How To Remember Dreams
Dreaming is a series of images, ideas, emotions and impressions that occur in the subconscious part of the brain during certain stages of sleep. When we sleep, we rest and relieve of our waking reality. Thus, dreams are a way of relaxing and letting our minds to “go astray” in some distant, unreachable worlds, where in the non-physical sense we to talk to living people and inanimate, go to real or non-existent places, do things that never would not have fallen to mind in real life. Read these easy five steps and learn how to remember dreams.
Tips To Remember Dreams
- Remember the position in which you were dreaming
Dr. Patricia Garfield believes that the position of your body while you dream is crucial to remember dreams.For example, if you usually sleep on the right side, but you wake up on left and can not remember the dream, turn your body to the right and lay slightly.With this technique the dream usually gradually returns to your thoughts and you’ll be able to remember events and details in it.
- Placid start of the day
For most people, the memory of the dream is much simpler if awakening is on natural way, without the sound of an alarm clock. When you are natural waking, that dreams allow you to keep the conscious part of the brain, and slowly leave the stage of sleep REM (rapid eye movement), which usually remember dreams upon waking.Those of you who can not live without an alarm clock and want to remember dreams, you should use a short nap on weekends, when you can maximize your chances of awakening the natural way. In naps that last longer than 20 minutes, the brain goes into REM sleep.If you manage to wake up without any outside influence, you can concentrate and remember the dream.
- The power of auto-suggestion
Another effective way is to suggest that you can store your dreams.Use brief, positive present tense phrase such as, “I easily remember my dreams” and repeat yourself several times daily.Put a reminder on your cell or paste in notepad to recall that you should say the phrase out loud or to yourself.
- Describe on piece of paper your everyday life
Select a part of your everyday life that you particularly enjoyed and pretend that you have dreamed of.For example, you can write down the details of your day or how you cheer during lunch break. Start by answering these type of questions:What time you went out, and when you went home? What kind of clothes you wear? What were the weather conditions? What day of the week is was? Who do you speak to? How do you feel the way to your destination? Are you alone?You can expand this training your brain as long as you want, and it will help by reminding us of the details of your waking life, to remember the details in your dreams, which is why it’s very important to record, leading diary dreams.
- The view through your window
The meaning of your dreams lies in the small details that are in your everyday life, but only few had noticed that.To that end, look through the window 5 minutes and concentrate on what you see.Let’s say you have a window overlooking at the park. Take a look at the different colors of the sky and the different types of trees, lawns, flowers etc..Study the benches, monuments, bins. What shape they have? Are they clean? What color are they?Note if there are small animals, birds, butterflies throughout the park. Are there adults? Do they sit or walk, jog or pushing strollers with babies?After you study the scene, take a ledger and record everything that you managed to notice. This interesting brain exercise is an effective way to notice details in your waking life and your dreams.