How To Take LSD

Dr. James Fadiman’s guide for getting the most out of your acid trip:

  1. Set: the mental attitude of a would-be psychedelic voyager
  2. Setting: the surroundings in which a psychedelic substance is ingested
  3. Guide: a person experienced with non-ordinary states of consciousness who helps to mitigate challenges and channel insights
  4. Substance: the type and quantity of psychedelic agent
  5. Session: the entirety of a psychedelic trip, including all activities or rituals
  6. Situation: the environment, people, and culture from which a person comes to a session and returns afterward