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Dreams and Subconscious

Dreams and Subconscious

What is the subconscious mind? During the psychoanalysis of patients, researchers discovered that mental illness is related to inner repressed wishes or ideas. If someone has a certain desire or painful experience deep in his heart, which is always suppressed and unable to be realized or vented, it will lie dormant. When exposed to certain special stimuli, these repressed desires or pains will manifest themselves in the form of abnormal activities, causing psychosis. This kind of mental activity that is suppressed deep in the soul and is usually not consciously known is called the subconscious mind.

But when the contents of the subconscious mind want to enter the consciousness, they will be resisted. The subconscious mind forms the largest and most powerful part of every human being. It is the source of psychological activity, but we do not know its existence. This decisive part of the human psyche has no sense of time, place, or right and wrong. It is as ignorant of laws, ethics, and taboos as a baby.

Knowing, it only knows what it needs, and will never give up unless it tries to get it met. This impulse creates a fixed need to "pursue satisfaction" deep in everyone's psychology. This is the "pleasure principle."

The subconscious mind contains the rough memories of our childhood, which we think we have forgotten, but in fact they still remain; it also includes our own felt secrets, resentment, love, and some strong and primitive passions and desires.

Because most of these feelings are unpleasant, they are suppressed and leave the realm of consciousness. They are buried in the subconscious. Therefore, most people do not know that they actually have these immoral ideas and desires. When we are awake, repressed subconscious factors greatly influence our daily lives. It affects the way we think, feel and act; at night, it appears in the dreams we have.

According to the psychological understanding of psychoanalysis, the subconscious part of the psyche is dominant in the average person's personality. The unknown parts of our subconscious mind powerfully manipulate our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Although these functions appear to arise from the conscious mind, the subconscious mind does play a secret role.

Some desires stimulated by the pleasure principle are often monitored by another opposing force. This opposing force is called

"Reality Principle". Everyone has this opposite force, which restricts the lawless demands of the subconscious and tries to transform them to make them suitable for the real world of life.

The term repression is commonly used in psychology. It is an important method of self-defense in personal life. It prevents people from facing some deep feelings or concepts that originate from childhood and are too painful and difficult to bear. For example, when someonePeople have the urge to steal, but the conscious mind can distinguish right from wrong. It cannot accept this idea, so it covers up these impulses and gradually goes to the subconscious mind. Although these repressed ideas are hidden from conscious awareness, they are still powerfully active at the bottom of the psyche, where our consciousness cannot control them, but we often dream. I dreamed that I was caught stealing something, and I turned around and ran away, but no matter what, I couldn't run away. The pursuer was getting closer and closer, and when he was about to catch him, he suddenly woke up.

Suppressing some forbidden feelings or desires into the subconscious mind, they do not never come back, they always work hard to force themselves into consciousness. However, due to the role of "supervision", the suppressed feelings must be disguised in order to have any hope of appearing in consciousness. It manifests itself in certain symptoms. Symptoms include dreams, misunderstandings, depression, or physical symptoms

Discomfort, etc.

Things in the subconscious can also appear in the consciousness through a method called "sublimation". Those strong subconscious desires that may be immoral or contrary to ethics use sublimation to appear in more acceptable forms in daily life.

The subconscious desires that are suppressed from expression will be fulfilled through "transposition". For example, a person hates his current job so much that he slowly starts to have headaches. A middle school student usually has good grades, but when he comes to the examination room, he often suffers from diarrhea, so that his test score is not high. This is the result of the suppressed feeling changing its energy and acting on the body, which finally manifests as a disease.

If a strong subconscious mind is eager to be revealed and is forbidden, another psychological force will conflict with it. This second force is a sense of responsibility for social requirements. It knows that society will be harshly critical of the unconscious in its original form. So a camouflage emerges, known as a self-defense mechanism. They can help a person escape the painful facts of his immediate life and explore a better future within himself. The source of this self-defense mechanism is mainly the subconscious mind, which may appear in dreams or conscious thoughts, feelings and behaviors. The self-defense mechanism cannot be consciously chosen, it is completely

It is controlled by the subconscious mind. For example: a person has hated his mother since he was a child, and he knows that this is incorrect, so this feeling changes into other forms in his consciousness. It may turn into hatred for female stars, hatred for prostitutes, disgust for family (starting a family and starting a business), or living a careless life and never taking care of the family. In this way, he transferred his original hatred to the fact that was accepted by society and himself.

What is the relationship between the subconscious mind and dreams?

