Exploring the Sleeping Mind

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Cultivating Mindfulness with Dream Analysis

Cultivating Mindfulness with Dream Analysis

In a world where we are constantly bombarded with information and distractions, our own thoughts can be drowned out, suppressed, or distorted. The drastic effects of this resulting mindlessness on our mental health are exemplified by the fact that the simple practice of mindfulness—a peaceful… Read More

Why Do We Dream of Being Late?

Why Do We Dream of Being Late?

We’ve all had one of these dreams or something like them: we look at the clock and realize we are late for a major test; we are racing to a significant event but just can’t drive fast enough; we walk in late to a crowded… Read More

Next Stop: The Lion’s Den

Next Stop: The Lion’s Den

The Dream: I was on a subway, alone, going to my destination. I was distracted working on something that I can’t remember now. I couldn’t see out the windows. I was nervous because I knew I had to finish my work but didn’t want to… Read More

Lost on a Train to Jealousy

Lost on a Train to Jealousy

The Dream: “I was on a train and noticed that a woman next to me was wearing my clothes. I told her to give them back. Because I was distracted by waiting to get my clothes back, I missed my stop. I started to panic… 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

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