Remember your dreams with these small, significant scientifically written tips.How to remember your dreams is must read for those who are interested in subject, with these techniques you too can remember your dreams.
As per the dictionary definition of dream,
A series of images, ideas, emotions, and sensations occurring involuntarily in the mind during certain stages of sleep.
A state of abstraction.
[box type=”info” align=”alignleft” ]Most of us may not know the definition of dream, may not be able to articulate it but one thing is quiet certain, that almost or most of us have experienced it, one or another time of our life. It is quiet complicated subject because it is related with conscious and unconscious or subconscious mind.
But we are not going to discuss regarding occurrence of dream but once you have that dream, How to remember it, how to recall it is the main subject of our topic.
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1. BEFORE GOING TO BED, KEEP A CLEAR MIND
Good, sound, uninterrupted 8 to 10 hours sleep is not only good or best for your health and happiness but now it is scientifically proved that this rest period also helps you dreaming or it initiates the dream process.
RAPID EYE MOVEMENT(REM) is the stage largely responsible for dream in that stage body is quiet relaxed & at rest but mind is quiet active.
So, first or basic necessity to remember the dream is to have a dream and for having a dream make your mind quiet clear, try to get sound sleep.
2. INCUBATE AN IDEA
Second easiest way to remember your dream is plant the idea of having a dream. It seems somewhat unnatural, forceful procedure but in many case it works tremendously.
Suppose if you have any problem, if you have any desire or any unfulfilled ambition in your life than utilize dream therapy.
Do think about it before night sleep or in a bad and see how your subconscious mind will start to work upon it.
3. KEEP A NOTE PAD OR VOICE RECORDER NEAR YOUR BAD
Next or most important point to remember your dream is that convey the same message to your mind that you want to remember the dream and to keep a pad, laptop or Voice Recorder near your bad is physical manifestation to tell your mind that you are quiet serious about it and you are doing whatever is required to do it.
4. WRITE DOWN OR RECORD WHAT YOU REMEMBER
Now after having all the preparation if you wake in the night write or record whatever you remember, if you are unable to write or record whole part, write whatever you remember, any fragments you recall no matter how small it may be or at least write down the emotion attached with it like hate,fear,love etc.
5. AVOID ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION, EXCESS FOOD OR MEDICINE
If you are really interested to remember your dreams made some certain small but very significant change in your life.
First of all cultivate the habit of eating balance diet which is full of vitamins and nutrients so you have a good night sleep.
Second, Alcohol, Marijuana and many chemicals or prescribed medicines or drugs can affect your brain’s ability to remember the dreams. It may alter your sleep cycles, having the effect of suppressing REM sleep and minimize your dream time.
6. AVOID, IMMEDIATELY GET OUT OF BED
It is somewhat difficult but very much essential step to remember your dreams.Because most of us, have habit of immediately coming out of bed and think about our daily chores,but this single most habit can hamper our dream remembering process.
So,when awake in the morning,upon waking,make conscious habit or effort to stay in a same position as you are lying with closed eyes and see what you can remember about the dream.And, if possible write down as many images,feelings and impressions as you can.
7. CONNECTING DOTS
Interpret or analyse your dreams and see that if you can connect or co-relate something between present or past,people,recent events,latest development taking in your personal life any serious or significant news,tragedy,natural calamity occurred around you, means try to find out something which you can connect with your dream, so it will help you to remember your dream very well.
8. HAVE PATIENT
Keep it in mind that you are trying to remember something which you have seen or experience while you are in sleep,so, chances are that many a times despite of your all sincere efforts you may not be in a position to remember the dreams,so,simple word of advice.Have patient,Avoid discouragement,Keep practicing sooner or later you will be on the path of progress.
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