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Jan 30, 2023

Jose Muñoz Aycart, Co-founder of Wondermed, joins Paul F. Austin to discuss revolutionizing mental health through at-home ketamine treatments.

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As Co-founder at Wonder Sciences, Wondermed’s parent company, Jose Muñoz Aycart combines his experience in international economics and astrophysics to build the Wondermed ecosystem, empowering people’s inner healer by providing affordable, personalized, evidence-based resources.

Having previously built self-sustained desalination plants in underdeveloped countries, Jose has shifted his focus to healing mental-health disorders with the power of psychedelic medicine, helping raise the $5.6M seed round that made Wonder Sciences possible.

His goal is to continue pushing the boundaries of our imagination through innovation.

Highlights:

  • How Jose applies his diverse background to psychedelics.
  • Wondermed’s goal of “empowering the healer” through accessible, affordable treatment.
  • The essential resources Wondermed offers its clients in addition to ketamine treatments.
  • Jose’s own psychedelic experiences, which confirmed perspectives arrived at from studying astrophysics and philosophy.
  • The power of expanding our perspective.
  • “Ketatations” and the role of ketamine in group contexts.
  • Who is eligible for Wondermed’s ketamine services and why.
  • Wondermed’s plans to support the psychedelic community as legalization and public acceptance progress.

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Jan 25, 2023

Paul F. Austin hosts a panel discussion on advocacy for legalizing microdosing, and why it matters in the psychedelic movement.

This episode is a re-broadcast from the Into The Multiverse Podcast and was recorded in July 2022 in Los Angeles, CA, at the launch party of the Microdosing Collective, a non-profit dedicated to advancing and protecting the right to microdose. In a special panel discussion hosted by Paul F. Austin, four passionate leaders in the world of psychedelics discuss topics such as the history of microdosing, sacred rituals, the legal landscape, and how to safely advocate for microdosing. This discussion is a rebroadcast and was originally released on the Into The Multiverse Podcast

About the panelists:

Alli Schaper
Alli Schaper is an entrepreneur, community builder, speaker, mental-wellness advocate, and enthusiast for mushrooms and other psychedelic medicines. She is currently the CEO & Co-Founder of Into The Multiverse, an education-first ecosystem for all things fungi, whose mission is to rebrand functional mushrooms and encourage collaboration in the psychedelics industry. Her team has created the world's first functional mushroom marketplace, The Multiverse, and SuperMush, their in-house consumer lifestyle brand.

Her passion for bringing microdosing psychedelics to the mainstream wellness conversation led her to collaboratively launch The Microdosing Collective. She is also the host of Into The Multiverse Podcast.
Instagram: @allischaper

Marie Mbouni, M.D.
Born in Cameroon, Africa, Marie Mbouni, M.D. felt a calling toward healing and was initiated into iboga at the age of 14. Ultimately she would go on to pursue her education in Canada and the United States, following the Western medical route as an anesthesiologist. After years in this profession, Marie realized it did not fully align with her vision of healing and embraced a new career as a shaman, energy healer, and mentor. Marie has studied and cared for the body for over 20 years. Opening herself to the power of the mind, the beauty of intuition, and the all-encompassing power of love changed her, she stepped into her destiny as a healer and embraced her potential beyond the confines of the mainstream.
Instagram: @mariembounimd

Joshua Kappel
Joshua Kappel is a founding partner of Vicente Sederberg with a practice devoted to helping entrepreneurs and like-minded professionals build human-centric and regenerative companies in the cannabis and psychedelic communities. Joshua also has a passion for helping advocates draft legislation and build sustainable legal vehicles that will  influence these emerging industries going forward.

Recently, Mr. Kappel was a co-author and chair of the campaign committee for Colorado’s Proposition 122, which was the first successful state ballot measure to create access to natural psychedelic healing through both a state-regulated and a decentralized community-healing model. Joshua also helped draft Denver’s psilocybin decriminalization initiative and has assisted in drafting cannabis and psychedelic measures across the country for over 12 years.

