. We are extremely proud to be corporate sponsor free to keep the claws of capitalistic influence out of our psychedelic message. Please go to Patreon.com/PsychedelicMilk to check it out. We need your help!

Ep 89 - The Chaos Magician's Approach To Psychedelic Ceremonies With Julian Vayne | How To Bring Pleasure Back To Psychedelics

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There is a relationship between the pleasurable or the ecstatic within the psychedelic state and it’s ability to transform us.
— Julian Vayne

Julian Vayne is an occultist and the author of numerous books, essays, journals and articles in both the academic and esoteric press. While his name is closely associated with chaos magic Julian is also an initiated Wiccan, member of the Kaula Nath lineage and Master Mason. Over the past 30 plus years he has participated in group ceremony with a variety of druids, shamans and others as well as sharing his own practice through public workshops, retreats and networks of practitioners including The Illuminates of Thanateros. 

Show Notes

  • Connections made through psychedelic experiences
  • The healer role
  • The teacher role
  • Intentions behind Getting Higher
  • How to bring fun back into the psychedelic experience
  • Are we losing the sense of fun in today's age?
  • Guilt from pleasures of drugs
  • The most fun Julian had on psychedelics
  • Julian's music of choice
  • Psychedelic connection with music
  • Is MDMA psychedelic?
  • Peyote
  • Is western culture disrespecting native culture and their medicine?
  • Generalizations of culture
  • Racism paranoia 
  • Cultural appropriation 
  • What Julian wants you to learn most from Getting Higher
  • Do you need to find native Amazonian shamans for ayahuasca?
  • Is it dangerous to administer ayahuasca yourself?

Continued in our PLUS+ Extension:

  • Occult magic
  • Are psychedelics interrelated with magic?
  • Science backed magic
  • Power of placebo and the human imagination
  • Magic divination 
  • Being "punk" with psychedelic
  • Techgnosis
  • The dark secrets of chaos magic 
  • Negative feedback from psychedelic traditionalists
 A MASSIVE THANK YOU to our $55 patron Mark Question (@psychonautdivision) from Austin, TX. You're our very first "Heroic Dose" patron and your support means tons to Psychedelic Milk. You are an epic human being!

A MASSIVE THANK YOU to our $55 patron Mark Question (@psychonautdivision) from Austin, TX. You're our very first "Heroic Dose" patron and your support means tons to Psychedelic Milk. You are an epic human being!

Want to support the psychedelic movement? Want to continue the ongoing discussion of psychedelics? Support us on Patreon! We need all the support to keep the podcast strong and releasing amazing content. A small fee of $5 can fund the podcast for 1 year. We are extremely proud to be corporate sponsor free to keep the claws of capitalistic influence out of our psychedelic message. Please go to Patreon.com/PsychedelicMilk to check it out. We need your help!