When you daydream you may notice that there is that constant theme. You will most likely see yourself in situations that you have always wanted to be in. Daydreams remind you of your innermost desires and dreams.
Daydreaming is a great stress reliever. The idea of being in control and knowing you can make anything happen in your own private fantasy is a great escape and release of frustrations as well. Daydreaming is also used as a form of meditation. Going to that quiet place in your head can do wonders in lowering your stress levels.
If you’ve ever worried that your chronic dreaminess is actually an early sign of senility, here’s some relief. For better or for worse, distraction from a task is more common among the young, found a study at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. In a battery of tasks, some easy and others difficult, seniors mind-wandered far less than college students (about one-third versus one-half)
working memory is the mental work space that allows the brain to juggle multiple thoughts simultaneously. The more working memory a person has, the more daydreaming they can do without forgetting the task at hand.