Paul F. Austin (Host)
Paul F. Austin is a 21st-century pioneer of the responsible use of psychedelics for healing, leadership, and personal transformation. He has been featured in Rolling Stone, the New York Times, and WebMD for his work amplifying awareness around the benefits of microdosing psychedelics. Paul is the author of the book Mastering Microdosing: How to Use Sub-Perceptual Psychedelics to Heal Trauma, Improve Performance, and Transform Your Life and the founder of two companies in the emerging psychedelic space, Third Wave and Synthesis.
Instagram: @paulaustin3w

Highlights:

  • Why microdosing advocacy matters.
  • A brief history of microdosing and its potential role in mainstream acceptance of psychedelics.
  • Panelists share their “why” in promoting responsible psychedelic use in mainstream society.
  • On sacred reciprocity and microdosing with plant medicines.
  • The current legal landscape of microdosing and the work ahead towards legalization.
  • Harnessing neuroplasticity for wellness and optimization.
  • Drawing on lessons from cannabis when it comes to microdosing psychedelics.
  • How to share support for microdosing without putting yourself at risk.
  • Defining microdosing.

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This episode is brought to you by Third Wave’s Coaching Certification Program. This is an opportunity for coaches with existing practices to be a part of a movement that will change lives.

This episode is brought to you by Apollo Neuro, the first scientifically validated wearable that actively improves your body’s resilience to stress. Apollo was developed by a friend of Third Wave, Dr. David Rabin M.D Ph.D., a neuroscientist and board-certified psychiatrist who has been studying the impact of chronic stress in humans for nearly 15 years. Third Wave listeners get 15% off—just use this link.

Jan 16, 2023

Paul F. Austin is joined by BJ Miller, M.D., co-founder of Mettle Health, for a discussion on psychedelics and living and dying well.

Find episode links, summary, and transcript here.

BJ Miller, M.D. is an established thought leader in the area of serious illness, end-of-life issues, and dying. He has been a physician for 19 years and has counseled over 1,000 patients and family members. This vast experience has led him to understand what people really need when dealing with difficult health situations.

BJ has given over 100 talks, both nationally and internationally, on the themes of serious illness and dying, He has given over 100 media interviews, including podcasts, radio, and print. His TED Talk, What Really Matters at the End of Life has been viewed over 11 million times. He is co-author of the book, A Beginner’s Guide to the End: Practical Advice for Living Life and Facing Death, published in 2019.

Highlights:

  • Powerful insights and perspectives from BJ’s work in palliative and end-of-life care.
  • From taboo to opportunity: examining attitudes towards death across cultures and history.
  • How BJ became involved in the intersection of psychedelics and end-of-life.
  • Looking at the data on psychedelic therapy for patients with end-of-life anxiety.
  • “Anesthetics vs. Aesthetics”: BJ’s insights into a helpful set and setting for dying well.
  • Embracing regret and fear at the end of life.
  • The power of love—during life and at the time of death.
  • Mettle Health, BJ’s service for patients and caregivers.

Episode Links:

This podcast is brought to you by Third Wave's Mushroom Grow Kit. Get the tools you need to grow mushrooms along with an in-depth guide to finding spores.

This episode is brought to you by Apollo Neuro, the first scientifically validated wearable that actively improves your body’s resilience to stress. Apollo was developed by a friend of Third Wave, Dr. David Rabin M.D Ph.D., a neuroscientist and board-certified psychiatrist who has been studying the impact of chronic stress in humans for nearly 15 years. Third Wave listeners get 15% off—just use this link.

Jan 9, 2023

James Ravenhall of NewTerritory joins Paul F. Austin to discuss how design thinking can be used to bring innovation to psychedelics & vice versa.

James Ravenhall is Creative Director of NewTerritory design studios. He talks about the studio’s visionary microdosing platform concept, “Human Nature,” and how products like it might shift cultural perceptions of psychedelics. Paul and James envision new approaches to psychedelic experiences through the lens of design thinking.

Find episode links, summary, and transcript here.

