The idea that nightmares help you grow is a foreign concept to many people. In fact, I have received nasty responses about a Pinterest pin that uses the below quote from my book Learn the Secret Language of Dreams. Sadly, those who were upset, couldn’t comprehend the positives from an uncomfortable dream. Many of these pinners went on to describe their awful nightmares.
Cars are everywhere and an important part of our lives; therefore, it’s not surprising we dream of them. Yet, what is the dream meaning of cars?
Have you ever awoken from a nightmare with a sense of relief that it was only a dream? Are you able to see the benefit within your nightmare? If you cannot find the gift, this podcast is a must listen.
By listening to this four minute podcast, you will discover seven different categories of nightmares, why you are having this type of dream, and five methods to lessen the nightmare’s effect.
Are you wondering why I would do a blog on nightmare quotes? Perhaps you would prefer that nightmares didn’t exist? They occur to alert us to what we are repressing or fearful of; to learn more about why we have bad dreams, please read the blog Nightmares are a Gift. Below you will find twelve quotes including two from my book Learn the Secret Language of Dreams.
It’s hard to believe that nightmares are a gift when you’re dreaming of the echoes of your feet pounding on the sidewalks are ringing in your ears, your heart feels like it’s about to explode, and it’s difficult to breathe. A quick turn of the head to observe that Mr. Psycho with the knife is still there as you run into the building filled with policemen. Oh, no! Where did all the people go? A sharp blade is against your throat. How did the lunatic get behind me?
Terrified, you’ve awakened in bed. Whew, what a nightmare! A part of you are relieved; although your body is still shaking. Was it just a nightmare? What could it mean?
Nightmares Are a Gift
The following quote comes from my book Learn the Secret Language of Dreams; Nightmares are a gift because the person is being forced awake to look at an issue that they have been avoiding to find a solution. Granted, they don’t feel like a gift; however, your nightmare is giving you a HUGE warning that you need to deal with this problem.
Seven Common Nightmares
- Running and/or hiding away from danger.
- Someone wants to murder you.
- Falling from great heights.
- Watching harm befall a loved one.
- Body or health threats.
- Getting into an accident.
- Your possessions are stolen.
Nightmares Assist You
Nightmares are not meaningless visions of the nighttime; rather they are a signal of what is wrong. Here are some examples of what your nightmare could be caused from: your inner fear, feeling stuck in life, your unresolved dilemmas, dissatisfaction with a situation, post-traumatic stress disorder, or even a past life.
Five Tips to Aid You After Having a Nightmare
- Stay awake after a nightmare to avoid going back into the nightmare.
- Record the nightmare in a journal or recording device to lessen its effect.
- Think about what is going on today or in the past that could have caused the nightmare.
- Formulate a plan to help resolve your struggles in life.
- Allow someone or a professional to help you.
I would love for you to comment about any concerns with your nightmares or what has helps you dealing with nightmares. My dream interpretation services can assist you, too.