You Can’t Outrun Your Dreams

Tomb Chapel of Raemkai: False Door on West Wall, Egypt. ca. 2446–2389 B.C.

“You are aware that there is something big out down there,” my therapist told me as I was leaving her office. “But you seem to be scared of it.” We finished that session with a discussion about dreams. For several months, I have been running away from my dreams and we were trying to understand why.

My method for avoiding the dream state amounts to little more than unhealthy sleep practices. I listen to podcasts…



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