Entries tagged with “Dreams”

“My Dreams Are Really Bizarre!”

Do you have strange dreams? Here are nine guidelines for decoding them.

Appointment With the Wolf

Rediscovering an ancient hour alone, at night, with God.

Are You Dream Deprived?

Skimping on sleep means we’re also missing out on the crucial dream stages of sleep.

Aware and Asleep

Take a dive into the lucid dream world and explore advice for new dreamers.

Beautiful Dreamer

Andrew Holecek wants to change the way you dream, and then change the way you live.

Befriending Nightmares

Don’t run away. Engaging with dreams—even nightmares—can teach us a lot about our emotional selves.

Book Review: Death Is But a Dream

“The prejudices of present-day medical training have caused an inability to see dying as anything but failure,” writes Christopher Kerr in Death Is But a Dream, “and they compromis…

Book Review: Dream Yoga

Dream YogaIlluminating Your Life Through Lucid Dreaming and the Tibetan Yogas of SleepBy Andrew HolecekSounds TrueDream Yoga is a book that makes big promises: According to author …

Book Review: The Toltec Art of Life and Death

The Toltec Art of Life and Deathby Don Miguel Ruiz with Barbara EmrysHarperElixirIf you believe no nonfiction book should include a “cast of characters” page, because authors shoul…

Book Review: Why We Dream

The Transformative Power of Our Nightly Journey

Bring Families Together through Dreams

An excerpt from Dreams at the Threshold by Jeanne Van Bronkorst

Care of the Soul: The Soul Under Construction

For most of his life, my father was a plumbing instructor in a trade school and was one of those people who can build a house from scratch. I envy that ability and regret that I di…

Changing Your Bad Dreams Into Good Thoughts

If you are plagued by nightmares, try one of these three practices to shift your perception of the dream. Then watch how your health is affected.

Daydreams as a Tool for Problem-Solving

Daydreams can be the key to solving social problems, achieving goals, and harnessing creative breakthroughs.

Dream Catchers

Forget the book club—make your next gathering about your dreams.

Dreams at the Edge of Sleep

Liminal dreaming is a remarkable mind state, one you can channel for creativity or problem solving, use as a form of metacognition to explore your thought processes, or simply play with as a form of consciousness exploration.

Feeling Stuck? Try Diving Into Your Fears

This feeling of being stuck seems to reside deep in our gut, and it is surrounded by fear.

Genes Control Our Dreaming

How much REM and non-REM sleep we get appears to be controlled by a pair of genes.

Guided Meditation for Sweet Dreams: The Starry Night

Walk into an evening field and settle by a warm fire to enjoy the stars. Settle into a relaxed state, imagining your ancestors there to support you, your heart making wishes on shooting stars. Let your mind rest while your body makes its way toward sleep.

If This Were My Dream...

I’ve heard you say that when asked to interpret another’s dreams always begin by saying, “If this were my dream…” I have dreamed the same dream every week for two months: I’…