Delayed Post Traumatic Stress PTSD

Dreams Whisper I am writing a follow up to my dream book. The new book will be called “Dreams Whispered Advice.” I am including a chapter on delayed PTSD. I have had many clients who experienced warfare or severe sexual abuse whose PTSD gets worse when their lives get better decades later. How is thatContinue reading “Delayed Post Traumatic Stress PTSD”

What does a basketball player putting a cross in his socks in a dream mean?

Dream 521: I believe I can fly A woman dreamt that she was sitting at her desk at work. She keeps getting a phone call from some person who is begging for her urgent help. She keeps her equanimity by telling the person that putting a necklace with a cross in their socks will helpContinue reading “What does a basketball player putting a cross in his socks in a dream mean?”

What does blowing bubbles mean in a dream?

Dream 520: I’m forever blowing bubbles A woman had the following dream: “I had a strange dream last night, I was at a new job and I was sitting at the desk and I opened my cabinet.  I said that my jewelry is missing a necklace. On my left, there were 3 girls blowing bubbles.Continue reading “What does blowing bubbles mean in a dream?”

What does a squirrel, numbers, and a cat biting mean in a dream?

Dream 516: The Good Squirrel in a hard situation A woman had this first of two dreams: “So I have been having lots of visions and seeing numbers in my dreams, but the numbers come in my dreams, just showing me the numbers. First strange dream, I had a squirrel stuck on the top ofContinue reading “What does a squirrel, numbers, and a cat biting mean in a dream?”

What does a whale, manatee, and dolphin swimming in a mudpuddle in a dream mean?

Dream 515: Set me free! A woman had the following dream: “I just woke up from the weirdest dream. There was a busy little street with ton of shops and fun houses etc., almost like the Kensington market area. There was a school down the hill with a small gate and a bunch of studentsContinue reading “What does a whale, manatee, and dolphin swimming in a mudpuddle in a dream mean?”

What does having your baby delivered by a troubled sister mean?

Dream 506: Surprising delivery in difficult circumstances I usually research my dreams online and find clear answers, but my dream last night was memorable and I’m getting very mixed results. First and foremost, I am not pregnant! But I dreamt of having cramps during a family event and finding out a hour or so laterContinue reading “What does having your baby delivered by a troubled sister mean?”

How does the shadow try to help a dreamer?

Dream 505: Her shadow wants her to be more emotionally independent A man asked me for interpretation of his girlfriend’s dream: “My girlfriend had a dream that she was sitting in a living room (not recognizable) and a black figure was sitting across from her. No cape or cloak just like a shadow. He thenContinue reading “How does the shadow try to help a dreamer?”

What does wearing a wedding ring on the wrong finger mean in dreams?

DREAM 502: Put a Ring On It A man described the following dream: “In this dream there was a woman wearing her ring on her left index finger. I asked her “are you married”, and she said yes. It was a gold wedding band. She told me that she used to wear it on herContinue reading “What does wearing a wedding ring on the wrong finger mean in dreams?”

What does an eagle kissing you on the forehead mean in a dream?

Dream 501: A Spiritual Thank You! A woman had the following dream: I have with a dream question that I can’t figure out–it’s a fairly simple dream, just wondering if this has a big meaning. A bald eagle was flying high and stopped mid-air to kiss me on the forehead. I woke up feeling extremelyContinue reading “What does an eagle kissing you on the forehead mean in a dream?”

What might refusing to eat someone’s feces mean in a dream?

Dream 499: Do not hurl pearls in front of swine A woman had the following dream: “The dream begins in a workplace where there are multiple staff members. I am unsure of the type of work but it seems to be some sort of customer service where they help people. I was a staff memberContinue reading “What might refusing to eat someone’s feces mean in a dream?”

What might observing an accident in a dream mean?

Dream 498: Stay Out of It A woman had the following dream: I had an interesting dream.I was walking alone on the shoulder of a highway it seemed little traffic,I heard a man’s voice say move or do you want to get hit by a car. Then I turned my back, and there was aContinue reading “What might observing an accident in a dream mean?”

What does it mean when you want to kill your ex boyfriend in a dream?

Dream 493: Don’t ever be in a relationship like that again A woman asked me what it might mean that she had a dream that she killed her ex-boyfriend? Interpretation At the first level of dream interpretation, each living thing in a dream represents a part of the dreamer’s mind. Men tend to go withContinue reading “What does it mean when you want to kill your ex boyfriend in a dream?”

