Our dreams may be a representation of our psychological and physical state. But most people tend to forget or not pay attention to their dreams. Dreaming has an exceptional power to make us completely self-aware. It is very important to...
Sigmund Freud Sigmund Freud’s interest on dreams had a psychoanalytic character. He was determined to discover the relation of dreams and human neurosis. In his book ‘Interpretation of Dreams’, he examines their nature, starting by observing their characteristics in order...
The first records of dream interpreting originated in Ancient Egypt. The estimation of their creation is around 1350 B.C, the era of Pharaoh Ramses II and contained at least 250 interpretations. The Egyptians devised the one of the first...
In order to understand the nature of the impulses that our mind reacts on to formulate our dreams, we need to differentiate the method of mental activity when sleeping and when being awake. When we dream we encounter many...
Dream Characteristics In comparison to adult dreams, childhood dreams are very clear and brief. They are easy to understand and have not gone through any kind of distortion. Especially children until the age of five seem to have the least...
For Freud the ‘perception of the dream element is not something primary and substantial, but a substitute for something unknown for the dreamer, exactly like a subjective intention of a fault. It is a substitute for something that the person...
Our dream narratives can help us identify easier the meaning of our dreams in order to understand the secret issues that are hiding in our subconscious mind. There are four most common dreaming contents and can be categorized in the...
Dreaming is what our subconscious mind communicates to our conscious thoughts. If we learn to interpret the dream symbols in an accurate manner we may discover hidden aspects of our psyche and understand our true self better. There are 5...
Understanding the Nature of Dreams "Thus the breathing lungs find their symbol in the flaming stove with its windy roaring, the heart in hollow chests and baskets, the bladder in round, ball-shaped, or simply hollow objects. The man's dreams, when...
From the previous observations on the nature of the associations that our mind can make according to the content of the dream, we come to conclusion that they are not made by chance but they are highly interconnected. The...