Background

What are self dreams about?

The DreamWell Dream Dictionary is based upon insights from 1,200 dream symbols in over 200,000 dreams. Let’s see what the data has to say about self dreams.

The word cloud above shows the words that are specifically associated with self dreams. These are the words that make self dreams unique compared to all other dream symbols. Just examining the graph and reading the words of self dreams can be illuminating about show selves affect our dreams. Be sure to check out the example self dreams at the bottom of the page.

The circular bar chart above shows how selves in a dream will affect dream content as compared to other dream symbols. Higher bars indicate that self is more related to the specific symbol in the graph. Lower bars indicate that self is less related to the specific symbol in the graph. Specifically, self dreams have more lucid dreams than 94.2% of dream symbols, more hatred than 86.8% of dream symbols, and more sex than 82.7% of dream symbols. On the other hand, self dreams have less animals than 80.3% of dream symbols, less transportation than 78.9% of dream symbols, and less natural places than 76.7% of dream symbols. Notably, dreams of selves are much more related to lucid dreaming than all other dream symbols. Lucid dreams are dreams in which you are aware that you are dreaming. Of course, not all dreams of selves are lucid dreams. But dreams of selves are more related to lucid dreams than 90% of all other dream symbols. So, the next time you dream of selves, see if you can be aware that you are dreaming! Every dream is unique. These are general patterns observed in an analysis of over 200,000 dreams. This analysis is a tool to help you make sense of your dreams. It is best to look at the differences. See how your dream of selves is different than dreams of selves in general.

3.4%

of dreams have selves

How common are self dreams?

3.4% of dreams have the selves symbol within the dream. That's about 1 out of every 30 dreams. Considering all the dream symbols, it is relatively common.

Identification

How are self dreams identified?

This symbol is identified by words like self.

Most related

What is most related to dreams of selves?

Selves dreams are notable because they have substantially more dream selves, real selves, past selves, future selves, higher selves, inner selves, younger selves, older selves, emaciation, Venezuela, verbs than 95% of other dream symbols.

Least related

What symbols least related to dreams of selves?

Selves dreams are notable because they have substantially less antelopes, Guatemala, Haiti, Hungary, ovations, Kenya, Kuwait, Madagascar, Morocco, Singapore, Somalia than 95% of other dream symbols.

Deep dive into self dreams

Get an overview of characters, emotions, places, events, dream events, and senses in self dreams.

Who is in dreams of selves?

Who is in dreams of selves?

Dreams of selves are less related to animals, less related to insects, and less related to unnamed people.

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What are the emotions in dreams of selves?

What are the emotions in dreams of selves?

Dreams of selves are more related to happiness, more related to sadness, and more related to grief and sorrow than dreams in general.

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Where do dreams of selves take place?

Where do dreams of selves take place?

Dreams of selves are less related to home, less related to human-made places, and less related to transportation.

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What happens in dreams of selves?

What happens in dreams of selves?

Dreams of selves are more related to sex than dreams in general. They are less related to aggressive acts, less related to disasters, and less related to eating and drinking.

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How do dreams of selves related to the type of dream it is?

How do dreams of selves related to the type of dream it is?

Self dreams are much more related to lucid dreams, more related to sleep paralysis, and more related to sad dreams than dreams in general. They are less related to weird dreams and less related to vivid dreams.

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How do dreams of selves related the senses?

How do dreams of selves related the senses?

Self dreams are less related to hearing, less related to smelling, and less related to taste.

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How can you make sense of selves in dreams?

Self dreams are relatively common. Among other things self dreams are associated with lucid dreaming. Do you think this is true for your dream of selves? How might your dream of selves be different?

All dreams have meaning

All dreams have meaning

You can gain insight from thinking about any dream, no matter how strange. Only you, as the dreamer, have final say on what your dream may or may not mean. Each dream is unique.

Look for the differences

Look for the differences

The DreamWell dictionary provides information on how each dream symbol appears in dreams in general. Finding how experience selves in dreams can be a key to understanding its meaning.

Return to the feelings

Return to the feelings

Our emotions in dreams can help us understand its meaning. Pay attention to how you felt in the dream. Pay attention to how you feel about selves in dreams. See how you feel about selves now, in your waking life.

Examples of dreams of selves

Reading dreams is one of the best ways to understand dream symbols. Even though the DreamWell Dream Dictionary is based upon data, it is grounded in the experience of reading thousands upon thousands of dreams. We invite you to read examples of self dreams for yourself. These dreams are actual dreams people have had. As result, they may contain racist, sexist, violent, or otherwise offense language and imagery. This can be true even for self dreams. Read at your own risk.

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