The relationship between the subconscious and dreams is like the relationship between desire and pursuit. Because of desire, humans have pursuit. It is also because of our subconscious that we have dreams.

No matter how bizarre and wonderful our dreams are, they are inseparable from the subconscious mind. Our various dreams are all self-written, self-directed and self-acted by the subconscious mind.Night plays, short plays, tragedies or comedies. That is to say, whether it is an ordinary dream of day and night, or a dream of Spring and Autumn, the shadow of subconsciousness is indispensable in it. Someone once commented on the subconscious mind, saying that it is the material of dreams, the soul of dreams, and the conditions for dreams to occur.

However, we still often ignore the subconscious mind as the soul of dreams. Because, under normal circumstances, when sleeping, I

We are not struggling like ants on a hot pot because of instinctive drives, nor are we communicating with some smarter, more universal force.

While sleeping, sometimes we not only enter the personal subconscious state, but also enter a more general state of awareness. This state is called the collective subconscious.

The collective subconscious is not only omnipresent and unchangeable, but also has exactly the same nature or ethos itself. This is of course just an assumption. We are driven towards it by the unique nature of empirical material. The mental operations of all individuals are extremely similar. This must be in order to equally comply with universal and objective laws, just as the instinct itself appears in the individual. That is just that all A partial manifestation of the general instinctive nature of man.

The subconscious is a field that is suppressed and excluded from the realm of consciousness and cannot be touched by consciousness. The human psychological process is divided into three layers: the upper layer is the conscious layer, the middle layer is the preconscious layer, and the bottom layer is the subconscious layer. What people usually perceive is the consciousness level, and a concept can be fleeting if they don't think about it. The disappearing concept can return to the consciousness level when needed. This kind of thinking layer that can be recalled by conscious memory is called the front. consciousness. The relationship between consciousness and subconsciousness is like a floating building

For an iceberg on the sea, 1/9 above the water is consciousness, and 8/9 below the water is subconsciousness. The subconscious level is much larger than the conscious level. It always breaks through obstacles and reaches the conscious level. In addition, human consciousness and All human behaviors controlled by consciousness are determined by strong subconscious desires. The conscious and preconscious will temporarily stop working during sleep or a certain period of time, while the subconscious mind never rests 24 hours a day. The potential energy it can develop can be said to be huge.

The subconscious is the soul of dreams, and dreams are the medium through which the subconscious is active. Aristotle once said of dreams: "A dream is a thought that lasts until sleep."

The source of dreams is actually the subconscious mind. Conscious wishes will only produce dreams if they are reinforced by similar wishes in the subconscious mind. Because subconscious desires are always active, as long as there is an opportunity, they will unite with conscious desires and transfer their stronger power to the weaker latter. So it appears that conscious wishes alone produce dreams, and we can discern traces of the unconscious in certain inconspicuous features of dream formation. The subconscious desire to never die is like the myth of the Titans: I can’t remember how many years have passed, but these tribesmen who were buried underground by the huge mountains of the God of Victory still cause the earth to tremble from time to time because of the spasms of their powerful limbs. shocktrembling.

Generally speaking, when sleeping, people can temporarily stop the potential of thinking during waking hours, so that people can sleep well. But unresolved problems, headaches, overly strong impressions, etc., can cause the activity of the mind to continue into sleep, and also control the mental activities we call the preconscious system. Thought impulses that persist in dreaming can be divided into the following categories:

Those who are excluded and suppressed during the day.

Those that cannot be fully dealt with due to our lack of wisdom.

Due to some accidental reasons, the conclusion cannot be reached during the day.

Those inconsequential daytime impressions. Not processed because it is irrelevant.

Due to the role of the preconscious during the day, the desires in the external subconscious are often powerful.

In the sleep state, preconscious activities do not proceed to the conscious realm in the normal way. At night, if our thoughts lead to consciousness in the normal way, then we are definitely not asleep. The changes that sleep state brings to the preconscious are the psychological characteristics of sleep caused by the energy changes of this special system during sleep (and this system also controls the ability to move), which is just

Paralyzed while sleeping. There is no cause for preconscious agitation other than subsequent changes in the subconscious mind. Only when the preconscious excitement is strengthened by the subconscious mind, will it work together with the subconscious mind through a roundabout path, and dreams will occur.

[Master’s characteristic dream analysis]

The above dream interpretations are general interpretations. If you need to know specific matters, you can ask a master to interpret your dreams based on your birth date and the scene when you dreamed:

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