Opposites

In dreams, opposites that appear are metaphors for those contradictory aspects that our minds contain. It deals with the masculine and feminine, extroversion and introversion, activity and passivity . . . All this is represented through figures such as light and shadow, left and right, man and woman. The brain is divided in two hemispheres that have different functions. The best option is to make both work harmoniously in our favor.



Gallery of dreams

Interesting facts

Longevity

The amount of sleep that a person gets will be associated with his or her lifespan. However, the causes or effects are still vague, as illnesses can also affect a person's sleeping pattern. According to a 2010 study, women under the age of 50 to 79 only get less than five hours of sleep every night, which makes them a subject for death occurrences.

Body reactions during sleep

Most of us must have experienced hallucinations or night mares. When we experience such dreams we are unable to move or react. This stage is referred to as sleep paralysis. This type of dream occurs in between wakefulness and REM. As it occurs during the REM stage, it causes complete muscle weakness preventing the individual reacting to the dreams.