In the magical land of Joshua Tree, CA, there was a palpable collective consciousness about one of the largest cultural shifts of our time. Medicine Box made the journey to the Cannabliss Retreat with zero expectations and an open mind. The experience left us with an overwhelming sense of gratitude and community. Cannabliss is a great example of the conscious-minded people behind this movement.
mindful cannabis consumption
I’ve been using cannabis for over a year now and it’s been wonderful for my insomnia. I usually take a truffle before bed a few times a week, but only when I suspect I’m going to have a hard time falling asleep. It turns out that I am awful at predicting when I’ll need help falling asleep, so I ate an edible every night for a month.
Using cannabis when practicing yoga dates back to ancient India. Thousands of years ago, it was regularly used by yogis, only to be stigmatized and forgotten. The Sutra quoted above suggests that the two can be used together to open up the mind and to help bridge the gap from unconsciousness to divine consciousness.