Paralysis

To dream of paralysis indicates an unwillingness to make certain commitments to society and yourself. A lack of confidence in your own potential leads to you stop acting and feel progressively paralyzed. Because of this state of mind, in your dreams you appear unable to move and, thus, decide for yourself. If you dream that it is others who are paralyzed, they can represent those aspects of yourself that you do not externalize. Similarly, if you dream of a paralyzed animal, it can refer to your instincts and inhibited sexual feelings. There is a belief that claims that nightmares are huge spirits that sit on top of us while we sleep. Thus the feeling of paralysis is explained. In olden days, in Europe, the solution for nightmares was to sleep with a knife beside the bed because the spirits feared iron and steel.



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.

Our brain can remember loads of images we see everyday. These images are stored by a part of the brain. When we are reminded of the incident or the person, our brain reproduces these related thoughts in the form of images. Some people with extra sensory perception experience dreams about future. They can predict the future through their dreams. To experience a pleasant dream, always go to sleep with positive thoughts. These thoughts not only induce good dreams but also give you a fresh start in the morning.