How (good) Sleep Can Amplify Your Psychedelic Trip

The surprising connection between sleep and self-improvement with psychedelics.

Alexandre Porto
Cabbanis

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sleeping for psychedelic integration
Sleeping well can help your psychedelic integration — Vincent van Gogh, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Sleep is connected with self-improvement with psychedelic substances in surprising ways. In fact, scientists are looking deeper into the mechanisms of sleep in order to understand how the psychedelic experience works. The most obvious connection is linked to the self-optimization process that occurs during sleep. This process that happens during sleep is responsible for detoxing the brain and helping us make sense of our daily life in a subconscious way.

Sleeps’ Self-Optimization Process

The way we understand it, sleeping will increase the occurrence of novel connections in the neurons in your brain. This will contribute to the unusual appearance of dreams and will help your mind explore corners of the mind that you usually don’t explore consciously. As the sleeper wakes up, their brain neurons become less excited and return to a less flexible state, but now the brain reorganizes itself in a way that is potentially more efficient than before sleep.

Psychedelic Self-Improvement

In the same way, scientists point out that the alterations in the brain caused by the classic psychedelics like…

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Alexandre Porto
Cabbanis

Pieces of the integral man. Specialist in the responsible use of psychedelics. https://t.me/perrella