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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

‘There are two kinds of spurs, my friend. Those that come in by the door; those that come in by the window.‘ (Tuco). Three men: Blondie, (the Good), Tuco, (the Ugly), and Angel Eyes, (the Bad), are searching for gold Continue Reading

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7 Common Dreams: Exercise the Dream Muscles

Just like a hand is necessary in life, your dream muscles need exercise at a regular basis. And just like the hand, most of your dream muscles are not located in you dreams but in your daily life. This blog is about 7 common dreams and new ways of approaching them. Continue Reading

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Tarot Card Hanged Man

What does the tarot card of the hanged man have in common with Odin, God of Norse Mythology? This blog, part of the Mindfunda online Norse Mythology course finds out Continue Reading

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How To Use A Dream as a Tool for Self Development: A Case study

A simple, short, but emotional dream is analysed in this case study. A step by step process showing you how to help people attach meaning to their dreams. Dreams are an important way to improve your self development. Continue Reading

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Nightmare and Dreams: a presentation for Rivas

Six percent of the population regularly suffers from a nightmare. But a nightmare is a blessing in disguise. No other dream gives a dreamer such a strong impulse to act upon a dream. It is like a dream urges you to change Continue Reading

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Tarot Garden by Niki de Saint Phalle – Tuscany, Italy

Tarot represent the archetypical energies of life. Let Mindfunda help you use the tarot with a greater understanding of archetypical energies and how they shape your life. Nikki de Saint Phalle has lived the tarot; she dedicated her life to the tarot garden in Tuscany Italy. An impression from the grounds by Mindfunda. Continue Reading

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Does tarot predict your future?

Do you think using tarot can predict the future? Find out in the Mindfunda tarot work-book. The first chapter is available for a free download if you signup for the Mindfunda Monthly! Continue Reading

Celtic Cailleach Guardian of Holy Nights

Photo in Header: Rob Hurson  Mindfunda has been organizing the Holy Nights Event for several years now. This year the Cailleach is guardian of our inner journey. This blog is your travel brochure. The Dark Days around Christmas is the Continue Reading

Joseph Campbell Correspondence

Correspondence 1927-1987, Joseph CampbellEdited by E. LANSING SMITH, PhD & D. PATRICK SLATTERY, PhD.New World Library Novato, California$17.67 for a hardcover Careful Cradling Campbell I received Correspondence 1927 – 1987 and after reading it I felt compelled by the information. Continue Reading

Imbolc Celebration

Imbolc is the old Celtic celebration of the return of the light. On February 1, the old ancient Goddess Brigid* returns after being held in captivity by the old Hag of winter. It’s on the horse of Angus Og, she Continue Reading

Invitation to join the Holy Nights

Holy Nights are a special time for dreaming. It’s believed that the air between the different realms of being is thin, and that information about past, present and future can be communicated with more ease in this time frame. Continue Reading

Holy Nights 2018 – 2019

      Christmas time, a time to Dream   As a Dream expert, I noticed how powerful my dreams became during Christmas time. When I researched this phenomenon, I found out it is known as the Holy Nights. The Continue Reading

Halloween, meet the Banshee

Happy Halloween! Tonight, Banshees, and other fairies and spirits visit freely to reunite with loved ones.
Want to learn more about the Banshee that enchanted the God of Love of the Celts? Sign up and join tonight for a myth, an invitation to interpretation, questions to see how you have lived this myth and an incubation to tune into the energy of the Banshee. Continue Reading

Precognitive Dreaming During the Thirteen Holy Nights

Are you looking for an online event that will help you to upgrade your ability for precognitive dreaming? Steven Ernenwein tells about the Holy Nights and how these nights have predicted his future year. It’s fun, affordable, feel invited to join us Continue Reading

Hecate, Dark Goddess, Bright Star of the Holy Nights

‘When the light of the outer sun is faintest and its warmth feeblest, now is the time when the soul withdraws into the darkness but can find within itself the inner, spiritual Light that is kindled in the other darkness.

