Posts tagged "dreams"

Can The Dead Visit You In Dreams?

Whenever the subject of death comes up in conversation, people from all different walks of life tell me a host of what are essentially the exact same stories. They see some kind of image of their lost loved one and suddenly feel a sense of peace. They come across some reminder of the deceased that is just…

Claire Hannum / May 14, 2015

This App Analyzes Your Dreams To Tell You More About Yourself

You know that moment when you’re telling your friend about the dream you had last night and her eyes start to glaze over? There’s an app for that. Enter DreamSphere, an app that wants to hear your navel-gazing about how last night you dreamed your best friend morphed into a purple octopus. DreamSphere prompts you to record the…

Claire Hannum / July 17, 2014

Leighton Meester Dares To Cover Fleetwood Mac’s “Dreams” And It’s Actually Really Good

I am always weary when anyone covers a Stevie Nicks song — especially when it’s a celebrity who is not known for being a singer. Naturally, I was ready to hate Leighton Meester and Dana Williams’ version of Fleetwood Mac’s “Dreams,” but remarkably, I didn’t. Williams, whose EP The Lonely One is now available on

Ami Angelowicz / March 29, 2014

Finally! Science Explains Why You Can’t Ever Remember Your Dreams

As a dream analysis enthusiast, I’ve shared my tips for recalling your nightly adventures more easily. While I still think a few simple tricks can help you remember your dreams more often and in more detail, it turns out that there is a scientific reason why some of us remember our dreams more regularly tha…

Ami Angelowicz / February 19, 2014

5 Common, Shitty Dreams About Other People & What They Might Mean

According to a new survey, done by a UK hotel chain (?), more than 60 percent of people wake up pissed when they have a bad dream about someone and find it hard not to take it out on them the next day. Especially if say, your boyfriend cheated on you last night. You wake…

Ami Angelowicz / November 18, 2013

Girl Talk: Dreams Of My Future Self

The unexpected side effect of running into an old friend from college on the subway and falling deeply in love with Him, for me, has been a renewed interest in my past. I can’t tell you definitively why this is. Maybe it’s because I knew Him in college, and re-meeting Him after 16 years gave…

Ami Angelowicz / May 9, 2013

Let Your Dream Life Take Flight

For big dreamers, or those who want to remember their dreams, the first step is a proper journal kept by the bedside. This ruled moleskin journal with original cover art is a perfect place to record all the crazy goings on while you sleep. Or, if you prefer, use it write down you hopes sand…

Ami Angelowicz / December 5, 2012

4 Tips For Understanding Your Nightmares

Almost every night this week, I’ve woken up in the middle of the night with some heinous nightmares. One night, my good friend, who’s about to get married, told me the wedding was off because she’d decided to date one of my exes, in another, I was being held at gun point, last night, my…

Ami Angelowicz / December 3, 2012

How To Remember Your Dreams

I use my dreams as my primary source of inner wisdom in my life. If I want insight into how I really feel about something, clues about areas for growth or guidance on how to proceed with any difficult life situation, I look to my dreams for answers. This is all well and good if…

Ami Angelowicz / October 25, 2012

10 Common Sex Dreams And What They Mean

Sex dreams, especially ones involving “doing it” with a person you would never, ever want to see naked in real life, can be quite disturbing. I once had a dream about a boss who I was absolutely repulsed by. Not only was he extremely unattractive to me, but his arrogance and condescending attitude made him…

Ami Angelowicz / September 18, 2012

8 Common Anxiety Dreams And What They Mean

Let’s talk about anxiety dreams, shall we? They suck. But we all have them, no matter how much we have our act together in real life. Anxiety dreams happen when the stress, fear and worries of daily life infiltrate our unconscious mind. Or conversely, when there’s some crap we’re not ready to deal with, the…

Ami Angelowicz / August 27, 2012

Stomach Sleepers Have Sexier Dreams

Snoozing on your stomach may increase dreams about sex, says a new study. Hong Kong researchers surveyed 670 students, collecting data about sleep postures and dream content and found that stomach sleepers reported more erotic dreams than anyone else. They also described more feelings of “persecution,” “being tied up,” and “being locked up,” reports the…

Newser / August 12, 2012

7 Rules All Sex Dreams Should Have To Follow

This morning’s alarm clock rudely awoke me from a dream … but not just any dream. A sex dream. And not just any sex dream: it was a sex dream about Anthony Bourdain. You know, the food writer and host of “No Reservations”?

It is news to me that I am sexually attracted…

Jessica Wakeman / July 9, 2012

Help! How Do You Deal With Nightmares?

A few nights ago, I watched a giant spider slowly creep across my bedroom wall, leering at me with eight beady eyes. I held my breath as its hairy legs traversed framed pictures, approaching me with increasing speed until it finally leapt off the wall and landed in my hair. I screamed and madly raked…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 20, 2012

Deepak Chopra Encourages Lady Gaga To Embrace Her Insanity

“I have this recurring dream where there’s a phantom in my home and he takes me into a room where there’s a blonde girl with ropes tied to her limbs pulling her apart … I told Deepak the dream was so terrifying I thought somehow that a devil force was trying to take hold of…

Ami Angelowicz / February 21, 2012

Where Would You Live If You Could Live Anywhere?

Ever since I visited London last year, I’ve become obsessed with moving there. I loved everything about it: the history, the people, the food, the fashion, the TV shows about medical oddities. And the toffee pudding? My god, the toffee pudding! I live in Portland right now, which definitely has its charms (many of which…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 24, 2012

Decode My Dream: A Different Ex Every Night

For the past week, almost every single night, I’ve had a dream about a different one of my exes. On the first night it was the “good ex.” We broke up a long time ago, but remain friends. In the dream we were holding hands and laughing. It was just like when we were together…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 12, 2011

Decode My Dream: I Cheat In My Sleep

I have been in a relationship with my first serious boyfriend for a little over a year. Our relationship is great and I am very much in love. A couple of weeks ago, I started having dreams about flirting with other men, being tempted to hook up with them, and even cheating on my boyfriend.

Ami Angelowicz / February 25, 2011

Decode My Dream: “Am I Insecure?”

I am in a wonderful relationship, with the most wonderful man I have ever met. He is my best friend, confidant and lover. I am the happiest I have ever been in my entire life.

However, I have been having reoccurring dreams that my boyfriend cheats on me, leaves me OR ignores me while…

Ami Angelowicz / February 18, 2011

Dear Wendy: “I Can’t Stop Dreaming About My Ex”

I keep dreaming about my first love, in an obsessive, gut-wrenching way, even though I am in a long-term relationship with a man that I really truly love. My current boyfriend is amazing to me and I am really scared I am going to screw things up because of my strange behavior. The dreaming started…

Wendy Atterberry / October 5, 2010