Tag Archives: fear

let sleeping paperclips lie

Sometimes it’s best to let sleeping paperclips lie… …according to a recent dream. In the dream… On the concrete pavement near my feet, I spot two paperclips. I try to pick one of them up.  But it keeps moving away … Continue reading

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journey of a lifetime

I’m in a desert… …according to this recent dream: I’m standing in a broad expanse of desert sand, without a tree or a sprig of grass in sight. Suddenly, I drop down through a sink hole. Now, I’m in an … Continue reading

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two-sided diver

  A recent dream shows me acting like a fraidy cat… …while also being an active explorer. In the dream… I’m watching an undersea documentary. Two scuba divers are warned about the possible presence of sharks. The male scuba diver … Continue reading

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in the dark

  Openness is an honorable goal, right? To me, courage means not being controlled by my fear.  I may fear openness, but I can still be open.  I can refused to be controlled. However… …according to a recent dream, I … Continue reading

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Real Exaggeration

  How can my dreams be so different from what’s happening in my waking life? Consider this dream: My friend and I are caught in the cross-fire as two rival gangs shoot it out. Bullets whiz through the air. Though … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Motivation

  Our dreams seem intent on motivating us—often by scaring us out of our wits. Here’s a dream that motivated physicist/cosmologist/author Stephen Hawking… He received the dream right after a doctor told him he had only two and a half … Continue reading

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It’s Only a Movie

  A dream tells me that some problems won’t go away until I make them go away… But what is the best way to make them go away? In the dream… I’m standing, watching television—I’m waiting to see how the movie … Continue reading

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