Have you ever wondered why we dream? Surprisingly, a lot of research has been done on the subject. While there are no solid answers, there are some fascinating theories. We've posted other articles discussing the question "why do we dream
" on our blog in the past. We are going to hear another perspective on this subject. Let's find out what Vsauce has to say about why do we dream
Why do we dream? Is it important to know?
I would argue, yes. It is critical to understand the importance of dreaming and why we do it. Why? Because we spend nearly 1/3 of our lives doing it; because nearly all other animals do it and it is clearly a beneficial part of life; and because it obviously impacts our lives in meaningful ways. I'm sure without even trying hard you can think of a dream you've had that had a significant impact on you. Dreams have helped to shape history
in a variety of ways. The limited knowledge that the scientific community has uncovered so far about the importance of dreaming in our waking lives and overall health is absolutely fascinating.
Why do we dream? Becoming lucid
Of all of the research that has been done on dreaming, the research done on lucid dreaming is by far the most interesting and promising. The idea that you can actually control your dreams to some extent and access you memories from your waking life open a door to a whole new world of possibilities. Take a look at some of the reasons why someone would want to have a lucid dream
. Of all of the lucid dreaming techniques, the most promising is lucid dream supplements. Dream Leaf stands out in this category as the most complete lucid dreaming supplement out there. Take a look at How Dream Leaf works. Here is some good, general sleep info
As always, happy dreaming!