Ayahuasca Blog

The Spirit Vine Ayahuasca Blog has articles about  safe practices, spirituality, integrating the ayahuasca experience, and other relevant topics. The blog will also cover many of the techniques that we teach during the retreats. We intend to provide information that will assist people on their spiritual path and in their journey with ayahuasca.

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Spirit Vine is a trans-denominational ayahuasca retreat center open to people from all over the world who are looking for a safe ayahuasca retreat experience.

Blog Articles

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What is self actualization? (And how to achieve it)

Humans have an innate desire to realize their full potential. At least, that’s what Abraham Maslow’s theory of self actualization argues. Do you feel like you are reaching your full potential? Are all of your life’s needs in terms of love, self-confidence and survival necessities being met? If not, self actualization psychology might just be able to give you the

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What Is Catharsis in Psychology?

Catharsis is a Greek word meaning cleansing. The definition of catharsis is an achievement of a state of liberation free from stress and anxiety – reaching moral or spiritual renewal. This process of release provides relief from strong or repressed emotions. The theory of catharsis was first used by Sigmund Freud during psychological therapy – he believed that repressed negative

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What Is Chakra?

What is chakra? This term comes from a language of ancient India with a history of over 3,500 years. Chakras are often referred to in the context of emotional healing – and have the ability to absorb, unite, and radiate energy to allow bodies to function at peak levels. Each powerful wheel-like energy centre contains a unique vibrational frequency –

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What Is Nirvana?

What does Nirvana mean? Nirvana is a state of consciousness where you feel complete peace and happiness – a transcendent state where there’s no suffering or desire – and in Buddhism and Hinduism, it represents the highest state of consciousness that can be attained. This ultimate enlightenment brings freedom from pain, and freedom from the cycles of rebirth. Find out

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What Is PTSD? Can Ayahuasca Help For PTSD?

What is PTSD? Post-traumatic stress disorder is a condition that develops in some people after experiencing dreadful and frightening events – also known as trauma. This could be a personal assault, a serious accident, a natural disaster, or war. It can happen to anyone – of all nationalities and cultures, and at any age. An estimated one in 11 people

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Brain Power

How To Increase Your Brain Power

What is brain power? It’s defined as your intelligence, or the ability to think and understand. New studies have shown that as we get older our brain doesn’t automatically regress – and there are a number of things that you can do in your everyday life to keep mentally sharp. We may actually become more intelligent with age as we

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