And here I had a dream ... "
Dreams are one of the most mysterious and intriguing psychological phenomena: during sleep our brain at some point moves to a state very similar to the state of consciousness during notes, producing a plethora of impressions, stories and occurrences that we tend to remember as dreams. Researchers from different fields have suggested that dreaming has different cognitive and emotional roles: for example, dreams allow us to process information and stimuli that have been absorbed into our minds during the day and sometimes even allow us to practice skills or actions we try to learn on a daily basis. Some studies suggest that dreams allow us to process traumatic events and deal with them in new and different ways.
One of the key approaches to understanding dreams focuses on the emotional aspects of the dream. This approach has already been proposed by Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis, and was significantly developed by his successors. Beyond the different approaches of dream interpretation that offer different approaches, this perception assumes that during sleep our control over ourselves and our consciousness loosens, so that less conscious areas of our psyche are manifested. Thus, dreams reveal conflicts, impulses, feelings and wishes that we are not always aware of.
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Dreams come back
Many people report recurring dreams that accompany them over extended periods, sometimes even over many years. In some cases recurring dreams will repeat themselves accurately and in other cases the same recurring dreams will appear similar but different variations. For example, many people describe recurring and similar dreams about natural disasters (earthquakes, tsunamis) which in some cases end in devastating consequences, while in other cases the dreamer and his loved ones are saved.
How to understand these recurring dreams?
If we assume that the dream expresses unconscious psychic contents, then the appearance of recurring dreams means that our psyche is preoccupied with a particular psychic content which awaits processing and reference. When a dream appears on a one-time basis and we try to find out its meaning, we often recognize how it is affected by contemporary emotional experiences and impressions. Recurring dreams, on the other hand, usually indicate that our psyche is trying to draw our attention to unprocessed content, emotion, or experience that is present in our lives but not being adequately processed.
A common example is the example of "naked dreams": dreams in which we find ourselves naked, frightened and ashamed in the middle of a street or social event. These dreams are often related to experiences or fears of exposing aspects that we feel less comfortable with. Accordingly, recurring dreams of nudity may indicate high vulnerability or sensitivity around issues of failure and damage to self-image. Another common example is, as mentioned, the example of recurring dreams of natural disasters, often associated with a general feeling of vulnerability and distrust in interpersonal relationships. Recurring dreams of this kind may indicate that even if we maintain positive and meaningful interpersonal relationships, beneath the surface there are fears and mistrust of other human beings.
Deciphering recurring dreams
Understanding that recurring dreams express engagement with unconscious content is a first, but not last, step in deciphering those recurring dreams. As we all know, dreams often involve blurry situations and characters: "He had my dad's mustache but he did not look like him ...", "I was in a kind of strange building, it looked like a hotel but the feeling was that we were in some military base", " I do not know what we did there, maybe we were looking for something? Or were we actually on our way to some picnic? ".
Freud was the first to suggest that our mental defense system prevents the unconscious contents from being expressed in a dream directly, since their direct expression would cause too much panic and impair sleep, which is essential to our functioning. Accordingly, Freud suggested that the unconscious contents that occupy us are disguised by symbols (e.g., a cave whose disguised meaning is a vagina), condensation (mixing between different figures), inter-figure placement (e.g., a dream about a quarrel with the boss representing a quarrel with the father) and camouflage mechanisms More. To discover the hidden behind these camouflages, Freud argued that one should look at the spontaneous associations that arise in response to the various components of the dream.
According to this view, deciphering recurring dreams involves looking at the dream from several perspectives:
Exposing Symbols: Identifying the symbolic meaning that different elements have in a dream. At this point disagreements are made so that some approaches believe in the existence of universal meanings for symbols (e.g., a snake will always symbolize the loss of the male sex), while other approaches argue that the personal meaning of the symbol for the specific dreamer is most relevant.
Personal associations: Observing the personal associations - the memories, feelings, impressions and feelings - that arise in response to the various aspects of the dream, and understanding the meaning of the dream for the specific dreamer.
Timing of the dream appearance: Anchoring the dream appearance in the current circumstances of the dreamer's life, and trying to understand why the dream appeared just now. For example, dreaming of infidelity with a spouse can have a very different meaning when he or she appears a moment before the wedding or a moment after a serious quarrel.
The pattern of the appearance of the dream over time: In the case of recurring dreams, it is worth trying and identifying whether there is a regular pattern that characterizes the appearance of recurring dreams. For example, do recurring dreams of falling off a cliff always appear before new beginnings accompanied by new challenges, or rather just when couple relationships become more intimate and serious?
That is, solving recurring dreams is a process which is aimed at “dubbing” the unconscious area in our psyche, which calls us to processing and relating.
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Being in a coma in a dream is a very common dream, sometime we feel paralyzed and can not move while we dream and even when we wake up for a friction of a second we can not move our body.
While dreaming of a coma is still intersting what does it means, According to popular belief, if you saw yourself paralyzed in a dream - you may be expected to sign a problematic agreement.
This means that a certain person will delay the achievement of your goals. Also, paralysis shows obstacles at work….
To dream that you are paralyzed can reflect the current state of your body while you are dreaming. During REM sleep, you are not mobile and paralyzed. Symbolically, however, to dream that you are paralyzed may be that you feel helpless or depressed in some aspect or circumstances of your life. You may feel unable to cope with a situation or you may not be able to do or change anything. Alternatively you may feel emotionally paralyzed. You may have difficulty expressing yourself. If you want to better understand your dream, please read about immobility….
To dream that you are paralyzed may be that you feel helpless or that you are trapped under certain circumstances. On the other hand, it indicates that you feel emotionally paralyzed or that you are unable to cope with a situation.
