Dream Gates

Growing up, you often hear about the importance of sleep. However, in adulthood and the chaos of the working world, sleep is one of the first sacrifices people make in order to reach deadlines and achieve their goals. While skipping out on sleep can buy you a few more hours in the day, it might…

Everyone thinks about the future, and you should plan to take care of yourself and your family. However, you might forget about a few small details that require your attention. You must think about your final expenses, and you can use the tips below to pay for your final expenses. Each step in the process…

A lot of people seem to be born with a creative streak, and yet few of them take advantage of it. We are all creative to some degree, but you need to take the time to find and unlock your specific brand of creativity. You may be an ‘out-of-the-box’ thinker with innovative solutions to everyday…

Going through your college years can be very hard due to being overworked and stressed out by the great responsibilities. Although college is romanticized by many, some students tear at the seams when it comes to trying to manage their finances, daily stress and their physical and mental health.  To avoid facing the same problems,…

Being a naturally anxious or stressed person could be affecting your sleep. Perfectionism and being prone to depression may be directly contributing to your insomnia. Sleep experts who have studied insomniacs have concluded that certain personality traits could indicate a predisposition to insomnia. Simply, your personality type affects your sleeping patterns. Researchers agree that there…

Everybody knows that diet and exercise are the pillars of weight loss, but it’s not quite that simple. Sleep is just as important to keep a body healthy and functioning. Not getting enough sleep can interfere with a person’s ability to lose weight. At the same time, a poor diet can also affect sleep quality.…

Not having enough money when you need it can be a burden, to say the least. Besides this, you might be plagued by constant worries about how this will affect your future. Whatever the case may be, your financial woes will be far from over until you make an honest effort to fix the problem.…

Since the early days of Kindergarten, we’ve learned the three fundamentals of education: reading, writing, and arithmetic. We know Christopher Columbus discovered the New World in 1492, and the pilgrims arrived at Plymouth Rock in 1620. Our educational system provided us the groundwork to be successful in life. But what if there was something more…

Acknowledging that your parent might need some help with day-to-day activities is a burden few of us are ever prepared for. Talking to your parents about introducing them to a professional caregiver isn’t the easiest thing in the world either. They are likely to put up fierce resistance because they perceive it as an attack…

Sleep is one of the most important functions that the human body performs. Sleep helps reduce stress and is vital when it comes to combating depression and anxiety. When people do not get enough sleep, they often make work mistakes, have difficulty concentrating and can be antisocial according to WebMD. Restorative sleep should be the…

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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