Learn about how microdosing made a mega difference in Waldman’s mood, marriage, and life.
Struggling to heal the mind has become commonplace in today’s society. As people live fast-paced lives surrounded by technology and social media, the rise of mental illness has become an increasingly prevalent problem. With depression, anxiety, and mood swings, people often seek medical help to ease their symptoms and balance their brains. Unfortunately, medical attention doesn’t always work and patients like Ayelet Waldman turn to drastic measures to help feel like themselves again. A Really Good Day is the true story of Waldman’s struggle with mood storms which led her to a drastic, yet forbidden remedy: microdoses of LSD. While Waldman suffered, her husband and children suffered with her, she became desperate for help. So when a small vial arrives in her mailbox, she places two drops on her tongue in hopes that she and her family will one day be okay again. Over the course of a month, Waldman charted her experience of daily microdosing. She also pored over the history and mythology of LSD, the cutting-edge research surrounding the drug, and the byzantine policies that control it. Ultimately, Waldman documented her experience in her search for a really good day. As you read, you’ll learn what microdosing is, how LSD has helped popular billionaires like Steve Jobs, and how the greatest risk of microdosing LSD is simply getting arrested.