100 episodes

The Third Wave Podcast explores the many minds of the emerging psychedelic renaissance. Through conversations with thought leaders across various disciplines, we explore how psychedelics, when used with intention and responsibility, catalyze transformation on both an individual and collective level.

Are you a newbie fresh off an incredible first psychedelic experience? An experienced psychonaut with decades of use? Or just an interested bystander, curious about the relevance of psychedelics to health and wellness?

Regardless of your why, our podcast gives you a unique look into how psychedelic substances change culture and society for the better.

The Third Wave Paul Austin

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.7 • 247 Ratings

The Third Wave Podcast explores the many minds of the emerging psychedelic renaissance. Through conversations with thought leaders across various disciplines, we explore how psychedelics, when used with intention and responsibility, catalyze transformation on both an individual and collective level.

Are you a newbie fresh off an incredible first psychedelic experience? An experienced psychonaut with decades of use? Or just an interested bystander, curious about the relevance of psychedelics to health and wellness?

Regardless of your why, our podcast gives you a unique look into how psychedelic substances change culture and society for the better.

    Taryn Marie Stejskal, Ph.D. - From Challenge to Transformation: Resilience, Vulnerability & the Essence of Being Human

    Taryn Marie Stejskal, Ph.D. - From Challenge to Transformation: Resilience, Vulnerability & the Essence of Being Human

    Resilience expert Dr. Taryn Marie Stejskal joins Paul F. Austin for a special 2-part interview exploring resilience, leadership, & psychedelics. Dr. Taryn Marie is the #1 international expert on resilience, in both leadership and life, whose mission is to positively impact the lives of 1 billion people, through the concepts of resilience, by 2030. She is recognized as a leading global authority on resilience, wellbeing, and mental health, and she is the Founder and Chief Resilience Officer (CRO) of Resilience Leadership Institute (RLI) and believes that resilience is the key to individual and organizational actualization and acceleration across the globe. By leveraging over a decade and a half of original research on resilience, she developed the empirically-based framework, The Five Practices of Particularly Resilient People.
    Highlights:
    Dr. Taryn's personal and professional path of resilience, vulnerability, The myth of the Vulnerability Bias. How psychedelics can help us tap into our resilience. The Five Practices of Highly Resilient People Why the practice of vulnerability is so challenging yet essential to our growth and wellbeing. The gifts of transformation hidden in the ‘reverse bucket list’ moments of life. Dr. Taryn’s latest projects to positively impact the world through resilience. Episode Links:
    Dr. Taryn’s Website, Resilience Leadership Institute Book, Daring Greatly by Brené Brown Dr. Taryn’s podcast, Flourish or Fold: Stories of Resilience Podcast Mindfulness-based stress reduction Book, Antifragile by Nassim Nicholas Taleb Dr. Taryn’s TEDx Talk: How Resilience Breaks Us Out of Our Vulnerability Cage These show links may contain affiliate links. Third Wave receives a small percentage of the product price if you purchase through the above affiliate links.
    This episode is brought to you by Third Wave’s Coaching Certification Program. This is an opportunity for coaches with existing practices to be a part of a movement that will change lives.

    • 1 hr 30 min
    Hanifa Nayo Washington - A Culture of Belonging: Psychedelics, Community, & Sacred Activism

    Hanifa Nayo Washington - A Culture of Belonging: Psychedelics, Community, & Sacred Activism

    Hanifa Nayo Washington, co-founder of Fireside Project, joins Paul F. Austin to discuss belonging, equity, & psychedelic peer support.
    Hanifa Nayo Washington thrives at the intersection of mindfulness, belonging, and healing justice to co-create organizations, gatherings, and experiences rooted in the values of beloved community so all people can heal from the emotional, physical and spiritual impacts of systems of oppression, trauma, and disconnection. 
    Hanifa Nayo is the Co-founder and Organizing Principal of One Village Healing, an online BIPOC centered healing, resilience, and psychedelic wellness space. She is also the Co-founder and Chief of Strategy at Fireside Project the nonprofit that runs the Psychedelic Peer Support Line that is helping people minimize the risks of their psychedelic experiences while democratizing access to free high-quality emotional support during and after any psychedelic experience. The line has supported over 5,000 callers since launching in 2021.
    For episode links, summary, and transcript go here.
    Highlights:
    Hanifa's life of discovery and service that led her to co-found Fireside Project. Her insights about belonging, and how psychedelics influenced them. Defining—and challenging—the term 'Psychedelic Space' and how to "make equity real” in the context of psychedelics. Spiritual Resilience and Sacred Activism. Hanifa's upcoming plant medicine retreat for black women. Episode Links:
    Hanifa’s Website Hanifa’s Instagram Fireside Website Fireside Instagram Fireside Facebook Fireside Twitter Fireside LinkedIn One Village Healing Niyonu Spann, Beyond Diversity 101 Hanifa’s Colors Within Retreat at Nina Wasi These show links may contain affiliate links. Third Wave receives a small percentage of the product price if you purchase through the above affiliate links.
    This podcast is brought to you by Third Wave’s Mushroom Grow Kit. Get the tools you need to grow mushrooms along with an in-depth guide to finding spores.
     

