A Reflection Into The World Of Dreams: Mind Matters.

All of us dream…some of us even daydream.What are these Dreams about? Why those dreams? What do people dream about? Would it be a great discovery if someone could decode the Dream Mechanism?Do dreams really have any limits?

Dreams are creatures of the subconscious mind that takes you over when you let your conscious rest. There are always two aspects of a person….one who is, his real self and the other one who he wants to be, his dreamy self. And very rarely do these two very similar individuals have similar traits and do similar actions.

Some of these dreams are fascinating and you wish if it were real. Some of them are horrible…and some are just that they give you a feeling that you haven’t slept at all. Some reports claimed that an average person has around 5 dreams per night. Adding on these statistical averages, everyone’s got a collection of around 2000 dreams per year! But how many do you remember. None! May be one! May be some of those recurring ones.

I have had always this sense of complexity about these simple matters about dreams. You sleep when you are tired and you see things….stuffs which you either wanted or stuffs which are haunted or just stuffs that featured first time on your dreams. So the question is why do we dream or what’s the Dream Mechanism. Scientists and Psychologists around the world have answered that or rather tried to answer that. Nolan’s made movies on that. But nothing makes it clear as in the interpretation of dreams is in itself a fuzzy notion of self belief.

But, still at the end of the day you are left with yourself to figure what were your dreams and what do they signify. Is there some hidden messages from the subconscious creatures within your mind. If that is what it seems to be can I decide what to dream tonight or rather what not to dream tonight….I guess not. They say if you think of something intensely the whole day that feeling would return in your dreams too. Quite possible. But it happens the other way too…something which I may never think of, comes as my dream every now and then. I’m not even sure that good mood would ensure good dreams or bad days are by default meant for nightmares.

Theories suggest that our brain tends to flush out emotional outbursts by creating a dream of a scenario that parallels real life experience-actually a metaphor. If brain does such a thing why doesn’t it controls it the way it controls other actions of the body. Then why do we forget our dreams and that too so exponentially on waking up. Isn’t it then brain’s way of blocking out wishes or longings that we may not be able to handle. So if there’s control over how to do then why not what to do?

There would always be some dreamy questions which would continue to haunt my intellect. Some people claim that they have dreamless nights. Is it true….they don’t have dreams or is it that they don’t remember even 0.1 % of it? Do we dream in colours or in black & white? Don’t know because mostly dreams are person specific or situational rather than being static and detailed about the surroundings. Sometimes I feel stoned as if I want to shout out but the voice is missing no matter how hard I try. When I reach the threshold I usually wake up shouting…Why? Why can’t I shout in my dreams? You always think of writing up that dream but that in itself is in a dream and when you wake up, you would take some seconds to realise that it was a dream. I have tried sometimes to write down my dreams but when awake the content seems too random , not at all what it seemed to be in that world of dreams. The World of Dreams….where everyone seems to be going but no one can tell you the way….

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  • ultimaexe on May 29, 2011

    well maybe when your sleep your body rests, but your brain doesnt, and when the brain is overwhelmed or fluxuates from dream world to the real world and make conflick unconciously, like rolling over a pillow unable to brethe, naybe your dreal incorperates that, still trying to tell you your in danger in the real world.?

  • James DeVere on May 29, 2011

    This article is like a dream, thank`you. j

    jamesdevere.com

  • Martin Kloess on May 30, 2011

    My world. Good work,

  • Apostle of Flamboyancy on May 30, 2011

    Thank you very much gentlemen

  • Sussana on May 30, 2011

    Very well written..especially the last line..Everyone seems to be going to dream but nobody could tell you the way.

  • Sussana on May 30, 2011

    And the pictures are apt and beautiful too!

  • Sam Caprison on May 30, 2011

    Never given a thought! Do we dream in black and white?That would be ridiculous!

  • Jswana on May 30, 2011

    Loading with beautiful concepts. I dream every, single night, I believe. The strange thing is that very few are unexpected….that is, I seem to dream my life. What’s troubling is this old building I keep trying to move into and wonder why and the fact that I seem to always attend school, will not graduate on time and am in a classroom with really little kids. The latter dream my two deceased sister would have as well. Life is sooooo awesomely strange!

  • Kumar Arun on May 31, 2011

    Great Thoughts.Dreams would always remain the most puzzling aspect of our life and the funny thing is that all those happen while our body rests!

  • AndieCashmera on May 31, 2011

    Just my thoughts..Good Article :)

  • Norah88 on May 31, 2011

    Only if we could remember all our good dreams and forget the nightmares but usually the reverse happens

  • Alison Kay on Jun 1, 2011

    excellent article

  • Apostle of Flamboyancy on Jun 2, 2011

    Thanks again..glad that so many people liked my dreamy thoughts!

  • Christy Lannie on Jun 6, 2011

    Nice article!

  • Christy Lannie on Jun 6, 2011

    Pics are too good :)

  • Aiyanna on Jun 6, 2011

    I feel dreams are thoughts that are influenced by actions of reality and combined by future plans and strategies that would help you achieve your future targets.
    Thoughts are the things that go on at the back of the mind and dreams are the mirrors that reflect them.
    Each object and colour that you dream of may have a significance and bearing on how you react in the future.
    We create thoughts and thoughts co-create actions and the startegy of these are revealed to us in dreams, some of them remembered vividly, others hazily and still others get called Deja Vu in reality as it seems familiar but yet never happened before.
    They are preparations for the future relating the past to it.

  • Becky Jones on Jun 7, 2011

    Nice thoughts and very well expressed :)

  • Muhammad Fajar Marthias on Jun 9, 2011

    great one,thanks

  • HyperActive on Jun 10, 2011

    Good article dude

  • Nisha Sengupta on Jun 11, 2011

    every night I go to sleep with my body going all numb and my mind all set free from the chains I set it up when I’m awake…It goes to places where I normally would dare not …It does stuff which I’ll dare not but somewhere deep down my heart I want to, places that I want to go..But I kept telling my mind that’s not possible so don’t think about that..all that restrain is lost as soon as my eyes are closed and its no longer my senses that dictate my brain….This is dream for me … a way for me to escape myself.

  • Samuel McPhee on Jun 11, 2011

    Well I didn’t like the article as much as I liked Nisha’s and Aiyanna’s comments…authspot must have a like button for comments too like FB!

  • Samuel McPhee on Jun 11, 2011

    No offence to the author!

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