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The Silver Thread: Seeking Enlightenment? Take a pill.

The Silver Thread: Seeking Enlightenment? Take a pill.

I am reading Michael Pollen’s new book, “How to Change Your Mind”. It largely focuses on the recent history and dynamics underlying the uses of LSD and psilocybin. It discusses the experience of taking these drugs, the history and the therapeutic use of psychedelic mushrooms, and the colorful history of pioneers like Tim Leary, and […]

About the writer: Dr. Michael Abramsky

Michael Abramsky PhD, ABPP is a licensed psychologist with 35 years of experience treating adolescents and adults for anxiety, depression and trauma. He is nationally Board Certified in both Clinical and Forensic psychology. Dr. Abramsky also has an MA in Comparative Religions, and has practiced and taught Buddhist Meditation for 25 years.

The Silver Thread: The Buddha Nature of Nature

The Silver Thread: The Buddha Nature of Nature

The Silver Thread: The Buddha Nature of Nature I was born and raised in St. Louis Missouri. It is hot and humid. My allergies were…

Ratzo Vashov: The Flow of the Spirit

Ratzo Vashov: The Flow of the Spirit

The month of Nissan in the Hebrew calendar is centered on Passover (Pesach). Passover is the spiritual New Year of Judaism. It encapsulates the major…

The Silver Thread: Spontaneous Contemplative Experience

Recently I was with some friends, all long-term meditators. We were discussing the number of times we had had transformative experiences while meditating, or while…

The Silver Tread: Who is the Devil?

The Silver Tread: Who is the Devil?

Satan makes his first appearance in the Old Testament. The Hebrew word satan means the “adversary”. In several instances in the Bible, God sends a…

About Dr. Michael Abramsky

Michael Abramsky PhD, ABPP is a licensed psychologist with 35 years of experience treating adolescents and adults for anxiety, depression and trauma. He is nationally Board Certified in both Clinical and Forensic psychology. Dr. Abramsky also has an MA in Comparative Religions, and has practiced and taught Buddhist Meditation for 25 years.

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The Silver Thread: Buddhism in Bhutan

The Silver Thread: Buddhism in Bhutan

The Silver Thread: Buddhism in Bhutan I am in the process of traveling to Bhutan. I began researching…

The Silver Thread: On Anger

The Silver Thread: On Anger

The Silver Thread: On Anger In the past, I have discussed afflictive emotions. These are sadness, anxiety, compulsion,…

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