December, 2 2022 - Insights, Research
Revealing New Possibilities: Serotonin, Evolution, and Psychedelics

Recent research suggests that psychedelics may enhance our brain’s “active coping” pathway, thought to be associated with the serotonin receptor 5-HT2A.

July, 28 2021 - Insights
11 Insightful TED Talks about Psychedelics

To highlight recent research and insights from leading experts on the potential of psychedelics, our team has hand-selected eleven fascinating TED talks.

July, 2 2021 - Insights
How to Prepare and Integrate a Psychedelic Experience

Ready to optimize your psychedelic journey? It’s widely acknowledged that if you prepare and integrate your psychedelic journey with modalities and self-care practices, the possibility of positive outcomes and lasting change is increased. Discover our recommended approach in this article.

March, 5 2021 - Insights
12 Mind-Expanding Documentaries about Psychedelics

In the promising field of psychedelics, documentaries are one of the keys to unlocking global acceptance. We've hand-selected twelve mind-expanding films.

December, 4 2020 - Insights
What Does Indigenous Animism Teach Us About Well-being and Compassion?

What could we learn from the ancient wisdom held in animist indigenous culture? What do they share about the importance of maintaining a healthy balance with our natural surroundings? Read our latest article looking into psychedelics, animism and well-being.

July, 22 2020 - Insights
Healing and Peak States with Jamie Wheal

What’s the relationship between healing and peak states? Jamie Wheal of Flow Genome Project explains how peak states of altered consciousness help us identify areas of self-improvement, and even ‘level up’ in this game called life.

July, 8 2020 - Insights
5 Summer Recipes from the Synthesis Kitchen

Hello! Lotte here, I’m the Lead Chef at the the retreats. Here are five delicious and healthy recipes from our kitchen, perfect for the Summer months.

May, 7 2020 - Insights
What is your Shadow Self? How to do Shadow Work

Shadow work, according to the psychology of Carl Jung, is the act of processing our darker sides of self that are repressed in our subconscious.

April, 9 2020 - Insights
Ways of Transformation and the Renewal Process

How can we find meaning within a crisis? Taking an intentional deep dive into the realms of our consciousness requires courage. Find out how transformational change can be an awakening of a new version of yourself.

March, 25 2020 - Insights
The power of music in psychedelic experiences, plus three playlists

How does music enhance your psychedelic experience? And how do experts curate the playlists for magic mushroom ceremonies?

March, 19 2020 - Insights
10 ways to improve your well-being with mindfulness

Mindfulness can be therapeutic for your mental health. Discover ten easy things you can do to boost your well-being.

March, 12 2020 - Insights
Top five mind-opening books on psychedelics

Here are five key books that share compelling ideas on the science, history and the life-changing potential of a psychedelic experience.

March, 7 2020 - Insights
Is it better to take psychedelics alone or in a group?

Explore the many benefits of taking psychedelics in a collective group retreat, including a boost in mindfulness, well-being and connection.

February, 14 2020 - Insights
5 Winter Recipes from the Synthesis Kitchen

Hello! Lotte here, I’m the Lead Chef at the Lighthouse. Here are five delicious and healthy recipes from our kitchen, perfect for the winter months.

December, 13 2019 - Insights
Could Psychedelics improve our relationships?

When society becomes increasingly lonely, we find it hard to build connections. The guided psychedelic experience has been shown to be an effective way of boosting our connection to other people.