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While You Were Sleeping

9 things you didn't know about your dreams

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  • 9. You don't have to be asleep to dream.

    Turns out, you can dream at your desk at work, in the car, even at your kid's soccer game. Wakeful dreaming—not to be confused with daydreaming—is real and somewhat easy to do, says Dr. Bulkeley; it just involves tapping into your active imagination. The first step is to think about a recent dream you had (preferably a good one!). "Find a quiet contemplative place and bring a dream that you remember back into your waking awareness and let it unfold," he says. "Let the dream re-energize." Wakeful dreaming can be used as a relaxation tool, but Dr. Bulkeley says it can also help your mind process a puzzling dream. "It creates a more fluid interaction between unconscious parts of the mind and wakeful parts of the mind," he says.

While You Were Sleeping
9 things you didn't know about your dreams
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