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Analysing the overall pattern of a series of dreams

Dream 490: Analyzing a series of dreams, or skipping the details and going for theme A man described having the following series of dreams: “In my dreams dreams I am sitting at a table in a resturant and then I suddenly am flying and I am aware by the sound and feeling of electricity. IContinue reading “Analysing the overall pattern of a series of dreams”

Spiders and a comical anaconda on the job

Dream 489: Spiders and a comical anaconda on the job A woman had the following dream: “I dreamt I was in a closed store, not shopping, but hanging out. Suddenly I realized there were little spiders and webs all around me. I had walked through them and the web and spiders were all over me.Continue reading “Spiders and a comical anaconda on the job”

Bathrooms and toileting

Dream Thought 486:  Dreams about the bathroom focus on what you need to eliminate from your life. If it is number one, it is about getting rid of negative emotions. If it is number two, it is about getting rid of negative stuff you have internalized and/or no longer do you any good. If youContinue reading “Bathrooms and toileting”

What does a giant cutting off your right hand in a dream mean?

Dream 484: The power to stop yourself from doing something A man told me he dreamed that a giant cut his right hand off and wondered what it might mean. Interpretation A giant is a person that is bigger than life. The right hand is mainly used by most people to do things. It soundsContinue reading “What does a giant cutting off your right hand in a dream mean?”

What does a bucket, and being lowered into a water well mean in a dream?

Dream 483: Journey to the Center of Your Soul A woman had a dream that she was standing in a bucket and was being lowered into a water well. She wondered what the dream meant. Interpretation A famous Jungian dream analyst had a dream that she saw a flower grow out of a water well.Continue reading “What does a bucket, and being lowered into a water well mean in a dream?”

What could being at a water park mean in a dream?

Dream 478: Have fun, but avoid the strings attached or it could lead to a long slide A man had the following dream: “So I had a fairly weird dream this morning/yesterday night.. In one portion of my dream, I dreamed that I was texting my crush(I’m a guy and my crush is a girl),Continue reading “What could being at a water park mean in a dream?”

Digging a hole for yourself

Dream 474: Hole in your soul A woman dreamed she was at her work and this big cave opened up in the parking lot. It seemed to get bigger and no matter how much dirt she got in there to cover it, it never filled up. Interpretation Movement underground in a dream tends to represent theContinue reading “Digging a hole for yourself”

What does a centaur, lioness, avian, Pegasus and nuclear explosion mean in a dream?

Dream 470: Controlling My Instincts A man posted the following question: “I am posting for a friend, because when she recalls her dreams, they usually mean something. They use imagery, symbolism and metaphors. In the first part of her dream, she had to contain a room full of snakes without hurting any. That’s about it…Continue reading “What does a centaur, lioness, avian, Pegasus and nuclear explosion mean in a dream?”

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Can dreams include information from past lives?

Dream 467: Don’t sell yourself short or Remember who you were A woman reported the following dream: “I had a dream that i visited a museum with some family. In this place I met a short man who was happy to see me. I felt odd in this dream–he asked me to dance with himContinue reading “Can dreams include information from past lives?”

What does helping someone who sleeps in your bed without permission in a dream mean?

Dream 465: I help out, but stay out of my bed! I dreamed a tall bold head girl lying in my bed eyes closed. In her dress. I wasn’t happy with the size of her or anything else.  If somebody can help me in interpretation of this dream, please do. Thank you. Forgot to mentionContinue reading “What does helping someone who sleeps in your bed without permission in a dream mean?”

What might a young girl in a dream mean?

Dream Post 466: My hopes and dreams People in my practice frequently describe a young girl, from ages say five to ten years old, who keeps appearing in their dreams. They are typically mystified by this. It is especially disturbing to fully heterosexual men when they dream of kissing them or having even closer intimacy.Continue reading “What might a young girl in a dream mean?”

What might your mother hugging a crocodile in a dream mean?

A woman had the following dream: Dream 454: I’ll Be Better in a While, Crocodile  All I really remember of it is that there was an alligator or crocodile, I don’t know which one. It was on the ground and it crawled up to my mom. She was able to tame it and ended upContinue reading “What might your mother hugging a crocodile in a dream mean?”

