Nightmares are actually great
If you dream that your teeth fall out or your yaya quits (the horror), here’s something to give you peace of mind: Bad dreams are a sign that you’re creative, a recent study says. “During a word-association test, nightmare sufferers came up with less obvious answers than the average person might. This ability to make broad connections is a big part of creative thinking,” explains co–study author Michelle Carr, a researcher at the University of Montreal’s Dream and Nightmare Laboratory. Who needs sweet dreams when you can have smart ones?
Had a bad dream? Studies say it’s a sign of creativity.