How to Quiet Distracting Thoughts During Meditation

When you meditate do you find your mind wandering so much that you lose the meditative connection you’re trying to build?  Do your thoughts run something like this:  What should I make for dinner?  I wonder if Joey forgot his lunchbox.  Don’t forget to pay the electric bill today.  Oh where was I? Right, I… Read On

Do dreams of death mean I am going to die?

Question: My husband keeps dreaming that he’s going to die.  The dreams are the same and quite detailed.  Does this mean it’s going to happen?  He’s seriously freaked out. Answer:  No it doesn’t mean he’s going to die.  If dreaming about future death was a sure sign of impending doom I’d have been dead at… Read On

Can we learn new things in a lucid dream?

Question:  Supposedly when you lucid dream you can be or create whatever you want. Is it limited to what you already know, or can you learn new things? I mean we can’t fly but we know if we move our ‘wings’ we will fly. But say I know nothing about the Japanese language and in… Read On

Quick Answers to Quick Questions Part 2

Last year, to clear my Ask Erin inbox, I decided to post a bunch of quick answers to quick questions.  I’m going to do that again.  These are questions I can answer easily but don’t really warrant their own blog entry.  I figure a quick answer now is better than a long answer never.  So… Read On

Playing in the Dream World

Although I’m an advanced lucid dreamer, able to program and create a dream I want to have ahead of time, even I am amazed and intrigued by what’s been happening to me lately.  I’ve had some crazy dreams in the past.  For example, one time I dreamed I was Eddie Murphy’s penis.  Yep, you read… Read On