Notes from An Alien

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… dreams …


First day of the year…

Have you had dreams of your future?

If you have — or — when you do, today’s re-blog might help you mine them for meaning………

Course of Mirrors

Photos by Ashen Photos by Ashen

I used to host regular dream groups. We did not so much set out to analyse our dreams, but we played with them by engaging with their images, characters and objects. Sometimes we enacted scenes to widen associations and deepen our insights. While there is some excellent literature on working with dreams, a lot of it is boring, misleading and superficial. For me, the main purpose of valuing dreams lies in befriending the unconscious and the bringing to light what is timely and meaningful.

When we have no obvious explanation for events, dreams may bring subtle messages, offering glimpses of dynamics usually hidden from our awareness. A staggering 90 percent of personal and collective psychic dynamics trigger and compel our actions in life, and for good reason. The self-regulating psyche protects us from too much awareness. When encouraged, respected, and left to do its work, much like the immune…

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2 responses to “… dreams …

  1. courseofmirrors January 1, 2016 at 4:42 am

    Thank you for the re-post, Alexander. Wishing you and yours a Happy New Year. ☼

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    • Alexander M Zoltai January 1, 2016 at 12:41 pm

      And, as well to you and yours—may you have the Brightest of New Years :-)

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