Let’s Talk Witch – Dream Work

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Dream Work

There are a lot of different theories on why the mind does dream. Some believe that it is a way to connect to the subconscious and that the mind uses this opportunity to work through issues that have come up during the day. It is also theorized that dreaming is important when it comes to memory and learning.

In many cultures, people actively try to enter the dream state in order to find answers to their questions. Lucid dreaming is something that most cultures in the world have tried to make use of.

Whilst we cannot really be absolutely sure what the reason is for dreaming what we do, their is no doubt that analyzing the dreams can provide valuable information.

Whether you believe that dreaming is the soul’s way of accessing the astral plane or spirit world, or that it is the subconscious mind’s way of communicating with us, dream-work can be really useful.

In order to really get the benefits though, it is important to be able to properly interpret the messages that the mind is sending to you. The only way to sort out useful information from nonsense is to keep a record of what you have dreamt so that patterns in the dreams can be recognized.

The best way to do this is to make sure that you have paper and a pen on your bedside table. It is best to write out what you can remember the minute that you awaken. You can jot down key ideas that can aid your recall of the dream later.

Recording what you have dreamed is important because it let’s the waking mind know that remembering the dreams is important. Otherwise the mind will just put dreams in the file and forget category and you won’t be able to recall them, no matter how hard you try.

Try to capture the essence of the dream in five words or less – this in itself can be a helpful tool in determining what the dreams meant later as the mind will isolate the key themes for you.

The more often you repeat the process of recording your dreams, the better you will get at remembering them and the easier it will be to start interpreting them.

It can also be helpful to keep a record of what phase the moon was in alongside the keywords of the dream. This will help you to identify the times of the month that more helpful information is provided – dreams can be wilder at different times.

When it comes to interpreting the dreams, it is more important to follow your own gut instinct than to rely on outside interpretations. Dream dictionaries are rather generic and can possibly point to what a dream might mean but they can also be wildly inaccurate – they cannot possibly take your own personal experiences into account and these can have a huge impact on what you dream.

The problem with interpreting dreams is that symbolism plays a huge part in them and you might never really be sure what it means. You might be dreaming about something that you have a real fear about, or you could be dreaming about something because you ate something that disagreed with you.

That is why it is important to have a proper record of dreams. When you do, you will notice what themes recur and will be able to interpret the dream accordingly.

Whilst it is true that you cannot control what you dream about, you can influence it by what you think about when you get into bed. If you want some clarity on an issue, try thinking about it for a few minutes after you have turned in for the night. You might be pleasantly surprised at the outcome.
 

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Witchcraft: The Ultimate Bible: The Definitive Guide on the Practice of Witchcraft, Spells, Rituals and Wicca (Witchcraft, Wicca, Spell Casting, Spells … Candle Magik, Magik Spells, Magic Spells)
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Let’s Talk Witch – Dream-Work

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There are a lot of different theories on why the mind does dream. Some believe that it is a way to connect to the subconscious and that the mind uses this opportunity to work through issues that have come up during the day. It is also theorized that dreaming is important when it comes to memory and learning.

In many cultures, people actively try to enter the dream state in order to find answers to their questions. Lucid dreaming is something that most cultures in the world have tried to make use of.

Whilst we cannot really be absolutely sure what the reason is for dreaming what we do, their is no doubt that analyzing the dreams can provide valuable information.

Whether you believe that dreaming is the soul’s way of accessing the astral plane or spirit world, or that it is the subconscious mind’s way of communicating with us, dream-work can be really useful.

In order to really get the benefits though, it is important to be able to properly interpret the messages that the mind is sending to you. The only way to sort out useful information from nonsense is to keep a record of what you have dreamt so that patterns in the dreams can be recognized.

The best way to do this is to make sure that you have paper and a pen on your bedside table. It is best to write out what you can remember the minute that you awaken. You can jot down key ideas that can aid your recall of the dream later.

