If you dream that you break an object or sentimental link, it means that you are leaving a stage of your life behind. Something is coming to an end and you should accept it. Dreaming that you are breaking things in a voluntary way could be a mechanism of the subconscious to discharge aggressiveness and to calm accumulated tension. Dreaming of mirrors breaking foretells the loss of money; breaking glass, a fight between women; breaking plates predicts indigestion.
Gallery of dreams
Do animals dream?
Research conducted by various scientists show that animals do experience dream while sleeping. They also experience similar sleep stages like human beings - REM and Non-REM. If you have noticed a dog sleep, it might sometimes wag its tail, this indicates some response to its dream. A study was conducted in a cat by removing a part of the brain stem, which will not prevent it from reacting to the dream during REM. It was noted in some cats they were aggressively chasing mice as in reality.
In most kids, lack of sleep can surely result to ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), which is the opposite with the adults. Children between 7 and 10 who gets less than 8-hours of sleep every night will likely to become inattentive, impulsive and hyperactive. Their sleeping patterns can easily affect their brain.