Have you ever had "the nightmare" where something or someone is holding you down and no matter how hard you try, you cannot move, and when you try to scream for help nothing comes out? Believe it or not this is a very typical nightmare, so I wonder, what does it mean?
You'll get a range of answers, I'm sure. On the one hand, it might mean that there is something in your life that you feel unable to change or improve, and it's doing you harm. On the other hand, it might mean that you had a chocolate bar right before going to bed.
Struggling w/ the other self. Id versus ego. Conscious versus sub-conscious.
I agree with conscious vs. subconscious but I go a step further. I think it is a kind of "gatekeeper" within the subconscious that is preventing us from going too far into it's realm. I think if someone was to ever win this battle instead of breaking free and waking up, they may get the answers to a lot of questions that have been stumping us for years. Who knows maybe some one already has, and they are on such a higher plane than us that they have some reason for not even revealing it?
That's a stretch, but the logical answer is Sleep Paralysis.
Sleep Paralysis occurs whenever a person enters the dream state in Deep Sleep instead of R.E.M.
During R.E.M., a body can still move, but during Deep Sleep, the body has become immobile. Therefore it is an anomaly that dreamimg occurs during the Deep Sleep stage...but the results can be terrifying.
Interesting. I often dream that I want to move from one place to another, but my legs won't allow me. They are paralyzed.
The opposite is flying dreams. My guess is there is something oppressive conscious or unconscious that needs to be changed but you can't. Dreams are often problems symbolized.
by Adrian McDonald4 years ago
I'm a film director and screen writer who is currently working on my first film. I would appreciate the input of everyone on this topic. It doesn't matter how absurd your idea may be, many absurdities have revealed...
by Alem Belton5 years ago
Here's the scientific theories on Deja Vue, as told by Wikipedia;The most likely explanation of déjà vu is not that it is an act of "precognition" or "prophecy", but rather that it is an anomaly of...
by Richard J ONeill13 months ago
I read recently that the subconscious part of our brain knows our decisions before we are even aware of them. I've heard this said over and over and not just by anyone but experts and doctors so it has to be true. That...
by Ruthe_iixonias7 years ago
We all have heard cliche' phrases about dreams. "Dreams are the illustrations of the book your soul is writing about you" "Dreams are your subconscious mind trying to break through to the concious...
by David Hinerman3 years ago
I do not quite fathom where these words are coming from. But apparently, they are buried deep within my conscious. This passage I wrote will sound enigmatic and peculiar by default to many.How would you interpret what...
by marinealways248 years ago
-Which one is it? Evolved or divine? Why? Do you have a theory or idea to explain?
Copyright © 2017 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.