Day Dreaming: When your imagination carries you away. Daydreaming is a classified level of consciousness between sleep and wakefulness. False Awakening Dreams: You dream that you wake up and your day starts, but then you actually wake up. Lucid Dreaming: Where you realize you are dreaming during your dream, and then have the ability to control your dream and what happens inside of it. Nightmares: A nightmare is a disturbing dream that causes you to wake up feeling anxious and frightened. Recurring Dreams: Recurring dreams repeat themselves with little variation in story or theme. These dreams may be positive, but most often they are nightmarish in content. Healing Dreams: They serve as messages for the dreamer in regards to their health. Prophetic Dreams: Prophetic dreams also referred to as precognitive or psychic dreams are dreams that seemingly foretell the future. Signal Dreams: Signal dreams help you how to solve problems or make decisions in your waking life.
Epic Dreams: Dreams so vivid, compelling, and huge, you cannot ignore them.
Progressive Dreams: Progressive dreams occur when you have a sequence of dreams that continue over a period of nights. The dream continues where you left off the previous night.
Mutual Dreams: When two people have the same dream.
Sigmund Freud says the reasons for having dreams are because of our interaction and relationship with society. In order to live in a civilized society, according to Freud, we must repress urges and impulses. However, these urges and impulses must be released in some way; they have a way of coming to the surface in disguised forms. Freud believes that this containment will eventually result in dreams, "disguised forms" if Freud were to testify.
Freud categorizes aspects of the mind into three parts:
ID - centered around primal impulses, pleasures, desires, unchecked urges and wish fulfillment.
Ego - concerned with...