252 | Mental Health, OCD, Anxiety, Making Decisions, Comedy and Psychedelics with Adam Strauss

Episode Summary

Adam Strauss discusses his career in comedy and how working with psychedelics helped him overcome his mental health struggles

Episode Notes


Notes from the Show:

-Adam Strauss on The Web | Twitter | Instagram

-The Mushroom Cure

-Body Dysmorphic Disorder

-Michael Pollan's book on psychedelics: How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence

-Michael Pollan's interview on Fresh Air

-Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelics Studies aka MAPS

-MAPS clinical trials for MDMA and Medical Marijuana

-Obsessive Compulsive Anonymous 

-Duino Elegies & The Sonnets to Orpheus: A Dual-Language Edition and Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke

-Emerson's Essays

-Zen Mind Beginner's Mind by Shunryu Suzuki

-Guided By Voices

-The Tick TV Show

-Adam is comedian in residence Fridays and Saturdays in Tribca in Tribeca Comedy Lounge & Dark Horse Comedy Club

-3/10-3/31 He will be doing two shows at the Marsh Theatre in San Francisco of The Mushroom Cure

-Adam's new show The Uncertainty Principle

-April 4-May 5 Adam will be doing the Mushroom Cure at the Greenhouse Theatre in Chicago

All original music composed by Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs

Album art by Zoie Harman

Likes and Learns:

-the concept of 'ghost snakes' - worrying about something before it happens

-Health Ade ginger kombucha

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If you Liked This Episode Try Out:

-Episode 195 with Aki Hirata 

-Episode 165 with Andrew Michaan

- Episode 95 with Valerie Channey 

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