Originally a trained chef, James spent a number of years working in kitchens in London and Paris before earning his Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Product Design. Now, he has over thirteen years’ experience leading engagements in brand strategy, product, spatial, service, and digital for some of the world’s most impactful brands across the automotive, aviation, and space travel industries. James has an innate passion to work alongside people who see design not just as a tool, but as a platform to make a positive impact and effect real change for people, planet. and profit.

Instagram - @newterritorydesign

Website - www.newterritory.io

Highlights:

  • James shares about his human-centered approach to design and how psychedelics are influencing his work.
  • The triple bottom line, “People-Planet-Profit,” and the guiding principles of James’s work.
  • James unpacks his creative process and what inspires new projects in his studio.
    “Human Nature” — a tailored microdosing platform concept that aims to shift public perception and influence legislation.
  • Using design thinking to envision how microdosing can be integrated into daily life.
  • Applying James’s approach to rethinking high-dose psychedelic experiences and ways to personalize experiences.
  • Gourmet dining in space and other projects James is working on.

Episode Links:

These show links may contain affiliate links. Third Wave receives a small percentage of the product price if you purchase through the above affiliate links.

This episode is brought to you by Third Wave’s Coaching Certification Program. This is an opportunity for coaches with existing practices to be a part of a movement that will change lives.

This episode is brought to you by Apollo Neuro, the first scientifically validated wearable that actively improves your body’s resilience to stress. Apollo was developed by a friend of Third Wave, Dr. David Rabin M.D Ph.D., a neuroscientist and board-certified psychiatrist who has been studying the impact of chronic stress in humans for nearly 15 years. Third Wave listeners get 15% off—just use this link.

Jan 4, 2023

Paul F. Austin welcomes Ryan Sprague, founder of Highly Optimized, who shares how to cultivate a positive relationship with cannabis & more.

Find episode links, summary, and transcript here.

Ryan is the founder and co-owner of Highly Optimized, a company dedicated to helping its clients transform and become the conscious leaders the world is patiently awaiting. He is also the host of the “Highly Optimized” Podcast, the “This One Time On Psychedelics” Podcast and is the creator of the “Connect With Cannabis” program & the “Grow With Cannabis” course.

Ryan’s mission in life is helping his fellow brothers and sisters become empowered in their experience of being alive through one-on-one men’s coaching, plant medicine integration coaching and retreat experiences.

In this episode, Ryan shares powerful life-learned wisdom and insights for developing a healthy relationship with cannabis, and goes deep into the science behind different cannabis strains, compounds and routes of administration.

Connect with Ryan on Instagram @therealryansprague and @highly.optimized

Highlights:

  • Joint vs. Spliff: cultivating healthy relationships with both tobacco and cannabis.
  • Ryan’s use of cannabis to treat generalized anxiety disorder that began a path of deepening connection with the plant.
  • Ryan’s powerful experiences at the end of his father’s life that gave him a life calling with cannabis.
  • Ryan’s intentional reentry into cannabis use that led to the creation of his coaching program, Connect With Cannabis.
  • Methods, tools and information for having safe and effective psychedelic experiences with cannabis.
  • Exploring the unique effects of different routes of cannabis administration—from edibles to boofing.
  • The psychoactive effects of cannabinoids vs. terpenes.
  • Ryan’s advice on establishing an intentional relationship with cannabis.

Episode Links:

These show links may contain affiliate links. Third Wave receives a small percentage of the product price if you purchase through the above affiliate links.

This episode is brought to you by Apollo Neuro, the first scientifically validated wearable that actively improves your body’s resilience to stress. Apollo was developed by a friend of Third Wave, Dr. David Rabin M.D Ph.D., a neuroscientist and board-certified psychiatrist who has been studying the impact of chronic stress in humans for nearly 15 years. Third Wave listeners get 15% off—just use this link.

This podcast is brought to you by Third Wave's Mushroom Grow Kit. Get the tools you need to grow mushrooms along with an in-depth guide to finding spores.

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