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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 expert in entheogens. 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.

Moon Magic: Psychonauts Guide to The Moon Cycles

This article is written for the psychonauts out there looking for a bit more magic and a much deeper connection. If you feel a special connection to the Moon, then this article is for you. By following the moon phases and setting personalized intentions it will be...

Preparing for Kambo Ceremony

Kambo is a master healer, an Amazonian tree frog secretion that when used with loving intention will cleanse your body – all your bodies; energy body, emotional body and psycial body, in 40m or less. This sacred medicine is not a hallucinogen in that you will see...

Ultimate Fasting Guide for Psychonauts

While I am certified in Nutrition, this article is going to be more about fasting for spiritual benefit then physical body benefits, specifically for those of you practicing with psychedelics. Traditional fasting is the act of abstaining from all food and drink (with the exception of water)...

Psychonaut Parenting: 10 ways I became a better parent through the use of Psychedelics

This is not written for the average person but instead open-minded people that know what its like to be at rock bottom, the kind of people that actively work to get their shit together and sustain a healthy, happy mindset. The kind of people that want to...

10 Days of Microdosing During the CoVid-19 Pandemic

The covid-19 pandemic hit Canada and I was finding healing by laughing at memes about coronavirus online – of all my reading, training and experience, “LAUGHTER IS THE BEST MEDICINE” of all. One of my favorite memes read “has anyone just took magic mushrooms and talked to...

Psychedelics Are Going Mainstream

With cannabis becoming decriminalized in 2018, all the recent psychedelic research proving the healing potentials of psychedelic drugs and the relaxing of laws relating to them, seasoned psychonaut’s like myself continue to come out of the psychedelic closet correcting the stigma about psychedelics that kept us oppressed...

Called to Frog Medicine: 3-Day Kambo Initiation

These ideas I am about to share with you hold the potential to make you healthier and purified of negative energies so you can renew yourself and your life - this is an article written specifically for people with an open mind, self-awareness and belief that they...

Plant Power Forever

The power of the plant world is in us too, we have always been using herbs, fungus and plants, Archaeological evidence indicates that humans were using medicinal plants during the Paleolithic, approximately 60,000 years ago. We only started altering their growth methods about 6,000 years ago. In reflection the whole industrial...

My experience doing a Heroic Dose of Magic Mushrooms

Terence McKenna liberated his audiences with tales of doing what he called a “heroic dose” five grams of dried psilocybin mushrooms. I have been on this journey many times myself, but my greatest trip to date was following in his footsteps into South America. While I never...

Top 10 Amazonian Medicines that make us more Healthy, Happy & Free

Did you know that seventy percent of plants with anticancer properties exist only in the Amazon Rainforest? Or that the Amazon Rainforest produces more than 20% of the world’s oxygen, 20% of the world’s fresh water, and our largest collection of medicinal plants? In this article you...

How to Quit Drinking Alcohol Using Psilocybin Mushrooms

The day I made the decision to quit drinking I was listening to the JRE Podcast, I remember how empowered I felt in making the decision to get sober for just a brief moment, right before the fear took over. Fear was telling me that I was...

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A historic 100-year-old church that sat abandoned and decrepit for years in the Spanish municipality of Llanera, Asturias has undergone a fascinating transformation. It’s one that will draw a...

Yale Launches Group To Examine Use Of Psychedelics In Therapy

The slow advance of psychedelic-aided therapy into mainstream American consciousness is gaining gravitas, with Yale University joining the fray. Members of the Yale School of Medicine have formed...

How Psychedelics Saved My Life

I invite you to take a step back and clear your mind of decades of false propaganda. Governments worldwide lied to us about the medicinal benefits of marijuana.  The public...