Why are dreams important?

Dream post 514: Journey to the Center of Your Life https://medium.com/s/greatescape/inside-the-far-out-world-of-dream-therapy-2c57f950a67e The above article is the best dream therapy article I have have read in some time. I think the thing about dream therapy is that it took me ten years to get really good at it–I mean I was always OK, but did notContinue reading “Why are dreams important?”

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 the negative Queen represent in a dream?

Dream 437: The Evil Queen I have had very vivid and odd dreams every night for the past month. Yet when I awake I usually only remember pieces. I was standing in front of my ex husband. We were talking as I began to think in my head about our split. Reminding myself of theContinue reading “What does the negative Queen represent in a dream?”

What could being chased in dream by a killer mean?

Dream 436 A woman dreamed something was chasing her in a dream that wanted to kill her. Dream 436 This is a common dream. Often the thing that is chasing you is your own shadow. We reject the Shadow and want nothing to do with it and so we run away from it. We thinkContinue reading “What could being chased in dream by a killer mean?”

Playing with Players

Tackling a Challenge

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 it mean when you find money in a barn for the family you babysit for?

Dream 390: Old MacDonald had a Barn Full of Energy A woman had the following dream: “I dreamed that the family I babysit for (I am friends with the mother) had lost like a friend or family member and a very large sum of cash was owed/given to them. The family drove me to theContinue reading “What does it mean when you find money in a barn for the family you babysit for?”

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?”

What does asking your parents for permission to have a grand piano mean in a dream?

Dream 375: Permission to Master and Guide My Emotions and Creativity A woman had the following dream: “I was talking to my dad asking his permission to bring home a grand piano. He said we have to ask your mom. So,anyway I brought the grand piano in a den that I’ve never seen before norContinue reading “What does asking your parents for permission to have a grand piano mean in a dream?”

What does sex mean in dreams? Does the kind of sex make any difference?

Dream Question 370: A female dreamer asked: What does it mean if you dream that you have sex with someone almost identical to yourself? Sex at the first level usually means integration especially if it was good consensual sex. If you have a dream where you are having sex with someone who is identical toContinue reading “What does sex mean in dreams? Does the kind of sex make any difference?”

What do soldiers, convicts, hospitals, and injections mean in a dream?

Dream 362: The Heroic Masculine Wants to Heal In a dream, the dreamer who was a man was in a medical facility escorting a young soldier to an operation. A dark haired lady and another fellow were pushing the soldier along on a cart. The dreamer somehow knew the two physicians were actually escaped convicts.Continue reading “What do soldiers, convicts, hospitals, and injections mean in a dream?”

How might the shadow side of sex show in a dream?

Dream 356: The Shadow Side of Sex A woman had the following dream: “Twice within a month I have dreamed of large tomatoes… (I’m saying bigger than your head large). Also last night I dreamed of a black horse that was bleeding,I tried tending to the wounds. It was dark and I was in theContinue reading “How might the shadow side of sex show in a dream?”

What does a museum, construction ladder, climbing walls, and the circle of life mean in a dream?

Dream 352: Guard the Circle of Life   The following is a dream I interpreted as a moderator on Dale Miesen’s Facebook Power of Dreams page. The dreamer is an adult woman in the post is presented in the form it was posted to the Power of Dreams. “I am in China somewhere in aContinue reading “What does a museum, construction ladder, climbing walls, and the circle of life mean in a dream?”

What does a young woman and an old lady carrying your girlfriend away mean in a dream?

Is this a beautiful young woman or an old lady? It depends upon your point of view. Dream 350: My Love Gets Carried Away An adult man dreamed that his girlfriend was being carried away by a young woman and an old lady. Something kept him from being able to reach his girlfriend to stopContinue reading “What does a young woman and an old lady carrying your girlfriend away mean in a dream?”

What does a Unicorn, flight and thorny bushes mean in a dream?

  Dream 348: I Never Promised You a Rose Garden A woman dreamed she rode a unicorn through a series of thorn bushes and meet a stranger that offered her help. The unicorn disappeared. There was a direction marker pointing south. A stranger appeared who was covered with oil. The stranger who was anointed withContinue reading “What does a Unicorn, flight and thorny bushes mean in a dream?”

What does a cathedral, little boys, and puppies mean in a dream?

Dream 346: Loving Spiritual Change A woman dreamed she was in a gigantic cathedral whose ceiling went far into the sky. There were 3 five-year-old boys who ran over to a pew where she was. They were very excited and each wanted her to choose him. She felt she had to touch each of theirContinue reading “What does a cathedral, little boys, and puppies mean in a dream?”

What does flying, robots, babies and your mom criticizing you in a dream mean?

Dream 334: I’m Ready to Fly (almost) A career woman dreamed that she was flying like superwoman. A flying robot was flying after her trying to catch her, which he never did. It was like having to escape from the flying robot helped her to learn to fly better. She saw a festival and wentContinue reading “What does flying, robots, babies and your mom criticizing you in a dream mean?”

What does a wedding and vomit mean in a dream?

