6 Ways To Make Sense of the Cockroach(es) In Your Dream

6 Ways To Make Sense of the Cockroach(es) In Your Dream

One morning Gregor Samsa woke up unable to get up. He was stuck on his back and couldn’t leave the bed. He had, inexplicably, been transformed into a giant cockroach. So begins the events in “The Metamorphosis,” a novella by Franz Kafka. While dreams didn’t inspire the novella, the “horrible vermin” is representative of just…

Tips For Understanding the Bear In Your Dream

Tips For Understanding the Bear In Your Dream

What the bear in your dream represents depends on the way you feel about the bear and how it’s presented in the dream. That is, of course, true for most objects in dreams. Yet themes have emerged about bears in cultures around the world. Considering these can help you understand what the bear might symbolize…

Secrets To Working Night Shifts Regularly While Staying Healthy

Secrets To Working Night Shifts Regularly While Staying Healthy

Tips for night shift workers Several extensive studies have given working the night shift a bad name over the last fifteen years. Working the shift seems to promote lousy health habits. Night shift workers smoke more. They weigh more. They’re three times more likely to get into traffic accidents. These effects pool together. Altogether they…

What’s Going On When You Dream You’re Having a Dream?

What’s Going On When You Dream You’re Having a Dream?

No matter what the dream you’re dreaming is about, a dream where you dream you’re dreaming can seem like quite a puzzle. This includes where you dream you’re sleeping in your bed or anywhere else. The picture that’s presented is something like one of those M.C. Escher prints. It’s like a gaze into a dimension…

What Does the Tornado In My Dream Mean?

What Does the Tornado In My Dream Mean?

And what about dreams of other kinds of storms? Even if they’re anxiety-provoking, the sirens in tornado early warning systems are a blessing. Before such systems with their air raid sirens were developed, many more people were killed by tornadoes. A dream about a tornado can also often be compared to an early warning siren,…

Can Lemon Balm Work For Sleep?

Can Lemon Balm Work For Sleep?

Another name for the herb lemon balm is melissa.  Melissa is also a girl’s name.  The headline of this article could also read, “Can Melissa Work for Sleep?”  The answer to that question is, “Yes, she could, but, hopefully, not just for sleep. She should also try to get paid while working.”  But seriously, besides…

Get a Light-Up Pen Before You Need It

Get a Light-Up Pen Before You Need It

I’ve never thought of it that way before!  What a good idea!   That makes sense!  Those are the kind of thoughts you might find yourself thinking in the middle of the night when a great idea strikes as you lie in darkness.  I’ll have to write it down in the morning and work on it…

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