Category: About dreaming

Problem Solving While You Sleep

Wondering what to do about something that’s bothering you? Life is filled with decisions– our own, others’, and even those others telling us what decisions to make. But the fact is, deep down inside, we usually know exactly what we should do. The trick is getting in there to access that wisdom.

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Recurring Dream Themes

A few weeks ago I wrote about a recurring image or theme that repeats itself during the same night. It’s called ROTE. I am going to discuss how some images and themes can repeat over a period of weeks, or months; sometimes even years!

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Dream Fragments

From working with so many people, helping them understand their dreams, I am convinced the important part is that you connect to the dream’s meaning, no matter what method you use. Sometimes you can get some great info just from one picture or one scene in a dream!

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Grim reaper of death and dying

Death and Dying in Dreams

Like many people, you may have dreamed about people you love who have died, or about dying yourself. While these dreams about death can be sad or frightening, they don’t have to be. Dreams of death and visits from deceased loved ones are not necessarily about death in the literal sense. To find out what these dreams mean, you…

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Dream Fragments 2

Here’s another dream fragment (one image). This one is an example of a recurring image. After 39 years I am still as fascinated by how much information we can gather even from one sole image in a dream.

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Rehearsal in Dreams

The father’s of psychology agreed that the dream gives us a safe place to practice; in essence a rehearsal for an event. No kidding. Okay… I know it’s metaphor if, for example, you find yourself committing a murder, that you are not actually rehearing killing someone. Alfred Adler said the dream gives rise to an emotion that helps you move forward towards the goal.

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An Afterthought On Repeating Images

It’s funny. After this whole discussion about recurring themes and images in these last few articles, (Rote, https://dreamcatcher.net/layne/5949 Recurring Dream Themes, https://dreamcatcher.net/layne/6100 Dream Fragments 2) I was so focused on why we’ll have these recurrences over a short period of time, that I forgot to discuss what it’s about when you have a recurring image that stretches over a long period of time!

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