Dreaming Is Known As The Journey Your Mind Essay

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Dreaming

Dreaming is known as the journey your mind undertakes while in sleep with ongoing series of visuals, thoughts, emotions, and sensations occurring involuntarily in the mind. Many people tend to dream as they sleep, but within minutes of awakening they tend to lose all visual thought of their dreams, with only bits and pieces reminiscing in mind as the day progresses. Leaving one to wonder if their dream had a purposeful meaning, or if its just a natural part of the sleep cycle.

Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) an Austrian neurologist, interpreted the purpose of dreaming as wish fulfillment. He also noted that dreams were heavily impacted by conflicts and major events buried in the unconscious section of the mind ranging as far back as to ones childhood. Freud 's goal was to try and recover early memories by studying patients dreams, and interpreting them as symbolic memories of the past or present. In the following portion of this essay I would like to describe five dreams that I have had recently, and interpret them through Sigmund Freud 's theory of symbolic memories and wish fulfillment each dream that I will interpret through his theory has had a significant impact on my life and I find it rather interesting to be able to get a symbolic message through Freud’s theory of
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Dream 1#- I have had multiple versions of this dream, but the most recent one has never quite left my mind. It starts with my mother being in the kitchen…

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