#044 Jesse Gould: create brain space

Psy Diaries

Jun 16 2022 • 36 mins

Psychedelic Diaries podcast episode summary:

We talk with Jesse Gould — founder of Heroic Hearts — about being pulled through the "plant portal," calling out bad players, and how his military experience makes him a better CEO.

Highlights:

00:00 — Come up

01:05 — NUGGET AND A NOODLE: British Columbia decriminalizes all drugs; No bad trips

2:50 — THE EAGLE AND THE CONDOR: World Economic Forum and representation of paradigms

5:25 — Universal connection and controversy

10:03 — How do you approach post-psychedelic journey habit formation?

11:47 — Jesse shares some of his healthy habits

13:07 — What does success look like for veterans and psychedelics?

16:18 — How can communities and minorities be included in the psychedelic debate?

21:57 — SB-519: Decriminalizing hallucinogenic substances

28:20 — Ray and Jesse share mystical psychedelic experiences

31:48 — How have psychedelics helped with PTSD?

33:13 — SOUL SEARCH: What's your favorite movie and musical artist...?


Jesse Gould

Jesse Gould, Founder of Heroic Hearts Project, was born in Santa Fe, New Mexico and grew up in New Smyrna Beach, FL. In 2009 he graduated from Cornell University with a degree in Economics. After working in investment banking for a short time he enlisted in the Army and became an Airborne Ranger for four years and three combat deployments. Most recently, he worked in finance in Tampa, FL.

After struggling with severe anxiety for many years, he finally decided to go to an ayahuasca retreat which has had a profoundly positive effect on his anxiety and daily life. During the week-long retreat, he instantly saw the healing potential of the drink and knew that it could be a powerful tool in healing the mental struggles of his fellow veterans. This experience inspired him to found Heroic Hearts Project, an organisation that connects veterans in need of healing with ayahuasca therapy. Since its founding, Heroic Hearts Project has quickly become one of the most prominent veteran voices pushing for psychedelic based therapies.

Find Jesse here:
https://www.heroicheartsproject.org/
https://www.instagram.com/heroicheartsproject



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