Dream Gates

One of the goals of an organization such as a church is to create a cohesive community. The way you communicate with stakeholders and members of your flock largely determines the type of environment and community that you create. For instance, if there’s no one there to take calls or there seems to be some…

The fashion industry is an extremely competitive one and for many decades it has been dominated by fashion for women. Although men have had their fair share of the fashion industry, it is as though the last decade or two has delivered more for men than in the past. This year, the trend seems to…

The society we live in keeps teaching us that being selfish is human nature as evolutionists say it is how the human race survived for this long. Contrary to this belief, scientists who study evolutionary sociology have proven that social behavior is what may have helped our ancestors survive in groups. Even though social behavior…

Recently, a lot of people have been forced to stay at home for longer periods. For some people, this was the greatest news ever and for others, the news was debilitating. The problem was not so much that they had to stay at home, but rather that the space that they lived in was not…

There are so many different religions in the world. You want to teach your children about your particular religion; after all, you believe that it is almost like a guiding light – a road map to behaving in a certain way.  It is not easy trying to raise your child to be religious. In societies…

A snack before bedtime is supposed to put you right to sleep. However, it’s not always easy to choose the right snack that is both healthy and drowsy. For 2020, let us take a very close look at some health bedtime snacks that you should try. Peanut butter sandwich To start things off, peanut butter…

Good quality sleep is important to restoration and good health, but if you’re waking at night and then irritable and drained in the morning, there are positive changes you can make.   By taking steps to improve your sleep, you’re actually making a substantial investment in your health and happiness. The whole idea of getting a…

Have you ever woken up having had a dream so vivid that, for a moment, you’re surprised to find yourself in your bed in familiar surroundings? Many people have vivid dreams at some point. These dreams can be delightful, cryptic, frightening, or seemingly from out of this world.  What makes a dream vivid is that…

Some believers are dismayed when well-intentioned fellow believers tell them that they shouldn’t need to grieve if they believe. However, this is a shortsighted view of faith. Genuine faith is honest faith and suppressing your feelings of despair, anger and pain is not healthy.  Faith can offer comfort but grief can bring about a faith…

Intermittent fasting, the discipline of restricting dietary intake of calories to 0 for allotted time periods, has gained popularity in the West due to the fascinating research that has explored its many potent health benefits. Essentially, intermittent fasting means alternating between a “fasted” state (no caloric intake) and a “fed” state according to a fixed…

Robert Moss
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Robert Moss

Robert Moss describes himself as a dream teacher, on a path for which there has been no career track in our culture. He is the creator of Active Dreaming, an original synthesis of dreamwork and shamanism. Born in Australia, he survived three near-death experiences in childhood. He leads popular seminars all over the world, including a three-year training for teachers of Active Dreaming. A former lecturer in ancient history at the Australian National University, he is a best-selling novelist, journalist and independent scholar. His nine books on dreaming, shamanism and imagination include Conscious Dreaming, Dreamways of the Iroquois, The Dreamer's Book of the Dead, The Three ""Only"" Things, The Secret History of Dreaming, Dreamgates, Active Dreaming and Dreaming the Soul Back Home: Shamanic Dreaming for Healing and Becoming Whole. His most recent book is The Boy Who Died and Came Back: Adventures of a Dream Archaeologist in the Multiverse.

Over the past 20 years, he has led seminars at the Esalen Institute, Kripalu, the Omega Institute, the New York Open Center, Bastyr University, John F. Kennedy University, Meriter Hospital, and many other centers and institutions. He has taught depth workshops in Active Dreaming in the UK, Australia, Canada, Costa Rica, France, the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Romania, Brazil and Austria and leads a three-year training for teachers of Active Dreaming. He hosts the ""Way of the Dreamer"" radio show at www.healthylife.net.

He has appeared on many TV and radio shows, ranging from Charlie Rose and the Today show to Coast to Coast and the Diane Rehm show on NPR. His articles on dreaming have been published in media ranging from Parade to Shaman's Drum.

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