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Andrew Weil, M.D. - Way of the Future: Healing Through Integrative Medicine & Psychedelics

    Andrew Weil, M.D. - Way of the Future: Healing Through Integrative Medicine & Psychedelics

    Andrew Weil, M.D., is a world-renowned leader and pioneer in the field of integrative medicine. Combining a Harvard education and a lifetime of practicing natural and preventive medicine, he is the founder and director of the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona, where he is a clinical professor of medicine and professor of public health. A New York Times best-selling author, Dr. Weil is the author of 15 books on health and wellbeing, including Mind Over Meds: Know When Drugs Are Necessary, When Alternatives Are Better, and When to Let Your Body Heal on Its Own; Fast Food, Good Food; True Food: Seasonal, Sustainable, Simple, Pure; Spontaneous Happiness; Healthy Aging; and Eight Weeks to Optimum Health. He is the editorial director of DrWeil.com, the leading online resource for healthy living based on the philosophy of integrative medicine. He is also a founder and partner in the growing family of True Food Kitchen restaurants. 
    For show notes and full transcript, go here.
    The influence international travel had on Dr. Weil from an early age. Dr. Weil's years at Harvard: first psychedelic experiences and early research on Cannabis. Pioneering integrative medicine—and becoming classified as a “dangerous person” by the White House. Dr. Weil's story of using Cannabis while speaking in front of Congress. Expanding the paradigm of psychedelic research. Defining Integrative Health. Lessons from the psychedelic wave of the sixties. Misunderstood medicinal and psychoactive plants. The future of the psychedelic landscape. Episode Links:
    Dr. Weil’s Website Andrew Weil Center For Integrative Medicine Book: The Harvard Psychedelic Club by Don Lattin Dr. Weil’s book, The Natural Mind Dr. Weil’s book From Chocolate To Morphine Dr. Charls Nichols’s research at LSU on Psychedelics Book: Wizard of the Upper Amazon by F. Bruce Lamb  Book: Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yogananda Book: Be Here Now by Ram Dass Book: The Religion of Tomorrow by Ken Wilber Book: The Doors of Perception by Aldous Huxley Video: “1950’s Housewife on LSD” Books: Pharmako Series by Dale Pendell This episode is brought to you by Third Wave’s Coaching Certification Program. This is an opportunity for coaches with existing practices to be a part of a movement that will change lives.
    Join us on the leading edge of human potential. Apply to the Coaching Certification Program today.
    These show links may contain affiliate links. Third Wave receives a small percentage of the product price if you purchase through the above affiliate links.

    • 54 min
    Erica Zelfand, N.D. - Better than Vitamins: Psychedelic Medicine for Malaise of the Soul

    Erica Zelfand, N.D. - Better than Vitamins: Psychedelic Medicine for Malaise of the Soul

