Sam Woolfe

Freelance Writer & Blogger

United Kingdom

I'm a freelance writer and blogger who is passionate about creating insightful, engaging, and impactful content.

I have experience covering a wide range of areas, including psychedelics, mental health, psychology, tech, sustainability, travel, and careers.

What Does 'Set And Setting' Mean When Using Psychedelics?

The term "set and setting" is a critical part of the conversation surrounding psychedelics. In a nutshell, it refers to one's mindset ("set") and physical and social environment ("setting") being factors that may influence a psychedelic experience. Set and setting encapsulate many facets.

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Is your worldview making you depressed? | Sam Woolfe

Our worldview, our beliefs about what reality is, our views on what (if anything) has value and meaning, what Aldous Huxley called an 'individual's philosophy of life', contributes more significantly than we often think to our mental well-being. From pessimism to existentialism, might reading certain philosophical ideas actually lead to depression?

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Wearable Ketamine Delivery Device Developed As Alternative to Opioid-Based Pain Management -...

Recent research suggests that low doses of psychedelic compounds such as LSD and ketamine can help alleviate pain. Could therapies that use small amounts of these substances be the future of pain management? Bexson Biomedical believes that its system for delivering low doses of ketamine may provide an effective alternative to opioid-based pain relief strategies which have greater potential for addiction.

The Illusion of the Self

Your complimentary articles The Self In our day-to-day lives, it always appears that there is an I who is thinking, perceiving, and interacting with the world. Even the language we use assumes that there is a self - a distinct conscious entity: when we talk to each other we say, 'I think...', 'You are...'

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why millennials have become obsessed with work | Inspiring Interns

Despite being stereotyped as lazy, entitled, and workshy, millennials are proving to be quite the opposite. A lot of young people are obsessed with working hard. But young people's dedication to their work isn't necessarily something to be lauded. Many millennials are hyper-dedicated to their work - obsessed to the point of burnout.

The Research-Backed Benefits of Psilocybin Retreats

By Sam Woolfe & The Atman Retreat Team /// November 16, 2022 Research on psychedelic therapy has been promising so far. Studies from institutions such as Imperial College London, Johns Hopkins, and NYU have found that two sessions with psilocybin plus psychological support can help alleviate various forms of emotional distress.

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The Growth of Psychedelic Content on Clubhouse | Psychedelic Invest

Clubhouse is an invitation-only social media app for iOS that allows people around the world to talk, listen, and learn from each other in real-time. It has been described as a "hybrid of conference calls, talkback radio and Houseparty". Using it is much like listening to a podcast, except it's live and it has that...

How a Men's Support Group Helped My Depression

Men's support groups can provide a space free of toxic masculinity where men can be authentic without fear of rejection A year ago, I never would have imagined that I'd be telling a group of guys I had never met before about my struggles with depression.

How the Culture of Presenteeism Hurts Employees and Employers

"Presenteeism" refers to the practice of being present at work but not productive, whether due to illness, disengagement, stress, or some other factor. The culture of presenteeism is widespread. According to one global study, the average worker loses 53.5 days' worth of productivity to presenteeism every year.