Exploring the Sleeping Mind

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Brilliant Dreamer: Are You Smarter in Your Sleep?

Brilliant Dreamer: Are You Smarter in Your Sleep?

The inventor Thomas Edison used to nap while holding a metal ball in his hand, and as he fell asleep and his hand would relax, the sound of the ball hitting the ground would wake him. The artist Salvador Dali used the same trick, but… Read More

Can the Supernatural Communicate to Us through Dreams?

Can the Supernatural Communicate to Us through Dreams?

Before I start, I am here to objectively ponder an idea, to give you a mental exercise, and to start a conversation, not to take sides. No matter how much of a skeptic you may be, I think this question warrants a conversation, because due… Read More

Dreaming to the Extreme

Dreaming to the Extreme

Why do our dreams seem to take situations to the extreme? I never dream about being mildly embarrassed and blushing; it would be a “realizing halfway through my workout that I’m naked and my coworkers are there” type of embarrassed. I never dream that I’m… Read More

Same People New World

Same People New World

I’m going to analyze two dreams in this post, because I find a lot of similarities between them in how our minds sometimes use simple, concrete representations during dreams to express abstract feelings we have about personal relationships. Dream 1: “I had a job in… Read More

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