Welcome to this episode of Bucci Radio!
Today we are here to have a conversation about Ayahuasca. Substances are tools. Many people use them for escapism or to self-medicate. But psychedelics and substances like Ayahuasca have all of the properties that allow you to do deep work. For us, therapy is like taking the stairs, and adding psychedelics is like taking the elevator.
As many of you have seen, John and I attended a Ayahuasca retreat at Soltara in Costa Rica back in December. In this two part episode, we are going to go through our journeys and experiences with psychedelics both chemical and plant, why we decided to go on this retreat, why we chose Soltera, and towards the end, we are going to cover our individual and collective experiences and the journey itself.
Disclaimer: There is a difference between casual and cavalier substance use. Substances can be used safely within guidelines. Cavalier means no regard for safety or consequences. Neither of us are cavalier with anything we do, but most especially with substances that can be dangerous when taken in the wrong context. Summary: even in casual usage, don’t be cavalier.
- 5:50- John’s experience with drugs and psychedelics
- 10:00- Amanda’s experience with drugs and psychedelics
- 29:00- Summarizing our past experiences together
- 35:00- Ayahuasca, setting context
- 41:00- Some misconceptions about Ayahuasca and throwing up
- 46:00- What does Ayahuasca NOT do?
Amanda Bucci is a business mentor, social media expert, and certified spiritual psychologist who helps entrepreneurs expand their social platforms, companies, and consciousnesses. She is the founder of the Entrepreneurial Archetype Quiz™, a personality quiz to help entrepreneurs run their businesses in alignment with who they are. Amanda’s intuitive and spiritual psychology driven approach has helped hundreds of entrepreneurs not only build successful businesses, but ones that fulfill their souls’ contribution. Amanda has been featured in Forbes, Fast Company, Inc magazine. Her own podcast, Bucci Radio, has been downloaded more than 5 million times, she has over 25 million YouTube videos, and over 550K Instagram followers. Check her Instagram for daily updates and strategies for improving engagement, increasing revenue, and enhancing impact.