“It came to Me in a Dream…”

Have you ever gone to sleep with a thorny problem unsolved, only to wake up with a solution? Or to one morning wake up with a new song, poem or painting just waiting to be realized?

Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde. Library of Congress printIf so, you’re not alone! The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde came to Robert Louis Stevenson in a dream, as did Misery to Stephen King. Paul McCartney woke up one morning with the tune for Yesterday

Scientific discoveries have been made within dreams. Kekule discovered the Ouroborus, 1478 drawing. Wikicommonsstructure of the carbon ring by dreaming of an Ouroborus–a snake biting its own tail. The structure of DNA came through in a dream. Otto Loewi had a dream of the flow of chemicals between nerve cells, leading to the discovery of neurotransmitters.

Madam C. J. Walker Preparations. Library of Congress printMadame C.J. Walker received the ingredients & instructions for mixing a hair remedy that led to the incredible success of her cosmetics manufacturing company. Elias Howe dreamt of the design for needles for the sewing machine.

Other exciting designs, inventions & art work have come through dreams, too.

Your most personally fulfilling discoveries may come through your own dreams, & through working with them.

Contact Renee Beck at 510-387-0341 to set up a Dreamwork session, or to work with imagery & metaphor in Transpersonal Therapy. San Francisco Bay Area!