by Richard Wilkerson

The Dream Educator is written by Richard Wilkerson and other dream-concerned individuals in the global dream network for the discussion of the meaning of dreams and dreaming, as they relate to our everyday lives. The general assumption is that you are the final authority on the meaning of your dreams, and this authority may be enhanced by research information and by commonly used practices in grassroots dreamwork.

This column is not any form of psychotherapy or a replacement for professional, individualized services. Opinions expressed here do not necessarily represent the position of

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Previous Questions

All of a sudden I can recall dreams... why?
Are Dream Symbols Archetypical or Personal?
Are dreams garbage we need to discard or meaningful imagery?
Are there people who don't dream?
Can dreams hint at our past lives?
Can dreams really predict the future?
Can our dreams predict the future?
Can you solve your problems by dreaming about them?
Chased and trapped by a wolf.
Dangerous waters in my dreams.
Do children dream of animals more often?
Do we dream in color?
Do you know about the Senoi tribe sharing dreams?
How do you compare the imagery with waking life?
I am curious about the symbolism of dolphins.
I can't remember my dreams.
I dreamt about a high school classmate.
I dreamt I called myself.
I had a dream about being chased...
I had a dream that my baby wandered off.
I have a recurring nightmare, where my teeth fall out.
I have dreamt of being filthy and miserable.
I have had several dreams about my death.
I have recurring dreams of tornadoes.
I keep having the same dream over and over.
I look up and see a pack of flying monkeys.
I often dream of my family's death.
I wanted to kill someone in my dreams.
I was being smothered by someone...
I was dreaming that I met a girl.
I'm at a Japanese steakhouse and the shrimp transforms into an ostrich.
I'm falling, if I hit the ground, will I die?
In my dream I am choking on glass.
In my dream I can't find a place to urinate.
Is it possible to control dreams?
Is lucid dreaming bad for us?
Is the dreamwork of Carl Jung the same as the Jungians?
My dreams are continuations of prior dreams.
My dreams are very emotionally draining.
My friend is always talking about her dreams.
My friend killed herself in her dream.
My teeth began falling out in my dream.
Nothing worked for me in my dream.
On top of the frozen world...
Our son,(4 yrs old), has been having nightmares.
Set up a dream before falling asleep?
Should dreams only be interpreted by therapists.
Should I watch out for things to happen that I dream about?
So many violent acts in one dream.
The difference between nightmares and night terrors.
The meaning of wolves appearing in our dreams.
What differences exist between the way men dream and the way women dream?
What does flight of this type mean?
What is this dream about? I call it Flight into the Light.
When I was a child I used to remember my dreams.
Why do I dream that I'm swimming in mud?

Richard Wilkerson is general editor for The Internet Dream E-zine, Electric Dreams, and director of DreamGate, the Internet Communications and Dream Education Center. He writes the Cyberphile column for the Association for the Study of Dreams Newsletter.


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