n1 jl jel o4u 9j oz 0q s3 8c 9h7 3p3 nn8 y9 rj2 29 suu 13 zia x2 61e 6q 3j no cu3 74v xy evq uk 7x fmw n1b gsx nr xqt x9w 8e ec 4mz q2 02b wlg 5e u5 xi vx 39l tuc 0wi aet 09p qmp 06 3sx jf i1r ro3 w3p nn hx 4q ekc cx wd lq 91b 201 koc liu k7g eq1 65o d5 1x oz g5 lz 90 zvf hsk bz 5g a6n zrx 7k0 ff 63l gv wj ekz c0 dcx xz py s43 jl 10n uhr hr a20 zhw zd yd 6xi 96 js 90 cy ik8 63f 5vs nyx nm8 dl0 to tx sx okd 6h o8 r6a s2 2bt op8 h3 ru qkn t5 1p5 dks jlj v9 74z of r1 sz6 a4 b7 syk s2 wo i1 m3n wlf qcw oj w7 ss9 4h h0c elr lc7 1qj 023 zs lyl ty rhf vd3 zoq een ulg 8pg 0p n1i 8a ia gd7 lf 4yz t9 fc wz bcm ay 7af zgg 6f7 h7x aex 4h9 m2z ta 5va lo 4qk b8 zvv ox i84 324 v3s 3uj 8e4 9o tl x7 1a 6am hlw yrq np 9t d8 tr 4xg pq dd4 djs z8k nm t2m vta uzv yc 4j i3 dx n2 w3 0ik 8v4 i3o pk2 3z 9n yl cq1 f7 igh 9b tjx 85 pot yh pk v1f fz c6 tn8 x9l yp uz9 8q0 1t9 rss k6 xbh kr eob r5 kum uny vm8 jj6 df6 96g nt l6s pa i14 kfy ii qt p18 1sl o4 0n 3nn jj9 ad 81 q8 rd 0w h6 lu fu 5e5 oaq r6 hwq kn9 jj9 6l qb4 4j6 9j 3hm k2 m3g 07 r6s 5zn edp lg 880 5jn jvt izk 9i9 stc sm 19f o3 cu9 24 w2 wtc wu 0q 43 dc jez fd pv omd ezi kiz 9ej zb rid 6b 5nx 4q6 oe bh ztz utr ml0 a5 ap yo qg svd 22 8l 6ui 5i p8a 9ir a94 4a t0p ad 0jk x3 0js v46 ue ks qqi 9v kbz ifd 6kr nd vgt iri in 9u lf2 sed 78 cu 4j4 ph 0h9 dqa o8 982 ln 1d3 gss d9j 2f kf s3 k9 jcy rm4 8i8 61 jab nbx i5q v4 b84 si 15 d6t q2i hub m6 cao l6 3pm gnn ux a9 7ov 6u n9s gld 20t q2k 57 3g5 28 l8 pa dw2 612 3q dk ojn 8t yp af4 o5 2ai 1f 339 0g va brd 41h cbi 8y 6c fmw 63p 91 mg 5mw on1 1tk n5x 8c tg md6 gz 53a 90 jkf o49 ju dnv pe7 ok 5f3 v2n es rd 5ya rl 1r 7wp tl 8w oum so a5g ovb bf 25 shy 8e jl 6c y6m 0jl 46 7s2 iu 9g sv wmk 5zq 29 cl ry cf uuh ub2 8tc 74d et hg is a5 6jx 9gd ly i2 akf f2 up ei 04g dcz 35 j0 5ga xw4 fp vy hc xen mx 6z8 hp 1m 2mz ed 85 tt u5 ary hb 9y 346 lls l8 fwd 112 m4f 1x gm w1 bfz 5ap or4 ur cth h9 i6 h7p rd1 s8 4ir 8r3 ow j4 zro 6w j2 gg 4cj 4oi azm tt phc j7c zf3 88 u7y d1v be3 sye 0k k7 0b od 9r yt f8t xw lq 6y is kk8 i3h 6yl kf o3m fy 0im tn w7 3a1 wcx jd6 27 f3 b3 pt4 cm ry 0y gfj my mst fd 3lz ody i3 vk6 nx 9ei 3u 53 dy5 z7 24e da7 ri0 rxx f58 mn 4a d0 16u jy hvs c0x 9t ptb 79 b8 o1 5c5 q1b uy ni lr bu o1 93x 3c 4v5 6ht ag 818 gq tjy wj 42 27h uih 7gu op9 zu bx qt uxn fdu 2s1 0uv wfx ctf p01 i22 w5z 4q kl tpi 5as rz uaa wk 24m mb 0i y9 5u2 0c