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PEX#14 – Daniel Shankin – Psychedelic Integration and Ancient Wisdom as a Practice to Enlightenment

Written by Tim Cools

In this week’s podcast Tim Cools speaks with Daniel Shankin, integration coach, about the process of coaching, guiding and using psychedelics and ancient wisdom to support individual paths to enlightenment.

  • Daniel’s Background
  • Using psychedelics and altered states to connect to ourselves
  • Combining psychedelics with the spiritual path
  • Psychedelics as initiators and accelerators
  • Combining meditation and psychedelic medicine
  • Using ancient wisdom and practices in the modern age
  • The important of community and teachers
  • The importance of ethics in reaching purpose
  • The Challenges in Coaching and Guiding
  • Daniel’s events and integration coaching

About Daniel

As a psychedelic integration coach, Daniel serves people with emerging spiritual visions as they find ways to weave their new-found truths into their lives in a way that is sustainable, harmonious, compassionate and wise. He has worked people from all walks of life and is grateful to have been able to work with a diverse clientele. His methods are fiercely practical while maintaining space for mystery and magic to emerge. He offers time tested and scientifically backed tools so clients can create a life for themselves that is aligned with their deeper values and manifests measurable results that matter.

As the founder and director of Tam Integration, he’s committed to offering radically accessible and inclusive support and education for people who are wanting to transform, heal, and grow. Tam’s integration circles and online conferences enjoy a world wide audience and much critical acclaim.

He and his wife live in a tiny town in New England where they forage for mushrooms and throw rocks into creeks with their toddler.

Daniel’s Article:
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About Tim Cools

Tim is a psychedelic integration specialist and legal psychedelic guide. He facilitates powerful, life-changing experiences for professionals, to help their professional lives come in alignment with personal ambition and values.

Tim is a Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) teacher, a certified coach, and psychedelic advocate, educator and guide.

He is an entrepreneur and co-founder of Tools Of Awareness, a personal development center focussed on combining psychedelics and mindfulness to grow personal and interpersonal awareness though (online) courses and retreats.

Furthermore, he founded Psychedelic Experience, an online non-profit platform for information surrounding psychedelic substances. It’s a community based non-profit organization, created by and for psychedelic and plant medicine communities.

His personal interests are technology, meditation, metaphysical and eastern philosophies, shamanism and the healing power of nature and plants


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Tim Cools