Transform Nightmares into Healing, Creative, Spiritual Gifts
The Art of Transforming Nightmares is a friendly, hands-on guide to help you tap into the immensely rich gifts that bad dreams offer up when we work with them in healing ways. Dr. Clare Johnson, world-leading expert on lucid dreaming, shares her best practical tips for overcoming nightmares and a unique quiz that identifies your personal sleeper-dreamer type so you can fast-track to the transformative techniques that work best for you.
With forty-five practices and fifteen tailor-made nightmare solution programs, this guidebook helps you set up your own unique program for transforming your dream life. It shares practical tools to reduce nightmare frequency, manage sleep paralysis, resolve distressing dreams, and release fear. You'll tap into the deep wisdom of your unconscious mind and discover how to transform your night of sleep into a beautiful, healing refuge so that you wake up energized and ready to lead a life of happiness and wonder.
"Dr. Clare Johnson has firmly established herself as the Queen of Lucidity… a brilliant book that will show you there is no darkness within—only light unseen."—Andrew Holecek, author of Dreams of Light
"This is a golden masterpiece on nightmares! A magnificent resource for anyone interested in emotional healing and spiritual transformation."—Anna-Karin Björklund, author of The Dream Alchemist
"This revolutionary book empowers the reader with the little-known secret that nightmares can be transformative, healing gifts."—Dr. Angel Morgan, President of the International Association for the Study of Dreams
"I love Dr. Clare Johnson's suggestion that nightmares are gifts in ugly wrapping paper."—Robert Moss, bestselling author of Conscious Dreaming
"Dr. Johnson is a 'how-to' guru when it comes to enhancing dream lucidity and the use of dreams for healing. You'll learn all you need for real growth and transformation."—Dr. Kimberly Mascaro, author of Extraordinary Dreams
"The Art of Transforming Nightmares is a personalized and practical guidebook that can help us transform terror to transcendence and confusion to creativity. This book is essential medicine for the terrified soul."—Dr. Rubin Naiman, author of Healing Night
"The Art of Transforming Nightmares is a ground-breaking book which presents nightmares as tools for growth and a way to transform the lives of the dreamers. Highly recommended!"—Jean Campbell, coeditor of Sleep Monsters & Superheroes
"Dr. Clare Johnson treats nightmares as the great gift that they are: with love, tenderness, and curiosity. A reminder for any nightmare sufferer of the golden opportunity that every unpleasant dream offers."—Jordi Borràs García, psychologist and founder of www.mondesomnis.com
"From traumatic dreams to sleep paralysis attacks to suicide-related nightmares to insomnia, Dr. Clare Johnson has synthesized decades of dreamwork experience into a rich self-help toolbox."—Professor Tore Nielsen, Director of Dream & Nightmare Lab, Université de Montréal
"Offers a wealth of exercises and tools to empower the dreamer… A must read for anyone troubled by occasional or frequent nightmares or bad dreams."—Robert Hoss, Director of the DreamScience Foundation
"There are few reliable guides for nightmares, so Dr. Johnson's book is more than helpful: it is essential reading. I hope this book goes far – I particularly love how she splits the different kinds of nightmare types up and provides recipes for each. Very practical."—Ryan Hurd, author of Sleep Paralysis: A Guide to Hypnagogic Visions and Visitors of the Night
"Instead of trying to banish or avoid scary dreams, Johnson teaches us how to explore the messages and emotions those nightmares bring us. From monsters to zombies, trauma, anxiety, and depression, from PTSD to night terrors to sleep paralysis, she shows us how all dreams can be a source of healing and transformation. A readable and easy-to-reference manual for all kinds of sleepers and dreamers."—Laurel Clark, author of Intuitive Dreaming