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Workshop: "Engaging with dreams" - Feb 1st through 15th
« on: January 11, 2010, 09:35:03 PM »
Burned up will be hosting a workshop beginning Feb 01 and running through Feb 15th.


"Engaging with dreams"  - a short facilitative workshop where we can explore what happens when we engage with our own dreams and other people's.  And also to critically engage with some of the theories which exist about dreams.  Although intended for non-lucid dreaming, people may find it useful to see how the methods can be applied to lucid dreaming too.

The workshop involves sharing material from two dreams (one each week) and discovering how our own resources, other people's resources and published resources may be of interest to us.

I hope to show that dreamwork is not a dull, pretentious discipline limited to those with fixations about mothers, sex and tenuous symbolism.  It is about how we can use our own resources - essentially our selves and our own experiences - to the mysterious unconscious world of dreams.

The workshop takes place 1st to 15th February 2010, with sessions starting each Monday, Wednesday and Friday.  The more the merrier!

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Re: Workshop: "Engaging with dreams" - Feb 1st through 15th
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2010, 09:52:39 PM »
Count me in. I have lots of vivid dreams but understand very few of them.  Maybe this will help.
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Re: Workshop: "Engaging with dreams" - Feb 1st through 15th
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Re: Workshop: "Engaging with dreams" - Feb 1st through 15th
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2010, 12:34:13 AM »
Sounds fun.  I'll definitely try to make this one. :)

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Re: Workshop: "Engaging with dreams" - Feb 1st through 15th
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2010, 04:39:52 AM »
I'd like to participate as best I can here. Thanks for the effort Bu! This sounds great. Perhaps this'd help some recognize themes in their non-lucid dreams that seem to be frequently at the tip of the tounge..but other sets of eyes might help push into view.
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Re: Workshop: "Engaging with dreams" - Feb 1st through 15th
« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2010, 09:37:34 AM »
This sounds very engaging!  I'm really looking forward to it.

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Re: Workshop: "Engaging with dreams" - Feb 1st through 15th
« Reply #6 on: January 12, 2010, 02:14:48 PM »
Do these dreams need to be from that time period, or can they be older dreams?
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Re: Workshop: "Engaging with dreams" - Feb 1st through 15th
« Reply #7 on: January 12, 2010, 02:18:36 PM »
Excellent, that's 6 takers already!

For those worried about dubious theories - it's not going to be like that.  Use dream dictionaries, Freud, crystal balls etc as much or as little as you want.  Just dream and share!

I'm getting excited about this myself already!

Do these dreams need to be from that time period, or can they be older dreams?

Well I'm going to suggest using a new dream mainly to help in the recording of details when it's fresh in your mind, as I'll be talking a bit about journaling.  And the dream may have connections to recent life events too.

Maybe at the end of the workshop we can play more with significant dreams from the past?
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Re: Workshop: "Engaging with dreams" - Feb 1st through 15th
« Reply #8 on: January 12, 2010, 02:33:58 PM »
Excellent, that's 6 takers already!
You're counting me in, right?
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Re: Workshop: "Engaging with dreams" - Feb 1st through 15th
« Reply #9 on: January 12, 2010, 04:40:12 PM »
Excellent, that's 6 takers already!
You're counting me in, right?

If you're there then you're there!

Re-count.  I make it 7 :D
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Re: Workshop: "Engaging with dreams" - Feb 1st through 15th
« Reply #10 on: January 13, 2010, 09:17:11 AM »
Sounds like fun. :)
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Re: Workshop: "Engaging with dreams" - Feb 1st through 15th
« Reply #11 on: January 13, 2010, 01:17:36 PM »
Sounds like fun. :)

It will be!

(Well, I'll enjoy it anyway)
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Re: Workshop: "Engaging with dreams" - Feb 1st through 15th
« Reply #12 on: January 13, 2010, 11:06:21 PM »
I'm in (I think). Though my non-lucids are a mess. Lots and lots of conflict. We'll see how it goes  ???
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Re: Workshop: "Engaging with dreams" - Feb 1st through 15th
« Reply #13 on: January 14, 2010, 07:10:28 AM »
I'm in (I think). Though my non-lucids are a mess. Lots and lots of conflict. We'll see how it goes  ???

Let's be clear - this isn't about showing off how amazing our non-lucid dreams are. Long, epic dreams might make good stories but we can do the same work with a short, messy dream.  I for one (honestly) would be interested in a dream with "lots of conflict".

I hope that everyone will find at least some resource in themselves that brings them closer to their own dreams and those of others.  We all dream differently and we shouldn't be surprised if we all engage differently.  Maybe you (Dr T) will find you are sensitive to conflict in other people's dreams that they might not notice themselves?

The non-lucid part of what becomes a lucid dream would also be useful material.
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Re: Workshop: "Engaging with dreams" - Feb 1st through 15th
« Reply #14 on: January 14, 2010, 07:15:05 AM »
Count me in. I have lots of vivid dreams but understand very few of them.  Maybe this will help.

You have lots of dreams period, iadr!  Great to have you on board, your DJ is legendary.

Sounds good.  Thanks in advance.  :)

I see from my DJ you've started already :D

Sounds fun.  I'll definitely try to make this one. :)

Excellent.  I haven't dropped into your DJ for a while - must do so.

I'd like to participate as best I can here. Thanks for the effort Bu! This sounds great. Perhaps this'd help some recognize themes in their non-lucid dreams that seem to be frequently at the tip of the tounge..but other sets of eyes might help push into view.

I hope so too.  Sometimes we miss the obvious, yet others can spot it for us.

This sounds very engaging!  I'm really looking forward to it.

Thank you.

Thanks pj.  I am too.
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