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The Art of Transforming Nightmares

By Clare R. Johnson
  • ISBN Code: : 0738763012
  • Publisher : Llewellyn Worldwide
  • Pages : 328
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Learn how to transform your nightmares into healing, creative, and spiritual gifts The Art of Transforming Nightmares is a friendly, hands-on guide to help you tap into the immensely rich gifts that bad dreams offer up when we work with them in healing ways. Dr. Clare Johnson, world-leading expert on lucid dreaming, shares her best practical tips for overcoming nightmares and a unique Nightmare Solution Quiz that identifies your personal sleeper-dreamer type so you can fast-track to the transformative techniques that work best for you. With over forty practices and fifteen tailor-made nightmare solution programs, this guidebook helps you set up your own unique program for transforming your dreamlife. It shares practical tools to reduce nightmare frequency, manage sleep paralysis, resolve distressing dreams, and release fear. You'll tap into the deep wisdom of your unconscious mind and discover how to transform your night of sleep into a beautiful, healing refuge so that you wake up energized and ready to lead a life of happiness and wonder.

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  • Pdf File: dreams-and-experience-in-classical-antiquity.pdf

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From the Iliad to Aristophanes, from the gospel of Matthew to Augustine, Greek and Latin texts are constellated with descriptive images of dreams. Some are formulaic, others intensely vivid. The best ancient minds—Plato, Aristotle, the physician Galen, and others—struggled to understand the meaning of dreams. With Dreams and Experience in Classical Antiquity the renowned ancient historian William Harris turns his attention to oneiric matters. This cultural history of dreams in antiquity draws on both contemporary post-Freudian science and careful critiques of the ancient texts. Harris traces the history of characteristic forms of dream-description and relates them both to the ancient experience of dreaming and to literary and religious imperatives. He analyzes the nuances of Greek and Roman belief in the truth-telling potential of dreams, and in a final chapter offers an assessment of ancient attempts to understand dreams naturalistically. How did dreaming culture evolve from Homer’s time to late antiquity? What did these dreams signify? And how do we read and understand ancient dreams through modern eyes? Harris takes an elusive subject and writes about it with rigor and precision, reminding us of specificities, contexts, and changing attitudes through history.

Only Don't Know

By Seung Sahn
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  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Book Code : 0834826526
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 809
  • Pdf File: only-don-t-know.pdf

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Here is the inimitable Zen Master Seung Sahn up close and personal—in selections from the correspondence that was one of his primary modes of teaching. Seung Sahn received hundreds of letters per month, each of which he answered personally, and some of the best of which are included here. His frank and funny style, familiar to readers of Dropping Ashes on the Buddha, is seen here in a most intimate form. The beloved Zen master not only answers questions on Zen teaching and practice, but applies an enlightened approach to problems with work, relationships, suffering, and the teacher-student relationship.

I Had the Strangest Dream...

By Kelly Sullivan Walden
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Book Code : 9780446557108
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Members : 282
  • Pdf File: i-had-the-strangest-dream.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Discover the messages hidden in your dreams, your hopes, your fears, your unrealized strengths and potential with this well-loved dream dictionary that interprets both classic and twenty-first century symbols. It's a double-caf low-fat Frappuccino-kind of world, and all that bustle doesn't stop just because it's time for bed. While you sleep, your mind is busy going over everything you've experienced during the day. Everything from speed dating and Botox to text messages and smartphones -- you can tap into your unconscious with the turn of a page. Learn how to recognize life-altering opportunities and become the person you've always dreamed of being.

When She Was Bad

By Arabella Joseph
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Allen & Unwin
  • Book Code : 1742660495
  • Total of Pages : 208
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 248
  • Pdf File: when-she-was-bad.pdf

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In 1999, at the age of twenty-two, Arabella Joseph suddenly found herself in a psychiatric hospital. She remembered being driven there from the police station by her mother. She also remembered the police telling her the things she had done over the last month. That she had made hoax phone calls pleading for help, speaking with the voice of a child. But for Arabella the past month was filled with deep dark holes in her memory. In hospital the truth is confronted, that an incident with a male colleague had precipitated a dramatic reminder of her past - a reminder of herself as an eleven-year-old girl who was sexually abused by her uncle. A girl who thought that she must be bad because bad things kept happening to her. Who tried to be good by studying hard and getting good grades, who tried to look good and so shunned food. Who struggled with relationships with family and friends and men. And whose fledging career in law was now threatened by criminal charges. Forced to fight to reclaim her future, Arabella found the way to let free the eleven-year-old girl trapped inside. When She Was Bad is a heart-wrenching journey of discovery as Arabella Joseph revisits her childhood with unflinching candour. Told under a pseudonym to protect those involved, this beautifully written memoir of triumph and hope will move readers from the first page to the last.

