Dream Question: Why am I dreaming about insects (especially during the pandemic)?

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 me this week (on air during her show) that she’d had a dream where maggots were on her face. The following day, a journalist calledContinue reading “Dream Question: Why am I dreaming about insects (especially during the pandemic)?”

Why do we wake up with a tune in our heads, singing song lyrics, or an ear worm?

This is featured in my book Answers in the Dark. You can pre-order on Amazon here. 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 about the random songs you haven’t heard in yearsContinue reading “Why do we wake up with a tune in our heads, singing song lyrics, or an ear worm?”

Dream Question: are dreams about sex what they appear to be?

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 studied who remembered their dreams, around eight percent of dreams reported were about sex. Interpretations may depend on how you define sex, for example includingContinue reading “Dream Question: are dreams about sex what they appear to be?”

Mindfulness for Dreamy Sleep Resources Pack

Find out how mindfulness can help you sleep – and dream – better

Dream Myths 

Have you heard a dream myth? Get in touch. There are a number of myths around dreams and ideas about dream theory. There’s still much to discover about dreaming and everyone is different. Here are just a few myths that have been collected along the way and some thoughts on them: “To dream of pregnancyContinue reading “Dream Myths “