What we belief helps us sleep may actually be harming our sleep. Find out more about evidence-based strategies to support healthy sleep without medication. Changing our sleep habits and supporting our natural rhythms and biological processes may be just what the doctor ordered.
Our dreams about houses—and the rooms in them—can have many significant meanings. The structures themselves tend to symbolize ourself while the rooms tend to symbolize specific aspects of self. Learn more about interpreting your own dreams about houses here.
Dreams allow us to explore our inner world in a way we are unable to do while awake. Enrich your dream exploration with the concept of chakras and discover how chakras could influence your dreams.
Lucid dreams allow the dreamer to have more control over dream content and choose what to explore further. Lucid dreams can not only fulfill desires but can also allow us to gain further insights.
Have a dream about pregnancy, birth, or labor recently? Read further to discover what your dream could mean to you.
A drawing activity that involves drawing a cartoon dog while telling a story. Only paper and pencil required. Beginners are welcome!
Searching for baby shower decorations and gift ideas? A baby shower closet or a baby shower clothesline is both decorative and a practical way to present many baby clothes as a gift to the mom-to-be. This article shows you how to make a baby shower closet DIY!
When we face a problem we often also face the irony that we find it easier to discuss our problems with a stranger than with our loved ones.
Dreams can be instrumental in working out problems. Interpreting dreams can bring increased insight and awareness to the dreamer. This additional information may allow the dreamer to resolve an issue.
Dreaming of zombies is becoming more and more common among dreamers. Find possible dream interpretations of zombie dreams and explore what your dream of the living dead could mean.
Water is one of the most common and powerful dream symbols. Did you dream of an ocean, river, or flood? Read on to explore possible meanings of water, including many different religious perspectives.
There are many ways people can ease a queasy stomach. Not all remedies work for all people or for all stomach aches. It is important to figure out why your stomach may be upset before deciding how best to settle your tummy. Some remedies may upset your stomach even more if you do not select the...
Having an ex pop up in a dream may have deeper meaning. Understanding dreams about exes helps you heal and move towards feeling whole again. Here are six reasons why you may be dreaming about your ex.
Screaming and other responses to situations and emotions is a type of behavior. Behavior can be adaptive (helpful) or maladaptive (not helpful) to the individual. Behavior is reinforced and continues when it works for the individual in some way. This article summarizes the reasons for bad...
Most people recall dreaming in black and white at least a few times in their lives. The significance for dreaming in black and white have been debated for some time. The reasons why a particular person had a black and white dream may be different than the reasons behind another person who had...
Having dreams over and over again shows you've missed something important. Reoccurring dreams, whether nice or nightmares, reflect a dreamer's feelings, thoughts, unconscious, and unfinished business.
Rorschach ink blot cards have been in the public domain for decades now. The inkblots were cloaked in secrecy for years while this was one of the most common psychological tests to perform. Secrecy, of course, breeds curiosity and people just want to see them more! Read on for all 10 original...
What does a car in your dream mean? Explore the meaning of dreams & symbols associated with cars, trains, cable cars, subways, go carts & buses, parking lots, accidents & traffic jams.
Wondering what it means to dream of fish? Read further to understand what dreams of fish (and fish-related symbols) could mean, from many different cultural perspectives.
How to build and change self-esteem by understanding what makes up the foundation of self-esteem. Self- Esteem is a realistic, appreciative opinion of oneself. Realistic means accurate and honest. Appreciative implies positive feelings and liking.
Caring for a baby is hard work—but caring for a baby with a cold can be scary! Arm yourself with the knowledge you need to make your little one feel more comfortable.
Trying to understand what dreaming of money means? Is it literal or symbolic? Money may mean a lot of things, concrete or abstract: this article helps you decipher what your dream means to you.
Are the dead speaking to me? Dreaming of the deceased can be healthy or negative. This type of dream can be part of our growth and yet it can also stunt us and keep us "stuck" in the past.
Some people erroneously equate having a healthy self-esteem with selfishness. Self-esteem is essential to who we are whereas selfishness prevents us from having regard for others. Read more to find out the differences between these two concepts.
A dream dictionary of what different colors mean in dreams including red, pink, orange, peach, yellow, gold, green, blue, navy, purple, indigo, violet, black, white, brown, beige, gray, and silver.
How do most businesses contain costs? Which cost containing strategy is best for you business? The answers to these questions vary but this article will help you explore the most popular cost containment initiatives and the benefits and drawbacks to each.
An article exploring the meaning of teeth in dreams. Common meanings across cultures are discussed. The importance of the dreamer's experience, teeth in context of the rest of the dream, and the idea that the dreamer is the expert of his/her own dreams is highlighted.
An article exploring the meaning of death & dying in dreams. The importance of the context of the dreamer's experience & the idea that the dreamer is the expert of his/her own dreams is highlighted.
Explore the different interpretations of the symbol of snakes within a dream, including cultural, psychological, and religious viewpoints.
As healthcare attempts to cut costs one thing is clear— health insurance is more available for the healthy than the sick. When we need it the most, we are more likely not to have it. This article summaries issues and sites related studies.
Engaging in rehabilitation soon after suffering stroke or brain damage is critical. This article offers suggestions for how patients can find the necessary motivation to engage in rehab.
An article discussing how the words we choose to communicate with have subtle effects that either work with or against us. The simple choice of using "but" versus "and" in a sentence could change the impact it has on others.
An article discussing how some individuals, including professionals in the helping field, label their actions as helping but are actually "doing for" others, enabling them, or otherwise interfering with important lessons individuals must learn for themselves.