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What is the difference between a nightmare and a dream that is related to illness?

In 1967, after Vasily Kasatkin finished his ambitious project to write “A theory about dreams” he was able to make some valid scientific conclusions that noth have been challenged yet, almost 50 years later. One of the most intruiging things Vasily … Continue reading

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Vasily Kasatkin, a Theory of Dreams

  In 1967 a book was published in Russia with the ambitious title “A Theory of Dreams”. Vasily Kasatkin, psychiatrist in several hospitas and MD of a multitude of patients: from patients with brain tumors to patients with a broken … Continue reading

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Dream helper ceremony, a practical form of mutual dreaming

Bob van de Castle, author of “Our Dreaming Mind” and Henry Reed designed something they called “The dream helper ceremony“. It is a form of mutual dreaming, specified to resolve an issue by one of the dreamers. The dreamers all … Continue reading

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Mutual dreaming, an experiment during the IASD’s annual psiberconference

This paper reviews the findings of the experiment in mutual dreaming performed by participants of the IASD’s annual Psiber Dreaming Conference. The challenge for the dreamers was to meet each other in dreams. They were given a designated place to … Continue reading

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How does the full moon affect your dreaming?

Dreaming and the moon August 21th will be full moon in the sign of Leo. Some people have realized moon affects the content of their dreams. Dr Christian Cajochen of the university of Basel discovered people tend to fall asleep … Continue reading

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Dream interpretation, what do YOU think?

  A well known saying by people working with dreams is that “the dream belongs to the dreamer”. Working on dreams with personal associations is a commen strategy used by people. Other people use a dreamdictionary and look up symbols. … Continue reading

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Godess energy and dreaming

When I was flying to Virginia (or actually the Norfolk airport) I was talking with a nice lady with a lot of experience in dreaming. She had been a Jungian by education. I told her I was preparing a workshop … Continue reading

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Dreams and Health: cortisol and dream-content

My current research involving dreams and health has got its origin in my Infinity Model of Healing (see the picture above). Last summer I was collecting dreams about the deceased. Processing them allowed me to connect mourning about any kind … Continue reading

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Dreams and Health: how to recognize a dream is about a health issue

In my series of blogs and Facebook posts about the relationship between dreaming and health I have often stated that dreams can be an early warning sign of a disease or a chronical illness. What are the things to look for in dreams? What common themes … Continue reading

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Mel Blanc voice of the looney tunes

Watching the remarkable talent of Mel Blanc made me think about sound in dreams. I already wrote about some good songs inspired by dreams (Angel by Jimy Hendrix, for example and Let it be by the Beatles). Now I wanted … Continue reading

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