“Let Dreams be Dreams, and all this living is so much harder than it
seems.” – Jack Johnson.
You know those really realistic dreams which happen, and you find
yourself disappointed when you wake up. Its usually because it was a
hypothetical case which you desperately desired to be true – such as
winning lotto, or it being Christmas. Or a dieing friendship being
Studies have been done into the nature of dreams. Without being an
expert in this area it is hard to know the ins and outs, but one of
the most common theories is that dreams are merely the result of the
subconscious at work, playing out its personal wants in a world of
imagination where anything can be true.
It is then disconcerting to know that deep down in your heart – in
the subconsious that you desire such things that pop up in the
dreams. Usually they are the result of things which you have thought
about during the week. When the dream pops up, you have forgotten the
original thought, but it still remains in the Recycle Bin of your
mind. Sometimes it is the smallest thing such as “Oh, I haven’t seen
John for a while”. Other times it is an on-going struggle you thought
you just got over and were moving on, and the dream has dug it back
up from 6 feet under.
Let dreams be dreams. But there’s no reason they are any reflection
on what is in fact real life.
‘Till next time…