As you probably know, I often share knowledge about dreams on Clubhouse. Here are some of the resources that I have mentioned in recent talks. This list is ever-growing because there is so much more talk about!

Dreaming in General

International Association for the Study of Dreams (IASD)
International Association for the Study of Dreams Facebook Group
Dream Enthusiast Facebook Group
Names to look up:
Ernest Hartmann, Robert Stickgold, Deirdre Barrett – dreaming for creativity & Covid dreams research (see below), Leslie Ellis, Robert Waggoner, Ed Kellogg, Michael Schredl, who researched the Continuation Theory of Dreams, Clara Hill, and her book Dream Work in Therapy, Gayle Delaney, Mark Solms.

Video: Mark Solms, director of neuropsychology in the Neuroscience Institute of the University of Cape Town, gives this insightful talk about his research on where dreams come from.

Sleep On It: Solutions While You Sleep and Creative Dreams

Waking up with new ideas is my passion. I wrote the following blogs about how to try this at home:
Dreaming, the Ultimate Brainstorm Technique
Use Scent to Kick Your Brain into High Gear While you Sleep
Productivity On Your Pillow
Podcast: How to Run a Business in your Sleep
Blog: the story of how Lynyrd Skynyrd dreamt up part of their hit song Sweet Home Alabama.

To read more, try this compact book full of examples: The Committee of Sleep, How Artists, Scientists, and Athletes Use Dreams for Creative Problem-Solving – and How You Can Too, Deirdre Barrett, Ph.D. (2001).

Practicing Skills While You Sleep

Lucid dreaming to excel at sports

Lucid Dreaming / OBE

Many Worlds of Lucid Dreaming is a not-to-miss online conference held from October 30th to November 13th

Names to google when it comes to lucid dreaming: Stephen Laberge, Ed Kellogg, Robert Waggoner, Ryan Hurd, Lana Sackwild, Clare Johnson.

I really like this lecture on Lucid Dreaming by Robert Waggoner.

Communities: two of the largest are the Facebook group Lucid Dreaming and the forum Lucid Dreaming 4 All.

The Facebook group to talk about Out Of Body Experiences is run by friends of mine and very informative.

Nightmares

Dr Leslie Ellis teaches online courses on dreams and treating nightmares that I can really recommend. She also offers online 1:1 therapy.

Blog: Nightmare-Suicide Link Extends to Adolescents, by Dr Leslie Ellis.

Blog: Nightmares, We’re Not at Their Mercy, by Antonio Zadra, Phd.

Blog: The Special Nature of Nightmares After Trauma, by Deirdre Barrett, PhD, and Gloria Sturzenacker.

Sleep Paralysis

What is Sleep Paralysis? Read this short introductional blog: No need to fear the Old Hag: Sleep Paralysis Briefly Explained, by Leslie Ellis.

Check out Ryan Hurd’s website and book about Sleep Paralysis.

Support can be found on the Facebook group Sleep Paralysis.

Extraordinary Dreams

Maimonidas Laboratory – 1962 – parapsychology research
With Robert VandeCastle, Montague Ullman, and Stanley Krippner.

Laurel Clark has a weekly Clubhouse room on extraordinary dreams every Thursday in the Dream Wisdom club.

World Dreams Peace Bridge is a group of people who actively use their dreams for worldpeace.

Color in Dreams

Working with color in dreams

COVID Dream Research

Currently there are many people around the globe reporting “Covid-19 dreams”, which reflect the unexpected and somewhat uncontrollable situation in which we now all find ourselves. The International Association for the Study of Dreams keeps a web page updated on articles and research about dreams during the Covid-19 pandemic.

IASD Covid Media and Research Page

Harvard medical school psychologist Dr Deirdre Barrett is collecting a dream survey during the Covid-19 pandemic. She has written a short book about her findings last year, and the survey is still running. If you want to help her, fill out your dreams! Link to survey

Dreams in Movies and Documentaries

The International Association for the Study of Dreams has an ever-growing index of dreams in film and documentaries.