How to Remember Your Dreams and Other Fun Stuff
Why Remember Your Dreams?
While there are plenty of times when you may want to forget your dreams, getting into the habit of remembering your dreams can be a frankly very interesting experience. There are dreams where everything is a blather of confusion and scary dreams that you may want to forget, but remembering your dreams can be helpful because dreams can contain messages, answer questions for you, solve problems, or contain premonitions. Studying your dreams can also help you get to the bottom of how you really feel about some situation or issue in your life.
How to Remember Your Dreams
When you first wake up, you'll want to stay still and not move a muscle. Stay relaxed. Now just think about the last thing you remember in your dream. Often, your dream will already be on your mind. Now work backwards to remember the thing that happened before, and before that. Dreams are like a thin thread that you have to delicately follow backwards to its source.
Try to remember your dreams every time you first wake up every morning and you'll soon find yourself remembering your dreams with ease.
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How to Get Answers in Dreams
Simply ask a question late at night while you're in bed, waiting to go to sleep. Ask and ponder the question and have faith that it will be answered. Often it will be in that you'll have a new insight about your problem. Questions about your own self-growth and understanding related to your relationships with others often get answered.
Where are these answers coming from?
There is a theory that the answers come from your subconscious, which picks up much more information than you're usually aware of. Also, answers can be felt and understood from your intuition, if you get good at listening to it. It's an inner understanding that you just know, without really knowing why you know.
Your subconscious can be working on a problem without your realizing it, and the answer might manifest in a helpful dream.
How much can you trust the answers you receive in your dreams?
I think that depends on the question and on your using your own best judgment. Is your problem solved satisfactorily? Do you feel it's the right answer? It's up to you to figure this out.
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How to Direct Your Dreams
When you realize in a dream that you are dreaming, you can make conscious choices in your dreams to lead things where you'd like. You can decide to fly somewhere or experiment with matter in your dreams by touching objects and watching as your hand can go through walls and things like that. It's very exciting and interesting.
Your consciousness might fade in and out because if you start "day dreaming" what you'll really be doing is losing your awareness, just as in daily life when you day dream.
So what happens in your dreams is largely up to you and the level of awareness you bring to your dream.
I hope you've gotten some ideas about sleep and dreaming that you find useful and helpful. Get a good night's rest and enjoy life. :)