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Gwyneth Paltrow Says Psychedelics Are The Next Wellness Craze — & She’s Not Wrong – Refinery29

Paltrow’s summation about psychedelics connecting people to a larger “cosmic something” isn’t that off, either. Using hallucinogens, experts believe, helps people develop greater “levels of spirituality,” which researchers believe improves emotional stability, and reduces symptoms of anxiety, depression, and disordered eating. There’s also a more physiological change that takes place: Hallucinogenic drugs re-structure the function of neurons in the brain, which essentially “repairs” circuits that may malfunction in a person with anxiety or mood disorders, according to a 2018 study.