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daydream

a usually nonpathological reverie that occurs while a person is awake. The content is usually the imagined fulfillment of wishes that are not disguised.

daydream

Mental musing or fantasy while awake.
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Recent research suggests that work-related daydreams may serve as a central feature of a highly personalized qualitative career assessment strategy grounded in the narrative approach (Pisarik, Rowell, & Currie, 2013).
It is a technique used by many celebrities, sporting heroes and business leaders - inventor Tim Berners-Lee claims he came up with the concept of the internet in a daydream.
Daydreams have many benefits, helping you rehearse conversations, visualize every step in a process, see the big picture, boost energy and motivation by what you can envision for yourself, and build empathy by imagining how other people feel, Fries says.
The idea is to make as much as you can with a 1p win accumulator (as this is a daydream, bookmakers accept 1p bets, with no limits on winnings).
They concluded that, "understanding the dilemmas of others and the resolutions possible can be very instructive for someone who feels stuck and alone" and that, "guided imagery and daydreams are method[s] for discovering rich social comparison data" (p.
Daydreams undeniably goad us into the little bit of extra effort needed if we're to move closer to achieving them.
95% of women enjoy daydreaming for at least 15 minutes a day l 13% daydream for seven hours or more per week l One in four (26%) daydream in the bath l One in five (21%) daydream in boring meetings or at work l 17% find that music helps influence daydreams l The same number (17%) find that smells influence what they daydream about l 50% yearn for more money with the favourite daydream being winning the lottery l 26% daydream of being on an exotic holiday
Matthew Killingsworth and colleague Daniel Gilbert of Harvard University conducted the study, and found that daydreams about pleasant things were linked to improvements in mood, but only slight improvements.
Just pick up a pen and let your daydreams take over.
Another new note is the hint of romance in Brian's daydreams about a Cree girl; he comes to her rescue, and perhaps this relationship will continue in future volumes.
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE - Daydreams of flight gained a sharper focus recently as Edwards Middle School students learned about aerospace careers during the school's recent Career Day.