Daydreaming is classified as a level of consciousness
between sleep and wakefulness. Studies
show that you have the tendency to daydream an average of 70-120
minutes a day. It occurs during waking hours when you let your imagination carry
you away. As your mind begins to wander and your
level of awareness decreases, you lose yourself in your imagined scenario
and fantasy. Click
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thought you have waken up and gone about your daily morning routine: getting up,
brushing your teeth, eating breakfast and going to work, only to wake up
"again" and realize that what just happened is just a dream. That sensation is
referred to as a false awakening.
dreams occur when you realize you are dreaming. "Wait a second. This
is only a dream!" Most dreamers wake themselves up once they realize
that they are dreaming. Other dreamers have cultivated the skill to
remain in the lucid state of dreaming. They become an active participant
in their own dreams, making decisions in their dreams and influencing the
dream's outcome without awakening.
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nightmare is a disturbing dream that causes you to wake up feeling
anxious and frightened. Nightmares may be a response to real life trauma
and situations. These type of nightmares fall under a special category
called Post-traumatic Stress Nightmare (PSN). Nightmares may also occur
because you have ignored or refused to accept a particular life situation.
Research shows that most people who have regular nightmares have a family history of psychiatric
problems, are involved in a rocky relationship or have had bad drug
experiences. These people may have also contemplated suicide. Nightmares are an
indication of a fear that needs to be acknowledged and confronted. It is a
way for the subconscious to wake up and take notice. "Pay
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dreams repeat themselves with little variation in story or theme.
These dreams may be positive, but most often they are nightmarish in
content. Dreams may recur because a conflict depicted in the dream
remains unresolved or ignored. Once you find a resolution to
the problem, your recurring dreams will cease. Click
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dreams serve as messages for the dreamer in regards to their health. The
Ancient Greeks called these dreams "prodromic". Many
dream experts believe that dreams can help in avoiding potential health
problems and healing when you are ill or when you are grieving. Research
asthma and migraine sufferers have certain types of dreams before an
attack. Your bodies are able to
communicate to your mind through dreams. The dreams can "tell"
you that something
is not quite right with your bodies even before any physical symptoms show
up. Dreams of this nature may be telling the dreamer that he or she needs to
go to the dentist or doctor. If you can understand the
language of dreams, your dreams will serve as an invaluable early warning system.
They can help inform, advise and heal. TOP
dreams, also referred to as precognitive or psychic dreams, are dreams
that seemingly foretell the future. One rational theory to explain
this phenomenon is that your dreaming mind is able to piece together bits
of information and observation that you may normally overlook or that you do not
seriously consider. In other words, your unconscious mind knows what is
coming before you consciously piece together the same information. Click
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dreams help you how to solve problems or make decisions in your waking
dreams (also referred to as Great Dreams, Cosmic Dreams or Numinous Dreams) are so huge, so compelling, and so vivid that you
cannot ignore them. The details of such dreams remain with you for years,
as if you just dreamt it last night. These dreams possess much beauty and
contain many archetypal symbology. When you wake up from such a
dream, you feel that you have discovered something profound or amazing
about yourself or about the world. It feels like a life-changing
experience. Learn more on how to recognize
an epic dream, by clicking
dreams occur when you have a sequence of dreams that continue over a
period of nights. The dream continues where you left off the previous
night. Such dreams are problem-solving dreams and help to explore
different options and various approaches to a problem, situation or
dreams are described as such when two people have the same dream. Mutual
dreams may be planned, meaning that two people actively work toward
achieving one dream scenario or goal. It is a way to improve communication
and build trust. Mutual dreams can also be spontaneous. You find out that
a friend, a significant other, faraway relative, or someone has had the
same dream on the same night as you. Not much study has gone into the
phenomenon of mutual dreams, but there is a very strong bond that exist
between these two people.
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