Decoding dreams: A psychologist on the meaning of some common dreams

  • Dreams are windows to an individual's subconcious mind. The dream content depends a lot on a person's background, history, past and events of life, and also personality. A study shows that creative people tend to remember their dreams more than average people. While everyone dreams uniquely, there are some dreams with common themes that we all have seen at some point or the other. Komal Mishra, Counselling Psychologist at Kaleidoscope - a unit of Dr. Bakshi's Healthcare decodes some common dreams.
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We see different types of dreams which have some meaning attached to them with our life. Komal Mishra, Counselling Psychologist at Kaleidoscope - a unit of Dr. Bakshi's Healthcare talks about some common dreams and their interpretations.(Pixabay)

We see different types of dreams which have some meaning attached to them with our life. Komal Mishra, Counselling Psychologist at Kaleidoscope - a unit of Dr. Bakshi's Healthcare talks about some common dreams and their interpretations.(Pixabay)

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Seeing a snake: You are focused on energy, instinctive drives, feminine energy, power, and healing. If you personally fear from snake that it can be interpretated as a warning of potential danger coming in your life, says Mishra.(Pexels)

Seeing a snake: You are focused on energy, instinctive drives, feminine energy, power, and healing. If you personally fear from snake that it can be interpretated as a warning of potential danger coming in your life, says Mishra.(Pexels)

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Being chased: This is one of the most common dreams. This dream can mean that you might have to face something in your life which you were running from; you need to face your demons rather than finding escapes(Unsplash)

Being chased: This is one of the most common dreams. This dream can mean that you might have to face something in your life which you were running from; you need to face your demons rather than finding escapes(Unsplash)

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Death: Death does not mean anything negative in our dream life. Dreaming about death means a positive shift is likely to happen in your real life. It means that there is going to be an end of one chapter and start of another.

Death: Death does not mean anything negative in our dream life. Dreaming about death means a positive shift is likely to happen in your real life. It means that there is going to be an end of one chapter and start of another.

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Sexual fantasies: Dreaming about sexual activities does not only mean the lack of sexual intimacy in the real but it shows there is a need of emotional closeness with the person around.(Shutterstock)

Sexual fantasies: Dreaming about sexual activities does not only mean the lack of sexual intimacy in the real but it shows there is a need of emotional closeness with the person around.(Shutterstock)

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