Daydream Believer

Drifting off now appears to be a vital function of the psyche—our imagination is a cauldron of creativity and an arena for rehearsing social skills. It may even be the backbone of our consciousness. Maybe what we all need is more time to let our minds meander.

Everyday Creativity

By Carlin Flora
Letting your mind wander boosts it bigtime.

Dark Side of Fantasy

By Camille Chatterjee
Disturbed by your fantasies? You're not alone.

Memory, Interrupted

By Jill Coody Smits, Marissa Conrad
Daydreams of the past disrupt new memory recall.

Anticipation is Sweet

By Jett Stone
Imagining an upcoming trip truly does boost your mood.

Sexuality and Spirituality

By J. R. Bruns M.D.
Do you really want a healthy relationship?

Issa: My Life Through the Pen of a Haiku Master

By Toni Bernhard J.D.
A haiku master teaches me to be in awe of life despite my circumstances

Five Steps to Finding Your Passion

By Susan Biali M.D.
Discovering what you love most is an adventure in itself.

Learning to Be Present With Yourself

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Can you just "be" instead of "doing" all the time?

Imaginary Friends: Any in Your House?

By Susan Newman Ph.D.
Should parents worry about their children's imaginary friends?

Mastering the Fine Art of Multi-Tasking

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.
Use your mind to the max by splitting your consciousness

45 Quotes on Dreams

By Stephanie Sarkis Ph.D.
Learn what the greats say about dreams.

Chase-ing Your Dreams, One Chord at a Time

By Christine Louise Hohlbaum
Singer/Songwriter Erica Chase decided life's too short not to be a rock star.

The Impact of Mind Wandering on Chronic Pain

By Mark Borigini M.D.
Dream you dreamers, but don’t forget the Tylenol.

Irresistible and Funny Quotes About Love to Brighten Your Day

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
Irresistible and Funny Quotes About Love to Brighten Your Day

Why You Shouldn't Feel Guilty About Stealing a Little Time for Yourself

By Sherrie Bourg Carter Psy.D.
Making Time for Yourself Can Greatly Improve Your Relationships

Follow Your Bliss in an Economic Downturn?

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
Discover Your True Calling in Life

Beware: Thinking Leads to Doing

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
If you don't want divorce, don't even think about it.

Maurice Sendak: Author Who Taught Us to Love Our Unruly, Beastly Feelings

By Pamela Cytrynbaum
RIP Maurice Sendak: 'Let the Wild Rumpus Begin!'

Mindfulness in Addiction and Film

By Stanton Peele
"Where the Wild Things Are" is a monument to mindfulness

Maurice Sendak and the Human Condition

By Stanton Peele
Maurice Sendak died alone—or did he?

He's Got A Way About Him

By Maureen Seaberg
America's Piano Man, synesthete Billy Joel, finds inspiration in colored music

Would You Rather be Awake or Asleep?

By Donna Barstow
A cartoon about dreams and good TV.

Daydreams can hurt sex after marriage

By F. Diane Barth L.C.S.W.
Daydreams can make things better

Accomplish Your New Dreams in the New Year

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
How inspiration and confidence lay the path to success

Nocturnal Perdition

By Willow Lawson
People who suffer from nightmares are prone to vivid fantasies.

Can Daydreams Unlock Creativity?

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Picturing vivid scenarios "to order" may enhance your creativity.

Faith According to the Bible(s)

By Christopher Lane Ph.D.
What is faith? Why does its meaning change so dramatically in the Bible?

Hidden Meanings of Daydreams

By F. Diane Barth L.C.S.W.
Understanding hidden messages in daydreams can help with difficult decisions.

6 Benefits of Alone Time

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
We all need certain conditions to find our flow.

Why Do Daydreamers Fail?

By Nancy Darling Ph.D.
Imagining success may undermine your ability to earn it.

Emotional Memories: When People and Events Remain With You

By Mary C Lamia Ph.D.
Recalling the Past Can Awaken An Emotional Response

Down with Cell Phones: Julia Glass Daydreams Her Novels

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
How does Julia Glass write? She daydreams. Alone.