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Tracking Your Dreams in Your Bullet Journal (25 Examples!)

Tracking Your Dreams in Your Bullet Journal can have some profound effects. In a previous post we covered some gorgeous dream catcher inspired ideas which you could potentially incorporate into your dream tracking spreads. You can also track your sleep which is beneficial to your health and fun!

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Why is journaling about your dreams so important?

So I did some research on dreams and found this interesting quote:

In our dreams, the rational part of our brain stops dominating, creating a place where our creative mind can finally express itself after our thinking-oriented waking routines. In other words, our dreams allow us to directly tackle our most authentic source of inspiration, by giving us access to the deepest parts of our creative identity.

So then does journaling about it when we wake up give us access to that creativity.

According to J. Allan Hobson (in Dreaming, Oxford University Press, 2005), the main purpose of dreaming is “to facilitate the consolidation and advancement of procedural learning”

First of all, dream journals help you remember your dreams — and not just in the obvious way, where you use a journal entry that can serve to later jog your memory. The process of writing them down also forces you to think about your dreams as something worth remembering in the first place.

One study suggested:

When you can clearly recall the content of your dreams, you begin to notice patterns and anomalies, explains Jayne Gackenbach, a dream researcher at MacEwan University in Canada. Over time, she says, you can use your own intimate knowledge of your dreaming life to create a system of reality checks, or tests to determine whether or not you’re dreaming — reflection on events turns into “reflect[ion] on the very state of consciousness, the fact that you’re dreaming.”

How can I track or record my dreams in my bullet journal?

  1. Make sure that you try to do it every day – keep a reminder or tracker block ready to go so that you can which days you might have missed. This active promoting will help you to remember to write it down.
  2. Keep a notebook and pencil next to your bed so that when you wake up you can quickly write down the key elements of the dream before you put it into your journal as dreams fade fast
  3. Make sure you have set enough time in the morning to write down your dreams so that you don’t feel rushed to finish.

What are the benefits of recording your dreams in a bullet journal?

  1. Helps with better memory recall
  2. It can help you determine what some anxiety causing stressors in your waking life might be
  3. Gives you the ability to focus on a certain aspect of journaling
  4. Helps you keep track of how you are feeling subconsiously
  5. Gives you the opportunity to research the meanings of what you have been dreaming about
  6. Give you the opportunity to dedicate one of those MILLIONS of journals you’ve collected to dream journaling.

Some cute accessories for your dream journaling:


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