Podcast Show Notes, Episode 017May 05, 2021
Release Date: May 5, 2021
Peak experiences are a prized part of human experience; but they come with a downside. Join hosts Donna Woodwell and Chris Kaplan as they contemplate how to navigate the bliss of oneness, and the inevitable contraction of everyday life.
1:59 What are peak experiences?
3:56 Maslov on peak experiences
6:24 Magic & Mastery Coven & learning to navigate altered states
7:07 Between the worlds
8:55 Stealing fire & human potential
11:15 Half in and Half out
15:35 Getting Unstuck
16:47 Entheogens, EMDR & trauma therapy
19:50 DMT: The Spirit Molecule
22:58 Different psychonautic tools for different context
27:13 Accidents as altered states
32:43 Soul loss & soul retrieval
36:18 Healing global psychic fragmentation & disconnection
38:23 Shadow of peak experiences
40:05 Finding healing information in the internet age
Links from the Show
Abraham Maslow. Religions, Values & Peak Experiences,1964.
Stephen Kotler & Jamie Wheal. Stealing Fire, 2017.
Rick Strassman, MD. DMT: Spirit Molecule. 2000
Pema Chodron, Getting Unstuck, 2005.
Arielle Schwarz, PhD. “How Does EMDR Therapy work?” 2017
Michael Harner, Way of the Shaman, 1990.
“This is just a moment in time. Step aside and let it happen.” Inara, “Heart of Gold,” Firefly.
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