Waiting In The Lucid Void

Since I was a child, I have had conscious dream [...]

By |2012-05-02T01:18:43+00:00May 2nd, 2012|Blog, Lucid Dreaming, Ryan Hurd|9 Comments

Urine Dreams and the Creative Flow

Ever had a dream about going to the bathroom somewhere strange and wonder what it meant?

Dreams about our most primal daily functions—such as urination and defecation—are fairly common but seldom talked about. Are these dreams just a cue to wake up and take care of business? Doubtfully. Dreams, like all thoughts and acts of imagination, have multiple layers of significance beyond the obvious, and this includes dreams of finding relief.

By |2011-02-23T13:26:11+00:00February 23rd, 2011|Anatomy and Physiology, Blog, Ryan Hurd|42 Comments

Contemporary Dream Theories Starting with Freud

Unfortunately, in our Western culture, where dreaming has long been considered insignificant, advances have been slow due to a lack of funded research. No one has yet offered a holistic theory of dreaming that accounts for how dreams form in the brain, what they mean, and why human cultures around the world draw significance from them. Instead, we have many competing theories, all of which look at different aspects of the dreaming world.

By |2010-08-31T10:55:07+00:00August 31st, 2010|Blog, Dream Theories, Ryan Hurd|1 Comment