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F.D.A. Agrees to New Trials for Ecstasy as Relief for PTSD Patients By DAVE PHILIPPS

Such an interesting article! Psychedelics decrease our defenses so we can work on the trauma and allow ourselves to feel trust and safety, something many with trauma have not felt in a long time. Important to note that it works under a therapist’s supervision to provide a corrective experience. By DAVE PHILIPPS NOV. 29, 2016 Click here: Continue reading the main story C.J. Hardin, a veteran who served three tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, at a memorial in North Charleston, S.C. He is a patient in the study of MDMA, also known as Ecstasy, as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder. CreditTravis Dove for The New York Times  CHARLESTON, S.C. — After three tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, C. J. Hardin wound up hiding from the world in a backwoods cabin in North Carolina. Divorced, alcoholic and at times suicidal, he had tried […]

Masters of Love by EMILY ESFAHANI SMITH

Science says lasting relationships come down to—you guessed it—kindness and generosity. Go to Article: Click here Every day in June, the most popular wedding month of the year, about 13,000 American couples will say “I do,” committing to a lifelong relationship that will be full of friendship, joy, and love that will carry them forward to their final days on this earth. Except, of course, it doesn’t work out that way for most people. The majority of marriages fail, either ending in divorce and separation or devolving into bitterness and dysfunction. Of all the people who get married, only three in ten remain in healthy, happy marriages, as psychologist Ty Tashiro points out in his book The Science of Happily Ever After, which was published earlier this year. Social scientists first started studying marriages by observing them in action in the […]