posted on Feb, 9 2019 @ 02:12 AM
a reply to: Lumenari
But can you smell in your dreams?
Not usually. Mostly sight & tactile, sound slightly less prominent.
The only dream I recall which featured smell and taste greatly was 20 years ago when I was being dragged to death behind a horse. Very distinct smell
and taste of dust, and the pain followed by dull numbness after my nose smashed into a rock; then the taste and smell of blood mixed with the dust.
The caking of the dust in my throat and choking on it was the worst part.
I've had people tell me that they dream in black and white.
That was common in older people, I would suggest that it is due to black and white movies and television from the 1920s through to 1969, when color tv
became quite common. Back in the sixties, black and white dreaming was considered normal, color dreaming abnormal.
Most can't physically make a noise in their dream that translates to you making a real noise so that you can hear it and pull yourself out of the
I commonly wake through physical movement. In a fight, opponent on top, I throw a clumbsy roundhouse to his chin, and wake up with my fist hitting the
Some that can't control what's in their dream.
I am an actor in my dreams, just like waking life: I didn't pick the scene but the actions are mine, along with the feelings of horror when taking
extreme actions. The stunned feeling after actually shooting someone in dream woke me up once. Very disturbing.
I used to fly alot when I was young. It was so easy, effortless, natural. After many flightless decades, I flew again; my breastbone ached all day.
edit on 9-2-2019 by pthena because: (no reason given)