If you're interested in the intersection of dream research and sacred landscapes, then you'll be happy to hear there's a new wide-ranging collection on the topic. The book is titled Transpersonal Ecosophy: Reflections on Sacred Site Dream … [Read more...] about Moving Deeper into Dreams, Sacred Sites and the Archaeology of Consciousness
Theories of Dreaming
Could Science Ever Hack Our Dreams?
I'm compelled to share this video by biologists Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown, founders of ASAP science.. it's just a fun review of what we know, and what we don't, about the science of dreams. Plus it explains the results of recent research … [Read more...] about Could Science Ever Hack Our Dreams?
4 reasons not to lengthen a lucid dream
In the lucid dreaming community, there's a lot of emphasis on how to lengthen lucid dreams and prevent awakening. There is nothing wrong with this. The skill of holding your attention span and riding the turbulent sea of REM takes time to develop, … [Read more...] about 4 reasons not to lengthen a lucid dream
Book Review: Communing with the Gods by Charles Laughlin
Whenever I have had a spare moment for the past three months, I've been sneaking peaks at Charles Laughlin's new book Communing with the gods: Consciousness, culture and the dreaming brain. It's a tome, over 500 pages long, and because of its girth I … [Read more...] about Book Review: Communing with the Gods by Charles Laughlin
The Doppelgänger: facing the otherworldly mirror
At night, the veil is thin. The spirits are marching. Cold air blankets their arrival. Through the mists, a figure emerges. He is a stranger, cloaked in dark spun wool, his face obscured. He stands next to your bed and you strain for … [Read more...] about The Doppelgänger: facing the otherworldly mirror
Is lucid dreaming unnatural?
This is the second article in a series that starts with the question: Is lucid dreaming safe? One of most frequent arguments against lucid dreaming is the notion that lucidity disturbs the process—and the function—of dreaming. It’s a strange … [Read more...] about Is lucid dreaming unnatural?