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 “out of their depth”, (eg feels like they don’t know enough) or feeling like they’re about to get into trouble. It doesn’t mean it’s goingContinue reading “Dreaming of Water”
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Why do we wake up with a tune in our heads, singing song lyrics, or an ear worm?
This topic is featured in my book Answers in the Dark. 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 years like “Strobe Light” from theContinue reading “Why do we wake up with a tune in our heads, singing song lyrics, or an ear worm?”
Dream Question: why am I dreaming about school and exams?
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 for it. What does that mean? School, college and university are all part of our formative years. It’s where we spent time growing up, formingContinue reading “Dream Question: why am I dreaming about school and exams?”
Why do I keep dreaming about my ex? Your dream question answered
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 writes: This is one of those dreams which can leave you feeling confused, especially when you’re happier now than you were back then. Previous significantContinue reading “Why do I keep dreaming about my ex? Your dream question answered”
Stress-Related Dreams: are your dreams trying to tell you something?
How do you know when you’re stressed? As a mental health and wellbeing trainer, part of my work includes talking about ‘early warning signs’. It won’t surprise you to know that dreams – especially nightmares – can be a sign that we’re going through a difficult time. It’s why InStyle magazine asked me a numberContinue reading “Stress-Related Dreams: are your dreams trying to tell you something?”