Paul Austin is an entrepreneur, speaker, and founder & CEO at The Third Wave.
Paul Austin is committed to changing the cultural conversation about psychedelics through his platform, The Third Wave.Because of his work with microdosing Paul has been featured in Rolling Stone and Business Insider, with additional pieces in the New York Times, Playboy and Lifehacker.In June 2015 Paul began his first microdosing protocol. Immediately he noticed improvements in his energy levels, creativity and general sense of wellbeing.The impact of microdosing was so profound on his life that Paul wanted to help others understand how microdosing could be used as a tool for personal growth and understanding.Join me as we find out:What is The Third Wave, and what were the previous two?What is his definition of psychedelics?What is microdosing?What risks are involved?His ingredients for a great recipe for life.Also, Paul will share with us:The renewal of psychedelic research.What would he say to people who only see the stigma behind psychedelics.What happens in the mind and body during microdosing.The legalities of psychedelics.Who should avoid microdosing.It was a thrill to have Paul on the podcast to share his vision and his passion:“People are really looking for healing.”“The word ‘psychedelic’ comes from the Greek words ‘Psyche’, meaning ‘mind’ and ‘Delos’, meaning ‘to manifest’.”“Psychedelics are medicine, and they’re tools that if used responsibly and with understanding, can be very impactful.”“It’s not just people getting high!”To find out more about Paul Austin and The Third Wave visit https://TheThird Wave.coI’d love to know your thoughts and experiences - join the conversation on my Facebook page.For more episodes of Recipes For Life, find us on iTunes at, Spotify at, Whooskhaa at, click the link on, or just look up "Recipes For Life" in your favourite podcast app.I'd love to spread the knowledge in these podcasts far and wide. If you liked this episode, I'd love it if you could share it with your friends, and perhaps even leave a review on iTunes.This podcast is proudly presented by The Institute For Integrative Nutrition, or IIN for short.I've completed this amazing health training course through IIN, and I would thoroughly recommend it for anyone wanting to start a career in the health coaching and wellness space.This course is conducted over a year long period and it's constructed in a way that if you're a full time worker or a busy parent or wherever you are in your life will still be able to complete all the required curriculum and modules.Please see the link included in this post on my Facebook or Instagram page or on iTunes, to access the free sample class and first module of the program, to get a great taste of the format and structure as well as utilise my special discount that I can offer you if you decide to sign up.Make sure you tell the admission team that you're part of the Pete Evans tuition savings to claim your very substantial discount visit https://www.integrativenutrition.comTheme music by Mandharu. Audio production
This week we're talking about microdosing: the use of relatively low doses of psychedelics, like LSD and psilocybin mushroom,  to improve mood, focus and productivity in daily life. We spoke with author Ayelet Waldman, whose monthlong experiment with microdosing pulled her out of suicidal depression; psychedelics advocate Paul Austin; and psychologist Dr. Ingmar Gorman, who specializes in "psychedelic psychotherapy" and substance use treatment.
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Oakland, California, USA
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