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Ashley Michaud

Ashley is the founder & CEO of Elemental Growth. She is a published Author, certified Master Coach, Reiki Teacher and advocate for psychedelics. After her spiritual awakening in 2014, Ashley went back to the roots of her childhood trauma and taught herself how to re-pattern addictive behaviors naturally. She feels its her obligation to share her secrets so that others who struggle with addiction / integration can become the hero of their own story too. It has a ripple effect that we love to watch unfold. Ashley loves learning with her son, hiking barefoot and works closely with The Amazon Rainforest Conservancy.

Psychonauts Guide to Recovery: Transform Addiction into Flow States

I started my journey to recovery when I was 25 years old. Before that, substance abuse, mental health imbalances, and the SAD (Standard American Diet) was all I knew. The influences I had growing up rippled into my career and lifestyle. My college experience as a hospitality and tourism...

Psychedelic Integration Guide: The Elemental Growth Protocol

Hey you beautiful souls, I am Ashley the founder of Elemental Growth. I am here today to share our signature protocol so you can get the most of your psychedelic expierence. For decades the psychonaut mantra was “Set & Setting” and that was all the Harvard Psychedelic club was...

Psychonauts Guide to Nutrition

If you found me and you're reading this, I'm guessing we have a lot in common. Who knew 25 years ago that coaches, not doctors, would be the ones giving patients a prescription to sustain healthy habits, as well as the ones holding you accountable to healing your body...

Psychonauts Guide to Energy Work: 11 Ways You Can Tap into Your Natural Healing Abilities

I can’t believe that in 2-years writing at Sociedelic I haven’t wrote about Energy Work yet, but I guess I wasn’t ready… or maybe selfishly holding back out of fear because some of what you will find in today’s article may come across “hippie dippy”. The truth is while...

Psychonauts Guide to Foraging Mother Nature’s Psychedelics

There is an estimated total of 800,00 plants growing on this planet right now and of them 120 are classified as hallucinogenic. There are also at least 144 species of mushroom which contain the psychoactive ingredient psilocybin. You can additionally find land creatures, sea life, scientists, and bodily secretions which...

10 Steps to Launch your Psychedelic Business

Psychedelics have been helping humans optimize and evolve since at least 5000 BCE yet people are just now coming out of the psychedelic closet to join the rLOVEution. The truth is your stance on psychedelics is an economical stance, political stance, for some even a religious stance. Hell, I...

I Over Dosed my Microdose and experienced a Kundalini Awakening

It was my step-dads 60th and the Full Moon was high in the sky before the sun even had time to set. I was making some homemade chocolate in my kitchen and infusing it with some Peruvian mushrooms (the magic kind). As the cholates set, I hopped on Instagram to...

Trip Prepping 101: Tips to Get the Most of Your Psychedelic Experience

As a coach and “influencer” I am honored to speak with new people everyday who are ready to tap into the healing powers of psychedelics, ready to align more with mother nature and liberating themselves from the matrix. For the longest time many people I speak with have used...

Intentions: A Psychonauts Blueprint to Setting Intentions

This article is a follow up to a YouTube video I made this past spring. People around the globe have been asking me to get deeper into the topic of setting intentions before using psychedelics – even those level one psychedelic medicines like coffee, cocoa, tobacco… So often people don’t...

30 Hippie Herbs That Enhance the Effects of Cannabis Naturally

Since Cannabis research made headlines in the field of medicine and wellness it has become more accepted around the world. The World Drug Report from 2019 stated that there are over 200 million cannabis smokers around the world. From vaping to concentrates people are finding out for themselves just...

Spectrum of Psychedelics | Psychonauts Master List

Psychedelics come in many forms, doses and parts of the world. There are at least 144 types of psychedelic mushrooms alone, also roots, vines, leaves, flowers, seeds and amphibians that naturally contain psychedelic properties.  Psychedelic means "mind manifesting." It is used to describe an altered state of consciousness, various...

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