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Decoding Your Dreams

A Revolutionary Technique for Understanding Your Dreams, 1st Edition

By Robert Langs


250 pages

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pub: 2019-09-15
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Do your dreams seem to have as much in common with real life as a funhouse mirror? Don’t be misled. Dreams contain extraordinarily reliable commentaries on the conflicts and events of everyday life. Properly interpreted, they not only illuminate your anxieties but actually show you how to alter the course of your life – and very much for the better.

Dreams are so essential to our health and well-being that almost all of us create them in clusters four or five times every night. In this title, originally published in 1989, Dr Robert Langs, a psychoanalyst and dream researcher, goes far beyond standard interpretation in showing how your dreams tap the wisdom of the deep unconscious part of your mind. Through his unique and groundbreaking technique of trigger decoding, you will learn what your dreams are saying about your life, about the events you must deal with, about the problems you are trying to resolve.

Dreams can be a kind of emotional camouflage, difficult and often uncomfortable to interpret. Trigger decoding not only exposes our emotional wounds, it also provides the balm for healing those wounds. In the proper decoding of dreams, there is revealed an intelligence, power, and beauty of mind that is unheard of in direct and conscious experience. Decoding Your Dreams opens a revolutionary new door to self-understanding and self-improvement.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements. Introduction. Part 1: Constructing a Dream 1. Dreams and Mysteries 2. What’s in a Dream? 3. The Making of Dream 4. The Logic and Layers of a Dream 5. Dreams are Dreamed to be Analyzed Part 2: Decoding a Dream 6. Capturing the Dream 7. Creating a Dream of Substance 8. The Surface of the Dream 9. The Middle Layers of a Dream 10. Triggers, Dreamers, and Dreams 11. Trigger Decoding 12. Analyzing Your Dreams 13. Dreams and Symptoms 14. Dreaming and Becoming. Index.

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Sleep and Dreams

Routledge Library Editions: Sleep and Dreams (9 Volumes) brings together as one set, or individual volumes, a small series of previously out-of-print titles, originally published between 1935 and 1988. An eclectic mix, the set looks at sleep and dreams from a number of different perspectives, including philosophy, psychoanalysis and science. It includes a sourcebook, which reviews areas of sleep and dream research, and a dictionary to help people interpret their own dreams.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Movements / Psychoanalysis
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health