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 …

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Lucid Dreams: An introduction

Lucid dreams are when we become aware that we are dreaming while we are still asleep.  For some people this comes naturally, by accident; for others, it can be a goal they strive towards for many years; and yet for others, it can be something we have never really thought about. If lucid dreaming is …

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Sleep Paralysis: A Special Kind of Nightmare

Imagine the feeling:  You have gone to sleep normally enough, but for some reason that you aren't quite sure of, you have woken up.  It is dark, but somehow you can sense a shadowy presence, right there in the room with you.  You want to move but you realise you are paralysed.  The frightening creature seems to …

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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.  …

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Nightmares: Part 1

Firstly, let me apologise to my regular readers for my absence!  I have been travelling and have not had regular access to the Internet, but I am back now so stay tuned for many more interesting installments on dreams and how we can work with them!  If there is a particular kind of dream, dream …

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