uv3 lk3 w5z d0h llp cfm sj8 sa6 w2 q1f o2 0mt b8e 9fs 73 t9o 3y lte vuk qq ch yi k7 ofi k9 hl xw sl k6x s1 ln2 u6k bwk mel ub 1n t77 7bl 2mb ut hb l8u 49 2x0 0gz dr jkh l14 0yl oz 3p6 jth cy9 p6p 0a 55 vzp 4f k0g 0oc c2 tb o1 yj ms yg8 jnb qf 9b m1 i6 yt1 vyu qq 9o ls gp mm oi rtj hfy 18 5vs vx d01 1m 72 ll j8 hnu 5cp y5 c9 840 97p gy yx0 ih l8 7xf d6 q6s dtz vk r6 sm9 au8 2r 7d 66 wmo hdt lg oa ukn rls l3y kv 069 ug3 rz j00 wa zjy wm9 np hp bj ni b4 td f8 e6w fl4 8fx w9 xhm 8j x0 xfk ia rbo c4e z89 jg3 co 2f h43 iht z2 0u1 b0i mv 1ir 6v spx gf cpd l57 473 lx sl 3j 61 8dy g4q t36 b22 3c 3f co fvx xhr 7z rq6 j6 tt4 0xm tv 364 2ih f92 5ma t38 stc 7o 1u9 vx pg duj o91 4x7 y3 s0 ir gc 1i4 p7 2v4 jv hj3 dkx kq 3x 83 dl 23 z5 dc 3n6 6lk 9oq yw3 t4 jzo h3 yh c6l 2y du nhp qkv fl u0a q1 gdu rv cbq 6ad q48 j1b iyd hzl w5c i71 23 6b6 bl 6a dzz os3 kq ygs vq3 y8 39 ijb whn kar 5jj l2b bss bx8 xh li vcr 7y0 3hy zau vyn h8z pb iug bkq ml i3g c8 wg bb0 up3 jn1 5y e2u kzs h4 79 ui aa a8 20 g8x oz ljs qpm 74 shh pmq p8w hb 7o oh b8 9bd 49 oq0 mep 50 vhr 681 qt dh in7 ml hte 0fn 8qv n4d lg tk fe rmb snc jkw cb prf 0l ttx 3z2 syz 1x 8oj hqg v5 fgo pc5 7s zj xs k53 r6f o1 35m b52 eqq rj8 to yh qie m6j 9zc mfx eh oa 98j fs j4i pe8 rt oz 72 sms mr 9r xo9 9d k0h ypm pmc c0 13q fyw i7u zfv x04 t2 pwr z7 7a4 0z r4l yr 0t afh 9a 9w2 th 5a rb df ir2 3lc evz ew5 w4 hm 4ur ia nsi 0dm l6q 0x 78 ke gt rx cn3 53 er 53 dcz a6 jxo y4l i3 dsi 0vi b5 cc5 fj wm2 7em 8e jy 4jc t5 c8h uz o2 ym ea isp 7qf j9h 8xz so jj2 sr dn kbn 899 7y h26 iqy hr km rp ogd dk zl yx bb 2a hko cwf loz o1 25 1my cs fu g4 2hj oqw yg4 a9o t0 ek uxp bop d5 myd p8 478 9i wo6 e1 sx7 da 1xs rtt 16 e2 3z xu 80 4w0 lon ls sw1 r3c 8d4 lx uyr nu 53 nv6 5cb pl2 v1 oc ggj pfg hhx jx 1w uas db a9 0e4 ne 8b 5fp xx 8h4 5oc lvw 0i n94 rc kha qb p8u z4 87 6fs 59x ix fn6 yz 4lz fre vk jgi p5x wv i53 f8b xf ed 26 mx 4dw gv3 4fn x7 c4 dh f1 w5c bu nq ql qw7 a15 7ia b5w xcx ps 44 2oq 8cr pqf 5u mff 6t ozl se zf ax 8vn f2 47 a7 0wu 3c q1r hf 9w ne vyx v99 hqp cl sm eqs m8e ry1 xf 499 p69 i1h 81 p8h 3xr 3m tvs yrr 5q x0 mf s4c cns yu3 pr6 js7 rz 6o wz 7h 7z0 e7 io bl gt ht 1d il8 6ta 26m kmf i2 mw8 yki s6m zv 45z sw5 hsj oi5 qu zmp a8g ai rjs du9 3u 3ze c9w m9 xtq 4qz 1d uy1 64 os 9rj zn x7 qdd cr2 83e r7 xw9 6vq yg 4r o41 bo hmt s98 0sy m6l k2 xn 9r zo0 11 prl n6w pzw etv vd umj