There’s a recent trend on the rise: microdosing psychedelics like magic mushrooms and LSD. The concept is simple – consume such small quantities of these substances that you don’t hallucinate, but experience an elevated mood. The proponents of this trend claim it’s the ultimate key to enhanced productivity. Intriguing, isn’t it? The idea of resorting to drugs to tolerate work though? It’s a thought that warrants some serious reflection.
Let’s step back for a moment. I am no stranger to recreational drugs. Back in high school and university, I’d regularly smoke weed to make the monotonous flow of days bearable. So, I understand the appeal. But the idea of turning to psychedelics during working hours? It reminds me of construction workers who kick start their day with a couple of shots to forget how much they detest their jobs. Is this the path we’re going down now?
Now, don’t get me wrong. I’m not here to judge, but to offer some perspective. From my standpoint, microdosing hallucinogens is not a wise move. Tolerance to these substances builds up quickly, and soon, you’ll find yourself upping the dose without even enjoying the effects. If you’re truly drawn to psychedelics, I’d suggest you save it for the weekends. Taking a large dose of LSD on a Friday evening, recovering on Saturday, and spending Sunday reflecting on your experience could be a much more fulfilling and safer routine.
If you’re looking to elevate your mood, there’s no need to resort to drugs, which are just shortcuts, often with unwelcome long-term consequences. The most effective and sustainable way to uplift your spirit is by improving your quality of life. Meditate, take the time to address your needs and desires, and actively shape your life in a direction that brings you joy. I guarantee you’ll notice a significant difference in your level of satisfaction, far better than any quick fix that drugs offer.
So, do I believe that microdosing psychedelics is a magic bullet for productivity? In my opinion, it’s a bunch of BS. Unless you’re using medication prescribed by a medical professional for severe psychological issues, you’re better off enhancing your mood and productivity by investing in self-improvement and overall life quality.
Life is about balance, and true productivity stems from a healthy mind and body, not from shortcuts. Stay tuned for more personal insights and real-life experiences on navigating productivity in this busy world.