Feb 19, 2024

#349: Psychedelics & Microdosing to Boost Your Mental Health with Matt Zemon

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Authenticity, Belonging, codependency, Grief, Health, Mental Health, Personal Growth, Psychedelics, Self-Love, Self-Worth, Spirituality, Transformation


In this episode, I chat with Matt Zemon, educator, author, and leader in psychedelic wellness. Matt shares the transformative power of psychedelics in fostering personal growth beyond conventional treatments. He discusses the evolving research landscape around this topic and the positive impact psychedelics have on mental health. From medical applications to spiritual practices, Matt talks about the diverse avenues of psychedelic use, the importance of responsible engagement, and the potential of psychedelics to be used with intention for individual and societal well-being. Tune in to this eye-opening dialogue that invites us to both widen our perspective and expand our consciousness.


Matt Zemon, MSc, is a dedicated explorer of the inner world and a passionate advocate for the responsible use of psychedelics. With a Master of Science in Psychology and Neuroscience of Mental Health from King’s College London, Matt explores the transformative potential of psychedelics, aiming to guide individuals through their experiences toward purpose, connection, and understanding. As the author of the Amazon Best-Seller, Psychedelics for Everyone: A Beginner’s Guide to these Powerful Medicines for Anxiety, Depression, Addiction, PTSD, and Expanding Consciousness, Matt shares insights on using these powerful medicines for anxiety, depression, addiction, PTSD, and expanding consciousness. Additionally, he co-founded companies like HAPPŸŸ, specializing in psychedelic-assisted ketamine therapy, PSYCHABLE, an online community connecting seekers with practitioners, and TAKE2MINUTES, a nonprofit dedicated to improving mental health and wellbeing.


0:00:00 Intro

0:01:29 The Rising Interest in Psychedelics

0:02:22 The Influence of Michael Pollan and MAPS

0:03:12 Three Ways People Approach Psychedelics

0:04:02 Psychedelic Churches and Ceremonies

0:07:27 The Process of Healing and Growth

0:11:46 Accessing Suppressed Emotions with Psychedelics

0:29:06 Navigating the World of Psychedelics Safely

0:33:40 Asking the Right Questions Before a Psychedelic Experience

0:36:17 Integrating Medical and Spiritual Knowledge

0:37:10 Unlocking Emotions and Connection Through Psychedelics

0:40:42 Embracing Accountability and Emotional Exploration

0:47:06 Medicinal Use Across Generations and Relationships

0:57:55 Raising Children in a Changing Educational System

1:02:12 Reflecting on Cultural Differences and Educational Systems

1:06:44 Radical Responsibility and Emotional Awareness

1:09:27 Music and Playlists in Psychedelic Journeys

1:13:24 Navigating Angst and Respect for Psychedelic Journeys






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