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.
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
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
One of the fascinating benefits Lucid Dreaming may be able to offer is not only to dreamers themselves, but also to the greater world. Through lucid dreams, sleeping subjects may communicate with a waking person beside them through moving their closed eyes in a pre-arranged pattern. (This, incidentally, is how lucid dreaming was “discovered” (or … More News: The Mysteries of Lucid Dreaming
Okay, so you’ve experienced a lucid dream. That’s great, but how long did you remain in a lucid state for? Unfortunately, the first times you experience a lucid dream may not last very long. You may become aware of the lucidity, get excited and wake up as a result. This is completely normal. It is … More Guest Post: How to Maintain a Lucid Dream by Kerry McGlone
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
Chances are at some stage in your life you have had a recurring dream. This may have been a period where you dreamed of the same thing night after night, or it may be a very dominant symbol that seems to come back through-out your life at important times. Recurring dreams are often … More Recurring Dreams