Why do high schools show up so often in dreams?

  Dream 477: Your subconscious wants to take you higher A woman was having nightmares about high school continuously. She wondered what this could mean. Interpretation I’ve noticed that people of all ages like to use high school in their dreams, or their dreams like to use the high school setting. I believe it isContinue reading “Why do high schools show up so often in dreams?”

Could this be a treatment for PTSD?

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Is EMDR like REM?

Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) is used to treat Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The client follows the therapist’s hand moving back and forth horizontally across the client’s field of vision while thinking of a traumatic incident in their life. The thought is to get physical and mental processes moving so the trauma becomesContinue reading “Is EMDR like REM?”

Catholic Church on Dreams

The following was written by Father Augustine and may represent the Catholic Church’s stance on dreams: “The Nature of Dreams A dream is an illusory psychic activity, particularly of a visual nature that occurs during sleep. It is essentially a psychological phenomenon with many philosophical, religious and moral implications. Scientific findings on dreams have shownContinue reading “Catholic Church on Dreams”

Negative Thoughts Are Demons in Your Life

Dream Image 382: Negative Thoughts Are the Nightmares in Your Subconscious I like the drama of this picture which drives home the effect negativity can have on a person. Nightmares are exemplars of negative and traumatic events your subconscious is trying to resolve. Improve your energy with dreams with my book Dreams:Guide to the SoulContinue reading “Negative Thoughts Are Demons in Your Life”

Image Rehearsal Therapy for Nightmares

Image Rehearsal Therapy (IRT) helps people to change nightmares into less disturbing dreams. The process involves having the person first write the nightmare down in detail. Then they think of changing the dream to a pleasant image. Immediately before going to sleep, they visualize the pleasant scene. Dreams most often use current day residue, eventsContinue reading “Image Rehearsal Therapy for Nightmares”

Sleep Paralysis, Hypnagogia, and Night Terrors

A questioner on the reddit.com dream board asked the following question about his girlfriend: “This is what she sent me this morning: “Like I’d be sleeping but I’m conscious that I’m awake and then I start seeing a ghost and I scream but nothing comes out and I’m completely paralyzed and I try waking upContinue reading “Sleep Paralysis, Hypnagogia, and Night Terrors”