Recording what you have dreamt is important because it let’s the waking mind know that remembering the dreams is important. Otherwise the mind will just put dreams in the file and forget category and you won’t be able to recall them, no matter how hard you try.

Try to capture the essence of the dream in five words or less – this in itself can be a helpful tool in determining what the dreams meant later as the mind will isolate the key themes for you.

The more often you repeat the process of recording your dreams, the better you will get at remembering them and the easier it will be to start interpreting them.

It can also be helpful to keep a record of what phase the moon was in alongside the keywords of the dream. This will help you to identify the times of the month that more helpful information is provided – dreams can be wilder at different times.

When it comes to interpreting the dreams, it is more important to follow your own gut instinct than to rely on outside interpretations. Dream dictionaries are rather generic and can possibly point to what a dream might mean but they can also be wildly inaccurate – they cannot possibly take your own personal experiences into account and these can have a huge impact on what you dream.

The problem with interpreting dreams is that symbolism plays a huge part in them and you might never really be sure what it means. You might be dreaming about something that you have a real fear about, or you could be dreaming about something because you ate something that disagreed with you.

That is why it is important to have a proper record of dreams. When you do, you will notice what themes recur and will be able to interpret the dream accordingly.

Whilst it is true that you cannot control what you dream about, you can influence it by what you think about when you get into bed. If you want some clarity on an issue, try thinking about it for a few minutes after you have turned in for the night. You might be pleasantly surprised at the outcome.

Witchcraft: The Ultimate Bible: The Definitive Guide on the Practice of Witchcraft, Spells, Rituals and Wicca
Justin Kase

 

Focused Dreaming

Focused Dreaming

Using Dreams to Answer Your Deepest Questions

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Once in a while each of us has our own pressing question, from “What is the meaning of life?” to “How can I solve that problem at work?” What many people don’t realize is that we may already have answers to those questions buried deep in our subconscious mind, and we can often access those answers through our dreams and dream analysis.

Step-by-Step Dream Tips

1. Set an intention At bedtime, after you’ve closed your eyes and before you go to sleep, “program” yourself to dream an answer to a particular question. Say to yourself, “I intend to dream answer about _____,” and insert your topic of choice. This can be a specific question like “What can I do to make exercise more fun?” or a general area like “What do I need to be aware of, health-wise?”
2. Concentrate on the question. With eyes still closed, think about the question for about 30 seconds – what information you’d need to answer the question, what kind of answer would be most helpful, what the most challenging aspects are.
3. Visualize receiving the answer. For the next 30 seconds (eyes still closed), imagine that it is now sometime in the future after this question has already been answered. Visualize discovering the answer and how that feels, and how you then used the answer to make a decision, solve a problem, make a change in your life, etc. How do you feel now that the matter is resolved? Imagine these things in as much detail as possible, and really feel the emotion and satisfaction of having your question answered. It doesn’t matter if you don’t know how it will actually turn out – just imagine things any way they come to mind. The point of this is to connect with the idea of getting the answer.
4. Clear your mind Just before going to sleep, release all thoughts about this. Clear your mind by imagining all your thoughts and concerns floating out of your head and dissolving away. Say to yourself, “I open my mind to the answer.” Then go to sleep.
5. Review your dream. When you awake after having a dream, review the dream in your mind from beginning to end before you even open your eyes. This will help you recall the feelings and nuances of the dream, and help you remember it so you can write it down – both of which will help in interpreting the dream to get your answer. Note: You might not have a dream with the answer the same night. It might come on one of the following nights, or not at all.
6. Record your dream Immediately after your mental run-through of the dream, write down a description of it from beginning to end, with as many details as you remember. Include any feelings you felt during the dream and after you woke up, symbols that seemed especially significant, and any intuitive sense you have about its meaning. (It’s okay if you have no idea of meaning at this point). This is a very important step, because dream details tend to fade as you become more awake.

