Dreams

'Dream-Shaping' App Could Be The Key To Better Sleep

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Despite of the health risks of keeping your mobile phone in your bedroom, there are mobile apps out there that are trying to help us get a good night'...

Why Does The Brain Remember Our Dreams?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

How many times have you woken up in the morning wishing you'd remember your dream, but you couldn't? Or the opposite: when a dream was so vivid, you n...

You Know You're An Adult When...

Danielle Lowe | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Danielle Lowe

As we grow up many of us dream of that day when we're all grown up. Hoping for a successful career, a huge house, loads of friends and everything being perfect like it always is in those films (at least, in the end). The reality is being an adult is tough. You know you're an adult when...

Overwhelmed? Here's a Blueprint for Creating the Life You Want

Emma Brooke | Posted 16.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Emma Brooke

I hate making resolutions because I'm always changing my mind on what on I want to do. I evolve as the world around me evolves. I do however, have a big picture goal and a system I use to prevent me feeling completely overwhelmed by all the things I want to do, so I thought I'd share it with you today.

Will I Ever Stop Dreaming About Poo?

Pete Cashmore | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Comedy
Pete Cashmore

Like Martin Luther King, I have a dream. It is a dream that recurs with alarming regularity, and when I reveal the nature of it, you will understand why it upsets me, although you can probably guess the nature of the dream from the headline.

Intuition and Following Your Heart

Amy Anka | Posted 09.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Anka

For those of you who follow my Facebook page and Instagram, you would have seen that the inspirational author Paulo Coelho, whom I deeply admire, tweeted an article I wrote the other week.

Waking Up Is So Very Hard to Do...

James Conmy | Posted 28.10.2013 | UK Comedy
James Conmy

I roll over and look at my wife, she is staring hard at the ceiling, I recognise that look - unless I'm very much mistaken that's her "I've-just-tutted-to-wake-you-up" look. "Did you just tut?" Silence. "Are you okay?" "I'm FINE" *Tut* "Have I done something wrong?" She gets out of bed and starts stomping round the bedroom, viciously pulling the curtains open.

Dream Your Way to Recovery

Carrie Armstrong | Posted 21.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Carrie Armstrong

Don't let anyone laugh at your dreams. Or let them tell you they can't become a reality. Sick or well. People used to laugh at me all the time, which is fine, some of my dreams seemed fairly ridiculous.

Love Alive in Art: Inspiration Takes Hold of the Artist's Slumbering Heart

Ana Tzarev | Posted 10.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ana Tzarev

Though the waking world is ripe with ideas waiting to be harvested, there are few places so sweetly laden with inspiration as our dreams. Such wonders spring forth to enchant our sleeping souls! The limits of the day slip off easily, and we are left to explore the infinite fascinations of the unconscious realm.

Would You Want to Be Married to You?

Dr. Corey Allan | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Corey Allan

It's important to realize that in committed relationships, roughly two thirds of the problems are unresolvable. Two thirds! With the amount of issues in marriage that aren't resolvable, how do you create a lasting and passionate marriage?

Scientists Can Now Predict Your Dreams

Huffington Post UK / PA | Posted 04.06.2013 | UK Tech

Reading dreams has come a step closer to reality after scientists predicted the content of images in the heads of napping volunteers. Using a brain...

Dreams Are Powerful, We Should Be Doing More to Encourage Young People to Follow Them

Stuart Semple | Posted 27.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Stuart Semple

It was with some disappointment that I recently learned that nearly two thirds of people in the UK give up on their dream career by the time they are the tender age of twenty years. Many of these people - one in four to be precise - stated that they gave up due to a lack of confidence, while 31% stated that they didn't feel they had the right skills.

Dreams Staff Could Suffer Nightmares After Only 1,600 Of 2,000 Jobs Are Saved

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Thomas | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK

Around 400 jobs are at risk at bed retailer Dreams after its new owner - courtesy of a pre-pack administration announcement on Wednesday - only secure...

My Introduction - My Dream

Robert Mills | Posted 18.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Robert Mills

My design philosophy is rich, luxurious and desirable, in the sense of a woman see's it, wants it and has to have it. I want my name to associate with this feeling. I want my graduate collection to be on the same level as Haute Couture, when I design I want my clothes to be segmented with this category.

Ten Reasons to Give Up Your Job

Hannah Cox | Posted 15.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Hannah Cox

....and only do what you love. So, what qualifies me to do this? Well I took the plunge to be self employed when I had no money or idea what I was g...

Olympics: A Story Which Deserves to Be Told

David Fearnhead | Posted 03.10.2012 | UK Sport
David Fearnhead

On Monday morning, 6 August, at approximately five minutes past ten a 30-year-old Italian will take to the track to compete in her very first Olympic Games. To the ranks of media her name will just be one of many on a list. Indeed when I tried to sell her story to the British press, they didn't have room to tell it.

Want A Blissful Night's Sleep? Time to Dream:ON

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A psychologist plans to sweeten people's dreams using their smartphones. Professor Richard Wiseman expects thousands of people to take part in an e...

The Yoga Experiment - Part 1

Emma Brooke | Posted 26.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Emma Brooke

For the past week and a half I have been diligently listening to a Yoga Nidra audio by Swami Muktibodhanana Saraswati and promised last week to contin...

Why Our Sleep Patterns Can Tell Us a Lot

BritChick Paris | Posted 24.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle
BritChick Paris

I'm 38 and have lived the other side of the world, worked for News Corp, trekked round South America, yet the idea of an empty house at night makes me feel like a five-year-old who is afraid of the dark.

Can You Teach Yourself New Skills In Your Sleep?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 22.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

It could be possible to learn new skills while you sleep, according to American scientists. Researchers at Yale University investigated the brain f...

Are You Looking Forward to 2012?

BritChick Paris | Posted 12.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle
BritChick Paris

Let's try this 31 Dec to affirm the New Year, not through wild unrealistic plans but through simple dreams. Let's avoid bringing in the negative baggage of 2011. And if the year 2012 is the end of the world let's make it a truly brilliant one.

Do You Believe That Your Beliefs Create Your Reality?

Sophia Davis | Posted 14.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Sophia Davis

We've all experienced it on one level or another. The friend who says they never catch a cold, the one who claims to ALWAYS get the best parking space, the one who always lands on his\her feet, and the friend who always manages to wangle an invite to the best parties.

Could Scientists Soon Be Reading Our Dreams?

PA | Posted 27.12.2011 | UK

A study with echoes of the movie Inception has shown how people who control their dreams engage specific parts of the brain. The research provides ...

Why if you Don't Follow Your Heart it Will get the Better of you (and Steve Jobs Was so Right, Don't Settle)

BritChick Paris | Posted 19.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle
BritChick Paris

I knew as a child I wanted to perform as an adult. I forced my poor parents and their friends to watch endless tutu dances and princess plays after their candlelit dinner parties.

Can This Device Really Help you Sleep Better?

Tony Wrighton | Posted 09.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Tony Wrighton

[1 minute self-development] It's been a busy week. I've been in California, Cyprus and er, Croydon. You might almost call it jetset, except my in-fl...