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Dream Recall

Dreaming To Grow

DreamsCloud | Posted 10.21.2016 | Healthy Living

The best thing about this is that recalling and playfully exploring dreams helps kids develop their emotional intelligence: it gives them life-long access to a kind of natural intuition and an inexhaustible source of creativity.

Why Do We Have Trouble Remembering Our Dreams?

DreamsCloud | Posted 08.27.2016 | Healthy Living

For those interested in remembering dreams, these methods and tools can help us preserve and understand our nocturnal adventures. Developing the right habits can lead to much improved dream recall.

Religious and Psychological Influences on Dream Recall

Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D. | Posted 08.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D.

The anthropologist Tanya Luhrmann wrote a New York Times op-ed recently about all of my favorite topics: dreams, sleep, religion, psychology, culture, and science. I wrote a letter in response, focusing on the religious studies angle of her argument. There's an intriguing psychological angle, too: a great deal of research shows that people's attitudes about dreams can have a direct impact on the their dream recall frequency.

The Technology of Dreaming

Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D. | Posted 02.04.2014 | Technology
Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D.

A sure way to make yourself less productive is to artificially limit your individual sleep needs. We can't do without sleep. But can we do without dreams? The scientific evidence is less clear on this point.

Religious and Nonreligious Dreamers

Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D. | Posted 11.19.2013 | Religion
Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D.

This finding struck me as puzzling, in light of the many important roles that dreams have played in the world's religious traditions. I was expecting that more religiosity would correlate with more awareness of dreaming, but the opposite seemed to be the case.

Don't Just Quantify Your Life, Change It--Remember Your Dreams

Anne Hill | Posted 11.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Anne Hill

At a time when our health habits and actions are easily tracked through apps, we know a lot about how we eat, move, and breathe. But when it comes to ...

How Not To Raise A Witch

Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D. | Posted 06.01.2013 | Religion
Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D.

Many years ago a student told me a story about her childhood dreams that still haunts me. It's not a happy story -- in fact, I find it incredibly sad -- but it's kept me thinking about what we know, and don't know, about the potentials of dreaming.

Are Dream Groups the New Book Clubs?

Anne Hill | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Hill

It is only a matter of time before the dreams you hear in today's dream group become the next great novels, in which case how will you keep up without joining a book group?

Getting The Most Out Of Your Dreams

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

Working with my dreams is empowering me to know what is true for me and to honour it. I am learning how to relate better with a valuable aspect of my consciousness that is giving me greater peace.