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episode #133 meaning of creatures

Cat In ancient Egypt, it was sacred to Bastet, the goddess of the home, fertility, and childbirth. They were a protective soul and defender of women and children. Cats are signified by fertility, resourcefulness, curiosity and provocation. Cats are the embodiment of supernatural grace with a foot into the spiritual realm, they’re known to be… Continue reading episode #133 meaning of creatures

episode #132 meaning of creatures

Writers and artists revived the genre of the illustrated bestiary in the late 19th and 20th centuries. A notable example is Le Bestiaire ou Cortège d’Orphée by the French poet Guillaume Apollinaire. Apollinaire was a bibliophile and a specialist in medieval bestiaries. In 1906, Picasso, a friend of Apollinaire’s, had made some experimental woodcuts of… Continue reading episode #132 meaning of creatures

episode #131 meaning of creatures

Animals. Whether imaginary or real, animals have always been an integral ingredient of human storytelling. Their personification in fables and morality tales is so common that we still accept them as symbols of human behaviour. Animals in our lives are often there for a reason. They serve many purposes, from being our companions to teaching us… Continue reading episode #131 meaning of creatures

episode #126 nightmares & terrors

Night terrors and nightmares happen at different stages of sleep. Night terror, also called sleep terror, is a sleep disorder causing feelings of panic or dread and typically occurring during the first hours of non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep and lasting for 1 to 10 minutes. While nightmares and bad dreams are happening during REM… Continue reading episode #126 nightmares & terrors

episode #125 sleepwalking

Sleepwalking, also known as somnambulism or noctambulism, is a phenomenon of combined sleep and wakefulness.It is classified as a sleep disorder belonging to the parasomnia family. It occurs during slow wave stage of sleep, in a state of low consciousness, with performance of activities that are usually performed during a state of full consciousness. These… Continue reading episode #125 sleepwalking

episode #124 lucid dreams

A lucid dream is a type of dream in which the dreamer becomes aware that they are dreaming while dreaming. During a lucid dream, the dreamer may gain some amount of control over the dream characters, narrative, or environment; however, this is not actually necessary for a dream to be described as lucid. (Wikipedia) In… Continue reading episode #124 lucid dreams

episode #123 daydreaming

Daydreaming definition according to Cambridge Dictionary: the activity of thinking about pleasant things that you would like to do or have happen to you, instead of thinking about what is happening now. A daydreaming is when a person’s attention drifts to a more personal and internal direction.  Daydreaming was long held in disrepute in society… Continue reading episode #123 daydreaming

episode #122 fairy tales

The origin of fairy tales dates back thousands of years. There are many different names for these tales – wonder tale, magic tale, fairy story or Märchen. Fairy tales may be distinguished from other folk narratives such as legends (which generally involve belief in the veracity of the events described) and explicit moral tales, including beast… Continue reading episode #122 fairy tales


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