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Trending: Psychics Becoming Life Wellness Coaches

Intuition and Wellness Working Together

Traditionally, psychics are in business to profit, using their unique abilities to predict the future or communicate with deceased relatives. It’s also true that they are gaining acceptance in the wider societies because of their honed skills and great adaptability, albeit still considered non- mainstream for science. Basically, psychics are communicators who use their intuition to communicate, to heal, and to channel energy to help people discover their better selves. Now many are discovered to be effective working in the general field of wellness, calling themselves “intuitives” or “intuitive healers.”

There’s a reputable market analysis that found the “psychic services” industry growing steadily over the past five years, reaching over $2 billion in revenue in 2018. And from doing what?  Activities like readings and public talks.

Majority of the mediums working in the wellness industry are less interested in showing off their psychic abilities and more focused on teaching people, women in particular, how to trust their guts and lean into their intuition. 

Across the US, where self-care and wellness conferences and summits are held, the pool of speakers do not only include medical doctors, therapists, nutritionists, and CEOs, but professional psychics as well. Gradually, during these meetings, where registration can sometimes fetch a thousand US dollars per head, believers tend to outnumber the skeptics. 

There’s a recent survey that found that 62 percent of Americans believe in at least one of four spiritual concepts identified as “New Age” (like reincarnation and astrology) and 41 percent believe in psychics.

Celebrities have extended their brands to content, increasingly include mediums in their self-care entourage. There’s a show where its star psychic is a trusted adviser to influencers and celebrities. Some clairvoyant healing sessions are available at a 5 star hotel’s spas in New York City and Los Angeles. Many mediums are already media-savvy, advertising on late-night infomercials. In New York, psychics with their crystal balls and tarot cards regularly lure Times Square tourists for $10 readings, and signs advertising psychic readings dot sidewalks all over the city. It is a self-regulated industry though, with professional associations. Psychics, indeed, have come a long way.


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Different Psychic Abilities Recognized Today

The As to Zs of Psychic Powers 

All throughout history, psychic abilities have been recorded. Some people believe they have several gifts while others only recognize having one psychic power. There are many types, and we are listing here the more well-known psychic abilities. 

Astral Projection is a voluntary ability to project the conscious awareness outside of the physical body. It is achieved by practice of deep meditation. It is different from out-of-body experience (OBE) such as in a near-death experience. The astral body or the soul, that is not bound by physical laws, can move through walls and other solid matter and travel anywhere in the physical or astral world.

Aura Reading is the ability to see colorful vibrations and provide insight into the emotional, physical, mental, and spiritual nature of the person being read. There’s an auric field seen radiating some inches outside of the physical body that the reader can see and interpret.

Channeling is the use of a medium for communication with a disembodied spirit. Some mediums allow the spirit to take control of their bodies while other mediums don’t. There are varied reasons for the communication, such as spirit giving information, creating paranormal activity, and allowing examination and validation with the physical world.

Clairs or referred to as the sixth sense is receiving and knowing information in unique ways. The most popular is clairvoyance, seeing the past, present and/or future visions of events, people (including spirits), and places beyond physical eyesight. Others are clairaudience, hearing beyond what is the normal hearing perception; claircognizance is clear knowing or clear recognition without having any previous knowledge; clairsentience, the ability to feel or sense something including presences beyond the physical realm; clairgustance and clairolfaction are receiving psychic information through the sense of taste or smell respectively.

Divination is a practice used to find answers to questions by observation of natural signs; some are given by the spirit world. There are many forms: dowsing, tarot cards, tea leaves, crystal balls, pendulums, Ouija boards, bibliomancy, scrying, and many other tools used around the world.

Empathic abilities pertain to involuntary feeling another person’s emotions as well as their physical pains. 

ESP abilities (Extrasensory Perception) is one of the best known paranormal powers often also called the sixth sense. It’s an independent sensory perception, to perceive things that others might not. It is grouped with other psychic abilities, such as telepathy and clairvoyance.

Intuition is a borderline psychic perception, said to be possessed by everyone as a sixth sense. It is an innate “sense” of events, thoughts, activities, or feelings of others that are outside of the normal human ability to perceive them. It’s an awareness of all kinds of things that aren’t based on observation or logic.

Levitation is the act of lifting or rising into the air without any support. It is considered a rare, supernatural event written as experienced by some Vatican-declared saints. The negative side of levitation are reports of demonic possession.