But for one whose eyes of spirit are opened the Thirteen Days and Thirteen Nights between the 25th of December and the 6th of January are a time of deep spiritual experience’.
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13 Holy Nights

Today’s post is a guest blog written by Lidia Urban Crone Tremblay, about her dreams during Mindfunda’s online Holy Nights Event* According to ancient beliefs, the 12 nights between Christmas and Epiphany are a special time for dreaming. Each night should Continue Reading

Nature Narrates its Wisdom

When you seem to have lost purpose in life, give yourself permission to spend four moments every season to reflect on your inner wisdom. Tapping into the well of your inner wisdom by reading a mythological story. Being challenged to interpret it. Getting guidance on how to work with mythology and archetypes. And last but certainly not least, to use the technique of dream incubation  you’d be tuning into the wisdom that is locked in mythology. Continue Reading

The Holy Wild: A Heathen Bible for the Untamed Woman

Book review of The Holy Wild: A Heathen Bible for the Untamed Woman. Danielle Dulsky asks us to look at our own stories and “tiny soulful treasures long-buried” for spiritual truth and to embrace our right to an authentic relationship with the sacred. Continue Reading

Celtic Mythology

Celtic Mythology is rich in symbolism of life death and transition. No wonder that Halloween or Samhain is a remainder of Celtic Mythology. This blog explores it’s origin, and how it still influences our lives. Continue Reading

Improve Dream Recall using Supplements (I am not a doctor, inform yourself before using)

A short Mindfunda Movie about using supplements to improve dream recall Continue Reading

The Hidden Worlds: Book Review

The Hidden Worlds is an easy to read book aimed at teen readers about using shaman techniques to address environmental problems. The Hidden Worlds introduces power animals, the four elements and mutual dreaming to enter the hidden worlds of perception. Continue Reading

Dream Animals: Self and Planet

What can be possible meanings of animals in dreams? This blog contains an exploration into symbolism, our connection with our planet and our identity. Continue Reading

Me too, But Now What?

I have decided that I refuse to share he humiliating stories that I and many women have to live through. But this touches my heart so much that I can not stay silent. Please let there finally be the change in society that women long for. Continue Reading

Trickster Archetype: An Exploration in Writing the Tale

The Trickster carries an enormous number of opposites and many of the adventures could be seen as arising from the tension that is found between these opposites. Let the Trickster inhabit the darker side of life, while we use that force, through his stories, to bring us to the good side of life. Let us have balance by leaving evil in the realm of the gods and keeping good in the realm of humanity.
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Asian Journals: the Allegory of American Mythologist Joseph Campbell

This Mindfunda Book review is written by Misa Tsuruta, Ph.D. I have asked Misa, a Japanese psychologist,to write this review as she is very familiar with Western ways of thinking.Joseph Campbell, a Western man, was very familiar with the Eastern way Continue Reading

Civil War and Dreams: The Home Voices Speak Louder Than the Drums

Wanda Burch re-writes the American civil war in terms of dreams. She has collected a multitude of dreams that make you realize how important dreams were in that time period. Newspapers published dreams about the end of the war as a way to shed some light on the question when the war should end. A book filled with remarkable dreams. If you like history and love dreams, this is a book for you. Continue Reading

The Fiction of Dreams, A Book Review

Dreams are a manifestation of fiction. In The Fiction of Dreams Otto Rheinschiedt takes us on a journey to discover how dreams and fiction are part of the universal creation. Continue Reading

Dreams that Guide You on Your Life Path

Finding your life path. It can be quite a journey… To my great enjoyment I saw that the International Association for the Study of Dreams (IASD) has decided that the theme of the new online psiberconference is going to be: “Illuminating Continue Reading

Wonder Woman: A Female Perspective

Wonder Woman, the film entered the cinema’s and got a lot of positive feedback. Women have even reported that they were crying when they saw the film. I wanted to see the film to investigate if it isn’t an ultimate form of misogyny to admire a woman simply because she can fight like a man? Is Wonder Woman just a male soldier with big breasts and a vagina? Or is something else going on?
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Midsummer Night Dreaming

The Lunatic, the Lover, and the Poet Are of Imagination all compact…  Shakespeare, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”  Midsummer Night is around the corner. The shortest night of the year could be the most important one for dreaming.  Since day and Continue Reading

Multiverse: a Dream come True?

