is the practice of taking tiny quantities of drugs, such as LSD or ‘magic’ mushrooms, to boost productivity and creativity. What started as an underground trend in Silicon Valley, has grown into a global phenomenon. So, what exactly is it, and why is it having a (micro) moment in 2023?
Recent reports show that millennials are drinking less and giving cocaine a swerve, yet they’re embracing psychedelics in the way someone else might pop a paracetamol. Advocates say that if taken correctly, there will be no trippy side effects and the self-reported benefits are impressive: improved mood, better eating and sleeping habits, reduced need for caffeine or alcohol and increased productivity in the workplace.
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