Dreams With A Message

By Deborah Katherine Smith
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Covenant Books, Inc.
  • Book Code : 1636309542
  • Total of Pages : 120
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 467
  • Pdf File: dreams-with-a-message.pdf

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Dreams With A Message by Deborah Katherine Smith __________________________________

Dream Wisdom

By Alan B. Siegel
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Celestial Arts
  • Book Code : 0307785777
  • Total of Pages : 368
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Members : 535
  • Pdf File: dream-wisdom.pdf

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During times of crisis and trauma, as well as transition—beginning or ending a relationship, facing illness, changing jobs, leaving home, dealing with loss —dreams can be a valuable resource for problem solving. Make smart decisions during these critical times with the practical and engaging insight of DREAM WISDOM. This handbook shows you how to use your dreams—and nightmares—as a guide to understanding your unconscious feelings and needs and includes tools for learning dream recall, an explanation of common dream symbols, and more than 140 actual turning-point dreams, all analyized to reveal their hidden meaning. DREAM WISDOM will enhance your ability to interpret your inner feelins and resolve major challenges, turning the difficult passages of life into opportunitites for growth and success.• Analyzes dreams about relationships, expectant mothers, separation and divorce, work, grief and healing, and midlife.• Includes instructions for creating a dream journal, incubating problem-solving dreams, and setting up dream groups.• An accessible means of tapping into an often-unexplored part of the mind.Reviews“Innovative and beautifully researched. Alan Siegel is a refreshing and articulate advocate of psychotherapeutic dream analysis” —San Francisco Chronicle“This book CAN change your life if you focus on your dreams as turning points.” — Association for Humanistic Psychology Perspective“Excellent . . . This is a book that can be confidently recommended to anyone wanting to draw on the wisdom of their dreams” —The California Psychologist“A uniquely positive look at dreams through the lifespan.”— Robert van de Castle Professor Emeritus University of Virginia and author of Our Dreaming Mind


By Stephanie Lawrence
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Page Publishing Inc
  • Book Code : 1662433808
  • Total of Pages : 276
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 751
  • Pdf File: choices.pdf

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Always in trouble, he’s a bad boy, born bad, raised by obsessive parents to be bad, beaten until he believes. Then he meets her, and his world changes from darkness to a light she shines to help this bad boy find his good. The decision he must make will set him free or destroy him. It’s time, and Jared must choose. Can he take the truth of what he has always known himself to be and weigh it against all she has helped him see and decide? Is he strong enough? Does he have the courage it will take? What will he see hidden behind the image of the bad boy of Aurelias Park? Is he good, or is he bad? Everyone dreams. Sometimes dreams come true. Writing has been my life. Sharing this book has been my dream. Thank you for taking the time to read it and making my dream come true.

Handbook of Sleep Research

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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Book Code : 0128137444
  • Total of Pages : 756
  • Category : Science
  • Members : 997
  • Pdf File: handbook-of-sleep-research.pdf

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Handbook of Sleep Research, Volume 30, provides a comprehensive review of the current status of the neuroscience of sleep research. It begins with an overview of the neural, hormonal and genetic mechanisms of sleep and wake regulation before outlining the various proposed functions of sleep and the role it plays in plasticity, and in learning and memory. Finally, the book discusses disorders of sleep and waking, covering both lifestyle factors that cause disrupted sleep and psychiatric and neurological conditions that contribute to disorders. Emphasizes a comparative and multidisciplinary approach to the topic of sleep Covers the neurobiology and physiology of sleep stages, mechanisms of waking, and dreaming Discusses in detail the proposed functions of sleep, from health and rest, to memory consolidation and synaptic plasticity Examines the current state of research in mammalian and non-mammalian species, ranging from primates to invertebrates

The Secret Lives of Toddlers

By Jana Murphy
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 110115697X
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Members : 359
  • Pdf File: the-secret-lives-of-toddlers.pdf

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Why do they rub food in their hair? Why do they want to hear the same book over and over? Why do they love being naked? Between the ages of one and three, children can be delightful, affectionate, intelligent explorers of their newfound world. They can also be holy terrors. Grounded in up-to-date research, The Secret Lives of Toddlers demystifies 52 common behaviors of toddlers, while helping parents appreciate the miraculous development of their children. An entertaining, reassuring guide to toddler behavior, this book shows parents how to get through their kids' toddlerhood with affection, humor, and authority. With explanations from pediatricians, child development experts, and behavioral psychologists, parents will learn to: - Understand the world from a child's point of view - Learn which bad behaviors need intervention and which can be ignored - Cultivate good manners and reward good behavior - Reduce their own frustration - Play, speak, read, and interact with their toddler in healthy ways