Today, dreams are studied in science laboratories and measured with EEGs (electroencephalograph) and REMs (rapid
eye movement). To the scientist, dreams occur because of certain kinds of sleep, which allow our brains to process
For the mystic, dreams are a spiritual tool that can be used to explore new worlds and other dimensions. They enable
the soul to travel outside the body and experience the very essence of life.
To a psychologist, dreams are an opportunity to understand the subconscious mind and thereby bring about
a more balanced, healthy approach to solving life's problems.
Theories and studies are ongoing in the search for:
- What our dreams mean
- Why we dream
- What purpose dreams serve to our health, well-being and spirituality
- The true nature of dreams.
Despite a wide variety of theories, one thing is commonly agreed upon by mystics, scientists and psychologists
Dreams do have meaning and we can learn from them.