I am a dream analyst. The other day, I was working with a client on the telephone, who was describing her dream filled with themes of black and white. My office is in my home and from my desk I have a view of the vestibule. While I was discussing her dream with my client, my daughter came into the house and walked past me into her bedroom. When she passed I noticed she was dressed all in black. A few minutes later as the dreamer was discussing the white images in her dream, I looked up and saw my daughter walk by me again except this time she had changed and was dressed all in white!
From Understanding Dreams Blog with Psychology Today Why some dreams feel magical. Some dreams feel magical. My client Carly had such a dream, filled with flashing UFOs, giant robots and flying cougars. After analyzing it, she realized that even the most otherworldly dreams still arise from the dreamer’s life and emotions. Dreams that feel like a fantasy can still help […]
From Understanding Dreams Blog with Psychology Today Find out how this dream helped the dreamer connect her past and present. Dreams can help you connect your past and present. They remind you that your life is one connected whole, and that people and events from your past can help you with difficulties in your life right […]
From Understanding Dreams Blog with Psychology Today Find out how our dreams are helping us cope through the coronavirus. Everybody dreams. Theories of dreams come and go, but in the final analysis, your dreams come from your own mind. Your brain creates images and strings them together into a story, and those images and stories have […]
You have sex with your best friend. Or sex with a hot stranger, perhaps while lying in bed right next to your partner! How does this dream make you feel when you wake up? Aroused? Uncomfortable? Guilty? All of the above? It’s not surprising that of all the dream topics I analyze with clients,
The philosophy that respects all the parts of the dream beings parts of ourselves begs a discussion of how polarities appear in our dreams. In fact, establishing the polarities in a dream often leads to the ‘answer’ or strength therein.
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.
I’m with a boy and a woman. I am a child too. We’re on the moon. It’s full. All of us lying on our stomachs holding on. We are worried about falling off (down) but then I remember we’re weightless up here aren’t we? We should be able to let go and float.
My daughter’s friend was asking about Billy Joel and The Piano Man this evening over dinner. As she had only heard of him for the first time today, she wondered if he is a country singer or a rock singer.
No one ever said being a parent is easy. There’s floods and tsunamis all over the place in parenting! These dreams of mine date back to 2011, during a trip to The Netherlands, where I was speaking at an IASD Dream Conference. I remember feeling plastered flat against the window. The wave moves back. We […]