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Anil Rajvanshi

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Can sleep and dreaming help in removing useless memories?

Recent researches have shown that sleep helps in unloading of memories. Can sleep and dreaming process be so controlled that the painful memories could be removed?

Deep sleep and meditation may have similar characteristcs as explainesd in this article. http://www.nariphaltan.org/sleepmeditation.pdf

Is it possible that sleep may help first in removing the useless memories and then remebering the dreams may remove others. This is just an idea for debate and discussion.


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  • Sep 13 2013: Hello, Anil Rajvanshi:) I once heard the words you mentioned. I am not the expertise in this medical field, but it is inevitable that sleep plays a huge role in our lives. Although I have some worries or difficulties, once I fall asleep and next morning, I feel better. I think this is because brain organizes some useless memories and negative thoughts in our head. So when I am opening my eyes in the morning, I usually say "Today is the best day of my life!" :)

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