It is said that dreams tend to be forgotten when you wake up, but what about the dreams you vividly remember? Why does it feel so real? Does it correspond with your real life?
Studies show that people who remember their dreams tend to have more active and imaginative brains. Those who don’t dream are more realists, people who tend to be more serious and don’t have much of an imagination.
Have you ever heard of lucid dreaming? It’s quite crazy. Lucid dreaming is when you’re aware that you’re dreaming which causes dreams that feel like real life.
You’re probably wondering if dreams can mean something deeper, sadly this is not true. Remembering a certain dream doesn’t mean that it’s something that will come true. For some it does, but it is not very likely.
There is a theory called the Freudian theory. This theory states that dreams are childhood wants and wishes that have been repressed. So this basically means that your dreams are revealing your repressed wishes with you. A Lot of the older cultures believed dreams to be a sacred place between the land of the living and the other side. Dreams also reflect one surrounding culture such as their language, concepts, beliefs, and customs.
One of the scariest parts of sleeping is sleep paralysis. This is the state of waking up or falling asleep where you’re unable to move, you can even hallucinate during sleep paralysis. This being said dreams can be amazing, but at the same time they can be a hallucination.