5. Summarize your Dream
One way to summarize your dream is to quickly give it a title as if it were a movie or a book. Then hone in on what that exercise tells you, what aspect was important enough that it defines the whole dream?
Dream interpretation expert Reneau Peurifoy has another exercise in which you imagine that your were talking to someone new to Earth (yes, an alien). How would you describe your dream so that it made sense? Which parts would you emphasize and why? Write down your answers. Peurifoy suggests that this can help you recall details, zero in on unlikely but important aspects, and better interpret dream symbols.
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