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11 Common Themes in Dreams and What They Mean

Joseph Campbell, perhaps the world’s best known navigator of mythology and dream spaces, famously said that “Myths are public dreams. Dreams are private myths.” You can extend this idea to understand why there are so many symbols and themes that frequently appear in dreams. Dreams, like myths of creation and…
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May 15, 2019
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How to Improve Your Life With Dream Tending

Throughout history in nearly every culture, humans have sought to unlock the meaning of dreams. Some cultures viewed dreams as messages from the gods. Others saw the dream world as a space between the worlds where people could meet and learn from ancestors. In modern times, Freud recognized dreams as…
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May 9, 2019
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What You Need to Know About the Science Behind Dreams

The mind can be observed from two perspectives: first as a material object, or the brain, and second as subjective awareness. This duality leads to two modes of inquiry: psychological and neuropsychological.  To quote Mark Solms and Oliver Turnbull1, “there is everything to gain and nothing to lose from integrating…
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May 9, 2019
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5 Best Ways to Remember Your Dreams Every Night

You wake with a blinding insight that can totally change your life—but as you try to pull all the threads together, they get more elusive. In the end, your dream drifts away, and you’re left with the feeling that you’ve just lost something important. The content of your dreams may…
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May 9, 2019
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What Is Lucid Dreaming?

Lucid dreaming—there’s an allure and mystery about the phrase that makes it seem otherworldly and arcane, a specialized talent or ability that only a few people possess. Earlier research into lucid dreaming has suggested incredible possibilities. In the 1970s and 1980s, dream researchers experimented with sending messages to others during…
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April 24, 2019