December, 2 2022 - Insights, Research
Revealing New Possibilities: Serotonin, Evolution, and Psychedelics

Recent research suggests that psychedelics may enhance our brain’s “active coping” pathway, thought to be associated with the serotonin receptor 5-HT2A.

July, 28 2021 - Insights
11 Insightful TED Talks about Psychedelics

To highlight recent research and insights from leading experts on the potential of psychedelics, our team has hand-selected eleven fascinating TED talks.

July, 2 2021 - Insights
How to Prepare and Integrate a Psychedelic Experience

Ready to optimize your psychedelic journey? It’s widely acknowledged that if you prepare and integrate your psychedelic journey with modalities and self-care practices, the possibility of positive outcomes and lasting change is increased. Discover our recommended approach in this article.

March, 5 2021 - Insights
12 Mind-Expanding Documentaries about Psychedelics

In the promising field of psychedelics, documentaries are one of the keys to unlocking global acceptance. We've hand-selected twelve mind-expanding films.

December, 4 2020 - Insights
What Does Indigenous Animism Teach Us About Well-being and Compassion?

What could we learn from the ancient wisdom held in animist indigenous culture? What do they share about the importance of maintaining a healthy balance with our natural surroundings? Read our latest article looking into psychedelics, animism and well-being.

July, 25 2020 - Insights
Mushrooms with Tero Isokauppila

What’s the relationship between mushrooms and your body? Tero Isokauppila, the mushroom expert, CEO of Four Sigmatic and Synthesis advisor shares how the fungi kingdom is part of our daily lives, in ways we don’t even realize.

July, 25 2020 - Insights
Shadow Work & Psychological Growth with Dr. Tim Read

Shadow work, according to the psychology of Carl Jung, is the practice of processing our 'darker' sides of self that are repressed in our subconscious. Psychiatrist Dr. Tim Read shares his thoughts on shadow work.

July, 22 2020 - Insights
Healing and Peak States with Jamie Wheal

What’s the relationship between healing and peak states? Jamie Wheal of Flow Genome Project explains how peak states of altered consciousness help us identify areas of self-improvement, and even ‘level up’ in this game called life.

July, 8 2020 - Insights
5 Summer Recipes from the Synthesis Kitchen

Hello! Lotte here, I’m the Lead Chef at the the retreats. Here are five delicious and healthy recipes from our kitchen, perfect for the Summer months.

June, 26 2020 - Insights
Don't publish. Support and Coaching with Natasja

Take a deeper look at what to expect from your psilocybin journey using our profile of Natasja Pelgrom, a member of the Synthesis coaching team and key influencer in the development of the retreat preparation and integration program.