The Calm Journal

Foraging for Mushrooms

Foraging is one of the oldest skills adapted by humans, and it is still very present in today's society. It requires patience, dedication, and a great amount of knowledge on the environment. Foraging the Amanita...

Increasing Access to Psychedelic Therapy

Psychedelics have great potential for use in medicine, but regulatory barriers prevent their widespread application. Fortunately, some psychedelics—such as the Amanita Muscaria mushroom—are now being studied and scaled to the masses. A long history supports...

How Sleep Can Control Your Life & The Health of Society At Large

Sleep Controls the Health of People and Society The epidemic level of insufficient slumber creates a public-health crisis, but natural treatments can help.  In a world obsessed with diets and gizmos to improve health, many...

The Spotty History of Amanita Muscaria

On a walk in the woods in the northern hemisphere in late summer or early fall, a hiker might come across large mushrooms with bright red caps with white spots. This is the fly agaric...