9 most common dreams and what they mean
According to research, every person has about 5 dream episodes that lasts around 15-40 minutes. Experts have stated that dreams actually mirrors patterns of human behaviour, which means it helps us understand who we are, our needs, and our beliefs. Dreams in our unconscious mind is always metaphorical, it’s our duty to figure out what it’s trying to say.
So we have listed 9 most common dreams and what they could mean.
1. Teeth falling out
Some of the most common related to this dream are your teeth crumbling into your hands, teeth falling out one at a time, or your teeth beginning to rot. Mostly these dreams refer to you being extremely self conscious or having self doubt. They are anxieties based on your looks or how you think the world perceives you. It could also be related to communication, meaning you find it difficult to talk or express yourself in some way. You may be having a sense of vulnerability or powerlessness, leading to lack of confidence or privacy.
How to resolve: Try to contemplate your problems by understanding what’s bothering you, try to think of ways that could help you be more confident. Most of all instead of giving up easily take it as a challenge.
2. Being chased
Being chased or running away could mean that you’re trying to avoid something that causes you fear or anxiety in life. It shows how you react to pressure or cope with your everyday problems. Instead of dealing with it you have the habit of running away from it. This dream can keep repeating till you find and resolve the issue you’re facing.
How to resolve: It’s a great opportunity for you to identify the problem and solving it, don’t be afraid of confronting it. You’ll be surprised what a difference it would make if you try to deal with it instead of running away.
3. Unable to find a toilet
This dream can mean that you’re having a hard time expressing your needs. You do not have time to solve your own personal issues, instead you think of others.
How to resolve: Although it’s a good trait of putting others before yourself, but sometimes you need to be a little selfish and fend to your own needs rather then others. Take some time out for yourself and your needs.
4. Unprepared for an exam
Commonly occurring in young adults or children who are constant stress. It’s a reflection on a person’s ability to perform. You might be critically analyzing your own performance in real life, and lacking confidence in a certain situation. It’s related to you’re on self worth rather than others.
How to resolve: Instead of constantly putting yourself down, be positive that you’ll always be able to achieve something. Accept your talents, capabilities and achievements with open arms. Trust yourself that you can always do better, much better than what you’re expecting.
There are many ways to interpret this dream. Having hard time flying means that someone/something is preventing you from moving forward in life. Unable to fly shows that you may be struggling to achieve the high standards you’ve set. If you’re alone and struggling to fly means that you could be lacking confidence. Being able to fly with ease means that you’ve been able to remove yourself from situations that has been holding you back in life.
How to resolve: You may think this as a feeling of luck or freedom, although that’s not always the case. It could mean that you may have taken a very heavy decision or responsibility.
Dreaming about falling with fear means that you’ve a feeling of insecurity and anxiousness in a certain situation. You may have not done something as well as you’d hoped. If you’re falling happily and freely it means that you’re not afraid of changes. If you dream about falling in water then you strongly feel for someone in your life.
How to resolve: Trust yourself and others around you to let everything happen naturally. Stop being worried about losing your control or hanging on too tightly to a certain situation.
7. Out of control vehicle
Dreaming of cars represents the direction we take in life. If you’re alone in a car losing control, you maybe going off track and will have a need to keep going and get back on the road. If you’re with someone you know who’s driving the car, then that person may need to get back on track.
How to resolve: Relax and allow your instincts to choose the path for you or to make the decision. Don’t try to control the situation too much.
8. Finding an unused room
Finding a new room signifies new abilities and outlooks that you discovered about yourself. If it’s a white room, it signifies that you’re ready for a new beginning in your life. Rooms in a house symbolizes different sides to your personality.
How to resolve: The more you spend on discovering your talents you never knew you had, the more doors you’ll find opening for you for new opportunities. So keep your mind and options open, you’ll never know what you’re good at until you try.
9. Being late
Being late signifies your worries and anxieties in taking a different path in your life that you’re not entirely sure and confident about. It could also mean that you might be feeling like you don't have enough time to do things.
How to resolve: Take a deep breath and plan carefully on how you’ll make a decision, list out the pros and cons and weigh them out. As for getting things done, it’s never to late to do anything you’ve always wanted to do.