To dream that you are dreaming is awareness within awareness. It may be your subconscious making you look at your own waking life and looking at the symbols in your world to interpret them. If life events were in dream form, what would they mean? Are you setting up illusions in life?
See Sleep, Dream Interpretation, Symbolism, Meditation, Lucid Dream, Recurring Dreams, Awake, Visitor, Subconscious.