These Are the Best Strategies For Confronting Nightmares, Fears, and Hopelessness

These Are the Best Strategies For Confronting Nightmares, Fears, and Hopelessness

In Charles Dickens’s The Christmas Carol, the old, miserly protagonist Ebenezer Scrooge confronts his nightmares and emerges a better man. Though Dickens describes him as greedy, ill-tempered, and grasping, the man at least is good in that respect. Dream journalers sometimes have nightmares so unsettling they don’t want to write them down. They can’t write…