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A Beginner’s Guide to Dream Studies

If you’re new to this site, here is a list of my most popular content and core essays from the last few years. You can also check out the categories list on the right side bar to find a specific topic, as well as the archives.

 

Dreaming 101

 

What’s Wrong with Dream Dictionaries?

How to Keep a Dream Journal

How to Incubate a Dream

How to Start a Dream Group

Honoring a Dream By Taking Action

Contemporary Dream Theories (a 4 essay series)

 

Where I’m Coming From

 

Calling All Dream Warriors: My Story (the brief version)

The Trouble with Dream Studies (A 3 essay series)

Toward an Integral Science of Consciousness

 

Beginner Lucid Dreaming

 

What is Lucid Dreaming?

Lucid Dreaming Definitions

3 Myths about Lucid Dreaming

Lucid Dream Supplements

How to Have more Lucid Dreams: Lucid Living

Tactics for Lucid Nightmares

 

Advanced Lucid Dreaming

 

Erotic Lucid Dreams

Geometric Imagery in Lucid Dreams

The Void in Lucid Dreaming

Lucid Dreaming as Shamanic Technology

Dream Reliving

 

Health and Dreams

 

Dreams that Warn of Illness

The Power of Grief Dreams

Managing Cancer Pain Through Dreamwork

Causes of Nightmares

Depression and Dreams

 

Sleep Paralysis and Hypnagogia

 

Introduction to Sleep Paralysis: Awake and Can’t Move

9 Ways to Wake Up from Sleep Paralysis

Sleep Paralysis and Seeing Spirits

The Succubus and Sexuality in Sleep Paralysis

 

Dreams and Spirituality

 

Big Dreams

Visitation Dreams

Christian Mysticism and Lucid Dreaming

Ancestral Dreaming

Eco-Dreaming: Dreams and The Spirit of Place

 

The Anthropology of Consciousness

 

Sleep Patterns Around the World

The Prehistory of Lucid Dreaming: New Vistas in Cognitive Archaeology

History of Lucid Dreaming

Hallucinogens in the Stone Age

Nature Awareness as a Field Technique for Anthropologists