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 Are The Anima And The Animus?

What are the anima and animus? In very basic terms, the anima is feminine qualities found inside a man and the animus masculine qualities within women. This – according to famous psychologist and psychiatrist Carl Gustav Jung – are qualities of the opposite gender that are nested inside the shadow. Jung called the shadow self everything denied in ourselves and

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What is a mantra? What is the purpose of a mantra during meditation?

Mantra meditation is an ancient practice. It originated in Hindu and Buddhist sacred word recitation. But it has since spread to all kinds of faith-based practices, including Muslim, Christian and Jewish in addition to a widespread range of other belief systems as well as completely secular mindfulness practices. But whether you practice your chanting meditation to help you get a

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Ayahuasca vs DMT

Many people mentally lump all psychedelics under the same heading. Certainly, ayahuasca and DMT can expand your consciousness and create mind and mood-altering effects. But there are significant differences when it comes to a straight comparison of ayahuasca vs DMT. Even to a cursory glance… A brief overview of ayahuasca and DMT Ayahuasca Ayahuasca is a human-made brew with a

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What is an extrovert? How do I become more extroverted?

Do you often worry that you are too much of an introvert? Would you rather be an extrovert? Someone who is often said to be the “life and soul” of the party? But what does extrovert mean? Is being an introvert really such a “bad” thing? In this article, we’ll find out: Extroverts and introverts It was the psychologist Carl

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Living vs Existing. Are you living or just existing?

Are you living or just existing? It’s a question which many people feel compelled to answer. Because on the one hand, many of us are told growing up that we live in a “free” society. One where everyone can follow their dreams. But does the way you currently live your life make you feel free? Does it make you feel

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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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