This was originally published on EntheoNation.
It’s been said in a number of different ways, perhaps for as long as psychedelics have been around: psychedelics make you more flexible.
Flexibility can mean different things. It could mean the personality trait of openness– a behavioral flexibility to new experiences and concepts – which has been shown to be increased after psychedelic trips… It could mean the increase of entropy, or disorder, seen in your brain while taking a psychedelic… Or it could mean the change towards more tolerant viewpoints that psychedelics are likely to induce.
In the language of psychologists and therapists, psychedelics can help us foster something called psychological flexibility. And this may be a crucial reason for why psychedelic-assisted therapy can be so powerfully transformative.Continue reading