Stephen Reid is the founder and co-director of the Psychedelic Society, the press officer for the Breaking Convention Conference on Psychedelic Consciousness and is currently setting up Metamonastery. Read more

This page lists some habits I'm cultivating/aspiring to, along with an indication of how well I'm sticking to them.

Last updated 30th December 2017

Morning exercises (when I wake up, before doing anything else):

  • 5x20 leg lifts Good
  • 5x20 push ups (currently at 10-10-15-10-10) Good



  • Live with the light: wake up at sunrise, sleep at sunset. At least, no screens after 10pm, lights out by 11pm Good
  • Mindful use of Facebook. Unfollow 1 person/day Good
  • Yoga daily Average
  • Keep a dream log to encourage lucid dreaming Average
  • Meditation and/or breathwork daily Poor


  • Plant-based vegetarian (no meat)
  • Low dairy
  • Few eggs
  • Low sugar, complex over simple carbs
  • Favourite breakfast: muesli (oats + nuts + seeds + fruit)
  • Turmeric + black pepper supplement
  • Drink plenty of water, green tea, some fresh juice
  • Alcohol only with a good reason
  • Coffee only with a good reason
  • Fast from time to time

Cleaning products:

  • Soap/shampoo: Dr. Bronner's (shower only when necessary)
  • A good eco-friendly toothpaste (suggestions welcome)
  • A good eco-friendly shave oil (suggestions welcome)