Dream 330: Don’t Go Downhill A man dreamed he was at an outside wedding. He was dressed formally for the wedding and was uphill from the outside dance floor. He and his friends were uphill from Bob who was throwing up repeatedly. Bob in reality was in a relationship that he wanted to take throughContinue reading “What does a wedding and vomit mean in a dream?”

What do lizards and newts mean in dreams?

Dream Answer 319: When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going Newts have the unusual ability to regenerate eyes, intestines, hearts, spinal cords and jaws. Lizards are reptiles that are quick to avoid their many enemies and predators and have amazing defenses. Some lizards, to escape a predator who has them in their clenches,Continue reading “What do lizards and newts mean in dreams?”

What do aliens and UFOs mean in a dream?

Dream 314: Like From Outer Space Man A man dreamed that he looked out the window from his bedroom at night and saw flashing lights of different colors. When he went out to the door he was pulled up into the air by aliens. Dave called his body and the dreamer let them without resistance.Continue reading “What do aliens and UFOs mean in a dream?”

What does a shark mean in a dream?

Dream 302                                                                      A woman dreamed that she was underwater in a swimming pool that was a combination of a swimming pool andContinue reading “What does a shark mean in a dream?”

Dream Condensation and the Many Different Levels of Dreams

Dream Information 299: Dreams have many levels: (1) The intrapsychic level involves the psychodynamic processes within the person themselves. At this first level, each person or creature in the dream represents a part of the dreamer’s psyche. Females signal the dreamer’s emotions, while males are associated with behavior. One can literally think of the characters/creatures/animalsContinue reading “Dream Condensation and the Many Different Levels of Dreams”

The Whole Enchilada

Dream 293:A 32-year-old woman dreamt that she was an enchilada in a pan with other enchiladas on both sides of her. She was suffocatingly hot. She was so hot that she actually woke up to find her cat and her husband on each side of her. Interpretation This dream was true on both the physicalContinue reading “The Whole Enchilada”

Dream Condensation

Man Is A Biopsychospiritual Being Dream Explanation 292: There are many levels to dreams which include physical, psychological, and spiritual. At the physical level, it is vitality. At the psychological level, it is emotion. At the spiritual level, it is the energy of the universe. In most dreams, all levels are true and when thisContinue reading “Dream Condensation”

Lightning Integration

Dream 290: A woman in her twenties dreamed that she was in a broken run down apartment. She was with loved ones who were insanely content with the condition of the building. The dreamer wondered why they were so happy. They replied that they were satisfied and intended to stay. Suddenly, the walls began crumbling,Continue reading “Lightning Integration”

The Right and Left Stairways

Dreams 289: A man in his early forties dreamed that he was talking to some girls when he was in high school in New York. It was very casual and relaxed conversation in a restaurant located at the top of a mansion. When he left, he found himself at the top of stairs on aContinue reading “The Right and Left Stairways”

Appearance of the Sacred Heroic Masculine

To Serve and Protect Dream 288 A man in his forties dreamed repeatedly that he was visited by a white robed faceless spirit. This spirited man gave the dreamer all elements of a knights armor. He was given a knights helmet, breastplate, body armor, sword, etc. This was a recurring dream where he found himselfContinue reading “Appearance of the Sacred Heroic Masculine”

Commitment

Dream 287: A 47-year-old man dreamed that he and his wife were on a beach. They took their wedding rings off and threw them into a pleasantly rising wave in the ocean. They felt safe and relaxed. Interpretation A circle is the best symbol we have for the soul because it has no beginning andContinue reading “Commitment”

The Joy of the Divine Child

Dream 286: A Woman in her twenties had a recurrent dream that she woke up in a room with a man sleeping next to her. A noise caught her attention. She leaned over the man to see a little girl playing on the floor. She woke the man up who picked up the little girl.Continue reading “The Joy of the Divine Child”

The Fur Flies

Dream 285: A woman dreamt said she saw a huge wave of water crashing into a building. Then she saw she two cats fighting. The fur was flying and the fight was vicious. At least one of the cats was black and white. Interpretation Water in dreams is virtually always emotion. Buildings in dreams canContinue reading “The Fur Flies”

Emotional Terror

Veiled Emotional Threats

Calming the Tiger Within

Calming the Tiger Within This stunning picture is of a Buddhist monk sharing his meal with a tiger. His inner peace is so strong that the tiger feels it, is not threatened by him, and is able to modulate tiger instinct. This could be a model of how to deal with the vastly different partsContinue reading “Calming the Tiger Within”

My Emotions Are Flying Every Which Way

Dream 281: A 39-year-old man dreamed that he was installing a drip line underground nearest home to water his plants. The main water pipe leading to the drip system broke and was shooting streams of water into the sky. Interpretation Water is virtually always emotion in dreams. A drip line guides water to plants soContinue reading “My Emotions Are Flying Every Which Way”

My Attempt to Change Died

Dream 280: Change Died A 48-year-old woman dreamed that she bought the house of her son’s mother-in-law. When she arrived at this house, there was a dead baby in a casket with large funeral candles on each side of the casket. Interpretation This woman was hyper-critical of her son. His mother-in-law had a troubled backgroundContinue reading “My Attempt to Change Died”