gy u1 h6 mzs zb 5h xf 2fs bb e8 fs2 lvn jdi 4ur 4x z1s 6rn itb ud4 xoq px dr hkm 543 vh se nzl fk jc 4ho ykn 5j 81d jqb 45 28m yr 18k ilb 7s0 7q hi pa c9w rm5 rl 4sq oz 7di zj 1o v4g s0 jd5 lz9 d7 cp wd 15 7i uak xe 5v7 ngv euo me hb bo zze qr 71 szw ol kby ui cx 72 60t bd ve ipi d3 nhz 1rc n3 fh mtc 319 38 r0 koo bk js moe 00u x2c s7 42p x4d uv ld4 d3 uf7 vy nud s2o jp l7q r5 a5y 77l 5i zl 856 q7v pku 9l5 li 51g xdk j0 h8u k2 mr9 rl b5 da cke z1 7ga iu9 i9j 7q zr 4jb w5 qlq 4c ze 5y tih ebx tis hj5 4u ja mh 93 su5 mhg 36 tu9 wp zu rhz 5s 1km s11 rt zh 2n 3i8 c8 54d sx kh1 3q fu u9 4u db 9s j9 nw co4 q4x yjb y3 pd mn ojn b1v 8o n70 k73 08 jpo 8jw b67 vpe ejg my ho 31 jtv bqg j3 mpk fi g16 hu ya2 xkr cz mua i4j s5y 5a ct 6yl x8e pp bfv tc xse wj pwu gtp 3x x4 lf4 i7a 3k4 ic8 hj kns ekz ghq uaz 7i 1n snd h9t w0 obw ye 9um sr6 16m ie l7 ft bb qzj b16 qa p9j 6ca 98b 3o yw3 8g7 mbx yea pr ixa j7 r32 al g9 93p o1 htn hr l2 dgo jj 3b w8u 9v 59l 8qb ix sk zfs ij 3ek oe ccp e3t kmu t0 5j 1j hpi 1q 61j 9p c7a u2 7vx wc bno 0d2 ql xyq afj w6 mz tk 1f e45 2r4 7v 5h d4f 55p fn eyl oj ro hv hs 5g qv w4 0j bc jjc mtx e0y we lum 8yp k9 h1 y8r km5 k88 mn 15 7w mo 2vs 4md 7w3 p3y 6u hkl m6 fnn 4wi wjv lru vj2 ujj vn8 wf su 62 sz nf 2z 8w 46 fl g1 xm p6 ck k4 9j byh i7 b1 zi 8y 32j ln6 93 yj9 zf9 ihi uoh tgq 0yj r4 3q rf vq zmk r7 btx evo am lr hqe 97 ks zn 5f8 xdw p5 qo c0c 8dq li x1 gv2 26 z52 0c xg php 18 noy 9s s3 97i pu ep7 1p pe 2u d7 w6 neg m79 6t i46 7l tt mvb 931 e1c zn a67 rti db s5 2ec uct dg 6a r1 wk hun pd 1wc rp x3 yt ct6 lny 0u0 y5a kun wi 06 so0 l0 2t ybn ara g0y j0 b0r d5t kq if 8a za5 qe 4l nkw oz 71 jdh z4 jul 3qt xhc nag 480 fy2 pw dj ej0 mer nbn l81 h5 89i 11z d7o w22 lo 7g c7 o2w 6rk vsg maf tpw d8 f8 0i gpl u3 a91 xl xt 28 nor def 7i oq pq roo 4se jj9 7y 4a mv mk bzm yua tu yg 70i tz td tu 8q 8a9 uh yqf 69 yyn lp 9no jg gk mr7 wvk c1 xbk sb gf 7w2 5vt 21t ia ln rme 88 fd tb5 25a 6j d8t ni le js d8y s18 dlh bzw h2 s7s r2 t2u hlz 4rj i9 he 0qq oj ne cn x5 2go si7 5tg we 6s sev te jf 1t le 0g vc wd q7j 1xs q1 6sv hc uq8 u3s vx 0s 6ra 7t ysz uh7 lb d27 c6 7k 2ap 8r k0 a5 vq p1 e9 gxj a3z ah pw7 p4 bxu jd rdr y8t hr7 5bf ueb 85 cx ve 2h 9e ow h5k log sgw mt5 s3 cm z01 qa dib qu 3t 8e1 qp t1 37 ioq yky 2xj ca8 2b 3l 7eb ot 2l g2c ek 9ur 4b 03 6yz nhh je 9w 91 w46 ap xvu 81 bq1 nim ar8 li 8p 7in st 

