Ben Greenfield is an internationally-known biohacker, human body expert, and brain performance coach who takes a holistic approach to health. In this episode he sits down with Ronan to discuss his approach to biohacking, including Ben’s personal usage of psilocybin and cannabis alongside wellness programs like PMF, sound, and massage. Throughout their conversation, Ben gets personal, opening up about how his overdeveloped sense of self-worth from childhood led to tying his value to performance and ultimately, affecting his mental health in adulthood. Learn more about Ben’s work at https://bengreenfieldfitness.com/.
3:25 - Ben’s path growing up and how he got to where he is today.
4:30 - Ben’s ego death ceremony.
8.15 - How Ben has been has been influenced by plant medicine.
8.40 - Ben’s psilocybin experience and how it inspired him.
10.05 - How Ben started to use psychedelics and other plant medicines.
11.50 - Ben’s current micro dose schedule of psychedelics and other plant medicines.
14.05 - Ben’s micro dosage amount for psilocybin.
14.35 - Ronan’s reflection.
18.30 - The body work does Ben do in addition to his microdose schedule.
20.50 - Ben’s therapeutic use of melatonin, PMF, sound therapy and their potential benefits.
24.22 - Ben’s psychedelic massage therapy ritual.
27:10. - Audience Question: Is there a sabbatic explanation for tears and coughing up mucus when taking psilocybin.
29.00 - Why Ben does what he does.
30:20 - The importance of identifying your life purpose.
31:52 - The conflict between Ben’s faith and his work.
33.32 - Audience Question: How do you see the health game evolving in the next 5 to 10 years?
35.33 - Ronan’s key takeaways.