Dreaming Yourself Aware - Find Dream Meanings and Interpretations to Understand What Your Dream Means - A Dream Book to Become Your Own Dream Interpreter

Dreaming Yourself Aware - Find Dream Meanings and Interpretations to Understand What Your Dream Means - A Dream Book to Become Your Own Dream Interpreter : Use Dreaming for Goal Setting to Make Life Changes - Lots of Exercises and Free Downloadable Worksheets, Skills Training Course

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Dreaming yourself aware This book is based on the belief that only you can accurately interpret your dreams. Dreams are a true reflection of the real you. This book will guide you, in easy to follow steps, to understanding yourself better through your dreams. You will learn to work creatively with your dreams to make better life choices and take positive action to achieve your potential. Learn how to remember and record your dreams. A structured approach with lots of tools to understand your dreams. Explanation of the language of dreams and the importance of symbols. A large variety of techniques for dream interpretation. Step by step instructions and worked examples to understand a series of dreams. Exercises to help you incubate a dream to find answers to problems. Understand your motivation and reveal your goals. Make positive changes to your life with easy to use tools for interpreting dreams. Open new doors into awareness and understanding of yourself and others. How to find and follow the signposts in your dreams to a richer, more fulfilling life. Dreaming yourself aware gives a step by step guide to interpreting your dreams. It will show you how to translate your dreams into positive action for change. Let your dreams make a difference to your life. What do people think about Dreaming Yourself Aware? I found that it was a good exercise to open up my creativity. It will benefit my counselling skills and confidence in risk taking. It has been fun, interesting and helpful to find out about myself and help others in their search for themselves. It's changed my life. This is a masterpiece amongst self-help books. The insights I gained about myself, through understanding my dreams, have been truly amazing. This book led me, step by step, to discover things about myself that I previously had no idea about. It's changed my life. I was going through a difficult time when I read this book. I was able to use what I learned to make my life better. Thank you. If you go through the exercises in this book, and work on your dreams in the ways suggested, you can't fail but find something out about yourself that will amaze you. This book will show you the difference dreams can make. It takes the reader by the hand and leads them into ever revolving doors of ways of working with their dreams, understanding them, and learning and growing through them. This book will show you how to approach your dreams creatively and think about them differently. What is mind-blowing is that these different ways of working with dreams keep coming! All clearly explained and accessible. So no matter where you are in your relationship with dreams, you can pick up this book and find a new perspective from a very experienced guide. This is a masterpiece amongst self-help books. The insights I gained about myself, through understanding my dreams, have been truly amazing. It has been fun, interesting and helpful to find out about myself, and help others in search for themselves. It's changed my life. This book led me, step by step, to discover things about myself that I previously had no idea about. It's changed my life. An amazingly informative book. Dream, Analyse, Action - a recipe for success. About Joan Harthan the author of Dreaming Yourself Aware Originally from Saddleworth (NE of Manchester) Joan currently lives in the East Midlands. She describes herself as a bridge between two camps. Having worked in mainstream academia for many years she acknowledges the spiritual aspect of dreaming and has a particular interest in Shamanic dream work. Her successful and varied career, developed relatively late in life, was directed and informed by her dreams. Following many years of living in the grey twilight of what if, may be, when and if, her dreams encouraged her to make the decision to go to University at age 37. She graduated with a PhD in Chemistry and took up a Teaching Fellowship at The University of Nottingham. Four years later she moved into the FE sector where she was employed as a Lecturer in Clinical Physiology / Biomedical Science before returning to The University of Nottingham as a Lecturer in Food Science. Here she instigated undergraduate research into the dreams of women attending a bone density clinic to see whether deteriorating bone condition was being reflected in their dreams. She also studied the effects of nutrition on sleep disturbance in menopausal women. Always a strong dreamer, she never saw her dreams as any more than a curiosity until a personal tragedy, over twenty years ago, was foreshadowed in a dream, forcing her to take them more seriously. She has kept a daily, illustrated, dream journal ever since and has recorded in excess of 6000 dreams to date. At the end of each year she has her journal professionally bound; they make a very interesting addition to her large book collection. In 1995, whilst still a student, she began to run regular dream workshops and has facilitated dream work groups since then, including workgroups for students studying for a Diploma in Counselling. Her first book, Working the Nightshift, How To Understand Your Dreams, details the techniques covered in the workshops and is available from her website http://www.docdreamuk.com . A member of the International Association for the Study of Dreams, (IASD), she has had articles and papers published in their magazine Dreamtime and has presented at international conferences in Europe and America. She has a particular interest in the neurobiological aspects of sleep and dreaming, having presented a paper at the IASD 21st Annual Conference in Copenhagen; "A Theoretical Perspective on the Function of REM Sleep", which explored the possibility of a link between REM sleep and the generation of new brain cells. She has also been featured in a popular women's magazine and has done a number of radio interviews. If asked whether she could have achieved so much without reference to her dreams, her answer is a resounding "no". Her dreams gave her the confidence to make major life changes, secure in the knowledge that she was making the right decision. They have been the lanterns that have illuminated the path ahead.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 162 pages
  • 190 x 234 x 12mm | 322.05g
  • Universe of Learning Ltd
  • Bury, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1849370559
  • 9781849370554
  • 1,445,391

