The powers of dreams have always been underestimated. There is a whole
new world in the sub conscious mind that helps us in a subtle way. In this
project you will see how a baby was born because of a dream, how nightmares can
be partially good for you, be given a background on dreams in general and
details on interpreting your own dreams amongst other things.
Everybody dreams but not everybody can remember them. We usually don't
remember dreams when we suddenly wake up and move about. This happens when you
are usually in a rush, when your alarm clock goes off or you are pressured to
get up quickly. You remember dreams on such occasions as you lie in on the
weekends when you wake up slowly and gradually change from the sub-conscious
mind to the conscious mind. This is called lucid dreaming. With this you can
take partial control of what happens during a dream. Since you can do this you
don't have to be restricted to do all the things you do in real life but you
could do whatever you like because it's your mind that's controlling you not
your body and gravity. For example, you could fly or walk through walls.
The powers of dreams
The dreaming world could be a very powerful thing so much so that it
causes a baby to be born because of lucid dreaming. In a true story taken from
the book called Living with Dreams a woman dreamt that she just had a period in
her dreams. This was so realistic that she actually thought she had a real
period not one dreamt up in a dream. A few days later she had sex thinking that
it was the best time to have sex without becoming pregnant. Two or three weeks
she felt something strange was happening and so consulted a doctor who said that
she had become pregnant. All this happened just because of a dream.
Another dream that caused panic was when a student from university had
just completed a project and all he had to do was hand it in the morning.
Because he was thinking about this project so much the project became a part of
his dreams. In his dreams he had dreamt of handing it in. So the next morning he
got up thinking that he had handed in his project and went to university with
the project back home. The previous two examples tell us what dreams can make us
think and that they can have such an effect on our lives.
Many people haven't got the skills of understanding what exactly their
dreams mean. For somebody to interpret other people's dreams they need to know a
lot about the person they're interpreting for as well as the dream itself. To
explain this, for example, seeing a elephant might mean totally different things
to different people such as a zoo keeper who'll probably see it as a harmless
and a beautiful mammal whilst another person might see the elephant as a ugly,
dangerous animal. With this example it tells us that...