We all have dreams. Sleeping seems to be the most common thing in the whole world. However, dreaming can be a whole different experience to each of us. Everybody dreams. The thing is what is that you dream about. Mostly, people tend to dream things that are in their subconscious. Things that are maybe not finished something that you started talking about and left in the middle or perhaps something that just crossed your mind a few seconds.
Why do we dream? What happens when we are dreaming? This list will tell you a few facts you may not know about dreaming that will help you to understand them a bit better.
Did you know that we forget the 90% of our dreams?
Between 5 and 15 minutes after you wake up from your dream you forget almost everything. How many times did you wake up all excited trying to tell somebody else everything you dreamed about and couldn't say a word? I mean, in your head, there was a whole world that you are forgetting minute by minute. Stressing, right?
If you were blind your whole life other senses as smelling, hearing and touching start to play an important role in your dreams. However, if you saw some images after being born you will also see them in your dreams. Can you imagine dreaming in black? No images, just different smells and textures…Weird, right?
Even though you don't remember each of your dreams you always dream and everybody always dream too. The fact is that we tend to forget our dreams really quickly which makes us also forget that we actually dreamed something.
We just see known faces in our dreams
Just think of a face that you didn't know before a dream and appeared in one of them. You can't, right? That´s because we dream about faces that we already know or have seen somewhere. Our unconscious can't invent a whole new face but can remember one that we have already seen.
Some people dream in black and white
I personally thought this only happened to dogs, however studies that some people actually does dream with no color. This has to do with the means of communication being black and white. After this, around 1950 things changed and people started dreaming in colors.
Negative emotions are the most dominating ones in dreams.
Our head tends to feel more negative than positive when it comes to dreams. Didn’t you realize that nightmares are the dreams you remember the most? They leave you something. Either e message or just a feeling that stays there which rarely happens with sweet dreams.