Sleep Science: A Body System You Probably Never Heard Of Is Affected By A Chronic Lack of Sleep

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The three pillars of good health are diet, exercise, and sleep.  Just about everyone knows if you don’t exercise, you affect your cardiovascular system.  They also know exercise is also good for your respiratory system.  Many people also know a poor diet affects your gastrointestinal system. For example, if you don’t get enough fiber in…

Dream Interpretation: The People In Your Dream Represent Something. What?

symbols in dreams

In honor of Valentine’s Day tomorrow, let’s think about staying together. Divorce and breaking up isn’t always the best answer.  In your dream your boyfriend was awful. He yelled at you about nothing. You noted how veins were popping out on his forehead, spittle flying out of his mouth. Then, in the dream, he threw…

Should You Try To Wake Up To Record Each Of Your Dreams In Your Dream Journal?

The “messenger” sat in the chair slumped over, breathing heavily, exhausted. Though his face was obscured, the way he was dressed reminded one of the Roman god Mercury, the deity of messengers.  “Do you know how hard it was to get through to you?” the man said between heaving gasps of air.  I shrugged. I didn’t. I had no idea…

Dream Journaling: Take the Temperature of Your Life With Your Dream Journal

It’s a rough morning. You feel sick after a restless night. You’re coughing up phlegm. You feel dizzy and vaguely nauseous.   It’s time to go see your doctor, you decide. You call in sick to the office.   At the doctor’s office, one of the first things the staff is going to do is take your temperature. They’re also…

Law of Attraction Not Working For You? Clues As To Why May Be In Your Dream Journal

Cherish your visions and dreams, as they are the children of your soul; the blueprints of your ultimate achievements. — Napoleon Hill.  This blog would never be one to throw stones at any of the works in the vein of the Power of Positive Thinking, the Law of Attraction, the Secret, or the Prayer of Jabez. This blog would never denounce any…

Dreams & Science: How to Decide If You’re “Crazy” Or Not

When she was compiling her research, the scientist kept hearing one odd story after another from the people she interviewed.   One girl spoke of her dead brother visiting her bedside in the hospital.   Another elderly man spoke of how his deceased mother patted his hands and comforted him as he faced his terminal diagnosis.   She encountered…