Herbal Medicines may come in neatly packaged boxes or beautifully labeled bottles today, but they were all once rooted in the healing space of Nature. We can still touch the Magic and power of thse spaces to deepen the medicine for ourselves and others.
Today, we’re talking with Bett Williams, author of The Wild Kindness: A Psilocybin Odyssey and who’s essays appear in Lucid News and Double Blind Magazine, about ceremony, the Mushrooms, and the Medicine of ritual.
Bett Williams, Author
Bett Williams is a trailblazer within the psychedelics community, and the author of The Wild Kindness; A Psilocybin Odyssey (Dottir Press Fall, 2020), a memoir about growing mushrooms in the high desert of New Mexico. Her other works include The Wrestling Party and Girl Walking Backwards (St. Martin’s Press), which was named as one of the Ten Best Young Adult Queer Novels by Vogue Magazine. She was a featured speaker at Kai Wingo’s 2015 Women and Entheogen’s Conference and the Horizons Perspectives on Psychedelics Conference in 2018. She and her partner, Beth Hill, host No Cures, Only Alchemy, an event series and podcast centered around psychedelics and culture making. She has written for many publications including DoubleBlind, OUT Magazine, Flaunt, Lucid News and Lenny Letter.