Sport: Aaron Rodgers Opens Up About Psychedelic Use, Mental Health

Aaron Rodgers cites psychoactive ayahuasca tea for state of his mental health

  Aaron Rodgers cites psychoactive ayahuasca tea for state of his mental health Aaron Rodgers was interviewed regarding his mental health and made a pretty surprising revelation about his use of ayahuasca, a psychoactive tea. From his "immunization" and not vaccination regarding COVID-19 to his participation in wild cleanses, it's become clear that Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is quite fond of natural and holistic remedies. And that apparently extends to his approach with taking care of his mental health. Yet, that doesn't make his latest revelation in that capacity any less jarring.

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The Packers quarterback wanted to “unconditionally love” himself so that he could give that to his teammates as well.

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Aaron Rodgers opened up about his journey to self-love and how ayahuasca, a psychoactive tea containing the hallucinogenic drug DMT, helped him reach the point he’s at now.

The tea has been used for thousands of years for traditional healing purposes in Central and South America.

The Packers quarterback joined Aubrey Marcus, the founder of supplement company Onnit, on his podcast this week to discuss what this mental health journey has been like for him.

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  Former GB Coach Was Asked About Rodgers’s Psychedelics Usage Luke Getsy had a humorous quote with reporters about Rodgers’s statements on ayahuasca. View the original article to see embedded media. Earlier this week, Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers opened up about his use of ayahuasca and how it has aided in his mental health.Ayahuasca is a psychoactive tea that contains the hallucinogenic drug DMT. It has been used for thousands of years for healing purposes in Central and South America.“To me, one of the core tenets of your mental health is that self-love,” Rodgers said. That’s what ayahuasca did for me, was help me see how to unconditionally love myself.

“To me, one of the core tenets of your mental health is that self-love,” Rodgers said. “That’s what ayahuasca did for me, was help me see how to unconditionally love myself. It’s only in that unconditional self love, that then I’m able to truly be able to unconditionally love others. And what better way to work on my mental health than to have an experience like that?”


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The four-time NFL MVP went on to explain that he wanted to better his self-love so that he could give “unconditional love” to his teammates. This, in turn, would help better the relationships on the team.

Aaron Rodgers Won’t Be Disciplined for Using Psychedelic Drug

  Aaron Rodgers Won’t Be Disciplined for Using Psychedelic Drug The star quarterback admitted to previously using ayahuasca in a recent interview. View the original article to see embedded media. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers created a bit of a stir when he discussed previously having tried ayahuasca, a psychoactive tea containing the hallucinogenic drug DMT, in a recent interview.But there will be no discipline from the NFL regarding the star QB’s admission regarding sampling the substance during a trip to Peru in 2020. League spokesman Brian McCarthy confirmed as much to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.

“The greatest gift I can give my teammates, in my opinion, is to be able to show up and to be someone who can model unconditional love to them,” Rodgers said. “I mean obviously it’s important I play well, and show up and lead and all that stuff. They won’t care about what you say until they know how much you care.”

Ever since the 38-year-old admitted he was unvaccinated for COVID-19 back in November, Rodgers has been open about using more natural remedies for illness and now for mental health purposes. Back in February, for example, the quarterback revealed that went through Panchakarma, a 12-day cleansing and healing method.

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