Ring! Ring! Ring! This is what starts off my day as well as millions of other Americans. Sleep is essential to human growth and life.
1.During sleep we dream, which is a way for our mind to set itself apart from the body and do whatever it desires.
a. Dreaming is very complex.
b. Therefore it’s hard to interpret since some dreams can be controlled or linked to our feelings from a particular day.
2. We have all awakened in the middle of the night sweating and terrified of what just went on in our head this is commonly known as a nightmare.
a. A nightmare is more than just a bad dream
b. it is an intense experience that has an effect on the body and spirit.
c. These can occur once, as a part of a series, or as a reoccurring dream.
d. There are many causes of night terrors
e. the most common types are those of an emotional origin.
f. They often appear when our sense of who we are or who we want to be is being challenged.
3. In order to interpret our dreams, the dreamer must be able to translate and connect the images of the dream to their source outside the dream.
a. Dreams are the language of the individual subconscious.
b. It speaks to us in symbols to help us see or work out inner fears, hopes, and life desires.
c. In interpreting dreams you should keep symbols in mind and how the subconscious uses them to get its message across to you.
d. Sometimes they are referring to something that happened to you earlier in the day
e. Other times, something that happened long ago in your childhood.
4. Even though we are the authors of our own dreams, we may sometimes be unclear as to what they are saying.
a. At such times, we may need outside, objective insights to help us explore the dreamscape.
b. If you find yourself in that place, it may be time to consult a professional dream interpreter.
5. Lucid dreaming is dreaming while being aware that you are dreaming....