The dream with the broken glass window symbolizes broken promises or broke expectations. It can be hurt or a situation can turn into a crisis. The dream of broken glass symbolizes problems that can only bring you more pain or difficulties if you face them. Disappointments that are difficult to answer effectively. Broken glass fragments can often reflect an offensive condition. The dream of holding broken glass in the throat symbolizes a sensitive subject that creates more conflict if you express your true feelings towards it. You may feel paralyzed from expressing yourself and you suffer because of it….
The dream of a dragon symbolizes a crippling fear. A person or situation that can scare you into having important needs of your own. To see a black dragon in a dream symbolizes one of his strongest fears. Something that scares you or is very difficult to deal with. You may feel paralyzed by fear or nervousness. To see a green light dragon in a dream symbolizes a tremendous fear that heals, confronts or overcomes. You better deal with something that was really scary. The dream of a blue dragon symbolizes a person or a very positive situation who is afraid to do what he wants. The dreamer of being a dragon points to his horror attempts to scare or intimidate people. You may be using fear as a weapon or as a control mechanism.
It symbolizes the undefined, transition phase between two periods or two phases. Finding something in the fog expresses a desire to return affection or friendship. Being paralyzed in the fog is a fear of the future, uncertainty about what is yet to come and we do not know what it will be like. If the fog disappears during the dream which is the exit from the confusion, it means that the situation or the future will become clear….
Clouds symbolize that our current situation is paralyzed because of our past actions. If one dreams of light clouds that do not obscure the sunlight, then it announces a very vibrant period full of ups and downs. If thick and black clouds they predict wonder, worry and fear….
When you dream of being immobile, that dream symbolizes the stagnation you are suffering. For a more detailed explanation of your dream, please also refer to the meaning of paralyzed….
To dream of paralysis in any form is usually a bad dream, and it declares bad business, loss, illness and not loves. To dream of being paralyzed is a warning that the dreamer's behavior is incorrect because he or she is having problematic relationships. To dream of a paralyzed friend indicates that a bad streak may affect the dreamer and his family….
The dream of paralysis symbolizes feelings of helplessness or helplessness. Feeling imprisoned or unable to respond to problems in the desired way. You may feel unable to respond to a person or situation that controls or maneuvers you. The understanding that doing nothing does not work or help. You may feel unable to cope with a situation or take steps to change the situation. A dominant figure in your life that does not allow you to make decisions for yourself. Alternatively, paralysis in a dream can reflect situations that have occurred so quickly that you feel unable to respond rationally. Forces against you were so strong and sudden, you could not do anything about it. Paralytic dreams can often be associated with aliens, witches or demons, usually because they reflect how unusual or horrible the crippling factor in your life is. Paralysis can also be linked to overwhelming feelings of depression or illness. Feeling emotionally paralyzed. Difficulty expressing your feelings. Feeling unable to end a relationship or talk to your boss about something. Delayed feeling….
(Rock) A stone thrown in a dream represents a dead person. It can also represent people with tough, inactive or jobless hearts. It is common among scholars to describe an ignorant person as a stone. Owning a precious stone in a dream can be the purchase of a bare stone, either it means getting a strong foothold on someone of the same caliber, or it can be a marriage to a matching person. If a person sees himself petrified in a dream, it means that he is not violating his master, in that sense, if he is ill, it means that he may die from his disease, or that he may be injured in a stroke that will leave him paralyzed. A stone falling on the world in a dream means the wrath of God will be blessed, disaster, or an unjust person will rule the land. If the stone splits or explodes after falling in a dream, it means that the impact will touch any home. Carrying bags full of stones or transporting mountains in a dream means trying to do something difficult. Hanging a stone around his neck like magic in a dream means a touch or evil. If a poor man sees himself hitting a rock with a staff to split it, then if water flows in a dream, it means he will hit it rich. Stones in a dream may also represent devotion, asceticism or divine people. If a divine or ascetic person sees himself holding a stone in a dream, it means that the blessings he receives will be seen in his community, and people will seek him to pray for their needs. Having a millstone, wheat, juicer, porphyry or any therapeutic or medicinal stones in a dream represents a respected or revered person like his father, master, teacher, sheikh, friend, relative, doctor, gnostic, learned person, respectable people, property, convenience, profits, Benefits or rewarding trade. Such stones may also be construed as extensive travel. (See also Pebbles | Rocks)…
(Cripple | prevention | justice | wither) If a person sees his right hand paralyzed in a dream, it indicates a great sin he has committed that justifies such a severe punishment. If the right hand is paralyzed in a dream, does it mean that a person earns his money from a practitioner, or is it?
All be that he is unjust towards the poor and weak. If one's left hand is paralyzed in a dream, it means that his sister or brother may die in a short time. If his thumb is paralyzed in a dream, it means he will suffer hardships because of his children. If the index or middle finger is paralyzed in a dream, it means that a person may suffer because of his sister. If a person sees his ring finger paralyzed in a dream, it means that he will suffer pain and hardship due to an illness that will hurt his mother or a relative. If a person sees his little finger paralyzed in a dream, it means he may be suffering because of a daughter. Every sabotage in his hand in a dream represents a person's brother, while every inclination in the fingers in a dream represents his children. If a person sees his right hand paralyzed in a dream, it means that he will lose the source of his income. If a person's fingers are paralyzed in a dream, it means that he has committed a terrible sin. If a person sees his right hand paralyzed in a dream, it means that he has caused the loss of innocent big losers. (See also Body | Physical Paralysis)…
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