Interpreting Your Dreams

If you don’t see an obvious answer in the dream, try any or all of the following tools to help interpret your dream and discover your answer:

  • Annotate your dream descriptions. Read through your dream description, and as you read it make notes of any feelings, thoughts, glimpses of images, “gut feelings” about meaning. Don’t think it through – just relax, read, and see what comes to mind. Then read it again and see if your notes give you any new clues.
  • Dialogue with your dream. Start a written dialogue with your dream, or with a prominent symbol from it. Write as yourself, then imagine that you are the dream and switch to the dream’s perspective.
    • Me: Dream, are you holding any answers I haven’t yet discovered?
    • My Dream: There’s more to me than you’ve figured out so far. Look more at the middle part of my story.
    • Me: Ah, you mean the part about the tree growing out of the pavement.
    • My Dream: Yes, think about what that symbolizes.
  • Focused Writing. With several pages of blank paper, re-read the dream and then start writing anything that comes to mind. Write every word, whether it makes sense or seems to pertain to the dream. No one will read this but you. Prompt yourself with questions like the following, and see what insights come forward:
    • If I knew the messages in this dream, what would they be?
    • The answer is already within me. Now, how is the dream symbolizing it?
    • What would I expect this dream to be telling me?
  • Use your intuition. Make up your own exercise to help get to the bottom of your dream meaning and find your answer. Imagine that your dream is a character and let it write it’s own story. Or draw a picture of the dream, showing how the details fit together. Or start looking at the smallest symbols first, then the more significant ones (sometimes the smallest ones turn out to be the most significant!). Or start at the end and work your way back to the beginning. Follow your instinct and your creative imagination.
  • Try again later. Set aside your dream and come back to it again in a few hours. Re-read it, and see if any new glimpses of meaning show up. Try some of the other techniques just described.
  • Consult an expert. If you’re still not coming up with a clear meaning for your dream, you might want to contact a dream expert to help you with the analysis process.

Keep a Dream Journal

Keep a Dream Journal

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Many Wiccans and Pagans put stock in dream meanings — for a lot of us, it’s important to keep track of what our dreams are telling us, because it may be important. Dreams can be prophetic, in that they may tell us of things yet to come, or they can be therapeutic, a way of our subconscious acknowledging problems that have to be resolved.

One great way to get in touch with your dreams and their meanings is to keep a dream journal. By keeping a dream journal, you can help yourself remember what you dreamed about even when the dream is no longer fresh. Also, you can begin looking for patterns and themes that may recur in dreams.

To make a dream journal, you’ll simply need a blank notebook. You can use a simple composition book, or if you’d like to use a fancier, journal-style book, that’s fine too. Keep this by your bedside.

When you wake up each morning — or even in the middle of the night — jot down as much as you can remember from your dreams of the night before. Your notes don’t necessarily have to analyze the dream, merely document what took place. Things to keep in mind when you’re writing your dreams down might include:

  • Did you meet any people? Who were they, and what did they say?
  • Did you travel anyplace? Were you in a house? Did you spend any of your dream outdoors?
  • What sort of natural occurrences did you see? Was there flooding, mountains, thunder, bright sunshine?
  • Was there something in your dream that seemed out of place, as though it didn’t fit in with the other parts of the journey?
  • How did you feel during the dream? Were you afraid, content, happy?

Later, you can go back through your notes and evaluate what you dreamed. Look for patterns and symbolism — there are a number of excellent dream dictionaries out there on the market which can help you determine the meanings of the symbols in your dreams. You can then use the information gained from your dream journal as a guidance tool.

The On-line Dream Dictionary

The On-line Dream Dictionary

Symbols are the language of dreams. A symbol can invoke a feeling or an idea and often has a much more profound and deeper meaning than any one word can convey. At the same time, these symbols can leave you confused and wondering what that dream was all about.

Acquiring the ability to interpret your dreams is a powerful tool. In analyzing your dreams, you can learn about your deep secrets and hidden feelings. Remember that no one is a better expert at interpreting your dreams than yourself.  

