VICE: MDMA Doesn’t Actually Cause Comedowns, New Study Finds
https://www.vice.com/en/article/dyp4bq/mdma-doesnt-actually-cause-comedowns-new-study-finds There are some things that you just accept. Having chocolate for dinner will make you feel sick. Drinking four pints will – increasingly, you’re noticing, as you get older – mean the next day is a write-off. And taking MDMA means that you are most likely in for a comedown.
Resident Advisor: How to Heal Through Dance Therapy
Four practitioners offer tips on using physical movement to process emotions. https://ra.co/features/3963 Excellent article – must read! part of the Dance Floor Epiphanies series https://ra.co/features/series/dance-floor-epiphanies
Psypost: Awe-inducing raves are linked to transformative experiences and social bonding, study finds
A study recently published in Frontiers provides new insight into the psychology of raves. The findings suggests that awe-inspiring experiences fueled by psychoactive substances, vigorous dancing, intense rhythmic drums, and a lack of sleep are associated with personal transformation and social connectedness. https://www.psypost.org/2021/11/awe-inducing-raves-are-linked-to-transformative-experiences-and-social-bonding-study-finds-62090
How to Change Your Mind by Michael Pollan
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