Aaron Rodgers says psychedelic drug led to best season of his career

Green Bay Packers’ MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers says he had the best season of his life, all thanks to a psychedelic drug called ayahuasca. “I really feel like that experience paved the way for me to have the best season of my career,” Rodgers said in the Aubrey Marcus Podcast this week. It’s a plant-based psychedelic that contains DMT, an illegal substance in the United States and on the list of the NFL’s banned substances.Rodgers said he took the drugs on a trip to Peru in 2020.”My intention the first night going in was I want to feel what pure love feels like. That was my intention and I did,” Rodgers said.”I really feel like that set me on my course to be able to go back into my job and have a different perspective on things and to be way more free at work, as a leader as a teammate, as a friend, as a lover. And I really feel like that experience paved the way for me to have the best season of my career.” Rodgers said.Sister station WISN spoke with a local plant medicine expert to explain ayahuasca.Laurel Ziemienski in Cudahy is a sound and energy healer with her business Ananda Healing Arts.”It’s technically a brew of two different plants that you drink, and it affects your mind, body and soul in many different ways,” she said. Ziemienski is taking a group of 10 people to Costa Rica next year for an ayahuasca retreat aimed at spiritual and emotional growth.She told sister station WISN that she fully supports Rodgers improving his mental health.”Aaron Rodgers using ayahuasca is fabulous. I think it really brings to light plant medicine and the benefits and it helps to reduce some of the stigma and fear around it.” Ziemienski said.Some Packers fans support Rodgers’ secret weapon.”This is for his own mental health and spiritual health and hopefully that translates to a new ring on his finger,” Mark Wojahn said. WISN asked the Packers for comment, but they referred to the NFL, which has yet to respond to the requests for comment about players using banned substances in the off-season.Watch the video above for the full story.

Green Bay Packers’ MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers says he had the best season of his life, all thanks to a psychedelic drug called ayahuasca.

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“I really feel like that experience paved the way for me to have the best season of my career,” Rodgers said in the Aubrey Marcus Podcast this week.

It’s a plant-based psychedelic that contains DMT, an illegal substance in the United States and on the list of the NFL’s banned substances.

Rodgers said he took the drugs on a trip to Peru in 2020.

“My intention the first night going in was I want to feel what pure love feels like. That was my intention and I did,” Rodgers said.

“I really feel like that set me on my course to be able to go back into my job and have a different perspective on things and to be way more free at work, as a leader as a teammate, as a friend, as a lover. And I really feel like that experience paved the way for me to have the best season of my career.” Rodgers said.

Sister station WISN spoke with a local plant medicine expert to explain ayahuasca.

Laurel Ziemienski in Cudahy is a sound and energy healer with her business Ananda Healing Arts.

“It’s technically a brew of two different plants that you drink, and it affects your mind, body and soul in many different ways,” she said.

Ziemienski is taking a group of 10 people to Costa Rica next year for an ayahuasca retreat aimed at spiritual and emotional growth.

She told sister station WISN that she fully supports Rodgers improving his mental health.

“Aaron Rodgers using ayahuasca is fabulous. I think it really brings to light plant medicine and the benefits and it helps to reduce some of the stigma and fear around it.” Ziemienski said.

Some Packers fans support Rodgers’ secret weapon.

“This is for his own mental health and spiritual health and hopefully that translates to a new ring on his finger,” Mark Wojahn said.

WISN asked the Packers for comment, but they referred to the NFL, which has yet to respond to the requests for comment about players using banned substances in the off-season.

Watch the video above for the full story.

Contributed by local news sources

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