Interesting Facts About Dreams!
  • Adults and babies dream for around 2 hours every night (each dream usually lasts 5-20 mins)
  • 95% of dreams are quickly forgotten after you wake up
  • Not all dreams are in colour, around 12% of people dream in black and white
  • Anxiety and negative emotions are much more common in dreams than positive emotions
  • While dreaming our muscles are temporarily paralysed which stops us acting out our dreams
  • Common dream themes include: being chased, being attacked, falling, feeling frozen and unable to move, arriving late, flying, and being naked in public!
  • Longer dreams occur in the morning hours
  • Most dreams are linked to thoughts or events from the previous day or two
  • Women have more nightmares than men during their adult lives
  • Most people have between 4-6 dreams each night
  • Boffins don’t know why we dream or what, if any, purpose they serve!!!


Graham @ Choose Sleep