Dreaming Our Way to the Heart of the World

Dreaming Our Way to the Heart of the WorldIn my brighter vision of what is to come, our society will be guided by dream helpers. Their constant work is to help those around them to use dreams for guidance and healing. It is recognized that dreams diagnose problems before they manifest...

Are Dreams Wake-Up Calls From Your Psyche?

Are Dreams Wake-Up Calls From Your Psyche?Perhaps you have always ignored your dreams or devalued the messages from this part of your psyche. But most cultures of the world have used dreams as healing tools, and Freud and Jung proved the great value that dreams have for us as conduits to instinct, buried memories, and the unconscious.

Living Authentically by Understanding Your Dreams

Living Authentically: Follow Your DreamsAs we move deeper into the twenty-first century, we find ourselves in the midst of a tremendous and extraordinarily difficult transition from a world fragmented into often hostile groups and ideologies to a world where people are united by their common humanity. Our dreams hold the potential to transform the...

Was Sigmund Freud Right About Dreams After All?

Was Sigmund Freud Right About Dreams After All? It is the most well known – and perhaps infamous – theory of dreams in the Western world. At the turn of last century, Sigmund Freud published his book, The Interpretation of Dreams, arguing that our dreams are nothing more than wishes that we are looking to fulfil in our waking lives.

Could We One Day Heal The Mind By Taking Control Of Our Dreams?

Could We One Day Heal The Mind By Taking Control Of Our Dreams?About 50 per cent of us will at some point in our lives experience “waking up” and being conscious while still in a dream – possibly, we may even be able to act with intention in it. Such “lucid dreams” are not only a vivid and memorable experience for the dreamer, they are also of huge interest to neuroscientists and psychologists.

How Ability To Control Dreams May Unravel The Mystery Of Consciousness

 Sleep paralysis. My Dream, My Bad Dream, 1915. Fritz Schwimbeck/wikimediaWe spend around six years of our lives dreaming – that’s 2,190 days or 52,560 hours. Although we can be aware of the perceptions and emotions we experience in our dreams, we are not conscious in the same way as when we’re awake. This explains why we can’t recognise that we’re in a dream and often mistake these bizarre narratives for reality.

Dream Yoga: The Practice of Waking Up

Dream Yoga (flickr.com/photos/h-k-d/3297822565)Many people say their lives are so busy that they don’t have time for meditation. Yet every living being must sleep. During sleep time, we don’t schedule meetings or have appoint­ments to keep. The time is ours, and is usually subject to the mindless, random chaos of our undisciplined minds.

Following The Path of Least Resistance

Following The Path of Least Resistance“It seems to me that this dream, since you don’t believe it to be a vision of your future, could just be Spirit talking to you about your present moment in life. I don’t know much about your life, but have you recently traversed a difficult moment where you had to let go of things and surrender to a higher force? Have you had to burn away some beliefs and venture into an unknown land?”

How To Interpret Dreams: Anyone Can Do It!

How To Interpret Dreams: Anyone Can Do It!An aura of mystery surrounds dream interpretation, conjuring up images of mystics staring into crystal balls or psychoanalysts reading the minds of their patients. But the essence of dream interpretation is really quite simple and understandable. Anyone can do it—no special training required.

Animal Dreams: What Do They Mean?

Animal Dreams: What Do They Mean?

The condition of animals in your dreams often reflects your situation in regular life. You see an eagle confined in a birdcage, unable to spread its wings, and you’ll want to ask where, in your waking self, you need to claim space and freedom to fly. You see a lion napping on your porch...

Dreamers As Shamans

Dreamers As Shamans by Robert Moss

The dream will teach you how to recover and nourish your soul. We stand at the edge of such power when we dream and remember to do something with our dreams. Consider the meanings of the words for “dream” in different languages...

Preventing Cancer using Dream Interpretation

Preventing Cancer using Dream Interpretation

by John D. Goldhammer, Ph.D. Researchers studying the relationship between dream content and the onset of disease have discovered a particular type of recurring dream that often comes long before cancer becomes apparent. Their research suggests that: "Cancer can be seen as a 'growth' process  . . . taking place incorrectly in the body rather than in the...

Dream Messages on the Cancer Hot Line

Dream Messages on the Cancer Hot LineBetween 1996 and 2000 I was a telephone hot line volunteer for an organization that put survivors in touch with people newly diagnosed with cancer. The sharing of dreams on the cancer hot line became a wonderful healing exercise for the new patients. Often we talked about dreams that conveyed messages...

Dream Recall

by M.J. Abadie.

Although there is no scientific proof that recalling our dreams makes them any more effective, it does seem that in general when we pay attention to things, we are more effective. Recall that the proverb says, 'An unremembered dream is like an unopened letter from God.' This doesn't mean that dreams you don't...

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