Psychic surgery is highly controversial with many hoaxers. However, a genuine psychic surgeon is said to have the ability to create an energetic healing.

Precognition is the ability to see future events or have prior knowledge of an event, done through the use of other psychic abilities, such as ESP or clairvoyance.

Psychometry as utilizing one or more other abilities, such as clairsentience, clairaudience, or clairvoyance. 

Pyrokinesis is the ability to create fire with the mind and then be able to control it. Though alleged, some claimed to have the ability to manipulate and extinguish fires with their minds alone, none have claimed to start fires with their minds.

Psychokinesis is also called PK or telekinesis. A psychic with PK abilities can control physical matter with the mind. Macro psychokinesis ability can move objects and control elements, such as smoke and fire. Micro psychokinesis bestows the ability to influence events that have random results, such as games of chance.

Telepathy uses physical senses to create a direct communication between individuals through thoughts, emotions, and imagery. There are three forms: Instinctual is telepathy sub-consciously controlled, often based on emotional bonds such as the type of communication a mother and child have, often vague and subtle impressions only. Intuitional telepathy is strictly mind-to-mind with direct communications void of any possible misunderstandings or misinterpretations. Intellectual telepathy is about entire concepts being communicated in the blink of an eye with complete understanding.


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Character and Values: In The Shape of Your Hands

Knowing Your Hands Is Key to Yourself

You can know one’s basic character and values, as well as the way and attitude of doing things, by the shape of their hands. Hand shape analysis takes precedence over other forms of palm reading. Hand types are divided among the five Chinese elements. You either have a Metal Hand, Wood Hand, Water Hand, Fire Hand, or Earth Hand. Check what type of hand you have.

Metal Hands are seen in rational individuals of high working and leadership abilities. Their hand features are square palms, and fingers and nails; white, dewy, fleshy and elastic palms. These people are practical, not vain, are strong-willed and law-abiding. They are capable of leadership, have a sense of fairness and justice, like to protect rather than bully the weak. Once they are helped, they will pay back. They will not let down or take advantage of others. They can surmount unfavorable situations, withstand pressure and change the environment to control their own destiny. They’re so active, people around feel the pressure.

When it comes to love relationship, they are persistent yet unromantic, and cannot accept emotional deception or the careless and casual lover. Instead, they prefer the aggressive and capable. To start a relationship with someone of metal hand type, one must prove their love with the practical action. On work, they develop their executive abilities and do the performance-oriented work, as leaders, manager officials and legal professionals. This type of work requires communication, coordination and teamwork, and is goal-directed, to better reach their full potential.

Wood Hands

Wood Hands belong to emotional, aesthetic and creative people. Their hands are oblong with long fingers, well-defined knuckles, and tough thumbs that are difficult to bend. They are stubborn and independent and prefer getting promoted to being stifled. Independent with a touch of exclusiveness, they are often mysterious to others. They prefer the fixed life pattern and can hardly adapt to changing environments. They know their own mind and can boldly express themselves. They can undertake due obligations and take care of the weak, being soft-hearted and sympathetic. They are very curious, usually get to the bottom of things and show their extraordinary talent in religion, art, philosophy, psychology.

Wood hands are romantic and are inclined to platonic love. They will not be flipped unless the lover is perfect both inside and outside and has the conspicuous temperament. No matter which industry they choose, they need to engage in static work requiring thinking, such as public administration, marketing, culture and art, academic research, invention and creation, philosophy and religion, and non-profit business. This is spirit-oriented work that requires talent, ideals and concentration.

Water Hands

Water Hands are found in sentimental, talented and resourceful people. Their hands have wide, plump and smooth palms with stubby fingers, round fingertips and long nails. People of water hands are smart and talented, fast learners who are keen observers and like to explore the truth behind things. Clear-minded, rich in imagination, with unique judgment and analytical abilities; they, however, lack execution and action. They can adapt to their surroundings, play different roles and change the environment no matter how severe.

They may fall in love with people of different backgrounds with little common points and many differences. They get attracted to certain types just for the novelty of it and the different feeling. However, the cognitive gap needs to be overcome. People with water hands generally engage in the thinking-oriented brainwork, such as operator thinking about operation strategy, business personnel thinking about sales increase, research personnel thinking about technical breakthrough, marketing personnel thinking about market development, and artist thinking about work creation. This type of work is brain powered and requires logical thinking, strategic analysis and creative imagination.