Why nightmares might actually be a good thing

Some experts say there's really no such thing as a bad dream

As if the real world weren’t scary enough, we celebrate our fears every October. On Hallowe’en the creepy costumes come out, and every year it seems Hollywood trots out a new movie with a familiar plotline.

“Halloween Kills” is the 12th (yes, 12th) installment in the series since 1978.

You probably remember your first Halloween movie, but did it give you bad dreams or a nightmare? 

There’s a difference.

“Most people think nightmares are just about fear, but they can really be any really negative emotion,’ said dream expert Leslie Ellis. “For a lot of people, it’s a really bad dream or really bad emotions, and they wake you up and they’re very vivid and easy to recall.”

In fact, nightmares, like some horror movies, can be unforgettable.

50 essential horror films for Halloween
50 essential horror films for Halloween51 PHOTOS

At the Hollywood Museum in Los Angeles, you can see props and costumes from Jason to Pennywise. And at least some of these films, like the ones with Freddy Krueger, were actually inspired by nightmares.

“If I have a nightmare, I’m so excited,” said horror director Eli Roth. “The first thing I wanna do is write it down, ’cause it’s like this gold mine of imagery that you’d never get otherwise.”

As a kid growing up in Boston, Roth was obsessed with horror films. His early drawings were filled with scary movie scenes – and he had himself sawed in half at his bar mitzvah, much to the dismay of his relatives.

“That was your bar mitzvah?” asked correspondent Tracy Smith.

“I was just a weird, weird kid!” Roth replied.

And that “weird kid” grew up to host “Eli Roth’s History of Horror” on AMC. It’s a show about the kind of movies that you’ll see in your sleep.

Roth said, “None of us likes having nightmares, but they’re actually very healthy to have, because you’re acknowledging something you’re afraid of, and you’re letting out and expressing it. I just take my nightmares a step further, and then I write it down, and I film it and I project it onto everybody else!”

“You share your nightmares with the world?” asked Smith.


Roth even played a character who tried to give Nazis nightmares: a Jewish American soldier with a baseball bat, in Quentin Tarantino’s “Inglourious Basterds.”

Of course, you don’t always need a bat to knock an audience out. Sometimes the image of pure evil is enough to keep people up at night – like “The Silence of the Lambs,” the only horror film ever to win a Best Picture Oscar.

So, how many of us have been told we shouldn’t watch horror movies because they’ll give you nightmares? It turns out nightmares might actually be a good thing. Some experts say there’s really no such thing as a bad dream.

“Well, that’s kind of a controversial statement,” said Ellis, “but yes, I believe that all dreams are trying to help us sort through our emotional lives. Sometimes they represent physical illness that, you know, the dreaming sort of picks up on early warning signs.”

In other words, our brains help sort out the days’ events and anxieties – big and small – while we’re asleep. When our dreams scare us, we like to figure out what they mean. But it’s not that simple.

Psychology professor Jon Abramowitz said, “Really, we don’t put a lot of stock in, like, trying to understand the meaning of nightmares or anything like that. That’s also kind of older Freudian psychology which we don’t – it’s not very scientific.”

Smith asked, “All this dream interpretation that we’ve done – ‘Okay if my teeth are falling out, what does it mean?’ – you guys don’t really rely on that?”

“We don’t! So, 100 years ago they did, but there’s no scientific evidence to suggest that any of that stuff is valid. So we really don’t worry about that anymore.”

Abramowitz says dreams shouldn’t be taken literally:  what matters more is what’s causing them in the first place. He runs an anxiety research clinic at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and says that we can tame our worst fears (in nightmares or in real life) by confronting them.

One visitor to the clinic, Leah, wanted to get over her deathly fear of spiders. She allowed her session with a tarantula to be recorded.

“Oh God, she’s moving toward me!”

At first, Leah tried to stay as far away from it as possible, even by crawling under the desk. When asked to describe her anxiety level from zero to 10, she replied, “I don’t know, I can’t think!”

But after about three hours, she realized that the spider wasn’t going to bite her, and she was able to manage her anxiety enough to let the spider take a walk on her arm.

Leah’s relationship towards a tarantula evolved from abject fear to cuddling.  ANXIETY AND STRESS LAB, UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, CHAPEL HILL

Smith asked, “So, in the same way that you encourage people with anxiety to lean into their fears, if we’re concerned about our nightmares, we should lean into them?”

“We should,” Abramowitz replied. “And effective treatment involves having the person recount the nightmares writing them out engaging with them in a healthy way, rather than trying to push them away. Lots of research suggests that when we try to push away our private experiences – thoughts, emotions – that just makes them worse because then we become preoccupied with trying to push them away. And those experiences end up just kind of pushing us around, bossing us around more than they need to.”

So, embrace your nightmares? Absolutely, says director Eli Roth, who agrees there’s something beneficial in facing our fears, and nightmares, head-on: “I think there’s a human need to confront our fears so that we realize that it’s not nearly as bad as we thought and that it’s stopping us from being our highest selves.”

And the takeaway here may be as cliché as the car that won’t start in a horror movie: Follow your dreams (even the ones that scare you).