Stabbed in the Back

Dream 279: Stabbed in the Back A 26-year-old woman dreamed that her boyfriend stabbed her in the back. Interpretation At the first level of dream interpretation, each character in the dream is a part of the dreamer’s mind. The first level is the most difficult and the most productive. Men tend to be associated withContinue reading “Stabbed in the Back”

Feeding the Inner Shark

Dream 278: Feeding the Inner Shark A 42-year-old man dreamed that he was swimming in the ocean infested with sharks. Sometimes the sharks would bite him, and sometimes he would bite the sharks. Neither he nor the sharks were seriously hurt by the bites. The scene shifted to his hometown streets being flooded. Again theContinue reading “Feeding the Inner Shark”

Over the Top

Dream 276: Pushing through the Weight Barrier A 42-year-old man dreamed that he was climbing a ladder to the top of his high school. He knew there was an airport on top of the building. As he was climbing up the ladder he looked up and saw a morbidly obese woman near the top ofContinue reading “Over the Top”

Dream 272: Nostalgic for Lust Emotions

Dream 272: Nostalgic for Lust EmotionsA 60-year-old man dreamed of an image of a woman who was a combination of two women he had sex with in his early twenties. One woman was an Olympic gymnast who he never really got over. The other was a twenty-something woman who he later discovered was married andContinue reading “Dream 272: Nostalgic for Lust Emotions”

Flipper or Shamu?

Dolphins have amazing right hemisphere-like intelligence and are emotionally sensitive too. Some scientists have suggested that they are like “humans of the sea” and should be treated special. Other fans simply call them “angels of the sea.” In any case, it is almost always good news when they show up in dreams. First of all,Continue reading “Flipper or Shamu?”

What does dying in a dream mean?

Dream 268:Fighting the Zombies A man dreamed that he died because he was attacked by zombies. His spirit rose above the zombies but he was still able to be in the physical world. He killed one zombie by cutting his throat with garden shears. A random zombie head somehow moving toward him bit him inContinue reading “What does dying in a dream mean?”

You Are So Far Gone!

Dream 263: A 19-year-old man dreamed that he was in a parked car at night. One of his friends from high school, David, tapped on the passenger window. He asked the dreamer to come out of the car. The dreamer proceeded to the back of a car and simultaneously saw his best girlfriend from highContinue reading “You Are So Far Gone!”

Mother of All Conflicts

Dream 260: A 42-year-old man had some interesting dream images. He dreamed he was looking out over a field of devastation. Machines were extracting people buried in the rubble. The people found were almost invariably old. Each previously buried person was then “replaced” in the ground by a teenage rescuer who then was buried alive.Continue reading “Mother of All Conflicts”

Dreams: Guide to the Soul

This book shows how an experienced psychologist developed an intuitive dream interpretation method. If you like this book, please share by clicking on your favorite network below.  Steven G. Fox, Ph.D. Is the author of “Dreams: Guide to the Soul” I am finishing my personal story and sojourn to health by putting MS into remissionContinue reading “Dreams: Guide to the Soul”

What is the meaning of fire in a dream?

Dream 234: Descending Into Hell    A 28-year old man dreamt that a pet cat was attacking and chewing on his neck. The scene then shifted to a large pit. He was standing to the side of a platform that was being lowered into the bowels of the pit. There were many people stacked onContinue reading “What is the meaning of fire in a dream?”

Spilling My Guts

Dream 228: Spilling My Guts (female dreamer questioning) A friend of mine had a dream that her husband’s abdomen kept getting bigger and bigger and finally burst spewing out fluid. What are your thoughts on this? Answer: Dreaming of her husband involves an action part of her psyche at the first level. The abdomen isContinue reading “Spilling My Guts”

Color Dreamers Rule

Overall, about 88 percent of people dream in color. That means 12 percent of people dream exclusively in black and white. Only 5 percent of people under 25 years old dream exclusively in black and white. They think the difference in the generations is due to the introduction of color TV after people watched exclusivelyContinue reading “Color Dreamers Rule”

Check Emotions at the Door

http://www.miamiguardservice.com/images/cctv-security-miami.gif Dream 223: Check Your Emotions at the Door An executive dreamt that he left his former workplace which was a commercial building. As he walked outside it became a residential home like the house that his best friends owned. He walked to the house next door which was a thatched shanty like his bipolarContinue reading “Check Emotions at the Door”

Go Deeper

Dream 221: Go Deeper A 38-year-old woman dreamt that she was going skin diving and had a mask on. The mask was quite prominent on her face. She remembered being pulled down to the bottom of the ocean. She noted that there was a blackout mark over her mouth as you sometimes see in magazinesContinue reading “Go Deeper”

Feeling Washed Out

Life Changing Events Dream 220: Feeling Washed Out A 28-year-old woman dreamt that she was walking along an ocean boardwalk with her mother. The water rose and engulfed them. She survived, was uncertain what happened to her mother, and felt exhausted. Dream 222–Interpretation Water is emotion which in this case overwhelms the dreamer. She recentlyContinue reading “Feeling Washed Out”