How Can We Make Sense Of Outer Worldly Dreams?

Two aliens sitting in a car

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 […]

How Do Our Dreams Help Us Cope During Stressful Times?

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 […]

What Can We Learn From One Woman’s Coronavirus Dream?

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 […]

If this were my dream; Projective Dream Analysis

The late Dr. Montague Ullmans’ approach, commonly referred to as the “If this were my dream” method is what I want to discuss in this article. Dr. Ullman, like all of us, was faced with a dilemma when working with a group of people doing dreamwork, a situation he found himself in constantly.

Polarities in Dreams

Compass - polarities in dream interpretation

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.

My Oprah Dreams: Repetition In Dreams

Oprah Winfrey

Here is a dream I had end of May 2011, the week that Oprah Winfrey’s last show was airing. During that period of my life I was having plenty of what I started to refer to as my Oprah Dreams. That’s why this one was titled Another Oprah Dream. This dream illustrates how we use […]

Weightless

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.

Dancing with Daddy Dream 2010

Little girl dancing with father in a field

Even though a few people were blocking my view, I realized my Dad was standing there! I went up and said “Hi Daddy” so happy to see him. He put his arms up to me to dance and we danced together!! Just the same as he used to with my Mom. Totally in step!! And not for a second either. I actually had a whole dance with him. There were no words. There didn’t need to be. I was with my Dad that night. I know he is with us.

Stalling Dream

clock on a blank wall

I went shopping to a bookstore just as it opened. It’s carpeted. Feels even like it could be in a school. I know one of the things I bought besides books, was a wall clock for Emma-Jo. I’m not carrying a purse. It’s a canvas tote bag with straps. I wish I could remember the books I bought!!….But I can’t. I do think that one or two were ones I had bought before that I wanted to have nice copies of.

Two Wave Dreams

high crashing waves

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 […]