Marlene Rupp

Marlene Rupp

Marlene Rupp is an independent science writer, blogger and infographic designer.

For someone who hasn’t taken a psychedelic drug it can be difficult to imagine what it’s like.

Think of a glass of water: under normal circumstances you might think ‘I drink water when I’m thirsty’. But when consuming a psychedelic substance you might think ’water is the essence of life’.

Your Brain on Psychedelic Drugs

What is it about psychedelics that has the power to change lives for the better? The answer might lie in the unique ways that psychedelics interact with the brain.

Psychedelics and Mental Health

Depression. Anxiety. Addiction. Most everyone of us knows somebody who is battling such a condition. Talk therapies may help, but sometimes they don’t. Antidepressants may help, but sometimes they don’t. Some patients are of the opinion that antidepressants are like “Band-Aids” in the way that they never really tackle the underlying issues of their problems.