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What Does It Mean if I Don't Have Money Dreams?

Kelly Sullivan Walden | Posted 10.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelly Sullivan Walden

Now, if you do dream about actual money, that doesn't necessarily mean that you are coming into financial wealth (sorry -- don't shoot the messenger). Remember, our dreams speak in the language of symbols.

Stress Keeping You Up At Night? 10 Tips To Calm An Anxious Mind

Kat Forsythe, MSW | Posted 09.22.2014 | Fifty
Kat Forsythe, MSW

When we start over in life, irrational scared-to-hell fear is bound to happen. After all, the many emotional challenges we face are immense. During the day, we can train our brains with the power of positive thinking -- or at least manage the demons of doubt.

This Is What Anxiety Looks Like

Gary Nelson | Posted 10.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Gary Nelson

I know that my dad meant well and that the doctor who treated me was trying to be helpful. In retrospect though, they were clueless. I know now that dealing with anxiety is a lifelong challenge, and at least now I feel like I'm coming out of the fog and finally facing the monster.

What Does It Mean When You Dream of a Celebrity?

Kelly Sullivan Walden | Posted 09.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelly Sullivan Walden

Do you ever dream of celebrities? Do you dream of becoming a celebrity? Have you ever considered that you are more like the celebrities in your dr...

These Vintage Photos Of Children's Nightmares Will Haunt Your Dreams

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.11.2014 | Arts

These days, your nightmares are likely populated with adult anxieties like forgetting a work deadline or showing up to a meeting sans clothing. But tr...

What Your Dreams Can Reveal About Your Health

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Beth Levine | Posted 05.27.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Your plane is going down; someone is stalking you but you can’t make your legs move; your house is on fire and ther...

What Happens When Nightmares And Insomnia Mix

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Nightmares also can have an impact on our moods the next morning, bringing anxiety and difficult emotions into the waking day. New research suggests that nightmares also have an aggravating effect on symptoms of depression, and in combination with insomnia may significantly exacerbate the severity of the mood disorder.

4 People Who Left Home And Returned To Bizarre Nightmares

Cracked | Posted 03.24.2014 | Weird News

Getting your house robbed may suck balls, but you can always take solace in the fact that while a thief took all of your precious shit, at least they ...

Dreams of Our Living Ghosts

Frank Browning | Posted 04.26.2014 | Arts
Frank Browning

The Palais de Tokyo was never conceived as a restful museum. Its curators aim to tempt, to tantalize and very often to torment us with the brilliant sights and dark sorrows that accompany us into the night and bring us encouragement toward new days.

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...

New Sleep Medications: Thinking About Profits, Not Dreams

Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D. | Posted 03.17.2014 | Science
Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D.

The Dec. 9, 2013, issue of The New Yorker published a detailed but rather misguided article by Ian Parker, "The Big Sleep," about the complicated tangle of profit, science, and psychology in the search for better drugs to aid sleep.

Recurring Dreams: Your Dreams Are Trying to Tell You Something!

DreamsCloud | Posted 03.12.2014 | Healthy Living
DreamsCloud

Although it is tempting to think of "daily residue" dreams as unimportant, the process of decompressing from daily events or getting clear about what needs to be done the next day are very important -- even if they are experienced as less exciting than some other types of dreams.

This Sleep Condition Sounds Too Crazy To Be True

Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine | Posted 01.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

Many of those afflicted with sleep paralysis report the perceived presence of a human figure at the bedside, often described as dark, like a ghost or a shadow. Understandably, this experience in the middle of the night, as you come out of sleep, can be downright terrifying.

The Original Ronald McDonald WIll Give You Nightmares

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.27.2013 | Business

Say, kids, would you like to know what the first Ronald McDonald looked like? No, no you wouldn't. Because it looked like this (trigger warning for ni...

Nightmare on Clinton Street? Elizabeth Warren Makes Her Play for 2016

Alan Kelly | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Alan Kelly

Who or what is behind The New Republic's piece, "Hillary's Nightmare? A Democratic Party That Realizes Its Soul Lies With Elizabeth Warren," is politi...

When Dreams Turn Violent

Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine | Posted 11.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

REM Sleep Behavior Disorder is a fascinating experiment in nature. Individuals can act out their dreams -- occasionally with potentially violent or injurious consequences. Many patients adopt self-protective measures such as tethering themselves to the bed, using sleeping bags or pillow barricades or sleeping on a mattress in an empty room.

The Movie That's Still The Stuff Of Nightmares

Tom Cramer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

When I was a little kid, I used to get nightmares. Sure, I started out completely convinced that monsters hid under the bed. Of course watching Creature Features was a bad idea. Yes, listening to stories in the dark, at sleepovers or on family vacations frightened me. I was a kid -- and so were you.

Living With Night Terrors

Posted 09.16.2013 | Healthy Living

By Vanessa Caceres Medically reviewed by Farrokh Sohrabi, M.D. You've probably had your share of nightmares interrupting a sound sleep, but nigh...

The Nightmare Before You Sleep

Sarah Barness | Posted 08.26.2013 | Comedy

Remember how scary bedtime was when you were a child? How absolutely horrible it was to take a bath? How devastating it was to put on your jammies and...

Trouble on the Night Shift: Bad Dreams About Work

Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D. | Posted 10.23.2013 | Business
Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D.

Rather than providing a peaceful respite from the burdens of waking life, sleep for many people has become a battleground of job-related stress and financial anxiety.

Dreaming in the Digital Age: The Impact of New Database Technologies

Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D. | Posted 08.13.2013 | Technology
Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D.

If privacy protection is taken as the shared responsibility of both the participant and the database host, the risks don't disappear, but they shrink down to a size that makes it possible to balance them with the upside potentials.

Dream on!

Rochelle Jewel Shapiro | Posted 07.13.2013 | Fifty
Rochelle Jewel Shapiro

My mother had dementia. She would call me crying that she had no shoes. When I got to her apartment, it was strewn with shoes, but she was out somewhere, wandering, lost. Every time I forget something, I shudder, sure it's the first sign of dementia.

What I Want My Daughter To Know About Fear

Lyz Lenz | Posted 06.21.2013 | Parents
Lyz Lenz

What you are afraid of is never the thing that gets you, I want to explain to my daughter. So, don't live in fear.

Why Sleep Is So Important For Mental Health

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 06.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Understanding how insomnia and other sleep problems contribute to hopelessness and thoughts of suicide can provide important new options for suicide prevention and treatment of depression and suicidal thoughts.

Superheroes And Their Sleep Disorders

Dr. Christopher Winter | Posted 05.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Christopher Winter

It appears we will have to wait until May 3 to see how Iron Man conquers his insomnia -- which I'm guessing will have something to do with Tony simplifying his life. Fortunately, you don't have to wait that long to address your sleeping hindrances.