Can you help? Seeking Experiences of Sleep Paralysis

  One of the most concerning and even frightening areas of dreams and sleep is Sleep Paralysis and Hypnagogic/Hypnopompic Hallucinations.  Those who have had this experience can attest to how terrifying it can be, and how much it can make us question our own perceptions of what is real, what is dreamed, and what lies … More Can you help? Seeking Experiences of Sleep Paralysis

Big Dreams: Something Special

Big dreams are a very special and rare kind of dream. All our dreams have important things to teach us, and sometimes it is the very things that seem trivial or that we would prefer to ignore that contain the most valuable lessons. As we learn to respect and listen to everything our dreaming mind … More Big Dreams: Something Special

A Dream Within a Dream: False Awakening

A dream within a dream can be a very confusing sensation. If you’ve ever had the experience that you get up as usual, maybe go to shower, have breakfast or start getting dressed, only to notice something is not quite right – maybe all the towels in the bathroom have changed colours, there are only … More A Dream Within a Dream: False Awakening

The Meaning of a Lost Baby in a Dream

Dreams of losing a baby invite us to look at our ways of behaving and any old beliefs we carry with us from childhood that maybe aren’t helping us grow anymore.  They remind us to nurture ourselves, tend to old wounds so that we may heal and let go of the past, and not give up what is most important to us. … More The Meaning of a Lost Baby in a Dream

Sleep Paralysis: A Special Kind of Nightmare

Sleep paralysis is the sensation of waking from sleep but being unable to move. This may be truly terrifying for many who experience it. Sleep paralysis is not particularly well understood by modern science. It may occur as a sense of being “paralysed” upon waking, but the experience may be more complex, and involve feeling, … More Sleep Paralysis: A Special Kind of Nightmare

Nightmares: Part 2

It is quite distressing that often when we have a nightmare, it doesn’t occur in isolation, but recurrs with a frightening persistence.  As if having one nightmare wasn’t bad enough, but to have them frequently!  It just doesn’t seem fair!  But it makes more sense when you realise why you are having these bad dreams.  … More Nightmares: Part 2