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Dream Theory

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As humans, we spend an enormous amount of our life asleep. Sleep is an important aspect of our lives because it is when we can rest, let ourselves go and let our minds wander. Fast asleep, we do not have any control of what is going to transpire next, our dreams. As the result of recording my dreams the past few nights, I have come to fathom that our dreams are not only recalling significant memories, but they may also symbolize ideas and warnings. There may be other individuals in the world to have a common conclusion like me, but this is my own. We dream to recall memories that impacted us in a strong kind of way and to hint and warn ourselves of the possible future.

I recorded five dreams, and three of my dreams signified past memories. The strange part is the time period taken within the dreams. Although I remembered two dreams in one night, one dream was connected to a memory that happened approximately four months ago while the other was a dream that connected to something that happened the night before. My emotions and feelings were the same as in one dream and the memory. This dream was the one about the bug. In my dream the bug was evil and gave me feelings of discomfort and uneasiness. In real life, the other day I was walking through my hallway in my house. While I was walking I noticed a wasp on the side of the wall. Immediately, I screeched out and feelings of fear overcame me. Its sounds a bit ridiculous, but I have a fear of bugs. The feelings in my dream and the ones in the actual moment of the memory correspond with each other.

The other dream that recalled a memory was about my ex-boyfriend’s family. The significant aspects of the dream were the segments with his sisters. In my dream on of the sisters that was sitting on the couch. She had an obvious vibe that gave of emotions of sadness. I walked towards her and she gave me a smile that seemed forced and full of pain. This past summer the sister, the one on the couch in the...