Our Editorial Process

This Lucid Life is run independently, without outside influence or bias. All information provided on the site is evidence-based, sourced, cited, and occasionally based on personal, lived experience.

However, we know that when it comes to sensitive topics like addiction, happiness, and living a sober life, there is a lot of conflicting and misleading information out there.

Whilst there is naturally some personal opinion involved in the process of recovering from weed, we have established a number of policies and processes to ensure all our content meets the highest levels of quality and factual accuracy as possible.

We understand that different experts often have different advice on topics we write about, and we openly and neutrally cover these viewpoints.

Ultimately, This Lucid Life is here provide you with a wide variety of resources, tools, and ideas to help you in your journey of freedom from cannabis. We hope it serves that purpose well.


This Lucid Life is an independent cannabis education and sobriety website dedicated to helping people quit cannabis. Our mission is to help as many people to free themselves from weed as we can.


All of our content is written, fact-checked, cited, and reviewed by qualified writers, editors, and where necessary medical professionals. Our writers themselves are qualified to write about the topics on which they speak (including through extensive life experience).

Review Process

The majority of our content is focused on the subjective experience of quitting cannabis and actionable and safe steps you can take during the process. Any clinical or medical content is reviewed by a qualified medical professional or fact-checked to ensure accuracy.

References, Sources, and Citations

Every article written for the website is researched and sourced from authoritative, objective, and reliable platforms. In addition, all of our content includes sources and citations (via hyperlink) for all factual claims made.


The majority of our articles are written to be informative but friendly. We want our content to be as accessible as possible, whilst ensuring accuracy and value.

The Ask Michael section of the website takes a more relaxed approach, allowing people living through similar circumstances to share them and for Michael to respond candidly.

We’d Love to Hear Your Thoughts

If you have any question, worry, or concern at all – just let us know by visiting our contact page.