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Reality testing - which involves checking your environment several times a day to see whether or not you're dreaming.
Likewise, Kenneth Cohen notes in Honoring the Medicine: The Essential Guide to Native American Healing that Native Americans viewed dreaming as an important therapeutic modality used by the healer or patient to retrieve information, guidance, or a solution to ailments, as well as communicating with helping spirits and spiritual forces.
Mostly lucid dreamers transform their nightmares into pleasant dreams; researchers suggest that tapping into lucid dreaming could help treat psychological problems.
Lucid dreaming is the ability to become conscious (self-aware) within the dream state.
Most dreaming takes place during the rapid eye movement, or REM, phase of sleep, a period when the parts of the brain that control rational thought and action become dormant--"which is why dreams seem so bizarre," says Lauri Loewenberg, the author of Dream on It.
According to Allan Hobson, a dream researcher and professor of psychiatry emeritus at Harvard University, lucid dreaming is a rare occurrence.
Generally speaking, visual dreaming happens near the end of each cycle.
Jason's Rowe's "The Dreaming," which is also featured in the television commercial, was written especially for the fragrance.
Through dreaming, we can remember our sacred purpose, and we can reclaim aspects of soul that have gone missing.
Dreaming the Hound is an absolutely gripping novel to read.
Although Dreams of Healing stands by itself and targets a lay audience, the professional reader may appreciate it best in the context of Bulkeley's previous works, which includes An Introduction to the Psychology of Dreaming (1997), the edited volume Among All These Dreamers: Essays on Dreaming and Modern Society (1996), the parenting book, Dreamcatching: Every Parent's Guide to Exploring and Understanding Children's Dreams and Nightmares (Bulkeley & Siegel, 1998), and numerous articles in religious and psychological journals.
If a client is currently using his/her drug of choice, the dreaming mind has no need to dream about this.