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Ketamine, psilocybin and ecstasy are coming to the medicine cabinet

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Psychedelics Today

Combining Modern Science, Tradition, and Holistic Wellness

Interview with Co-Founder and CEO of Beckley Retreats, Neil Markey. Markey describes Beckley Retreats as comprehensive well-being programs, and talks about the importance of holistic wellness. He breaks down the details of the retreats and what they look for in facilitators, and tells a few success stories that really highlight how trauma, opposing ideas, and an infatuation with material objects and amassing wealth can all get in the way of real relationships and meaning. Read more >
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The psychedelics industry is experiencing a renaissance, but Feilding is no stranger to the potential that compounds like psilocybin and LSD have for consciousness and mental health. Over the past 50 years, Feilding has helped to design and fund study after study through Beckley Foundation to better understand how psychedelic compounds work in the brain and how they can be used as medicines. Read more >


Ketamine, psilocybin and ecstasy are coming to the medicine cabinet

The formal lawns and topiary of the garden in which Amanda Feilding, Countess of Wemyss and March, is sitting embody a perfect English orderliness; beyond its edge lies a wilderness of Anglo-Saxon moats, sun-dappled woodland and magical stepping-stone trails. This promise of untamed hinterlands puts the grounds of Beckley Park in perfect sync with their mistress. Lady Wemyss is the queen of psychedelics. Read more >

Tapped Into Psychedelics

New Year, New You with Neil Markey

Joining us on the Pod today is Neil Markey, CEO and co-founder of Beckley Retreats. Neil is passionate about sharing the science-backed benefits of psychedelics in conjunction with the contemplative practices that support holistic well-being. His work at Beckley Retreats is working towards bridging the latest scientific research with ancient wisdom traditions in order to create the richest possible experience for participants. Read more >

Psychedelic Spotlight

6 Of The Best Psilocybin Retreats In Jamaica

These retreats offer an immersive experience and are perfect for those looking to explore the spiritual side of life or for those seeking to use psilocybin to heal from debilitating illnesses such as depression, anxiety and trauma... As the best overall psilocybin retreat, Beckley Retreats leads our list. Located 45 minutes from Montego Bay airport, Beckley at Good Hope provides a secure and all-inclusive experience for those who are new to psychedelics. Read more >
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Condé Nast Traveller

17 Travel Trends You’ll See in 2023, According to our Editors and Contributors

From pop-up hotels to slow travel and all-encompassing intergenerational adventures planned years in advance, these are the travel trends we're most excited about for the year ahead. If you have seen Michael Pollan’s Netflix documentary How to Change Your Mind, which explores the history and uses of psychedelic drugs such as LSD, psilocybin (magic mushrooms), and... Read more >


Queen Of The Psychedelic Renaissance: Amanda Feilding Has Been Committed To Cognitive Liberty For 55 Years

Since she began using LSD in the mid ‘60s, Amanda Feilding has devoted her life to studying the benefits of and mechanisms behind psychedelics. Chief among their benefits, she says, are cognitive ones. Read more >
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Trend Check: Culture, Tech and Travel

Our annual Future 100 report dives into the trends, innovation and cultural changes that will drive the next year. How did last year’s predictions fare? Below, we look back at our most accurate predictions in culture, technology and travel. Psychedelic wellness continues to gain traction with consumers looking to optimize rest and mental health. The Beckley Foundation’s $7,000 luxury psilocybin mushroom retreat is seeing a sharp increase in demand. Read more >
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Demand is on the rise for a nearly $7,000 luxury psilocybin magic mushroom retreat as the wellness industry flocks to psychedelic drugs — see what it’s like inside

Psilocybin mushrooms are no longer reserved for experimental hippies, parties, and warm summer afternoons. Now, if you have the money, they're readily available to use on international luxury retreats. Read more >
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Where the Magic Really Happens

The Goop-ification of magic mushrooms swept a remarkable origin story under the rug of big business. But the tiny Oaxacan retreat where it all began hasn’t gone anywhere. Today, we’re in the midst of a full-on psychedelic renaissance, backed by everyone from Queen Latifah to Gwyneth Paltrow. Plush hallucinogenic-mushroom retreats in Jamaica, Costa Rica, the Netherlands, and everywhere in between have become stylish to the point of being mainstream. Read more >

High Times

Beckley Foundation Announces LSD, Microdosing Research

The NGO will partner with King’s College London and UCL to study the effects of LSD. A series of three new research projects announced this week will seek to illuminate our understanding of microdosing LSD. The research is being spearheaded by The Beckley Foundation and its founder, the experienced psychedelics researcher Amanda Feilding. Read more >


LSD Research Ramps Up: Full-Dose & Microdosing For Alzheimer’s Studies Led By Beckley Foundation Coming Soon

The Beckley Foundation and its founder and long-time psychedelics researcher Amanda Feilding announced a new research program involving a pioneering study with King's College London and UCL on the effects of full dose LSD as well as a breakthrough study with.. Read more >
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The Psychedelic Podcast

Holistic Psychedelic Retreats: Integrating Science & Spirituality with Neil Markey

As co-founder and CEO of Beckley Retreats, Neil Markey is passionate about sharing the science-backed benefits of psychedelics in conjunction with the contemplative practices that support holistic wellbeing. At Beckley Retreats, he’s dedicated to building a business that operates with the utmost integrity, both internally and across the many communities it will touch. Read more >


Beckley Retreats’ Successful $1.5M Seed Round To Expand Psychedelics Programs In Jamaica & Netherlands

Beckley Retreats has completed the first close of a seed round, earning a $1.5 million investment. The initiative was led by Iter Investments and joined by the Joe and Sandy Samberg Foundation and 5D World. The funds will help Beckley increase the number of its science-backed psilocybin programs in both Jamaica... Read more >
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Where Are Magic Mushrooms Legal?

The legal status of psilocybin globally is in flux. Here's where you can journey without prosecution—sort of...Psilocybin-containing mushrooms grow abundantly across all of the continents of the world, aside from Antarctica. But, despite the growing evidence of their beneficial effects, they are mostly illegal—but times are changing. Read more >

Gateway Sciences

Elite Military Officer Utilizing Psychedelics to Heal PTSD, Depression and Anxiety

Neil Markey is the Co-Founder and CEO of Beckley Retreats, a space offering comprehensive psilocybin-assisted therapy retreats. Prior to getting his MBA in Finance and Economics at Columbia University, Neil was a Captain in the US Army Special Operations 2nd Ranger Battalion and was deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. Neil credits ... Read more >
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Psychedelic Startups in Europe: The Numbers Behind The Shroom Boom

Investors are opening their minds to psychedelia — and it’s European startups that are pulling in the majority of global VC funding Read more >

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TDR’s Top 5 Psychedelic Developments For The Week Of October 3

Welcome to TDR’s review of the Top 5 Psychedelic Developments for the week of October 3. Aside from presenting a synopsis of events, we provide market commentary to summarize the week that was for publicly-listed companies. Read more >