What Can Numbers In a Dream Mean?

What Can Numbers In a Dream Mean?

My grandfather used to say number 13 was lucky for him. As related by my mother, the story was that he readily acknowledged how some people thought number 13 was bad luck. People also said that about black cats, too. But, he supposedly said, a person needs to make up their own mind. A cat…

3 Steps To Face Your Nightmares

3 Steps To Face Your Nightmares

Metallica’s “Enter Sandman” is a great song about a child and his nightmares, but there’s nothing great about shaking with fear and lying in a pool of sweat from having a bad dream. Nightmares can shake the strongest, toughest person to their core. That’s because they reveal our deepest fears. Some people feel once you’re…

How To Make Sense of Déjà Vu In 3 Steps

How To Make Sense of Déjà Vu In 3 Steps

So you’ve seen something you think you’ve seen before, somewhere. They call the phenomena déjà vu. Time is supposed to be linear where one thing happens after another in a logical sequence. Every occasion is supposed to be all-new and never-before-seen. When your experience of time doesn’t match that it can be jarring. Here are…

Go Deep To Interpret a Puzzling Dream

Go Deep To Interpret a Puzzling Dream

Sometimes you’ve got to go deep within your mind to understand and interpret your dream. They say nothing worthwhile is ever easy. And it’s not true. Many worthwhile things are easy: brushing your teeth and getting dressed, for example. Those things are so easy that they get taken for granted. They’re also very worthwhile. Plenty…

What Are Dreams?

What Are Dreams?

The question in the headline isn’t easy to answer. There are a lot of different opinions and only a few points of consensus. Here’s one definition: Dreams are a phenomena that happens primarily when sleeping, whether remembered or not. They’re a type of communication between the subconscious mind and the conscious. This communication can take…

What You Know and Don’t Know

What You Know and Don’t Know

Part 1/7 “There are known knowns. These are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns. That is to say, there are things that we know we don’t know. But there are also unknown unknowns. There are things we don’t know we don’t know.”   Donald Rumsfeld When former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said…

The Meanings of The Symbols In Your Dream Can Change

The Meanings of The Symbols In Your Dream Can Change

Here’s yet another reason why dream interpretation dictionaries and websites are useless for understanding the meaning of your dreams: the implications of the symbols themselves can change from dream to dream. The actual meaning of the symbol depends on the context of the symbols and events of the dream. The context changes between dreams. The…

Your Subconscious Often Talks In Archetypes

Your Subconscious Often Talks In Archetypes

And modern education has made you poorly equipped to understand it when it does One “good” thing about taking a literature course these days is the Internet. It can make it less time-consuming. Yet, as it is in many areas, the Internet is a double-edged sword. It cuts both ways. Literature courses often have onerous…

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