What is a Nightmare?

What can I do overcome them? A nightmare is a dream that can cause a strong emotional response from the mind. A nightmare is typically fear or horror related but can also include despair, anxiety and intense sadness. The dream may contain events or situations of danger, mental or physical terror and varying discomfort. People … Continue reading What is a Nightmare?

What is a Lucid Dream?

A lucid dream is any type of dreaming in which your aware that your dreaming. Whether it be a short period or prolonged amount of time. As long you are aware that your dreaming it is considered a “lucid dream”. A Dutch psychiatrist and writer Frederik (Willem) van Eden was one of the most widely … Continue reading What is a Lucid Dream?

Dream Terminology

Most of the terms and techniques were developed or became more commonly known by Stephen LaBerge, and he describes many of them in his book Exploring the World of Lucid Dreaming. Auto-suggestion- A technique where, as you are falling asleep, suggest to yourself that you will have a lucid dream either that night or in the … Continue reading Dream Terminology

Oneiromancy~ The Lost Art Of Dream Divination

In every dream, there is a message, a part of us that needs to be heard, a guiding light, a healthy outlet for fantasies, creative inspiration and a way to cultivate our evolution as the beings that we are and will become.  Dreams allow us to go on a mysterious adventure, calling us to better … Continue reading Oneiromancy~ The Lost Art Of Dream Divination

How to Set Up a Safe Home for Abused Women

According to the U.S. Department of Justice/Office of Justice Programs, between 600,000 and 6 million women are victims of domestic violence annually. Many abused women seek a safer place. Setting up a safe home for abused women in your area will go a long way in providing safety for women and their children escaping domestic … Continue reading How to Set Up a Safe Home for Abused Women

A Tour Of The Charleston Capitol Market – A Gorgeous Farmers Market Like No Other!

The beauty, activity and sheer size of the Charleston Capitol Market are simply stunning. Take a tour of this West Virginia showplace. Source: A Tour Of The Charleston Capitol Market - A Gorgeous Farmers Market Like No Other!

Medicinal Trees: Elder

Elder {Sambucus nigra} Also, Known As: Bourtree Elder Elder-berry Elder-flower European Elder Pipe Tree The plant called the elder is used to describe a bushy shrub like plant that can reach a few feet in height as shrub-like forms normally do or it may be referring to a tree reaching up to fifty feet in … Continue reading Medicinal Trees: Elder

Medicinal Trees: Oak

Quercus alba Also, Known As: Gospel Tree Oak Tanner's Bark The oak is a mighty and majestic tree that has the aptitude to grow up to a height of 90 feet (30 m), have a circumference of about 33 feet (10 m) and survive for as many as 1000 years! The oak is indigenous to … Continue reading Medicinal Trees: Oak

Medicinal Trees: Hawthorn

Crataegus oxyacantha or Crataegus monogyna Also, Known As: English Hawthorn Haw Hawthorn May May Blossom Maybush May Tree Quick-set Shan-cha Whitethorn The herb called the hawthorn is one of the best herbal remedies to boost the performance of the heart and the human circulatory system in general. A potent vasodilatory action can be induced in … Continue reading Medicinal Trees: Hawthorn

Medicinal Trees: Prickly Ash

anthoxylum americanum Also, Known As: Angelica Tree Prickly Ash Suterberry Toothache Tree The prickly ash or the Zanthoxylum americanum is a tall shrub that may also be described as a small tree and usually grows up to a height of twenty feet. The shrub is distinguished by its barbed stalks and branches. The leaves of … Continue reading Medicinal Trees: Prickly Ash