Waking up is hard to do

“Am I awake or dreaming?” This questions becomes something of a mantra for people who are attempting to increase their powers of lucid dreaming. In order to be awake—that is aware—in a dream, one needs to have enough consciousness to question whether they are in fact...

Dream Houses (CV)

Houses in dreams are said to represent the Self: Windows for eyes, doors representing what you are letting in or locking out, and so on. Lucid dreamers often have a dream house through which they enter the aware state of dream lucidity, in which they know they are...

“Nothing Matters”-The Voice of the Dream

One night, during a recent visit with my mother, who is suffering from age-related memory loss, I went to sleep feeling sad, small, angry and frightened over what is happening to her. This is the woman I have known all my life as a smart, cultured, loving and generous...