What could two trees joined by a bridge mean in a dream?

  Dream 452: Bringing My Higher Self to Others A woman had the following dream: “I’m standing on a high bridge whose poles are made of small pieces of clouds. I don’t know how they can keep this whole weight. I don’t see that its something real.I can see on the bridge, now it sContinue reading “What could two trees joined by a bridge mean in a dream?”

What does surgery and metal left in your body mean in a dream?

Dream 450: Testing your metal A woman dreams that she went through surgery that she did not want to have. The surgeons left metal in her body. She thought the dream was weird and wondered what it could mean. Interpretation  When doctors and hospitals are involved, the dream almost invariably is about healing. Surgery isContinue reading “What does surgery and metal left in your body mean in a dream?”

What does a dog biting someone in a dream mean?

Dream 448: Getting Rid of a Friend that Bites A woman told me the following before describing her dream: I had a disagreement with someone that’s been in and out of my life. This person contacted me to tell me that I have the the power to fix it. I was asking for a signContinue reading “What does a dog biting someone in a dream mean?”

What does carrying a bag or luggage aboard an airplane with your son mean in a dream?

Image courtesy of 9comeback at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Dream 446: Wondering about carrying my baggage into the future A woman had the following dream: “I had a dream that I was at an airport waiting to be called for my flight.Then I was called,and I got up and picked up my black bag.I think I was travelingContinue reading “What does carrying a bag or luggage aboard an airplane with your son mean in a dream?”

How might anger over an ex boyfriend never changing be shown in a dream?

Dream 444: His never changing infuriates me A woman had the following dream: “I had a dream I was sitting on my bed talking with my ex and I herd a rustling under my bed. Out came a snake with tiger stripes. It bit him in the neck.  What could this mean?” Interpretation  Snakes usuallyContinue reading “How might anger over an ex boyfriend never changing be shown in a dream?”

What does a diamond represent in a dream?

Dream 443: A diamond is forever A woman dreamed that she was walking along and she noticed the diamond was missing from her finger. She thought she had lost it. A young boy then came up to her with the ring and gave the ring back to her. Interpretation  Each character in the dream representsContinue reading “What does a diamond represent in a dream?”

What does delivering your own baby in a dream mean?

Dream 441: It’s your baby A woman had the following dream: “I had a dream I delivered my own baby and unwrapped the cord from his neck too . Was directing my family to call 911 and get scissors to cut cord to.” Interpretation Having a baby means giving birth to a new aspect ofContinue reading “What does delivering your own baby in a dream mean?”

Can dreams help you make decisions about moving or getting another job?

Being Conservative Is Hard on My Head A 36-year-old fine arts professor dreamt that he was on the patio of a Mexican restaurant. There was a wasp’s nest above the kidney shaped bar. Suddenly, a wasp flew down and stung him in the head. The dream shifted to him listening to a waittress. She wasContinue reading “Can dreams help you make decisions about moving or getting another job?”

What does a fraternity, Donald Trump, and a baby dying mean in a dream?

Dream 434: Dump Trump A woman had the following dream: “Oh wow…I was in what seemed to be a frat house. Some young guy was complaining about all the hoes at the party. I went upstairs to go to the bathroom and saw a man coming towards the house with a black object/machine/vacuum in hisContinue reading “What does a fraternity, Donald Trump, and a baby dying mean in a dream?”

What does a wedding veil, car, death of a son, and an older man crying mean in a dream?

Dream 433: There is something I know I should do A woman had the following dream: “I had a dream I was in my wedding dress and looking for an iron for my veil. My young kids got out the flat with a strange wee boy. I went looking for them when I found themContinue reading “What does a wedding veil, car, death of a son, and an older man crying mean in a dream?”

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What does sex and kissing men on the forehead mean in a dream?

  Dream 413: She should have listened A dreamer reported an ex girlfriend had a couples dreams of him one night. He wondered about the significance of the sea shell. The former girlfriend’s dream was as follows: “I kept singing prayers into your ear and kissing your forehead after every one. Every time I didContinue reading “What does sex and kissing men on the forehead mean in a dream?”

What does it mean to give birth to Jesus in a dream?

