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Lens flare or divine light?

“It’s lens flare,” says the scientist. “It’s synchronicity,” says the mystic. “It’s divine,” says the shaman. “It’s alchemy,” says the alchemist. “It belongs in the fifth chapter,” says the author. “Let’s see what my dreams make of this,” says the dream analyst. That’s me: scientist, mystic, shaman, alchemist, author, and dream analyst, though probably not

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Episode 182 The Dream Show: The alien and the cupcake

Melinda from Kansas is my guest with a frightening dream about an alien invasion. It seems she’s the only person who doesn’t trust the aliens, while everyone else believes they are friendly and here to help. When one of the aliens attacks her with an innocuous looking coat rack that turns into a weapon emitting

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Are dreams rehearsals for life?

There’s a widespread theory that our dreams are mental dress rehearsals for life. Might this be true? Do we practice and learn life skills in the safe space of our dreams? Well, yes, and no. The theory is usually put like this: Imagine our ancestors dreaming about being chased by wolves. Imagine them dreaming of

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Episode 180 The Dream Show: The anthem

Laraina, from Canada, is my guest this episode, bringing her epic and vibrant dream for interpretation. Early in her dream she hears an anthem, so harmonious, so peaceful, so full of love, that she thinks she’ll never be able to recreate this moment. What does the anthem represent in Laraina’s life, and how does the

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