10 tips for using photography as therapy

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Photography has been a passion of mine for a while, but it was only recently that I was reminded just how beneficial it has been to my wellbeing. I have a bipolar mental health condition and the one thing that has helped me ride all the highs and lows of my condition has been photography. It became such a part … Read More

IVORY Magazine10 tips for using photography as therapy

Ibogaine: The psychedelic plant medicine that heals your mind

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What if you could take a pill to heal the past. A one-shot medicine to make you a better, more spiritually-aware person. Would you take it? Ibogaine is an indole alkaloid derived from the African shrub Iboga. The Bwity, a religious sect in West Africa, gives this plant medicine to the children in a coming of age ceremony. It is extreme. … Read More

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5 phrases to remember during a crisis

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1. This too shall pass – Thought to have originated from the great Sufi poets, this phrase is a wonderful thing to remind ourselves of when dealing with stress. Buddhism teaches us that there is nothing permanent; change is unavoidable and everything is always in a state of constant flux. Reflecting on and accepting this truth makes it easier to … Read More

IVORY Magazine5 phrases to remember during a crisis

Heroin addiction and ibogaine

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US model Shea Preuger struggled with heroin addiction for six years. “I was a little bit wild I guess. I was bored and I was young and I wasn’t thinking. “I’d been through a few difficult things and heroin just completely numbed any feelings I had. But then, it was difficult to get off it, you know? At the time … Read More

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5 lies that stunt your growth

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1. I can’t! – I have listed this one first as it’s the showstopper. When we say believe we can’t do something we’re left stuck at the starting line with no drive to move forwards. The depletion of energy we feel deprives us of the resources we need to finish the race. This stubborn habit requires two steps to overcome. The … Read More

IVORY Magazine5 lies that stunt your growth