Sometimes, for gamers, those puzzles we go to bed without having solved are more concrete.
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Kowert also said that dreams function to help people remember their waking lives, which is why your dream about Magic cards might also have Google Calendar overlaid on them. Your gaming dreams might even make you a better player.
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According to research by Jayne Gackenbach, a psychologist at MacEwan University in Edmonton, Alberta who specializes in lucid dreaming, gamers are more likely to report having lucid dreams, or dreams in which the dreamer has a high level of control over what happens. In one study conducted with veteran gamers who struggled with PTSD, -a demographic highly susceptible to nightmares, the subjects were more capable than the average person of getting through hardship scenarios in dreams. Exercising that level of control is the stuff of dreams. The A. Illustration: Chelsea Beck.
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The same can be said with any of our relationships. There are common symbols in dreams, like losing your teeth, which represents sexual repression and fear of being alone.
Or drowning, which symbolizes feeling emotionally overwhelmed and depleted. These symbols are studied so we can figure out what our unconscious mind is trying to tell us.
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If you are dreaming about that person, you are thinking about him or her. These people made an impression on you. Somehow they managed to wrangle their way into your unconscious mind and sit there, throughout the day, while you pretended to care about other people and things. They show up at night when your guard is down and your unconscious mind is no longer repressed. They are there when you've stripped down to your most vulnerable form, ready to interact with you. They are there when you're tired and uninhibited, when you're alone and no longer distracted.
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This is no coincidence, my friend; this is the real deal. If you want to live out your dream life than you may as well make that staple dream man or woman someone you can bring into reality. Nothing is going to happen if you don't pursue your dream love. Why waste night after night letting your unconscious mind lust after someone you have the power to pursue in your conscious world just to avoid a little rejection? Why let the dreams and nightmares of this person be your only reality?
Why ignore the signs? Why pretend that because that person is in your unconscious world, he or she doesn't mean anything, when in fact, that person can mean everything?