With all of the stress and worry in the world, it seems likely that more people than ever are having bad dreams. It makes sense given the uncertainties surrounding fragile economic conditions and concerns about housing and food.
But what are causing the dreams to be so uncomfortable and scary? That is a complicated question, of course, and few people have all of the answers.
But there seems to be some consensus that there is a lot going on in the mind during the daytime and evening, especially on an unconscious level that we don’t know about:
- There are emotions and feelings that we experience that we may not understand
- There are complex social interactions that may concern us
- There are major worries to which we may not have solutions for
The life of an adult is not an easy one for many hundreds of millions of people. There are many challenges and big responsibilities that face grownups.
When people lose a job or experience financial difficulties, the worries and fears of life can start to accumulate and these often manifest themselves as bad dreams in the mind.
What can we do about it, to make they bad dreams go away? If it has become a serious concern, it may be best to seek professional medical or psychological assistance.
You can also try to regain control of things in your life so that your mind is not so concerned and uncomfortable. Being in control of things is helpful for one’s psyche.
Find things you can take control over and work on those every day to set your mind at ease. Make sure you have cash savings in case of emergencies. Keep looking for work if you need a job. Do things like housework to keep yourself busy. And make sure you work on maintain good social relationships with friends and family members.
Do your best at staying strong and positive. Find ways to be productive around the house. Clean out your closets and get rid of junk. And write down plans to help you achieve your goals and specific steps that you are going to take along the way.