Five Most Common Nightmares and What They Mean

Five Most Common Nightmares and What They Mean include the following types of scariest dreams. They are: falling dreams, dreaming of drowning, your vehicle careens out of control, in a violent thunder storm, and being chased by something or someone that could kill you. Find the dream meanings below in the video:

Two More Common Nightmares and Their Meanings

Take a look at two of my previous blog posts on two other common nightmares and what they mean. They are:

Vivid Apocalyptic Dreams about the End of the World. Click Here.

What Does it Mean When You Dream About Yourself Dying. Click Here.

Guidance on How to Interpret Your Dreams

It helps to know some aspects of how to interpret your own dreams. That’s because dream meanings cannot reveal the exact meaning of your specific dream, since your dream is specifically about you and your life. Dream dictionaries can only give you a general dream meaning. Therefore, I invite you to download my free 3-Step Creative Dream Interpretation Checklist at this link: Click Here. Or copy and paste the following link into your browser window:

TIMELINE of the Five Common NIGHTMARES and What They Mean Video

To find the dream meaning of each specific type of nightmare, just foreward the video to the times below:

  • 0:00:05 next week: how to minimize the chance of having nightmares
  • 0:00:35 a scary dream about falling
  • 0:00:44 dreaming of drowning
  • 0:01:03 a vehicle that’s careening out of control
  • 0:01:11 a raging storm with wind whipping and storm clouds
  • 0:01:31 being chased by something that could kill you

ATTRIBUTIONS for Images and Video Footage Used in the Video


Swedish high diver Arvid Spangberg, 1908 Olympic Games From The Fourth Olympiad, being the Official Report of the Olympic Games of 1908. London: British Olympic Association, n.d.

VIDEO FOOTAGE (in order, from beginning to end)

Rallye – 1295 (video)

Video by Vimeo-Free-Videos from Pixabay

Thunderstorm – 3127

Video by Vimeo-Free-Videos from Pixabay


Caption/Name: POV shot of person swimming through ocean water, while waves break over them

Attribution: Vimeo, Inc.


Video by Vimeo-Free-Videos from Pixabay


Animation: Grassy hill with chamomile and ladybird against the background of time-lapse heaven, beautiful 3d animation

Music under animation: “Really Fine Day,” composer Mark Siegenthaler, Sony Cinescore, Sony Creative Software


Copyright 2020 Carol Anne Chapman


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Carol Chapman

Carol Chapman is an author, inspirational speaker, and the creator of the online course, "Speak and Sell Books." As a speaker, she talks at weekend retreats, day-long events, and half-day programs. Her seminars are not only informative and transformational but also fun and entertaining. They often include participatory workshops and visual aids, such as videos and photographs. She specializes in dream interpretation, reincarnation, and Atlantis, and how to sell books while speaking. Formerly a photojournalist under contract to NASA, her photographs have appeared in magazines and newspapers throughout the world. She is the author of When We Were Gods, Arrival of the Gods in Egypt, Have Your Heart’s Desire, and the forthcoming Kindle series, "Public Speaking Tips for Authors."

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