The Visionary Art of Michael Divine

Born in Connecticut in 1976, Michael Divine is a visionary artist whose art also draws on artistic movements including Symbolism, Futurism, Impressionism, Abstract, Fantastic Realism and Surrealism. His art is inspired by human archetypes, the human condition, personal experiences, dreams, architecture, music and a deep interest in Eastern mysticism. Check out his website Ten Thousand…View Post

Lucid Dreaming: Waking Up in the Dream World

Lucid dreaming is the practice of being aware that you are dreaming. People want to lucid dream in order to gain greater control over the dream space. There is also some evidence that lucid dreaming can have various mental health benefits. Lucid dreaming was not scientifically investigated until 1978; however, the first documentation of lucid…View Post

Hypnagogia: The Experience of Being Half Awake and Half Asleep

Hypnagogia is the experience you have when you are falling asleep (but not quite asleep). When you’re waking up (but not quite awake) this is known as hypnapompia. Other terms for hypnagogia include: ‘visions of half-sleep’, ‘the borderland of sleep’, ‘half-dream state’ and ‘dreamlets’. The hypnagogic state can be characterised by many sensory experiences. These experiences can range…View Post