How to Decide If You’re “Crazy” Or Not

How to Decide If You’re “Crazy” Or Not

Am I crazy? It’s a question people can have after they have an experience—or experiences—that defy easy explanation. Skepticism is valued in our society. Being skeptical shows you’re no fool. Knee jerk skepticism, even cynicism, is easy. Sometimes it takes work and courage to ask questions. You may not like the answer either. The truth…

In a Meeting All Night, In Meetings All Day. What Do Dull Dreams Mean?

In a Meeting All Night, In Meetings All Day. What Do Dull Dreams Mean?

Sometimes your subconscious practically hits you over the head when it’s trying to communicate. Dream interpretation can’t get any easier. If you consult a dream dictionary, you’re actually begging to misunderstand yourself. In the dream, I was sitting around a table with other people present. We were waiting for a meeting to begin.  There was…

Dream Interpretation: “Say You Saw Stevie Nicks”

Dream Interpretation: “Say You Saw Stevie Nicks”

A number of shabbily dressed peasants were being interrogated by a law enforcement official: “Who did you see?”  “I don’t know,” they said.  “Say Stevie Nicks,” the official said, apparently feeding them answers.  “Okay,” they agreed. “Stevie Nicks.”  “Good,” he said. “That will make it better and safer for you.”  Then it was the famous singer’s turn. She…

Dream Analysis: Should Ann Faraday Be Called the “Fairy Godmother of Do-It-Yourself Dream Interpretation?”

Dream Analysis: Should Ann Faraday Be Called the “Fairy Godmother of Do-It-Yourself Dream Interpretation?”

While making the rounds of various TV and radio talk shows, with the release of Dream Power (1972) and subsequent release of The Dream Game (1975), psychologist Ann Faraday popularized both the activity of dream journaling and the idea dreams could be meaningful.  Her books sold over 500,000 copies, according to Harper & Row, her publisher. The Encyclopedia of…

Dream Journal: Nativity Scene Larceny

Dream Journal: Nativity Scene Larceny

Cute, winged insect creatures carried components of the nativity scene one by one through the snowy forest. Up went an angel. Up went a donkey. Up went a shepherd. The swarm went through the hilly forest, over to a snow-covered front yard. The caller to the nationally-syndicated radio show described what he was having the…

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