Ep. 19: What the Heck is Lemon Tekking?! With Psychedelic Journalist & Author of "Your Psilocybin Mushroom Companion" Michelle Janikian.
As a journalist, Michelle Janikian covers psychedelic and cannabis education and harm reduction and is passionate about the healing potential of psychedelic plants and substances, and the legalization and de-stigmatization of all drugs. Michelle has been featured in Playboy, Rolling Stone, High Times, DoubleBlind Mag, Psychedelics Today, and more.
In this episode, we talk about her book Your Psilocybin Mushroom Companion, the difference between a trip sitter and a guide, what to do in case of an emergency while you’re trip sitting, and all the fun ways to consume psilocybin. We traverse through some nuanced and tricky terrain as Michelle openly shares the evolution of her thinking around some of the moral and ethical dilemmas she’s had to face as a psychedelic journalist openly sharing about her own journeys, and the weight of responsibility she feels as she builds her platform as a “psychedelic influencer.”