    Dr. Erica Zelfand is a licensed family doctor specializing in integrated mental health and functional medicine. In addition to treating patients of all ages in her private practice, Dr. Zelfand is ketamine prescriber, facilitator of therapeutic psychedelic experiences, international speaker, and medical writer. She often presents at medical conferences on the clinical applications of psychedelic healing and advocated for the recent legalization of psilocybin assisted therapy in Oregon. She also trained in MDMA-assisted psychotherapy through MAPS. In this episode of the Third Wave podcast, Erica talks with Paul F. Austin about physical wellness, integrated mental health, and legal psilocybin in Oregon.
    For a full summary and transcript, go here.
    Podcast highlights:
    Dr. Zelfand's journey into medicine and psychedelics. Psychedelics and a new medical paradigm. Key healing systems. The role of the thyroid in functional medicine The role of testosterone in functional health. Psilocybin facilitator training with Inner Trek in Oregon. Who can access and facilitate psilocybin services in Oregon? Microdosing and Oregon's Measure 109. Episode links:
    Dr. Erica Zelfand Dr. Janine L. Malcolm Inner Trek The Microdosing Collective Get 30% off Dr. Zelfand's course, the Science of Psychedelics. Use Coupon code: THIRDWAVE30 (https://ScienceofPsychedelics.com)
    These show links may contain affiliate links. Third Wave receives a small percentage of the product price if you purchase through the above affiliate links.
    This episode is sponsored by Beckley Retreats, a leading holistic wellbeing company that offers transformative self-development programs by leveraging the science-backed power of psychedelics in concert with supportive therapeutic modalities. As a trusted partner of Third Wave, we strongly recommend the upcoming retreats for Beckley in Jamaica, as well as many other locations. Head to go.beckleyretreats.com/thirdwave to book your transformational psilocybin program today.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Joel Monk - The Evolution of Coaching: Embodiment, Presence, and Moving Beyond the Individual

    Joel Monk - The Evolution of Coaching: Embodiment, Presence, and Moving Beyond the Individual

    Joel Monk is a leadership coach, educator, facilitator, and entrepreneur. As a coach, Joel is dedicated to the development of conscious, creative, and entrepreneurial leaders. He co-founded Coaches Rising, a company at the cutting edge of online coach training with a community of nearly 50,000 coaches and participants from every continent on the planet. Coaches Rising has collaborated with some of the leading minds in the field of human development.
    For show links, go here
    Highlights:
    Coaches Rising and the evolution of coaching. Translating “emergence” from theory to practice. Joel’s journey into coaching, psychedelics, and other transformative modalities. The difference between coaching and therapy. Why coaches should have a referral network. Necessary skills to develop conscious, creative, and entrepreneurial leaders. Values, principles, and systems of meta modernism. Future developments for Coaches Rising. Show links:
    Joel Monk Coaches Rising The Summit Richard C. Schwartz, Ph.D., the founder of Internal Family Systems Ken Wilber, No Boundary Steve March and Aletheia Coaching Ken Wilber, The Religion of Tomorrow Arturo Escobar, Designs for the Pluriverse Jeremy Johnson, Seeing Through the World These show links may contain affiliate links. Third Wave receives a small percentage of the product price if you purchase through the above affiliate links.
    This episode is sponsored by Beckley Retreats, a leading holistic wellbeing company that offers transformative self-development programs by leveraging the science-backed power of psychedelics in concert with supportive therapeutic modalities. As a trusted partner of Third Wave, we strongly recommend the upcoming retreats for Beckley in Jamaica, as well as many other locations. Head to go.beckleyretreats.com/thirdwave to book your transformational psilocybin program today.
     

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Neil Markey - Holistic Psychedelic Retreats: Integrating Science & Spirituality

    Neil Markey - Holistic Psychedelic Retreats: Integrating Science & Spirituality

    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.
    For a full summary and show links, go here.
    Episode Highlights:
    The inspiration Neil draws from his involvement in his family business, Creative Metal Design. Neil's transformative journey from the US Army Special Operations to business, mindfulness and psychedelics. The evolution of the Beckley Foundation and how it continues to set the standard of conscious endeavoring in the psychedelic space. Neil's transition from the corporate world into his journey starting Beckley Retreats. The inspiring—and challenging—aspects of starting a unique psychedelic retreat program. The unique experience Beckley Retreats create through its programming. Get first access to Beckley Retreat’s incredible upcoming programs HERE.
    Episode links:
    Beckley Retreats Beckley Foundation   Beckley Psytech Neil's LinkedIn MindKind Institute Book, “The Second Mountain” by David Brooks Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Creative Metal Design Get first access to upcoming programs with Beckley Retreats HERE.
    These show links may contain affiliate links. Third Wave receives a small percentage of the product price if you purchase through the above affiliate links.
    This episode is brought to you by Apollo Neuro, the first scientifically validated wearable that actively improves your body’s resilience to stress.

    • 1 hr 1 min

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Best interviewer

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Interesting for Clinical Practitioners

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Insightful, engaging, and entertaining 🙏

If you’re looking for eye-opening, captivating conversations - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Paul is an excellent host and does a fantastic job leading deep conversations with doctors, scientists, creatives, and other thought leaders in the space. He dives deep into a wide range of topics, always with honesty, thoughtfulness, and insight. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

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