The Dream Analyst Blog

About dreaming

You may be asleep, but your brain’s keeping busy. Get acquainted with the science and psychology behind dreams.

My dreams

Get some practical dream interpretation advice with case studies picked from my own brain.

Synchronicity

The patterns and coincidences that pop up in our dreams are loaded with meaning. Let’s try to decode these strange phenomena.

Dreams I can't Explain

Sometimes, even the experts get stumped. Here are a few trips into the unconscious that had me scratching my head.

About dreaming

You may be asleep, but your brain’s keeping busy. Get acquainted with the science and psychology behind dreams.

My dreams

Get some practical dream interpretation advice with case studies picked from my own brain.

Synchronicity

The patterns and coincidences that pop up in our dreams are loaded with meaning. Let’s try to decode these strange phenomena.

Dreams I can't Explain

Sometimes, even the experts get stumped. Here are a few trips into the unconscious that had me scratching my head.

My latest posts

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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Little girl dancing with father in a field

Dancing with Daddy 2010

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.

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A message from the other side

In 2002 just after my book came out, was near the time a connection was starting to happen through an alumni site of a camp I grew up at in Lake George, NY. I was suddenly finding and corresponding with people who I hadn’t seen in over 40 years. In a conversation with Susan, one of my old girlfriends I mentioned that I am a dream analyst. She had said she’s had a recurring dream she would love to understand and so I invited her to call me so that we could work through decoding its meaning.

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Billy Joel performing at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum

Billy Joel

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.

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