If your working week is Monday to Friday, you might have noticed there’s something about Sunday – or for shift workers, the night before you go back to work. Your […]
Research shows that talking about a dream for approximately an hour “can result in “aha” moments for people”. I have explored dreams for over 20 years, and as a qualified […]
What can really help us sleep well?
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During our life time we can have dreams which come back to us time and again, sometimes known as recurring dreams. If you have recurring dreams, keeping a dream diary […]
Welcome. This website is dedicated to the topic of sleep and dreams. I’m Delphi Ellis, a qualified counsellor, mental health and well-being trainer, and mindfulness practitioner; people often refer […]
Dream question: Why do I dream I can’t swim in deep water? When we talk about dreams it helps to think in metaphor. “Deep water” could imply that someone is […]
As we are hearing in the U.K. the COVID-19 “curve is flattening”, more and more people are saying they are having wilder, and more worrying dreams. A radio presenter told […]
Have you ever woken up in the morning with a tune going round your head? It might make sense if it’s a favourite track you’re enjoying right now. But what […]
Trigger warning: this article briefly discusses rape. How common are sex dreams? Men and women can dream about sex, and they can have a number of different themes. In those […]
Dream Question: I keep having a recurring dream that I’m back at school taking an exam. In the dream, I’m not expecting to take a test and I’m not ready […]
Dream Question: “I occasionally dream about my ex-boyfriend. I’ve been in a new and happy relationship for years, so why would I dream about him after all this time?” Delphi […]
Are your dreams affecting your sleep?
In the UK, we are a nation of poor sleepers. According to this report, one in five of us don’t sleep well, and it’s the second most common health complaint after pain. […]