Susanne van Doorn

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 books. DO YOU LIKE THIS POST? SUBSCRIBE TO MY BLOG USING THE SIGN UP FORM …

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Useful Link: 7 Dream Blogs That Inspire Me

I have been blogging about dream related subjects for almost two years now. My first blog was published in February 2015. Today you read blog post number 235 and I wanted to give you an oversight for blogs about dreams that I often read. The order of the links is at random, and 7 is …

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Spiritual Soul Searching: Mindfunda Course

In our rational Western Society, dreams are no longer regarded portals into higher knowledge. Do something radical and challenge yourself to set aside everything you were taught about religion. Become your own guru and let your intuition and dreams guide the path of your life.

Film Feature: Four Stories about Gender

I want to thank Jungian Author Susan Scott, artist Brenda Ferrimani and Psychoanalyst Lou Hagood for their advice on Mindfunda Movie. It is the season to watch a film. Days are getting shorter, evenings are getting longer. Nowadays films are easily found online, but these four classic films will be an asset to your collection. Mindfunda …

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The Power of Ritual: Informative and Intriguing

The Power of Ritual by Robbie Davis Floyd and Charles Laughlin Daily Grail Publishing, 2016, $26.95 paper, ISBN 978-0-9874224-9-1 Reviewed by Drs. Susanne van Doorn   the power of ritual: introduction Do you remember the eighties when Joseph Campbell talked to us about “The Power of Myth”? It was magic on television. His engaging way …

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Translating Myth: Re-wording the unseen knowledge

Translating Myth Edited by Ben Pestell, Pietra Palazzolo and Leon Burnett. Legenda 2016, hardcover $120.00 kindle $37.22 ISBN978-1-910887-04-2 (hbk) 978-1-315-54320-8 (ebk) Reviewed by Drs. Susanne van Doorn, edited by Christian Gerike. Translating Myth is a book that attempts to scientifically define myth. Or at least, come to describe 5 aspects of it: how to translate …

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Imagery in Dreaming

For the annual dream conference organized by the International Association for the Study of Dreams (IASD) I was invited to join a panel to discuss Dreaming and Mental imagery. My co-presenters were Kelly Bulkeley, who recently published the book Big Dreams,The Science of Dreaming & The Origins Of Religion, Antonio Zadra, Professor in the Department of …

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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 your ways. Literally, or symbolically. I was invited by the Dutch Rivas Organisation to give a …

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Life is a Balance Act

I was invited to give a presentation about dreams at the Kenniscafe in Haarlem, the Netherlands. This Mindfunda is a blog about that presentation. Here you can read the presentation in the Dutch Language.   If you look at this film you see some balance artists. We feel like this often in life. We have to …

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Living the dream

Living the dream: lucky in love, to be healthy and have the best job ever. How can individual dreams help you realize this? Mindfunda gives two techniques and several examples of dreams.

Psychology professor Stanley Krippner about dreams myths and visions

Mindfunda had the honor of interviewing Stanley Krippner, professor in psychology on Saybrook University about his life. You can watch it on my YouTube channel. Don’t forget to sign up because I will be uploading lots of interesting interviews. Stanley Krippner is a featured speaker on the conference of the International Study for the Association of …

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World War 2: Wodan’s Wind blew

In my dream Women flew Larger than any Birds I had seen They flew high They flew together Over trees And dry, dusty land. They came back, some After years, with water Careful in their beaks For those who had Forgotten how to fly. Manju Kapur Today we remember World War 2.  In May 1940, …

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Tree of life: 3 visions on how climbing the tree of life can restore our well being

The Tree of life is a wide recognized symbol. The green of trees are healing, Research shows that it is one of the healthiest ways to spent your life. Surrounded by green listening to birds, enjoying the sounds and life around you. We are hairless monkeys with arms made to climb trees. Trees gave us protection. …

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10 Dream books you should read

I have been working with dreams for several years now, and I read a lot of dream books. But sometimes there is that one book that really has a special edge. A way you have not looked at dreams before. Here is my list of 10 dream books you should read i.e. I can recommend all of …

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10 remarkable things about the human brain

Unexpected Fact #1: There are no right-brained versus left brained people! Unexpected Fact #2: Awareness can not be traced back to a specific point in the brain! I found out about these -and at least 10 more- remarkable facts by reading ‘The Human Brain Book’ By Rita Carter, a highly recommended read if you are interested …

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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.