Dream interpretation is often seen as self-indulgent and non-scientific. But could our dreams be saying more about our mental health than we realise?
Research over the last 50 years – especially the last 20 – is revealing more and more purposes for dreams for our neurological health.
Nearly a third of our life is spent asleep and, in that time, we are dreaming. It is part of our consciousness and it's active. So why wouldn't we pay attention to it?