When you have a mental disorder, it’s a sign something deep within needs to be healed and transmuted. It’s not meant to label people for lifelong conditions.Read More
Every living spiritual tradition among the human species - and a few animal species too! - involves some kind of breath practice. Learn more about using this powerful psychedelic in our Community Breathwork practice.Read More
Fresh out of our Psychedelic Sitters School Level 1 retreat to an interview for an Ancient Aliens episode. Denver has decriminalized mushrooms and a response to Michael Pollan’s NYT Op-EdRead More
Thank you for your interest in our Extended-State DMT research program (DMTx). For those of you who don't know us yet, I'd like to welcome you to the Medicinal Mindfulness community.
My name is Daniel McQueen and I founded Medicinal Mindfulness with my wife, Alison, as a Psychedelic Harm Reduction program in Boulder, Colorado in 2012. We represent a small grassroots consciousness community and host regular Community Breathwork events, psychedelic experiences called Conscious Cannabis Circles, and we facilitate a professional training program called Psychedelic Sitters School.
Medicinal Mindfulness is now recruiting members for a special Psychedelic Summer Expedition. This is an exploratory expedition. We’ll be setting off into mostly unknown transpersonal territory to explore new possibilities of creating what we call “psychedelic society.”
We will be deep diving into the training program starting in May for a four month expedition. New members are invited to participate as Journeyers, or to join us for a weekend Psychedelic Sitters School training program to participate as Sitter-Journeyers. Long-term allies are invited to participate as Senior Sitters, Mentors and Guides.Read More
Something I'm feeling into a bit is that there is anger in me. It's deep down there. I keep it under tight wraps. But I've had a couple flashes of it - just split seconds - and it comes when I'm poking around some of these edges. It's somehow linked to the voice that says "none of this hyper spiritualism is real."Read More
By Contributor: Alison McQueen, MA, LPC
I’m not a “just say no” therapist. Humans of every culture, across the globe, since the beginning of time, have used plants and other substances to alter their consciousness. There’s nothing new about substance use; in fact, it’s a normal aspect of being human. Clearly, a number of personal and cultural problems are normal as well, and substances and addiction can and do play into this. So we must attend to our own individual relationship to substances, and determine on a personal level what it is to be in right relationship. We must look through and beyond what our current culture, or family, says about it; we must dig deeper. Our work is in tapping into a deep inner knowing, a felt sense experience of health, sanity, and self-compassion.Read More
I have recently been getting into ceremonial use of entheogens and find myself becoming increasingly annoyed with how I see these medicines being used. I am ashamed that I have used them for as anything other than for sacred healing but don’t know how to explain this to my friends who I feel still don’t get it. What should I do?Read More