Fire Hands

Fire Hands are emotional and charming with professional proficiency; they have long palms and fingers, ill-defined knuckles and ruddy nails. They are quick thinkers with 3-minute passion. They are emotional and clear about what to love or hate; they are willing to sacrifice for the one they love but don’t want to have any contact with the one they hate. As smart fast learners, they are interested in many things and can speak frankly with assurance; however, they lack perseverance.

They are good-looking and often fall in love at first sight and develop the relationship quickly. But the sweetness doesn’t last long, usually giving up halfway as it is difficult for them to maintain the same passion from beginning to end. Hence, if people with fire hands are looking for true love, they may have to hide their beauty to find the right one who would love their soul rather than their looks. Full of talent, wisdom, courage and vigor, fire hands can undertake the task alone and they like to have space and stage to advance bravely rather than go for the fixed pattern. Their excellent performance often makes others feel they are asocial. For them, the most important thing will be horizontal development, communication and coordination.

Earth Hands

Earth Hands belong to rational and down-to-earth people of executive capability. They have thick palms and fingers, large wrists, coarse skin and palm print, thick muscle at the thumb base. These people are willing to sacrifice themselves to protect others. They are considered wise rather than smart. They are easy-going yet a little dull, and have many valuable opinions but rarely declared. Since they don’t like to claim credit, their contributions are often ignored, so once they leave, their important role will be realized. With a strong sense of self-protection, they make it hard for others to approach their inner world. Also, they never give up easily on the things they hold on to, thus a little stubborn.

In general, they have infatuations, but these often fail. Their advantages and inner beauty are often discovered after a long relationship. Earth hands are silent workers. They hold on straight to the end and never show off but make extraordinary achievements with the accumulation of experience, only then will their value be realized. They prefer to do their own work well to manage others. Although they lack multi-functional development, they can always devote themselves to their professional field with great efforts and hold on when others give up.


Knowing Your Hands, Knowing Yourself in Lynnwood

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What are Palm Mounts?

Mounts and Meanings

Mounts on your palm are the bumps that play a very important role in palm reading. There are about seven mounts in palmistry, each named after a planet and stands for different characters. Features of the planets are revealed in the mounts. By reading whether the mounts are developed or not, you can know a person’s personality, life style, romantic tendencies, fortune in wealth, career, health and more.

The Mount of Jupiter is located at the base of the forefinger and above the Mount of Inner Mars and is symbolic of willpower, authority, ambition and self-respect. If well developed and prominent, you are ambitious, career-minded, responsible, honest and reliable. You love reputation and are very possessive towards love and money. You are usually successful in your career. If it is under-developed or less prominent, you are clumsy, vulgar, timid, dishonest, and having no morals. Also, you don’t love fame.

The Mount of Saturn, located at the base of the middle finger, is related to integrity and perspective on things. If it’s prominent and developed, you are usually highly intelligent, sincerely, independent and patient. You love to study and are good at organization and calculations. If it’s low, you are easily saddened, depressed, lonely and scrupulous. You are superstitious and have a strong religious view. If it’s too high, it indicates you like to show off at the same time you are a bit gauche and too cautious when dealing with affairs. If it’s too large, you are sentimental and easily pessimistic.

The Mount of Apollo (or Sun), located at the base of the ring finger, is mainly related to emotion, wealth and outlook on beauty. If it’s well developed, you are usually clever, mild and interested in art and literature. You like clothes and houses/offices decorated elegantly and artistically. You’re compassionate and willing to help others, even strangers. You never do things by halves and aim to be perfect always. In wealth, the men make money in business easily and the women marry into wealth. If this mount is flat or low, you have a poor aesthetic taste and don’t like art. In life, you are inclined to pursue luxurious living, but your fortune in wealth is usually not so good.

The Mount of Mercury is located at the base of the little finger above the Mount of Outer Mars, and represents wisdom and the ability to think. Well developed, you usually are quick-witted and full of resource in any emergency. You are good at study and management. If the mount is very well developed and prominent, you tend to be all talk and no action. You usually make indiscreet remarks. If it is too low, it indicates a negative person without will. You usually are not willing to put in a lot of hard work.