To guide you with your dreams interpretations, we have interpreted over 5800 keywords and symbols and over 20000 different meanings in our ever expanding dream dictionary. These meanings are in no way, the final say in what YOUR dream  means, but hopefully it will inspire you to explore and offer a suggestive starting point for understanding your own dreams. There is no “one dream interpretation fits all.” 

Every detail, even the most minute element in your dream is important and must be considered when analyzing your dreams. Each symbol represents a feeling, a mood, a memory or something from your unconscious. Look closely at the characters, animals, objects, places, emotions, and even color and numbers that are depicted in your dreams. Even the most trivial symbol can be significant. This dictionary, along with your own personal experiences, memories and circumstances, will serve to guide you through a meaningful and personalized interpretation. With practice, you can gain an understanding of the cryptic messages your dreams are trying to tell you. 

 

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Dream Moods

What Do Your Dreams Mean?

What Do Your Dreams Mean?

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Have you ever had a dream and woke up wondering why you were thinking about floods, flying, or chickens? Well, chances are good that those things — and others — have appeared as a symbol of something else. Here are a few samples of common dream symbols and events that people experience. For a thoroughly detailed analysis of your dreams and their meanings, pick up a good dream dictionary, like The Element Encyclopedia of 20,000 Dreams.

Animals: Most dream experts agree that if you dream about an animal, the meaning will vary based upon what sort of animal it is. Think about the characteristics of the animal in your dream. A cheetah, for instance, might symbolize speed and the hunt, while a dozing Labrador would mean something very different. Also consider how you interacted with the animal in your dream. Were you fighting with it? Perhaps you’re trying to fight or repress some inner part of yourself. Were you adopting it and caring for it? Maybe it represents your own need to nurture others.

Being Chased: Many people experience a feeling of being chased in dreams, and sometimes we don’t even know who or what is chasing us. Dream experts suggest that this represents a subconscious need to run away or escape from something. Are you running away from something scary or frightening? Are you being chased by people you know, or a crazed killer with a knife? Perhaps your life is a bit overwhelming right now, and you need some time away from your day to day obligations. It’s also important to make the distinction between running away from something versus running to something.

Celebrities: Sometimes people dream of celebrities. They may appear to us as a character they’ve played, as the actor or actress themselves, or as someone completely different. Have you ever woken up and thought, “Why on earth did I dream that Jennifer Aniston worked at my dry-cleaners?” Often when celebrities appear it’s because of what they represent to us. For example, if you dream of the aforementioned Jennifer Aniston, it may be because she represents friendship to you. Likewise, if your dream includes President Barack Obama, perhaps your subconscious is connecting with his role as a leader and diplomat. Consider whether celebrities in your dream might be there to give you a message, or whether they’re just appearing because you happen to find them appealing.

Death: It’s not uncommon to dream of death. What’s important in a dream analysis is the manner in which you die — did you commit suicide or die of old age? Did you dream that someone shot you, or you were in a car accident? Dreams of death typically represent our fears of the unknown, tied in with the idea that we’ve reached a transitional point in our lives. In many cultures and religions, death is connected to rebirth, so dreaming of death could mean that big changes are on the horizon for you. Sometimes we dream about the deaths of other people, particularly loved ones. While some people see this as prophetic, often it’s an indicator that we may need to work on improving our relationship with the person before it’s too late for us to do so.

Falling: Have you ever dreamed you were falling from a building? Did you ever dream about stepping of a curb and feel yourself falling into the street? What’s important to remember in dreams of falling is not so much the fall itself, but how you fell when it’s happening. Are you falling from a great height, but feeling calm and tranquil about the whole thing? That’s probably a sign that you’re pretty well adjusted and can handle adversity and obstacles. On the other hand, if you’re falling and it causes you to panic, that may indicate that you’re overwhelmed by pressure right now, and that you’re on edge and anxious.

Houses: Many dream experts say that houses represent the inner soul, and each room is a different aspect of our own experience. Some people believe that if the house is empty, it means you’re unsatisfied with your life. A full home represents abundance and a fulfilling emotional life. Again, consider how you feel as you explore the rooms in your dream – does one particular room frighten you, or make you feel relaxed and happy? If you dream that your house is under construction or in need of renovation, it could mean that you’re trying to rebuild various aspects of your life.

