Most Common Dreams and Their Meanings

Dayo
By Dayo December 3, 2013 22:11

Most Common Dreams and Their Meanings

Dreams are like personal letters from the subconscious mind. If only they were written in the same language we use in waking reality!

Young Girl Swimming UnderwaterWater

Dreaming about water symbolizes purification, change, and transformation of life.

Being ChasedBeing Chased

Means that your subconscious mind is indicating that you have been avoiding something/someone that is painful or frightening to you. Is one of the most common dream symbols in all cultures. It means you are feeling threatened, so reflect on who is chasing you (they may also be symbolic) and why they are a possible threat in real life.

Being Cheated OnBeing Cheated On

If you have dreamed about your partner cheating on you, don’t worry! Experts say that it can happen out of jealousy and you should not take such dreams seriously. Instead, you need to spend more time with each other!

Being LateBeing Late

Such a dream could indicate anxiousness about work.

Unable to ShoutUnable to Shout

It could indicate that one is not able to express fully and something is stopping one from achieving his/her goals.

You’re a CelebrityYou’re a Celebrity

Such dreams could be result of watching excess of television and excessive use of internet. The idea is that when you go to bed with a pre-occupied mind, you dream accordingly!

DyingDying

A lot of dream interpreters say that death in dream could symbolize a new start or spiritual transformation. Seeing someone close as dead in dream could mean that you are parting ways with that person emotionally.

FallingFalling

One of the most common dreams. It could possibly mean things are not going right.

Losing TeethLosing Teeth

Losing teeth could indicate loss in confidence. It could also mean that you are worried about your outlook and are concerned about a particular feature of your body.

Snake(s)Snake(s)

It could symbolize a hidden threat that you need to take care of.

Animals

Animals

often represent the part of your psyche that feels connected to nature and survival. Being chased by a predator suggests you’re holding back repressed emotions like fear or aggression.

BabiesBabies

can symbolize a literal desire to produce offspring, or your own vulnerability or need to feel loved. They can also signify a new start.

Clothes

make a statement about how we want other people to perceive us. If you dream symbol is shabby clothing, you may feel unattractive or worn out. Changing what you wear may reflect a lifestyle change.

Crosses

are interpreted subjectively depending on your religious beliefs. Some see it as symbolizing balance, death, or an end to a particular phase of life. The specific circumstances will help define these dream symbols.

Exams

can signify self-evaluation, with the content of the exam reflecting the part of your personality or life under inspection.

Death

of a friend or loved one represents change (endings and new beginnings) and is not a paranormal prediction of any kind. If you are recently bereaved, it may be an attempt to come to terms with the event.

Faulty machinery

in dreams is often caused by your language centers being shut down while asleep, making it difficult to dial a phone, read the time, or search the internet. It can also represent performance anxiety in life.

Food

is said to symbolize knowledge, because it nourishes the body just as information nourishes the brain. Food for thought?

Demons

are sneaky evil entities which signify repressed emotions. You may secretly feel the need to change your own behaviors for the better.

Hair

has significant ties with sexuality, according to Freud. Abundant hair may symbolize virility, while cutting hair off in a dream shows a loss of libido. Hair loss may also express a literal fear of going bald or becoming unattractive.

Hands

are always present in dreams but when they are tied up it may represent feelings of futility. Washing your hands may express guilt. Looking closely at your hands in a dream is a good way to become lucid.

Houses

can host many common dream symbols, but the building as a whole represents your inner psyche. Each room or floor can symbolize different emotions, memories and interpretations of meaningful events.

Killing

in your dreams does not make you a closet murderer; it represents your desire to “kill” part of your own personality. It can also symbolize hostility towards a particular person and the desire to see them suffer.

Marriage

may be a literal desire to wed or a merging of the feminine and masculine parts of your psyche.

Money Money

can symbolize self worth. If you dream of exchanging money, it may show that you’re anticipating some changes in your life.

Mountains

are obstacles, so to dream of successfully climbing a mountain can reveal a true feeling of achievement. Viewing a landscape from atop a mountain can symbolize a life under review without conscious prejudice.

Nudity

is one of the most common dream symbols, revealing your true self to others. You may feel vulnerable and exposed to others. Showing off your nudity may suggest sexual urges or a desire for recognition.

Sex

dreams can symbolize intimacy and a literal desire for sex. Or they may demonstrate the unification of unconscious emotions with conscious recognition, showing a new awareness and personal growth.

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By Dayo December 3, 2013 22:11

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