The Mount of Luna (or Moon), located below the Mount of Outer Mars, on the base of the palm, little finger side, and is related to imagination, intuition and mystery. If developed and prominent, it means you are very intuitive and imaginative. You have a mild personality and love freedom and to dream. You are changeable and easy to get sentimental or depressed if your mount appears overly developed. If the mount is low, it indicates you are conservative and lack fresh ideas and innovation.

The Mount of Venus is found at the base of the thumb, below the Mount of Inner Mars and surrounded by the life line. It is mainly related to love, health and affection. If it’s developed and prominent, it shows you are sympathetic, gentle, and rich in sentiment. You are easily attracted to the opposite sex and could enjoy good fortune in love relationship. If the mount is overly developed, you are very sexy and are energetic. However, you can be easily stranded for the sentiment. But if this mount is flat or low, at the same time the life line sticking closely to the thumb that makes the mount too narrow, it shows a lack of energy. If the mount is too low, you are usually cold-hearted by nature and may not like romantic love.

The Mount of Mars: Mount of Inner Mars (Mount of Lower Mars/Mars Positive), palm side, between the Mounts of Jupiter and Venus, is related to courage and adventure. If prominent, it indicates you are very courageous, healthy and adventurous. Famous soldiers and generals usually have this mount, and if it is overly developed, then you tend to be aggressive. You are timid and indecisive if the mount is low. You usually hesitate to do things and have no heart in anything. Therefore, you may have few chances for success as you do not dare enough to grasp the opportunities.

Mount of Outer Mars: (Mount of Upper Mars/ Mars Negative) palm side, between the Mounts of Mercury and Luna, represents self-control and endurance. If you have a strong Outer Mars, you are steady, persevering and fearless of danger. You could endure humiliation in life. The wealth fortune for you is usually stable without big rises and falls as you don’t like to take risks in making money. If the Outer Mars appears overly developed, you lack of courage and usually endure those that you shouldn’t. If flat or too low, indicates you are impetuous and lack endurance. You couldn’t keep calm and tactfully solve difficulties.

Plain of Mars is located in the center of the palm between the Mounts of Inner Mars and Outer Mars. It’s common to see that the Plain of Mars is low, never gets too high. If it’s wide and flat without crosses in it, it’s regarded to be a good sign. If it’s too low and the other mounts are low as well, it’s not good. You are deficient in energy and may have a difficult life.

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Reading Mounts in Lynnwood

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The Easy Guide to the Meaning of Hand Lines

Understanding the Major Hand Lines

Palmistry is not a parlor game or some mysterious voodoo practice of old. It’s a type of divination and has many different forms and can be very complicated. What you’ll know here are just the straight and plain basics – that means all about the major and minor lines on your palms. Let us begin.

Palm Reading

There are three major lines. The first is the Life Line. It starts from the palm edge between the thumb and forefinger and extends to the base of the thumb. It indicates your health and the path your life will take; depth determines the ease with which you’ll go through life. Upward branches in the line mean positive changes or recovery, while downward ones might suggest negative changes to come. A complete break in the line could mean an accident or a sudden, massive change. The line can change its length and shape, depending on how you change your approach to health.

The Head Line is the most important line within Chinese palmistry. It starts from the palm edge between the thumb and forefinger, and extends across the palm in the middle part with the life line below and the heart line above. Also called wisdom line, it represents intelligence, intuition, the strength of your will, and even show how you receive and react to information A single curve line indicates idealism and curiosity, wavy means creativity, , straight may suggest meticulousness and practicality, but also may be a materialistic streak. The head line’s length indicates how you approach decisions and actions (longer lines will be more methodical thinkers while shorter lines probably belong to more impulsive thinkers). A deeper line means you have a great memory, while a faint line means you might struggle to focus. Breaks could mean forthcoming mental strife.

The Heart Line, or love line, is the last of the major lines. It’s just above the head line starting from the edge of the palm under the little finger, running across the palm and ending below the middle finger or forefinger or the place where they join. While many believe this predicts a romantic love life, it can actually reveal how you deal with your emotions and approach all matters of the heart, whether with a significant other, friend, or family member. A heart line that starts under the index finger tells of a satisfying, but selective, approach to love, while one that starts beneath the middle finger might mean a selfish or even insatiable streak when it comes to love and affection. A deeper line implies you invest a lot of time and thought into your love relationships, while a faint one means an aloof or uninterested love. Forks reveal your ability to balance emotions and logic; a strong curve means you’re comfortable expressing your feelings.


