Inside minutes, my pal and neighbor, Melissa Palmer, the CEO of OSEA, asked if I would be interested in undertaking a Facebook Reside for their organic skincare corporation. I stated yes and set up my favourite goods in my living area to show and talk about. I explained the fundamentals of the endocannabinoid technique and the distinction in between THC (the psychoactive major cannabinoid in cannabis) and CBD (the non-psychoactive major cannabinoid in cannabis) to more than one particular hundred folks watching. Immediately after we completed, two girls came more than for cannabis consultations exactly where they explained their “symptoms” and I was capable to advocate goods particularly for them from brands I really like. For the initially time in years, I felt like I was precisely exactly where I required to be, at property supporting girls with a plant that I think in wholeheartedly. I made the space for my vision to unfold naturally, rather than imposing my thought of what need to take place. Every single breath of cannabis produced me really feel a lot more present, a lot more awake, and a lot more aligned.
Then I realized one thing: four/20 is not a vacation. four/20 is a state of thoughts. As quickly as I opened myself up to the advantages of cannabis, cannabis opened me up to my personal possible. It is the tool enabling me to really feel comfy and confident becoming alone, reassuring me that it is okay to skip the cool parties and rather concentrate on cultivating an internal celebration all the time. The plant is a mirror, bringing to light who we are and what we care about, even if we are not prepared to acknowledge it. But in the end it is what we do with the reflection that matters.
Thank you cannabis, on four/20 and every day, for healing me so I can heal myself.