8 Reasons People Struggle To Remember Their Dreams, According To Experts


This question might get different answers depending who you ask, but the short answer (and clinically speaking) is no.

“It is a myth that remembering dreams is a sign of good or bad night’s sleep,” sleep researcher and co-author of Sleep for Success!Rebecca Robbins, Ph.D, tells mbg. Additionally, Jean-Louis adds, “Most people experience the REM cycles several times nightly. Thus, the issue is a failure to remember dreams, rather than a suggestion of being unhealthy.”

Jean-Louis notes that while some individuals are better able to remember their dreams, “with practice, the art of dream recall can be mastered.” Here’s how.