Book Review: “Art from Dreams” by Susan Levin

“Shielded behind rusted armor the murderer runs from the detective who’s searching for a vanished life. Time to examine evidence, Turn myself in” There are books about art, and there are books about dreams, but there are very few books that seek to knowingly bridge the gap in being a book about both dreams and … More Book Review: “Art from Dreams” by Susan Levin

What Do Dreams Have To Do With “Real” Life? Part II by Jean Raffa

Following on from yesterday’s post from Jean Raffa, here is the second part that explores how dreams can have lasting significance to our lives. Thanks to Jean for allowing me to share this with you, and kindly offering to answer any questions you may have.

What Do Dreams Have to Do with “Real” Life? Part I by Jean Raffa

Today and tomorrow I would like to share with you a wonderful example of dream work undertaken from a Jungian/symbolic perspective.  If you have trawled through my posts on the symbols that appear in dreams, but still feel unable to string them together to form a meaningful story, I hope the process outlined by Jean … More What Do Dreams Have to Do with “Real” Life? Part I by Jean Raffa

Thich Nhat Hanh Advice for Healing Emotions and Bad Dreams

This clearly described and quite simple activity from Thich Nhat Hanh for dealing with emotions in waking life can also be really helpful in working with images that arise from our dreams. It can be especially useful advice for healing bad dreams or nightmares.  Accepting the images, regardless of how strange, disturbing or scary they … More Thich Nhat Hanh Advice for Healing Emotions and Bad Dreams

Guest Post: The Wonderful World of Lucid Dreaming by Kerry McGlone

Imagine this: you’re exploring things and emotions you never thought possible. You have the opportunity to control anything that goes on, and have the power to change anything if needed. You’re exploring these crazy ideas as if you were doing it in real life, however you’re merely dreaming. This only some of what Lucid Dreaming … More Guest Post: The Wonderful World of Lucid Dreaming by Kerry McGlone

Sacred Dreaming: Seasons and Cycles of Nature

As we work on our dreams and grow awareness of our inner Selves, so too does our awareness grow of our connection to other things.  On one level, we may begin to notice more synchronicity in our lives, on other levels, we may simply feel more in tune with nature, with animals, plants, the seasons … More Sacred Dreaming: Seasons and Cycles of Nature

The Meaning of Eating, a Feast or Banquet in a Dream

Advent Calender Day 23: Feast or Banquet Welcome to the twenty third day of the Dream Well advent calendar!  Today I am writing about a feast or banquet, to dream of a table laden with food and drink, or of eating and celebrating with an abundance of food. I have already written about food in … More The Meaning of Eating, a Feast or Banquet in a Dream

Meaning of Bird in a Cage Dream

Advent Calender Day 20: Bird in a Cage Welcome to the twentieth day of the Dream Well advent calender!  Today I am writing about quite a specific symbol, that of a bird in a cage.  This symbol contains two other symbols, the bird and cage itself, but the two combine to create a meaning all … More Meaning of Bird in a Cage Dream

The Meaning of Passages and Tunnels in Dreams

Passages in dreams can be symbols of our journey into the subconscious itself, or our attempts to reconcile what we know subconsciously with how we live in our waking lives.  Passage dreams may come when we start to do dream work or meditate, or when we have some inner process to begin. … More The Meaning of Passages and Tunnels in Dreams