5 Reasons Why Dream Work Therapy is Healing

Dream Therapy Work For Breast CancerBy Kathleen O’Keefe-Kanavos Life Guidance Coach, Speaker and Author.

Did you know that you have an Inner-Freud, a personal therapist, who knows your every concern, fear, and secret and has the perfect solution for you?  You have a direct line to profound FREE therapy that can circumvent years of traditional expensive psychotherapy or be used in conjunction with traditional therapy. You dreams are important because they may hold the answers to your worst nightmares.  Here are some facts to back-up that statement.

Do you know that by age 60, you will sleep an average of 175,200 hours, dream roughly 87,000 hours, and experience about 197,100 dreams? If dreams are so unimportant, why do we spend so much precious time doing  nothing? If dreams have no merit in our waking life, why have they been an area of study for centuries by some of the most brilliant minds in medicine?

Dreams offer such powerful coding and decoding of the unconscious  and subconscious that their messages can literally change your life for the better, forever. They can resolve nagging issues, mend broken relationships, and can be an important part of your healing journey.

Your dreams can be a profound path to recovery.

Dream Work Therapy can be healing medicine for the body and soul that can:

·        connect you to the love of your life
·        break the chains of negative habits and relationships that bind you
·        guide you into peace of mind
·        introduce you to your innate Inner Guidance
·        resolve residual life-issues that have remained a problem

Dream Work Therapy uses the universal principles of dreaming  and applies them to the action of Dream Work; working with your dreams.

The universal principles of learning about dreams hold that every dream is about the dreamer and since human beings are multifaceted beings of both body and spirit, you can expand your awareness of different aspects of yourself by studying your dream figures and the messages they bring to you.  You are in charge of your emotional and physical healing and your dreams are a door through which you can meet your Inner-therapist and Physician-within.

The first step in beginning this therapy is dream journaling.  Keep a pencil and paper beside your bed and write down your dreams as soon as you awaken in the morning.  If you cannot remember the whole dream, write down the snipp-its you do remember, including colors, numbers and the mood you were in when you awoke. Were you, sad, crying, angry, happy or laughing?

Your emotional state upon awakening may be a direct reflection of your dream state and that can be very therapeutic. This can be your first step in therapy. Embrace the information, no matter how painful or confusing.

Dreams use Universal  Symbolism for a language. This is the same symbolic language Dr. Freud used with his patients in psychotherapy. By writing down your dreams, you are learning to speak to yourself using  your innate personal dream language that also uses Universal Symbolism.

What does a specific symbol in your dream mean to you? What emotion does it evoke?

The subjects, figures, animals, people and unusual beings in dreams are there to help you and teach you about aspects of yourself that have been ignored, unrealized or forgotten.

That is the basis for Dream Work Therapy.  It’s all about you.

Kathleen O’Keefe-KanavosAbout the author- Kathleen (Kat) O’Keefe-Kanavos is an author, inspirational speaker, Radio Host, and three-time breast cancer survivor who penned SURVIVING CANCERLAND: The Intuitive Aspects of Healing http://www.survivingcancerland.com/    http://accessyourinnerguide.com/  She is represented by  Steve Allen Media and is part of WakeUpWomen www.wakeupwomen.com

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