What do psychology and neuroscience tell us about our dreams? A dream researcher and practicing psychotherapist presents the science in a nontechnical Q&A format. The history of dream interpretation—from ancient Assyrian dream books to the theories of Carl Jung—is covered and one successful approach to dream studies is described: exploring the real-life incidents brought to mind by dreams and probing their meaning to the individual in an objective way.
A detailed guide to more than one hundred common dreams interprets different types of dreams and show how readers can use even unpleasant dreams as creative tools to find inner peace, inspiration, and solutions to problems. Reprint.
During times of crisis and trauma, as well as transition—beginning or ending a relationship, facing illness, changing jobs, leaving home, dealing with loss —dreams can be a valuable resource for problem solving. Make smart decisions during these critical times with the practical and engaging insight of DREAM WISDOM. This handbook shows you how to use your dreams—and nightmares—as a guide to understanding your unconscious feelings and needs and includes tools for learning dream recall, an explanation of common dream symbols, and more than 140 actual turning-point dreams, all analyized to reveal their hidden meaning. DREAM WISDOM will enhance your ability to interpret your inner feelins and resolve major challenges, turning the difficult passages of life into opportunitites for growth and success.• Analyzes dreams about relationships, expectant mothers, separation and divorce, work, grief and healing, and midlife.• Includes instructions for creating a dream journal, incubating problem-solving dreams, and setting up dream groups.• An accessible means of tapping into an often-unexplored part of the mind.Reviews“Innovative and beautifully researched. Alan Siegel is a refreshing and articulate advocate of psychotherapeutic dream analysis” —San Francisco Chronicle“This book CAN change your life if you focus on your dreams as turning points.” — Association for Humanistic Psychology Perspective“Excellent . . . This is a book that can be confidently recommended to anyone wanting to draw on the wisdom of their dreams” —The California Psychologist“A uniquely positive look at dreams through the lifespan.”— Robert van de Castle Professor Emeritus University of Virginia and author of Our Dreaming Mind
Reclaim the vibrant, creative part of yourself that dreams! Discover for yourself the deeply personal messages of your dream images. Learn to recall your dreams more clearly, and practice innovative exercises for dream exploration that incorporate movement, artwork, writing, meditation, and verbal sharing. Get answers to common questions about dreams. The author's colorful artwork provides a strong visual presentation.
Dreams can be letters coming from someone's unconscious mind. These are also considered as successions of ideas, images, sensations, and emotions that usually happen in an involuntary manner to one's mind. These are highly evident during a specific stage of dreams known as oneirology. Dreams just come in your sleep without trying to imagine the possibility of dreaming something. Such experience sometimes brought us joy, excitement, and even fear. You can hardly stop ourselves when we have those kinds of experiences in our dreams. But, people can also obtain the greatest and wildest dream such as flying, going around the sun and even tasting the moon. That can only be possible when you dig into the world of lucid dreaming. That kind of dream will not only excite you and bring joy to other people's faces as you tell them your dream. You and other people might be left in awe when you tell them about your lucid dreams. Such kind of dream may sound peculiar to you, but you probably have that kind of dream, maybe in your unconscious state. But if you think you did not really have that dream, you will surely experience that just keep on scrolling the book. You must be excited and keep your eyes to every word you read about lucid dreaming. It may turn your world up, side, and down. To add, it will not only bring pleasure to your total being but it will allow you to experience healing by simply dreaming. That can be a bit exciting. Do not worry too much because you will learn the magic of lucid dreaming thru the best techniques and ways to obtain and enjoy such lucid dreaming. It does not require anything but only your focus.
This title offers an approach to dream work that enables personal change, drawing on the works of top psychiatrists to cover such areas as overcoming problems, recognizing patterns, realizing inner hopes and fears, and achieving personal objectives.
Unravel your mind as a form of art through this journal! This book consists of 150 lined pages in 8.5" x 11" size for writing, journaling, essays, notes or lyrics. It has a simple matte cover design of a dreamcatcher and an inspiring quote about chasing our dream no matter how hard the situation is! Give a spark of hope and cheer those who have lost hope on all of their dreams by presenting this journal as a gift!
Written in a direct, personal style, this edition retains its popular and successful experiential approach to the topic of adjustment. The Fifth Edition continues to deal with real issues in everyday living and stimulates readers toward personal growth, encouraging them to expand their self-awareness and to explore the significant choices available to them in various aspects of their lives. The Coreys challenge readers to ''finish'' this unfinished book as they get actively and personally involved in confronting their important life issues. Warm, frank, and very personal, Choice serves as a personal workbook as well as a classroom text.
A memoir of the struggles and triumphs of a young AfricanAmerican couple whose generation was reared in segregation describes their fight to engage white America at all levels. Reprint. 17,500 first printing.
Explores the metaphysical underpinnings of theories of human nature, personhood, and the self. This book moves from the Pre-Socratics to Postmodernism, assessing what transpired during the intervening 2500 year period, with a focus on the contributions of the Aristotelian/Thomistic tradition of inquiry.
Explores the patterns of evolution, the nature of time, and humanity's quest for inner peace to speculate on the future of humanity's development and the potential for rapid inner evolution and transformation