Strange dreams

23 Different Types of Dreams

Given the vast number of dreams that occur on a nightly basis, it can be difficult to categorize each dream. Just as music can be categorized into different types – rock, electric, classical – you wi...
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Epic Dreams

Epic dreams are dreams with a long, continuous story line, sometimes continuing over many dreams and even many nights. Epic dreams tend to be extremely vivid, and have extensive detail that is easy t...
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Prophetic Dreams

Prophetic dreams are some of the most perplexing and exciting dreams it is possible to have. Dreaming of the future is rare, and it does not happen to everyone, but when it does, you are given an une...
Dreams of healing

Healing Dreams

Healing dreams are dreams in which you learn something extremely important about yourself, or something that you must do. These are often call-to-action dreams that linger and stay with you after oth...
Day Dreaming

False Awakening Dreams

False awakening dreams happen when you dream that you have woken up. This is a kind of dream that is not universal, but is very disconcerting to those to whom it happens. On the other hand, it is als...
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Daydreams

Daydreaming was once considered a normal and healthy activity, but in the past two centuries or even longer, it has gained a bad reputation as being lazy and unproductive. Daydreaming actually stimul...
Children Dreaming

Children and Dreams

Childhood dreams can be complicated and scary. Children are learning what their world is all about, and they do not have the power to take care of themselves or protect themselves from threatening si...
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Babies and Dreams

There is compelling evidence that babies dream, given that infants and newborns spend up to 50% of their sleeping time in REM sleep (the stage of sleep in which dreams occur. REM stands for Rapid Eye...
Why we dream

Importance of Dreams

Dreams have been important in cultures all over the world since the beginning of recorded history. They have often been considered prophecies or omens. It is rare for a dream to be emotionally striki...

Mechanics of Dreaming

Most dreams take place during REM sleep, or the rapid eye movement phase. Your muscles are often completely paralyzed during this phase, but your brain is active, sometimes even frantically so, your ...
Sleep Cycle Dreams

Sleep Cycle – Everything You Should Know

The sleep cycle consists of two main parts: REM and Non-REM, with intermediary stages. Understanding the stages of the sleep cycle can help you understand how to time your sleep, how to achieve memor...
Lucid Dreaming

Lucid Dreaming – Tips and Techniques

Lucid dreaming is an inspiring and rewarding process in which you are aware of your dream as you are dreaming it, and can control it, so that your abilities in your dream are literally limited only b...

Nightmares

There are several kinds of nightmares or “night terrors”.  One type of nightmare is an acting out of fears and anxieties being experienced in daily life.  A second type of nightmare is the result of ...

Lucid Dreams

A lucid dream is a vivid, realistic dream in which the dreamer is aware that he or she is dreaming.  Once aware, the dreamer can often change the dream and direct it to follow a path of his own choos...

Dream Interpretations

Dreams are windows to our subconscious minds.  When we are able to recall our dreams and interpret them, we develop a deeper understanding of ourselves.  We can use our interpretation of our dreams t...

Common Dreams

Common dreams are dreams that are experienced by many different people at least once during their lifetime.  Often they are recurring dreams that attempt to alert us to something in our life that nee...

Recurring Dreams

Recurring dreams are dreams that are experienced again and again over a period of time.  These dreams are messages from your subconscious to your conscious mind.  They are often an attempt to help yo...

Steps to Remember a Dream

If we could remember our dreams we could gain important insights into our daily lives.  If you’ve ever experienced the sensation of waking and knowing just what you dreamed, then feeling it slip from...

Dreams Have Meaning

The standard definition of a dream according to most dictionaries is a succession of images, ideas, emotions, and sensations that occur involuntarily in the mind at specific stages of a sleep. The sp...