Dream 410: Born again A woman had the following dream: “So I had a dream that I was the mother of Jesus, I looked like me but I didn’t at the same time. My hair was longer and darker, my skin was darker, etc ..yet the same exact eyes,lips,height, and curls. I was standing inContinue reading “What does it mean to give birth to Jesus in a dream?”

What can a ghost, furniture, and a house mean in terms of relationships in a dream?

Dream 409: The ghost of relationships past A woman had the following dream: “I need guidance if possible on what this dream meant.. So I dreamt I was not a ghost but invisibly present in my ex and I’s home, which is just his home now. And I noticed little upgrades, for example I thoroughlyContinue reading “What can a ghost, furniture, and a house mean in terms of relationships in a dream?”

What do horses and animals mean in dreams?

Dream 408: Loving Life I dreamed I was in a dark forest walking on a dirt path, in the middle of the path there were black horses breathing fire thru nostrils. I felt terrified and sat on ground in a fetus position, praying to please allow me to cross over the other side. I crawledContinue reading “What do horses and animals mean in dreams?”

What do office buildings, suits, and restrooms mean in a dream?

  Dream 407: Eating Forbidden Fruit A woman had the following dream: “I had a dream that I was in a huge office building with many floors, offices etc. I was just trying to go home, but first find a restroom. I kept ending up in offices where there were people dressed in business attireContinue reading “What do office buildings, suits, and restrooms mean in a dream?”

What do birds and cardinals represent in a dream?

Dream 403: Bird of Paradise Defies the Snake A woman described the following dreams: Two recent dream’s… •One large cardinal in the forest.. •One large copperhead The cardinal was abnormally large, sitting in a tree and I was watching it as it flew down.The snake was coiled at the bottom and errect facing me withContinue reading “What do birds and cardinals represent in a dream?”

What does an aggressive baby and a prizefighter mean in a dream?

Feisty Baby Dream 400: Change without hurting who you are A woman had the following dream: “I had a nightmare…. I was in a mall and people kept coming up the escalator covered in blood. I didnt pay any attention to them until my deceased uncle came up the excalator and said do something. ThenContinue reading “What does an aggressive baby and a prizefighter mean in a dream?”

What does Medusa mean in a dream?

The stone-cold stare Dream 398: How Dare You Be Like Your Father A man dreamed that he was sitting on a couch between his divorced mother and father. He was in the 8th grade. His mother’s head was full of snakes that looked quite threatening and they were green and gooey. My interpretation of theContinue reading “What does Medusa mean in a dream?”

What does my fat phony Queen like mother in law in a wheelchair in a dream mean?

Dream 397: Time to Get Real A woman dreamed that her 94 year old mother-in-law who is in a wheelchair suddenly got up and started walking around very fast to show the dreamer that she actually could move and walk very well. The mother in law in real life weighed 300 pounds and was morbidlyContinue reading “What does my fat phony Queen like mother in law in a wheelchair in a dream mean?”

What does it mean when cats attack me in my dreams?

Dream 395: Looking for love in all the wrong places A man had the following dream: “I have trouble with cats in some dreams. At first I’m glad to see a cat, but sooner or later they claw in my arms or legs and they won’t let go. It’s painful and I want it toContinue reading “What does it mean when cats attack me in my dreams?”

What does it mean to have an ex killed by gangsters and to dream of a father you loved?

Dream 391: Avoid Provocations and Act More Like Dad A woman had the following dream: “I dreamed my ex and I were someplace about to cross the street as I stepped into the street a car full of young men speed up in front of me nearly hitting me… I panicked and banged the hoodContinue reading “What does it mean to have an ex killed by gangsters and to dream of a father you loved?”

What does your mother being bitten by an ant mean in a dream?

Dream 391: My Sister Is Very Irritating A woman had the following dream: “I had a strange dream I was walking then I saw my sister at an office and she says that my mom got bit by ants. I believe that was the doctors office. It ended there.” My Interpretation “Each living thing inContinue reading “What does your mother being bitten by an ant mean in a dream?”

What does dreaming about your divorced parents being married mean?

Dream 389: Getting It Together A woman had the following dream: “Dreams are wonderful for me lately. I dream of my deceased parents staying married (they divorced when I was 4), seeing them grow old together. Just wishful thinking?” My Interpretation Whatever theory you look at in mental health, it eventually gets back to momContinue reading “What does dreaming about your divorced parents being married mean?”

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