A tiny dose of magic mushrooms might help you improve your form in the gym.
According to jiu jitsu athlete Adam Hanna, microdosing before a workout could help you focus on mind-body connection to better understand your body’s movement patterns.
“You are learning to do the same moves while under different states of consciousness, which helps you feel very small details,” he explains.
“Example: Exactly where my weight is in my fingers in a handstand. Is there enough weight in my thumb and index finger? You can hone in on stuff like this. It can help you really focus exclusively on tiny details that you don’t always think to do when sober.”
Last week, an amendment calling for the Department of Defense (DOD) to study medical cannabis for military service members was approved by a House Committee.
Now, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) is pushing for the amendment to be expanded to include psilocybin and MDMA. If approved the DOD would be required to study the therapeutic potential of the drugs as alternatives to opioids prescribed for chronic pain.
With companies investing more and more money in their employees’ mental health, psychedelic therapy could soon be included in your benefits package.
In 2019, the CBD company HempLucid partnered with Numinus Wellness (NUMI) to offer ketamine-assisted therapy to its staff members. The results were so positive that Numinus is planning to expand the corporate ketamine services to all of its 13 clinics in North America.
“It’s been revolutionary to how we operate as a business,” says HempLucid’s Founder and CEO Chase Hudson. “Offering ketamine treatments to our employees has shown incredible benefits for healing, positivity, and productivity in the work environment.
If anyone manages to negotiate ketamine therapy into their benefits package, please let us know