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What Does it Mean When You Have an “M” on Your Palm?

When you look at your palm, do the lines form a letter “M”?

What does it mean?

The four lines are known as the life, heart, head and destiny lines. If you have lines that form the letter “M” it can mean you have great intuition and have a personality with a great entrepreneur characteristic with charisma.

Other characteristics can be attributed to leadership, strong intuition, success in business, and good fortune. People with such palms are also known to be good at reading people. You may find that you are particularly good at seeing through lies or determining if somebody is untrustworthy.

If you have an “M” on your palm, chances are good that you will do well in life. Good career options include journalism, writing, and education, which make good use of your intuition and emotional intelligence. Your heightened ability to see through deception can make criminal investigation a natural choice.

You may also be attracted to management positions, since many people marked with an “M” have a powerful sense of self-discipline and inner drive. One way or another, odds are in your favor to make a lot of money in your career.

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Tarot Cards: How Do They Really Work?

Connecting To Your Inner Self With Tarot

The Tarot is a deck of 78 cards, 22 are called the Major Arcana cards, representing life’s karmic and spiritual lessons, and 56 are the Minor Arcana cards, reflecting the trials and tribulations experienced on a daily basis. Each of these cards have its own imagery, symbolism and story.

Though called ‘minor’, the 56 Minor Arcana cards also have an impact on your life; they can offer insight into how your present situation is affecting you and what steps you need to take to manifest your goals. The minor cards have a temporary influence; they represent an energy that is moving through your life right now and that can be easily changed, depending on the actions you take. Within the cards, there are 16 Tarot Court Cards representing 16 different personality characteristics to express at any given time. There are also 40 numbered cards organised into 4 Suits, with 10 cards each, representing various situations that you encounter day-to-day.

Tarot is the storybook of your life, the mirror to your soul, the key to your inner wisdom. It is perfect for self-development, making choices, manifesting goals, coaching others, planning a business, meditating, etc.

How do the Tarot Cards work?

Tarot cards are more of intuition, especially if you want to create your ideal future and manifest your goals. You use them to access your intuition and your inner wisdom. The imagery in the cards give you instant access to your subconscious mind and your intuition. And from this place of inner power and wisdom, you can discover how to make positive changes now so you can manifest your goals and your dreams in the future. 

The cards create an instant connection to your subconscious so you can access the inner wisdom of your Higher Self. Then you bring it into your conscious awareness where you can take action. If you already know the message from a Tarot reading, then it’s a confirmation. If you’re completely unaware of the message until you see it in the cards, you are now empowered to take action based on your new awareness.

Believe we are all connected to a collective, universal wisdom and our inner wisdom. And when we read the Tarot cards, we can tap into this universal wisdom. It’s a little like connecting in with the collective mind, not just the individual mind.


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Famous Experts On Dream Interpretations

Different Interpretations of Dream Interpretation

There are many theories that explain why we dream, but no one can fully understand their purpose, if they do have, and less so how to interpret them. Mysterious, baffling, frightening, soothing are the many terms to describe them. Still why and whatever for the reason why they happen, eludes us. Best thing we can do is turn to the experts, and what they have to say. Here’s what the world’s most renowned experts on dreams have to say about this phenomenon – dreaming in your sleep.

Sigmund Freud described dreams as the road to the unconscious mind; he is psychology’s most famous thinker of the twentieth century. He said that the content of dreams is related to what you’re wishing to be fulfilled. He believed that the content of a dream, the actual imagery and events, disguise the unconscious wishes of the dreamer. He described four elements – that all of a dream is a condensation of many ideas or concepts; the true emotional content of a dream can be disguised by confusing and unimportant parts; that objects meant to symbolize the content of the dream can be repressed; the dream can undergo a revision in the end, reorganized to make it understandable.

Carl Jung, founder of analytical psychology, suggested that dreams revealed both the personal and collective unconscious and believed that dreams serve to compensate for parts of the psyche that are underdeveloped in waking life. There are archetypes in a dream, symbolic objects that represent attitudes repressed by the conscious mind. He also believed that dreams can be highly personal and that interpreting these dreams involved knowing a great deal about the individual dreamer.

