Psychedelic Passage

Psychedelic Passage

The world is waking up to the profound healing power of psychedelics, but very few people understand how actually to use these medicines effectively. As professional psychedelic guides and facilitators, Nicholas Levich and Jimmy Nguyen have made it their mission to help others have intentional psychedelic experiences and positively influence the facilitation landscape. On this show, we’ll be providing tips, and best practices, and answering common questions about safely using psychedelics for meaningful change.

Episodes

June 4, 2024 33 mins

Join host Jimmy Nguyen as he shares insights from his personal psilocybin journey and the importance of preparation for psychedelic experiences. He discusses the critical role of bodily attunement, emphasizing how tuning into the body and building awareness can create a strong foundation for intentional psychedelic healing. 


Jimmy also shares the importance of practices like mindful breathing, body observation, and energy relea...

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In this episode of the Psychedelic Passage podcast, host Jimmy Nguyen decides to take a brief hiatus from the usual content to delve into the intricacies of his recent psychedelic experience. 


This narrative beautifully intertwines Jimmy's professional expertise with his personal exploration, revealing the nuanced process of preparing for such an experience, including the choice of a sitter who balances personal connection...

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Join Jimmy as he delves into the intricate logistics of psilocybin mushrooms. Jimmy discusses the importance of proper storage conditions for psilocybin-containing mushrooms, sharing valuable tips on selecting suitable containers and avoiding moisture exposure.


Moving on to ingestion methods, Jimmy covers a range of options, including brewing psilocybin-infused herbal teas, crafting mushroom chocolates, and preparing lemon tek ...

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Join host Jimmy as he announces an exciting shift in the rhythm of the Psychedelic Passage podcast. After consistently dropping weekly episodes since August 2022, the team is transitioning to bi-weekly releases. This strategic move allows them to hone their focus on expanding their services and connecting individuals with the right psychedelic resources.


No mushroom source? No problem. Download our Free Psilocybin Sourcing Guid...

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Host Jimmy Nguyen continues his intriguing conversation with Dr. Felix Blei of Miraculix and Q-Test. Building on their previous discussion about the complexities of psilocybin and its effects, they delve deeper into the scientific research surrounding psychedelic mushrooms. 


Dr. Blei shares insights from his ongoing studies, particularly focusing on the differences between mushroom strains and their unique psychoactive effects....

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In this episode, Jimmy welcomes Dr. Felix Blei, a distinguished microbiologist and expert in fungal alkaloids, to discuss the nuances and complexities of psychedelic mushrooms, particularly focusing on the different strains of psilocybin. 


They explore intriguing topics like the genetic biosynthesis of psilocybin, its various effects, and the potential entourage effects within different mushroom strains. 


Dr. Blei shares in...

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In this enlightening episode of the Psychedelic Passage podcast, host Jimmy Nguyen covers a fascinating topic suggested by a listener: the nuances of tripping alone on psychedelics. 


Jimmy delves deep into the pros and cons of solo psychedelic experiences, emphasizing the importance of preparation, dosage consideration, and safety measures. He shares personal anecdotes and professional insights, highlighting the significance of...

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April 2, 2024 1 min

In this special interlude episode of our podcast, join host Jimmy as he takes a momentary pause to honor the spirit of spring break. While we'll be stepping back from releasing a new episode this week, Jimmy ensures that the essence of our community support remains vibrant and accessible. 


Our dedicated staff, from the concierge to the support team, stands ready to provide any needed guidance in the realm of intentional, p...

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In this soul-stirring episode of the Psychedelic Passage podcast, Jimmy Nguyen embarks on a springtime journey of growth and introspection, echoing the season's renewal. Inspired by a listener's profound query on fear's role in deciding to pursue another psychedelic experience, Jimmy delves deep into the essence of fear and emotions within the psychedelic realm. 


This conversation is not just about psychedelics; ...