Table of contents

Praise for Dreaming Yourself Aware 3 About the author: Dr Joan Harthan 4 How to use this book 6 Warning 6 Introduction 10 Session 1: Dreams are more than you think 18 1.1: Dream dictionaries 18 1.2: Warming up exercises 19 1.3: Eliminating superficial beliefs about dreams 25 Session 2: Understanding the language of dreams 28 2.1: The language of dreams 28 2.2: Symbols 30 2.3: Metaphors 32 2.4: Puns 35 2.5: Parables 36 2.6: Themes 37 2.7: Colour 39 Session 3: Practical Skills 42 3.1: Remembering your dreams 42 3.2: Recording your dreams 46 3.3: Sharing your dreams 53 Session 4: Becoming More Aware 60 4.1: Overcoming censorship by the conscious ego 60 4.2: Ask your dreams 66 4.3: The dream ego 74 4.4: Analysing a dream 76 Session 5: Working with your Dreams 92 5.1: Mapping a dream 93 5.2: Association 98 5.3: Verbal analysis, doing and describing 100 5.4: Theme, Affect, Question, Outcome 103 5.5: Plot analysis (a good story) 106 5.6: Change perspective 111 5.7: Amplification 114 Session 6: Start to Change your Life 122 6.1: What is it you want? 122 6.2: Working with a dream series 126 Session 7: Bringing it all together 148 7.1: The final push 148 7.2: Take action 155 Further reading 155 About the publishers, UoLearn 157

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What do people think about Dreaming Yourself Aware? I found that it was a good exercise to open up my creativity. It will benefit my counselling skills and confidence in risk taking. It has been fun, interesting and helpful to find out about myself and help others in their search for themselves. It's changed my life. This is a masterpiece amongst self-help books. The insights I gained about myself, through understanding my dreams, have been truly amazing. This book led me, step by step, to discover things about myself that I previously had no idea about. It's changed my life. I was going through a difficult time when I read this book. I was able to use what I learned to make my life better. Thank you. If you go through the exercises in this book, and work on your dreams in the ways suggested, you can't fail but find something out about yourself that will amaze you. This book will show you the difference dreams can make. It takes the reader by the hand and leads them into ever revolving doors of ways of working with their dreams, understanding them, and learning and growing through them. This book will show you how to approach your dreams creatively and think about them differently. What is mind-blowing is that these different ways of working with dreams keep coming! All clearly explained and accessible. So no matter where you are in your relationship with dreams, you can pick up this book and find a new perspective from a very experienced guide. This is a masterpiece amongst self-help books. The insights I gained about myself, through understanding my dreams, have been truly amazing. It has been fun, interesting and helpful to find out about myself, and help others in search for themselves. It's changed my life. This book led me, step by step, to discover things about myself that I previously had no idea about. It's changed my life. An amazingly informative book. Dream, Analyse, Action - a recipe for success.

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About Joan Harthan

About Dr Joan Harthan the author of Dreaming Yourself Aware Originally from Saddleworth (NE of Manchester) Joan currently lives in the East Midlands. She describes herself as a bridge between two camps. Having worked in mainstream academia for many years she acknowledges the spiritual aspect of dreaming and has a particular interest in Shamanic dream work. Her successful and varied career, developed relatively late in life, was directed and informed by her dreams. Following many years of living in the grey twilight of what if, may be, when and if, her dreams encouraged her to make the decision to go to University at age 37. She graduated with a PhD in Chemistry and took up a Teaching Fellowship at The University of Nottingham. Four years later she moved into the FE sector where she was employed as a Lecturer in Clinical Physiology / Biomedical Science before returning to The University of Nottingham as a Lecturer in Food Science. Here she instigated undergraduate research into the dreams of women attending a bone density clinic to see whether deteriorating bone condition was being reflected in their dreams. She also studied the effects of nutrition on sleep disturbance in menopausal women. Always a strong dreamer, she never saw her dreams as any more than a curiosity until a personal tragedy, over twenty years ago, was foreshadowed in a dream, forcing her to take them more seriously. She has kept a daily, illustrated, dream journal ever since and has recorded in excess of 6000 dreams to date. At the end of each year she has her journal professionally bound; they make a very interesting addition to her large book collection. In 1995, whilst still a student, she began to run regular dream workshops and has facilitated dream work groups since then, including workgroups for students studying for a Diploma in Counselling. Her first book, Working the Nightshift, How To Understand Your Dreams, details the techniques covered in the workshops and is available from her website http://www.docdreamuk.com . A member of the International Association for the Study of Dreams, (IASD), she has had articles and papers published in their magazine Dreamtime and has presented at international conferences in Europe and America. She has a particular interest in the neurobiological aspects of sleep and dreaming, having presented a paper at the IASD 21st Annual Conference in Copenhagen; "A Theoretical Perspective on the Function of REM Sleep", which explored the possibility of a link between REM sleep and the generation of new brain cells. She has also been featured in a popular women's magazine and has done a number of radio interviews. If asked whether she could have achieved so much without reference to her dreams, her answer is a resounding "no". Her dreams gave her the confidence to make major life changes, secure in the knowledge that she was making the right decision. They have been the lanterns that have illuminated the path ahead.

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