The Mystery Of Dreaming: 9 Theories Why We Dream What We Do

We all enjoy dreaming for the most part, as what they can project is a vision, a prediction of the future, or more often the things that we wish for. A dream is the minds way of inner self communication. Dreaming is described as an outlet for suppressed emotions, combined with a reflection of our personalities. Dreams can become dark and moody once we’re stressed out, or attempting to cope with a difficult situation, than when our mind is calm. Once we experience dreams, it’s usually to cope with inner turmoil, which at times are resolved with a good nights sleep. Thus, all you need is to sleep on it.

9. The Majority Of Dreams Are Forgotten

Our dreams are usually forgotten when first waking up in the morning, while not during the night when the dreaming is more vivid. It’s thought that most dreams are completely forgotten in the first 5 minutes of waking, if remembered at all, as the anticipation of the busy day forges ahead. What’s also thought is that just 10% percent is retained in our memory.

8. Everyone Dreams

What’s thought is that every one who sleeps, dreams. That all men, women, kids, pets, and every living creature is thought to have dreams. The difference however, are the patterns of their dreams, along with exhibiting various reactions. It’s found that men for instance, has the tendency to dream about external activities, while women will dream about others, and emotional issues.

7. Dreaming Prevents Psychosis

This based on a recent study, that test subjects who were suddenly awakened at the initial stages of their dreaming, and then allowed to complete their routine sleep, found difficulty maintaining their concentration and focus. What they also exhibited were hallucinations and indications of possible psychosis, this within a 3-day period.