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About Ryan Hurd

Ryan's recent dream research focuses on lucid dreaming, sacred sites, the anthropology of dreaming, and sleep paralysis. DreamStudies.org
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Ecodreaming and Finding Home: the Case of the Bedrock Mortar

We don’t live our lives in a vacuum, but embedded in the natural world.

Of course it can be hard to get past our cultural

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Lucid dreamwork: Healing the Snake Axis

This is the last article in a series about snake dreams. By now, the DreamTribe has explored the meaning of snake dreams from many

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My Training as a Dream Warrior

A few years ago I realized I’d been unconsciously living out my life according to the plot of A Nightmare on Elm Street III: Dream

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Waiting In The Lucid Void

Since I was a child, I have had conscious dream experiences that take place in immense, spacious realms. Sometimes these spaces are truly voids and

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Hermes and Health: Balancing Curing and Healing in Modern Medicine

What is the universal symbol for medicine?

Chances are, you thought of the caduceus – a staff with two snakes spiraling up, flanked with two outspread