Exploring the Sleeping Mind

Month: December 2017

Let’s Take Shots

Let’s Take Shots

The Dream: Last night I dreamed I had to give myself Botox injections. The doctor handed the needles to me and told me to just stick it in my arms and face around my mouth. Then she left. I had no idea what I was… Read More

7 Emotions and How They Appear in My Dreams

7 Emotions and How They Appear in My Dreams

Our sleeping minds find abstract ways to express the current state of our mental and emotional health. Oftentimes, our minds will use the same symbolism to work through similar emotions and situations repeatedly. For example, you may dream of being in your childhood home whenever… Read More

A New Blogger’s Dream

A New Blogger’s Dream

The Dream: I was in a hotel shower when I heard a noise and stepped out into the main room. A woman had casually walked in the door, so I yelled at her that this was my room. She walked out without saying anything, still… Read More

Don’t Make Me Say It Twice: About Recurring Dreams

Don’t Make Me Say It Twice: About Recurring Dreams

When I was 9 years old, I had a dream something was after me. I was in an old house and the wind was howling outside so strongly the house shook. I didn’t know what I was running from but as I turned a corner… Read More

Let’s Talk About Nightmares

Let’s Talk About Nightmares

I often write about nightmares, but not for sensationalism, entertainment, or their shock factor. I write about them with a clear purpose: staring into the mirror that reflects an abstract yet insightful image of our own minds. It was my own nightmares that pushed me… Read More

The Ominous Fighter

The Ominous Fighter

The Dream: the dreamer was an observer of the dream, unable to interact with it. She saw her boyfriend, standing in her aunt’s living room, alone. It was nighttime, and the lights were dim. He was wearing jeans but no shirt, and his abs were… Read More

The Wise Ski Instructor

The Wise Ski Instructor

The Dream: “I was watching a ski instructor yelling at his students. He was telling them to stop all trying to copy each other and to focus on their own strengths instead.” The Background: the dreamer admits he has recently become interested in a “weird”… Read More

Chasing Murderers

Chasing Murderers

The Dream: “I was sitting in an SUV with friends. It had a TV and we were watching CNN. There was a breaking news story of a rampage at a funeral procession. A group of all males had attacked the funeral, shooting everyone in the… Read More