Flying through the air, appearing naked before a conference room full of colleagues, discovering a secret staircase in your house-some pretty wild things can happen after you doze off at night. But aside from a funny story, do our dreams really provide us with any useful information? In a word, yes. "Dreams can help guide us and show us where we need to go to fulfill our deepest longings," says Patricia Garfield, PhD, cofounder of The Association for the Study of Dreams and author of Creative Dreaming. "During the day we're too busy to pay attention to everything that our body is registering, but when we're asleep we can notice all the subtle things going on within us," whether that's fear, anxiety stress or longing. To start discovering what your subconscious may be trying to tell you, check out the meaning behind these common dreams.
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