Calvin S. Hall, psychologist who studied in the fields of dream research and analysis, proposed that dreams are part of a cognitive process in which dreams serve as “conceptions” of elements of our personal lives. Hall looked for themes and patterns by analyzing thousands of dream diaries, creating a quantitative coding system that divided what’s in our dreams into a number of categories. He says interpreting dreams requires knowing the dreamer’s actions within the dream, interactions with other characters, the objects and figures, the setting, and outcome. The ultimate goal of dream interpretation is to understand the dreamer.

G. William Domhoff is a prominent dream researcher who studied with Calvin Hall. In large-scale studies, he found that dreams reflect the thoughts and concerns of a dreamer’s waking life. He suggests a neurocognitive model of dreams in which the process of dreaming results from neurological processes and a system of schemas. Dream content, he suggests results from these cognitive processes.


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Divining The Future

Crystal Gazing: Then and Now

There is always a crystal ball in movies, but do you know why? Here are some fun reasons from different cultures.

“Scrying” is the technical term for gazing into a shiny reflective surface as a means of divining new information or predicting the future. Usually, it’s a crystal ball that is used to scry. Where did that originate?

There’s a part of an elite class of Celtic people, called ‘Druids’, who lived primarily in the British Isles and France during the Bronze Age. Druids used crystals to foretell the future. Even Julius Caesar also described Druid superstitious practices in his oral histories of the Gallic Wars. Druids did not limit their divination to crystals; they also use pools of water, mirrors or reflective glass.

Apart from the Druids in ancient France, China also practiced it. An ancient Chinese criminal code described Yuang-kuang-fuchou, or the magic of the round glittering that is purportedly able to show the face of the thief who stole any possession. Or there’s Khalif Mansur, who lived in the eighth century, who used a mirror to allegedly reveal whether someone was friend or foe. Or a different leader who possessed a ruby ring that could reveal faces in its surface. Folk remedies included sick people looking into a shiny pot of water to be healed, as was believed in Medina, Saudi Arabia, while other people used mirayat, or magic mirrors.

But scrying still is popular around the world. Crystal balls became fashion accessories or to ward off evil spirits in the Middle Ages, possibly because of their association with the wizard Merlin in the King Arthur legends. Nowadays, Merlin is often depicted with a crystal ball for use in prophecy. John Dee of the 16th century, an astronomer, scientist and mathematician, who was friends with astronomy luminaries and served as advisor to Queen Elizabeth I, turned to crystal ball gazing after traditional scientific methods of inquiry failed to produce satisfactory insights.

Famous crystal balls have been made out of quartz crystal or rock crystal or hand-blown glass, but today’s crystal balls typically consist of glass, lead crystal or reconstituted quartz crystal. You see them in the average fortune-teller’s shop.


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What To Do About Nightmares

Be Not Afraid: Understanding Nightmares

What are nightmares and who gets them? Nightmares are extremely upsetting dreams involving threats to an individual’s emotional or physical sense of safety or threats to loved ones, or loss of loved ones. Children, adolescents, and adults commonly have them. About 5 to 8% of the general adult population reports having nightmares once per week or more often. The lifetime prevalence for nightmares is practically 100%.

Is it abnormal to have nightmares?

To be considered a disorder, nightmares need to cause significant daytime suffering and distress. Chronic nightmares are those nightmares that persist for at least six months with one or more nightmares per week.

What causes them?

People used to believe it’s caused by demonic presence, or just an upset stomach. Others say it’s a secondary symptom related to underlying psychological issues. Nightmares seem to leave people largely helpless to cope with them successfully, or is a disturbance that would disappear only if the psychological issues are uncovered and dealt with. Some factors play a role. Early traumatic experiences (abuse, neglect), life stressors (divorce, financial worries, new job), and genetics can all play a role. In some, nightmares can be related to their personalities – particularly sensitive or highly creative or artistic. Or they can be triggered by medications ( antidepressants, barbiturates, and beta blockers).

Do nightmares have negative effects?

If you have frequent nightmares it can be associated with severe sleep disturbances, as higher rates of insomnia. There’s increased severity of psychological and psychiatric distress, suicidal thoughts, and poor physical health. By directly targeting nightmares, people can experience significant improvements not only in nightmare frequency, but also in these other spheres.

Occasional nightmares are normal and universal. Some people don’t undergo treatment, believing these dreams are just a part of who they are or make them better persons. If it’s chronic or related to trauma or some psychological issues, there are effective, non-drug treatment options. They can be acted upon.

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