Dreams are a natural reaction of the brain, mostly during the REM phase of sleep. Everybody dreams, although some of us don’t remember much the following morning, mistakenly believing that we dream very little or not at all. Sometimes, usually by some external stimulant out of our control, we are jolted while inside a dream, not enough to fully wake up but enough to regain some of our natural waking state while inside the dream. Imagine suddenly realizing that you are standing in the middle of the sea on a rowboat although your most recent memory is coming home from work, and your home is nowhere near the sea. That is what “waking up” inside of a dream feels like: you realize that something or everything is out of place and doesn’t fit your regular perception of reality. People experiencing this usually do one of two things: they freak out, forcibly waking up or they realize that they are experiencing a dream and decide to go with the flow. The balance between losing consciousness and…
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