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dialogue of the psyche
DREAMS: sequence images, sounds and feelings experienced when sleeping
SEMANTICS: linguistics. the study of meaning.

http://www.dreamsemantics.com/2009/02/the-wise-old-man/

This archetype was described as Carl Jung as a person with great judgment and wisdom.  The wise old man is sometimes referred to as the Sage. This archetype is characterized by being old, bearded, father-figure type who uses his great personal knowledge of the world and offer guidance through stories and may impress upon his [...]

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If you toss and turn in the middle of the night, waking up too early or feeling unrefreshed in the morning, then these are just some of the symptoms that you’re having trouble with sleep. Not only you, but also millions of people experience these things too. Understanding what interferes with your sleep and practicing [...]

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In Islamic traditions, dreams have been, and continue to be, regarded as a conduit for accessing the divine will. Since the origin of Islam, 1400 years ago, Muslims have used the ritualized form of dreaming called Istikhara to get some indication on whether or not a particular choice in life is worth making. Even today, [...]

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Dreams are part of our life in a way that mirrors are part of the vehicles you are driving – they tell you where you are and where you ought to go. In psychotherapy, dreams have always held the center stage, especially with psychodynamic approaches and traditional wisdom. In group therapies too, dreams are semantically [...]

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To say that one dreams about drowning may be an understatement.  It would should probably mean a nightmare! To dream about drowning is never pleasant but dream interpreters see drowning as a sign from the subconscious that one is feeling overwhelmed in the waking world. Drowning generally means that there is just too much of [...]

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Nobody likes being cold.  A warm safe blanket is always a welcome cocoon especially on cold winter nights.  But some of us have dreamt of being cold.  We generally wake up feeling depressed, very cold and curled up in a ball.  So what do “cold” dreams mean? Interpreters see dreams of being cold as the [...]

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Most people like to dream about flying.  The feeling of weightlessness along with the sensation of being free is a good feeling to dream about.  But what are some of the meanings behind dreams about flying? Flying over a landscape or above something means that you have overcome some sort of trial and are now [...]

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In most cultures, a snake is one of the most dreaded creatures in both waking life and in dreams. However, in some traditions, like Hinduism, it is considered divine and is worshiped. Yet other cultures, like the Chinese, associate snakes with wisdom and transformation. Dream psychology, accordingly, interprets the appearance of snakes in dreams differently, [...]

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Did you know that ancient cultures have been fascinated about dreams even before dream interpretation had been popularized by Sigmund Freud?  It seems that even during the ancient civilizations dreams have had a high reverence in the different cultures all over the world.  Some cultures regarded dreams as messages from the gods while some saw [...]

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Lots of women have probably dreamed about getting pregnant or babies.  What does this mean? A baby means a positive growth in your life.  Most people like dreaming about babies and usually good feelings come after waking up.  A pregnancy means a growing creativity.  As the baby grows inside this means that you are getting [...]

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