When Your Dreams Give You Direction
Do you remember your dreams? More importantly, do you ACT upon them?
Of course, if you are dreaming about diving into a pit of snakes, dating your fifth grade art teacher or riding Space Mountain naked, you don't want to act upon THOSE (although you may want to make your next therapy appointment sooner rather than later.) However, sometimes our unconscious minds are doing more than just creating weird, worrisome, or wonderful worlds in our psyche-playgrounds. Some dreams may contain a roadmap on how to create a bigger business and live a better life. (Just for fun, check out this list of famous visionaries who tapped into their dream states in order to create amazing things. I can’t verify each of these as facts, but they certainly are inspiring stories!)
I recently had one of those dreams that reminded me of what was truly important – a dear friendship that had inadvertently gone neglected. It was more than just a typical dream; it held a power over me for several minutes after having woken up. After studying mindfulness and states of consciousness for many years, I have learned to trust what I call "cosmic noogies", those messages from the Universe (or our unconscious minds, or Spirit, or whatever you want