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This episode of the Psychedelic Passage podcast delves into a nuanced and deeply personal topic that intrigues many within the psychedelic community: the considerations and implications of microdosing after experiencing a high-dose psychedelic journey. 


Host Jimmy Nguyen shares insightful reflections on how individuals navigate the delicate balance between seeking transformation through psychedelics and engaging with these subs...

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Embark on a profound exploration of companionship within the realm of psychedelic experiences. This episode delves deep into the art and science of selecting the ideal partner for your psychedelic journey, inspired by lively discussions within the Reddit community on navigating the complexities of psychedelic experiences. 


Whether your engagement with psychedelics is for personal enlightenment or therapeutic breakthroughs, unde...

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In this transformative episode of the Psychedelic Passage podcast, host Jimmy Nguyen delves deep into the intricate relationship between the nervous system and intentional psychedelic use. Drawing inspiration from a YouTube comment, Jimmy embarks on an exploratory journey into how psychedelics influence the fight-or-flight response, sensitive nervous systems, and the experience of intense emotions from our pasts.


Jimmy's i...

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In this episode of the Psychedelic Passage Podcast, our host, Jimmy Nguyen, tackles the frequent inquiry: "Should I microdose or macrodose?" 


As the conversation unfolds, Jimmy emphasizes the significance of setting intentions, understanding one's internal landscape, and considering the context of one's life when deciding between microdosing and macrodosing. 


He highlights the importance of compassionate...

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Join host Jimmy Nguyen as he delves into the complex interplay between antidepressants and the world of psychedelics. In this episode, special guest Dr. Ben Malcolm, the Spirit Pharmacist, unlocks the secrets of his extensive background in public health and pharmacology.


He provides a nuanced perspective on the variability in individual responses to co-administration of antidepressants and psychedelics, touching upon the comple...

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Host Jimmy Nguyen and is joined by special guest Steven Huang of the Multidisciplinary Association of Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), as they delve into the importance of sharing one's psychedelic experiences. 


Steven and Jimmy explore the parallels between coming out narratives in the LGBTQ+ community and sharing psychedelic experiences. Steven’s personal journey, highlighted by his experiences as a queer Chinese American, ad...

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Today, host Jimmy Nugyen pulls back the veil on the heart of what many consider the most crucial aspect of these psychedelic journeys – the integration process.


Drawing from a rich tapestry of experiences, having supported over 1,200 individuals through ceremonial programs, Jimmy provides valuable insights into the often-misunderstood stage in psychedelic therapy. This episode promises to unravel the layers of integration in wa...

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Embark on a profound journey with host Jimmy Nguyen in this episode of the Psychedelic Passage podcast. Joined by esteemed guest Sean McAllister, a legal expert specializing in the regulatory, healthcare, and spiritual dimensions of psychedelic medicines, this conversation delves into the intricate layers of psychedelics' impact on society.


From Sean's unique perspective, the episode unravels the complexities surround...

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Join Jimmy as he explores the nuances of psychedelic dosage escalation, safety considerations, and the art of finding the optimal balance for a meaningful journey. 


In a culture lacking established support systems for psychedelic exploration and driven by a preference for peak experiences, Jimmy discusses the challenges of determining the right dosage, especially for those new to psychedelics. 


He shares personal anecdotes ...

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Embark on a profound exploration of safety in psychedelic journeys with Jimmy Nguyen, the insightful host of the Psychedelic Passage podcast. This episode goes beyond the conventional discussions of set and setting, delving into the intricate layers of physical, emotional, and mental well-being during psychedelic experiences. 

Jimmy shares valuable insights into creating a secure space for intentional journeys, emphasizing...

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Dear Adventurous Journeyer,

As we bid farewell to an extraordinary year, join us in celebrating the grand finale – our End of Year Wrap Episode! 

In this special episode, host Jimmy takes you on a journey down memory lane, reminiscing about the highs and profound moments we've shared over 52 episodes together. Brace yourselves for an immersive experience as we unveil snippets from our top 3 most-played episodes of 2023...

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