I have this lovely theory that in my dreams, I visit a multiverse. In my dreams I step into this multiverse, live life and solve problems according to the laws that are applicable there.
Today’s Mindfunda tries to see if such a charming notion might be supported by recent scientific research.
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3 Facts about Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea. The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute defines it like this on their website: “Sleep apnea (AP-ne-ah) is a common disorder in which you have one or more pauses in breathing or shallow breaths while you sleep. Breathing Continue Reading

June Solstice Online Dream Event

The June Solstice is a special, magic time. The perfect time to tune into the wisdom of your dreams.

You can do so on June 19th 2017 when you participate in the Mindfunda Midsummer Night Dreaming Event. This Mindfunda tells you more about this online dreaming Event. Continue Reading

Writing in the House of Dreams by Jenny Alexander

Dreams are stories that beg to be written. Writing an dreaming both seem to tap into another real of reality with different laws. A Mindfunda Book Review of Writing in the House of Dreams, written by Jenny Alexander. Continue Reading

Summer Solstice Online Dreaming

I want to invite you to celebrate the Summer Solstice with me. I have created a new online course that offers 7 incubations, loosely based on Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream. The summer solstice has always been a magical time, surrounded Continue Reading

The Body of Poetry: Sculpting Curves into Words

This is the last Mindfunda blog in my series about the body and it features the body of poetry. Female poetry to be more precise. This blog is a part of a 4-blog series about the body. The first blog Continue Reading

Best Books on Dreams 2017

What are the best books on dreams in 2017? And my question to you: what are the most inspiring books about dreams you have never read? Let me know in the comments because I love to get inspired by new Continue Reading

Healing the Nightmare Freeing the Soul

I had my last nightmare  in December 2008. I stand outside a hospital room looking in. there is a young guy waiting to get an operation. A black strap is around his chest.   The door opens, and in walks a surgeon with Continue Reading

The Ideal World: Is Science Going to Create it?

In an ideal world we would learn from the past and create a future that is based on the progress of science. Adolfo Plasencia talks with some of the biggest names in scientific research to shed more light on big questions Continue Reading

Cailleach: Dreaming about Archetypical Energy

The Cailleach is an ancient mother Goddess associated with winter and rejuvenation. Cailleach means “the Veiled one”. She is the giant blue faced goddess of winter, associated with death as well as with rebirth. Continue Reading

Body in Dreams: Gender, Animals and Out of Body Experiences

In this blog I want to explore how your own body can be a different gender in your dreams, the relationship between health and dreams and out of body experiences. Continue Reading

Dream Song: 5 Mental Notes that Might Help You Attribute Meaning

There are days I wake up humming a certain kind of dream song, playing in my dream. This blog explores the possible meaning of dreams and music.
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Catcher in the Rye: One Dream, Two Layers

I have never read The Catcher in the Rye written by J.D. Salinger. When I had to prepare a reading list for my English class, I felt that the yearning and depression of a young teenage male was far beyond my scope of interest.
So why would this book all of a sudden appear in a dream of mine?

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The Spiritual Body: Our Connection to Food

This blog is a part of a 4-blog series about the body. The first blog is about Body Image and Self Esteem This blog is about the spiritual body; The third blog will be about the dreaming body; The last blog will be about Continue Reading

Environment: 3 Ways a Place can Have an Impact on your Well Being

Your environment has got more impact on you and your state of well being than you’d imagine on first sight. Grounding Religion, a Book Review. It was only after reading this book that I could get a grip on how many aspects are involved in the intertwining of Ecology and Environment. Continue Reading

Body Image and Self Esteem

This is the start of a four-part blogs about the body. this one is about the psychological body image of women. A few days ago I saw the documentary Embrace on Netflix. It is about how photographer Taryn Brumfitt put Continue Reading