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Embodiment: Creative Imagination in Medicine, Art and Travel

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Did you know that intentional dreaming has been used to solve life's problems?

Embodiment: Creative Imagination in Medicine, Art and Travel sets out Robert Bosnak's practice of embodied imagination and demonstrates how he actually works with dreams and memories in groups. The book discusses various approaches to dreams, body and imagination, and combines this with a Jungian
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Paperback, 142 pages
Published May 27th 2007 by Routledge (first published 2007)
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Kenzie
Jun 12, 2015 rated it really liked it
Fascinating book. It struck me as scholarly shamanism, looking at dreams for their healing potential. Encountering imaginary beings through the dream world, and learning from them. The main technique seems to be this: look deeply at dream images to identify feelings and where they are associated in the body. Make a "dream map" throughout the body of the different feelings, and hold them together. By allowing all of them to exist together, a new, unexpected synthesis can occur.
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practical techniques for dream work
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“Aristotle said29 that "the greatest thing by far is to be a master of metaphor. It is the one thing that cannot be learnt from others; and it is also a sign of genius, since a good metaphor implies an intuitive perception of similarity in dissimilars.” 3 likes
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