The power of dreams

1459 WordsJan 9, 19976 Pages
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. Background 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…show more content…
This dream was from a man who was having a affair with a woman rather than staying with his wife. The purpose of this dream was to show that the affair had started small and then the relationship had become worse (remember the spider took time to make the web that had covered all the house). A reason he had this dream was to tell him to stop the affair now or the relationship would get too out of hand in the future. This example was bizarre but when it was analysed there was a obvious reason for it. Nightmares Nightmares are the dreams that everyone feels they could do much better without but as with other dreams they have a reason. This will be explained later. When somebody has a nightmare you might have the feelings of being paralysed, being suffocated and/or having another horrible thing. Unlike lucid dreaming you have no choice but to remember the dream. Originally in the Medieval times nightmares were known as a supernatural spirit that came to haunt you in the night. These spirits that haunted you were usually female and this was shown by the word 'mare'. They came to suffocate you during your sleep, or so it was thought. Nightmares occur when somebody is under stress or is having problems. In nightmares the victim is usually on his own against the supernatural spirit that's attacking them. When the person eventually wakes up from the nightmare the person still thinks that they are being attacked. This leaves the person
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