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Bad Dreams

People Who Have More Nightmares Might Also Be More Creative

Science of Us | Posted 05.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Science of Us

Carr, meanwhile, has found that people who have constant nightmares also tend to think further outside the box on word-association tasks. Other research, she explained, has found support for the idea that nightmares might be linked to creativity:

Sleeping Like This Could Give You More Nightmares

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 12.28.2015 | Healthy Living

If you're a side-sleeper who tends to rest on your left, you may be more likely to have bad dreams. According to a 2004 study that's recently resurfac...

My Transgender Life: Bad Dreams

Grace Anne Stevens | Posted 09.28.2016 | Queer Voices
Grace Anne Stevens

I was surprised that this is actually an old story of mine that I did not recognize, and perhaps may be in process of playing out again in some new way. It is my story of self-acceptance that I am transgender and knew that I had to do something about it.

The Surprising Benefit Of Having Nightmares

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 08.01.2015 | Science

We've all been there. You're being chased, or shot at, or looking something absolutely terrifying in the face -- until you wake up in a panic. ...

How To Avoid Nightmares And Bad Dreams To Get More Restful Sleep

Rosie Osmun | Posted 06.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Rosie Osmun

If you feel like nightmares are making it difficult to get a good night's sleep often or feel anxiety around falling asleep due to bad dreams, it is worthwhile to discuss it with your doctor and/or a psychologist. They can assess if there are underlying conditions to resolve and prescribe the right treatments and medications when applicable.

9 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Dreaming

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living

There's a lot we still don't understand when it comes to sleep. We know certain changes occur in the brain, and we have a few guesses as to why, but e...

LOOK: Is This Japan's Surreal Future?

Posted 09.04.2013 | Arts

Photographers Carlos Ayesta and Guillaume Bression trekked to the contaminated prefectures of Japan, snapping photos of the barren areas left uninhabi...

Why Do We Have Nightmares?

Posted 02.09.2013 | Healthy Living

By Laura McMullen for U.S. News You wake up, panting, from a deep sleep. You went to work naked. You fell into a bottomless pit. You got swept into...

May My Dreams Not Come True

Steven Clifford | Posted 10.06.2012 | Comedy
Steven Clifford

My waking life is agreeable, but I have lousy dreams.

How Bad Dreams Have Helped My Marriage

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 08.21.2012 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

Getting married is easy. Staying married is a lot of work. Staying happily married is a combination of a lot of work, dumb luck, true love and surrender.

It's Official: Being Pregnant DOES Make You Crazy!

Karith Foster | Posted 08.18.2012 | Parents
Karith Foster

I began filling out the usual "new patient" paper work. You know, the form where you give away all of the intimate details of your life. A new survey at the end has me worried.

Dick Cavett on the Mystery of Dreams

Anne Hill | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Hill

It's almost as if anxiety dreams come to taunt us, not with how frail we are, but with how strong we could be if only we could remember it.

Sex Dreams: The Difference Between Men And Women

Suzie Heumann | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Suzie Heumann

Remembering dreams and committing those daily experiences to memory are important functions of sleep. And it looks like great sex can reinforce itself by making good dreams out of the experience too.

What To Do When Dreams Go Bad

Anne Hill | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Hill

I encourage everyone to be curious about bad dreams, not fearful. When we stay in those early feelings of fear, we don't allow ourselves a full range of motion in responding to the dream.

Six Reasons We Have Bad Dreams | Brie Cadman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

No one likes being jolted awake from a deep sleep, especially when what riled you up was an assailant, a snake in the bed, or being engulfed by flames...