The Dream Journal
Artificial Intelligence, Yoga Nidra, and More with Joanna Kowalewska

Would you let a bot interpret your dreams? Should you? We speak with Joanna of Blue Lotus Queendom about the pleasures and pitfalls of using AI with dreams. Also what is Yoga Nidra and how does it support Dreamwork. Joanna gives many suggestions about how to use AI with our dreams but that list does NOT include asking the AI what your dream means. She urges us to trust our inner knowing instead. This leads to a conversation about the ethics of telling someone else what their dream means.

We switch to a discussion of yoga nidra. Joanna suggests that it can help us as dreamers in many ways including making us aware of different states of consciousness as well as possibly increasing dream recall

We take a call from Kristen from Virginia who shares a dream about black demons attacking Robin Williams few days before he killed himself. We then take a call from Wendy from Monterey who shares a dream suggesting that we can to learn to cooperate to influence the outcome of the future. Synchronistically, Wendy had met Robin Williams before the years of his fame and recognized that he was alienated from others even then.

BIO: Joanna Kowalewska, the founder of Blue Lotus Queendom, is originally from Poland. She is certified in Dreamwork and Yoga Nidra and regards dreams as sacred portals to wisdom. She inspires others to connect with their inner guidance through private sessions, dream circles, and workshops. She has recently authored a free ebook exploring potential influences of Artificial Intelligence on the sacred realm of dreamwork.

Find our guest at:, IG and FB @bluelotusqueendom

Show aired on September 9, 2023.

Intro music is Water over Stones and outro music is Everything both by Mood Science. Ambient music is created new every week by Rick Kleffel. The audio can be found at Many thanks to Rick Kleffel for also engineering the show, to Tony Russomano for answering the phones and to Ewa Malady for audio editing.


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