Sun, Aug 20|
Near Deco District
Psychedelic Preparation 101: What to Know Before You Go (San Antonio) Aug 2023
Join Mark Nicolas and learn about how to experience a safe(r) and transformative journey with psychedelics. Whether you are a Terence McKenna-style psychonaut or new to the wild world of psychedelics, this conversation will offer tips and essential knowledge for preparation.
Time & Location
Aug 20, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM CDT
Near Deco District, San Antonio, TX, USA
About the event
Preparation is a key component of the psychedelic experience, and doing your due diligence before you journey can help ensure a maximize benefits and minimize risk. In this conversation with Mark Nicolas, you'll discover how to unlock a safe(r) and transformative journey into the realm of psychedelics. Whether you are an experience psychonaut or new to the world of psychedelics, this conversation will provide you with essential knowledge and practical insight so you can make the most out of your journey. We'll discuss the importance of knowing your sources, drug testing your substances, intention setting, safe set and setting, and contraindications, as well as self-care, nutrition, diet, and more leading up to your journey. This information will by no means stand in as medical advice, but instead will serve a harm reduction-based approach to exploring psychedelics safely and responsibly. Come join the conversation and community!
About the Speaker:
Mark Nicolas is a seasoned member of the psychedelic community, leveraging a lifetime of experience that has propelled him to the forefront of this transformative field. With a background as a US Navy FMF Corpsman and having seen combat alongside the Marine Corps in Fallujah, Iraq, Mark has seen first-hand how psychedelics can be used to alleviate the weight of the psychological burdens that come with military service. These modalities led to a profound change in his perspectives and a path to true healing.
Mark's work with Iboga, Ibogaine, Psilocybin, 5 MeO-DMT, and MDMA has allowed him to witness the profound ripple effects of these sacred medicines, and he is committed to guiding others out of the darkness and into the light. A trusted member of The Mission Within, Sacred Warrior Community, and Heroic Path to Light, Mark is currently pursuing degrees in Addiction Counseling and Experimental Psychology, equipping himself the necessary tools to make an even greater impact in serving his community.
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