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Awareness Explorers

Dec 8, 2023

In this episode we discuss the value of abstaining from various distractions and the potential value in fully indulging or experiencing the joy and sensations of the present moment.

• Includes a guided meditation about deciding to abstain from a distracting habit in order to notice your experience more directly.

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Jonathan’s new book, Ecstasy as Medicine: How MDMA therapy Can Help You Overcome Trauma, Anxiety, and Depression...and Feel More Love is out in Kindle and Paperback.

And keep your ears peeled for the audiobook version, out soon.

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#3 in the Top 100 Spirituality chart
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