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  • The Alchemist by Paulo Coehlo
    Book Review: 'The Alchemist'
    Destiny.Adventure.Following your heart.For those who seek inspiration involving these and so much more, The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho may just be the novel to provide it.The Alchemist tells the tale of Santiago, a young shepherd who was...
  • Inside the 'Labyrinth': revisiting Jim Henson's classic film
    Inside the 'Labyrinth': revisiting Jim Henson's classic film
    The film “Labyrinth” represents the symbiotic relationship between fantasy and reality, illustrated by an intimate, albeit unusual marriage of human actors and animated characters created by one of the world’s most renowned,...
  • 3 sleep-related phobias
    3 sleep-related phobias
    Sleep is absolutely essential to the body. All species of animals need some form of sleep in order to rejuvenate their bodies and properly exert energy. Human beings are especially reliant on sleep and if a person does not get enough sleep their...
  • Dream in Color, Think in Black & White
    Interview with 'Dream in Color, Think in Black & White' Jonathan Bissell
    Our guest today is Jonathan Bissell, author of the nonfiction, Dream in Color, Think in Black & White. Jonathan is a coach, author, speaker and teacher, as well as the CEO of High Performance Impact, LLC, an executive coaching firm helping...
  • Lucid Dreaming
    Lucid Dreaming by Guest Columnist Debbie Ihburg-Smith
    Dear Readers, have you ever experienced a lucid dream? Iknow that I've had a few, but I've never really thought much about them. Today I’m turning my column over to Debbie Ihburg-Smith (who also happens to be my sister and co-author...
  • Many books have been inspired by dreams.
    5 dreams that inspired creativity
    Dreams can be wonderful or terrifying. They can entice us into wanting to go to sleep or make us afraid to get into bed. Dreams can come from seemingly nowhere or they can be directly related to something that is happening to us in our waking...
  • Writing dreams in a diary helps you remember them. You can even include illustrations.
    5 reasons to keep a dream diary
    Almost everyone has experienced dreams in their lifetime. Dreams can be wonderful or terrifying. They can come from seemingly nowhere or they can be directly related to something that is happening to us in our waking lives. Some dreams are...
  • "Go" The Light is always green.
    God's green light
    Beginnings happen every day. We don’t have to wait to start something new on Jan. 1 at 12 a.m. Today at any hour is perfect. So why do we procrastinate?Each of our hearts is filled with something new that we want to do. Probably something...
  • Titania and Bottom
    Study says dreams get stranger later at night
    According to new research, our dreams become stranger and more Lovecraftian late at night. The study, which was published in the journal Dreaming, demonstrates that the content of our dreams changes throughout the night, yielding longer, weirder...
  • Naked in Public: Dream Symbols Revealed
    Naked in Public: Dream Symbols Revealed by Kathryn and Patrick Andries
    Who among us could resist picking up a book with such a fascinating title? Not me! And Dear Readers, I was so glad I did; because this is not a standard 'Here’s what your dream means' tome--and it is my humble opinion that this book...
  • Hindrances to your dream
    Hindrances to fulfilling your dreams
    Everybody has a dream. Having a dream is part of our destiny. Some people are so focused on fulfilling their dream that it has become part of their DNA. Here are some common hindrances to fulfilling your dream.DOUBT. Don't let doubt rob you of...
  • Follow YOUR Dream
    Are you Living Your Dream...or Someone else's?
    Not too long ago, I watched a webinar on whose dream we were living. This delved into often how we are influenced by family, friends, and colleagues to go after goals and ambitions that, when we look a little deeper within, we may discover we don...
  • Waking Life
    Movie Review: "Waking Life" one of Richard Linklater's most original films
    Richard Linklater is definitely not a genre director since he has dipped his tow in comedy (“School of Rock”), romance (“Before Sunrise”) and science-fiction (“A Scanner Darkly”). However most of his films can...
  • What is your answer to these probing questions?
    7 Amazing questions to ask yourself today
    Like most people, I believe that life without introspection, imagination and dreams is tedious and uninspired. The ability to think and share ideas are powerful attributes that set us apart from other mammals. As human beings, we are fortunate to...
  • Heartbreak series-Help Dana overcome traumatic brain injury
    Heartbreak series-Help Dana overcome traumatic brain injury
    Today I want to recognize those who have gone through physical, emotional and mental trauma. Sometimes dreams seem to suddenly shatter by events that occur beyond our control. These events can happen to us or our loved ones and leave us hurt and...