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What does it mean if you have a dream and then it happens in real life?
by Helen Elizabeth Williams
Posted December 13, 2019

dreams are portalsFrom ancient times to the present, various cultures have regarded dreams as a gateway to a magical dimension that allows us to predict the future or communicate with spirits or other immaterial entities. Many of these beliefs are still part of contemporary popular culture even in the West.

For Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung, the creator of analytical psychology, this creative power utilizes the impressions of the previous day, diurnal remnants and our vital experience to build images and stories of our dreams.

According to Jung, the Freudian approach to the subconscious as a reservoir of depressed sexual desire is not enough to explain content that is not related to the individual’s personal history. More…