Name It, Claim It & Reframe it

We cannot change anything unless we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses. ~Carl Jung Ok, I admit it, I’m a bit obsessed with “dream alchemy”. It’s one of my primary passions within the realm of dream work. My D-Spot gets seriously activated when I experience a nightmare (in life or in dreams) that [Read More…]

Alchemize Your Dream & Turn it into Rocket Fuel for Your Greatest Daytime Desires

What would chocolate be without bitter cacao and sugar? What would music be without notes and silences between? What would a rainbow be without rain and sun? I see now that there can be no love without loss, no joy without sorrow; no peaks without valleys. ~Aurora Winter Nightmares happen to everyone. Even the best [Read More…]

My formula for dealing with F.E.A.R.: Face it, Embrace it, Ace it, and Replace it!

There is an unseen life that dreams us.  It knows our true direction and destiny.  We can trust ourselves more than we realize and we need have no fear of change. ~John O’Donohue A wise person once said, “Keep your friends close and your enemies closer.”  This is as true in life as it is [Read More…]

Drawing a dream is a red carpet invitation for our inner child to show up and play

You must not let your life run in the ordinary way; do something that nobody else has done, something that will dazzle the world. Show that God’s creative principle works in you. ~Paramahansa Yogananda Take a dream, any dream, and get out a sketchpad. Now draw or paint your dream. If your gift in life [Read More…]

Our earliest dreamers and poets were shamans…

  This ladder: a spire Sketchy interpretation, Jacob Reaching toward infinity, the stars, the sun. If you make it up, and back, You’re golden. ~Joan Gelfand Our earliest dreamers and poets were shamans. Today as in the earliest times, true shamans are poets of consciousness who know the power of song and story to teach [Read More…]

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost… put the foundations under them

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be.  Now put the foundations under them. ~Henry David Thoreau, Walden Consider the fact that every nighttime dream requires action in the waking world. Your action might simply be to share your dream with your loved [Read More…]

Is it a problem, challenge, opportunity, BID- blessing in disguise, or AFGO?

When one tugs at a single thing in nature, we find it attached to the rest of the world. ~John Muir   In a Harvard study published in 2010, researchers determined one of the many functions of dreams (ordinary dreams) is to problem-solve. And who among us does not have some problem to solve on [Read More…]

The key to understanding the message of your dream is…

I have dreamed in my life, dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas; they have gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the color of my mind. ~Emily Bronte How many times in your life have you heard how simple it is to create the life [Read More…]

The 8 Most Common Types of Dreams

All the good things in life have come from the world of visions and dreams. Someone entered the finer realms of life for a moment and brought back a treasure. The practical mind turned it to use and the world was richer and better than it was before. ~Christian D. Larson Are our dreams—those wild, [Read More…]

How dream sharing can be like the movie “Airplane”

  In a real sense all life is interrelated. All men are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly affects all indirectly. I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be, and you can never be [Read More…]