Pregnancy: At some point, most women will have a dream in which either they or someone close to them is pregnant. For most people, this indicates that there is something new about to develop — and not necessarily a baby. It signifies upcoming changes, plans coming to fruition and new endeavors. Occasionally, dreaming of pregnancy can represent some aspect of your life that you’re just not ready to cope with yet – especially if you don’t wish to be pregnant in real life. If you’ve been trying to conceive, it’s entirely possible that dreaming of pregnancy indicates your hopefulness.

Sex: It’s not uncommon to dream about sex, and our dream sex lives can often be pretty darned exciting. If you dream about lovemaking with your spouse or significant other, experts suggest that it’s because you have a satisfying and emotionally fulfilling relationship. If you’re dreaming about passionate sexytimes with someone else, it may be because you’re lacking what you need in your current relationship. Are you dreaming about sex with someone you’re friendly with, or a celebrity, or a co-worker? If so, figure out what that person represents to you, and what it is that you’re missing. Sex with a stranger often indicates uncertainty.

Water: For some people, water is a recurring theme in dreams. The nature of the symbolism depends on the type of water, and how you’re experiencing it. Drowning or flooding can represent a fear of being overwhelmed. Sailing on a lazy river may indicate a feeling of being content and satisfied. Being carried out to sea might signify that you feel helpless to change the things that impact your life. Water is often connected to the subconscious self, so if you dream that you’re walking on water, or safely on a boat or raft, it can show that you are in fact in control of situations in your daily life.

Meanings for Common Dreams

Meanings for Common Dreams

Common Dream Interpretations

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Flying Dreams

The meaning of flying dreams has been the topic of much speculation and makes for interesting water cooler conversations. Flying dreams actually often have to do with career aspirations. Flying can symbolize ambition and attaining higher status.

Types of Flying Dreams and What They Could Mean

  • Soaring High: Flying upwards indicates success or achievement. Look below you to see what is underneath you to discover what area of your life is going well. Are you flying over your home (family happiness) or over the building where you work (business successes).
  • Flying in/on a Vehicle: Were you floating away in a hot air balloon, grabbing onto a kite string, sitting inside an airplane, or being carried in the arms of Superman? Any of these flying dreams indicate that your efforts are being supported by someone else. You are not alone in your endeavors.
  • Losing Altitude: A need for re-evaluation of your goals. Ask yourself if you are headed in the right direction.
  • Failure to get Lift-Off: A strong gravity pull could be signifying a need for grounding.

Falling Dreams

Falling dreams are often manifestations of our fears and anxieties.

Types of Falling Dreams and What They Could Mean

  • Falling from the Skies:: Flying downwards from the heavens may symbolize a “fall from grace.” Has an authority figure expressed disappointment in you? Have you embarrassed yourself by recent behaviors?
  • Being Pushed: Loss of empowerment. Getting fired or looked over in a promotion you were hoping for. Or, being bullied or forced into an uncomfortable situation.
  • Stumbling as you Walk: Feeling as if you have lost your way in your life path. Overly anxious about finding your life purpose.
  • Jumping without a Parachute: Being or feeling unsupported by others.
  • Being Jerked Awake: Have you ever been awoken from a falling dream? Or felt a jerking sensation in your body that jolts you awake? One theory for this happening is that your spiritual body has returned from its astral flight and that “jolt” is the dreamer experiencing re-entry into the physical realm.

Nakedness in Dreams

Being naked in a dream could indicate feelings of emotional vulnerability or fears of exposure. A clue to the meaning of nudity in your dream is any emotion attached to it. Did you feel excited, embarrassed, surprised, carefree, or some other emotion?

Types of Nudity Dreams and What They Could Mean

  • Nudity in a Public Place: Feelings of embarrassment or guilt.
  • Naked in the Classroom: Feeling vulnerable among your peers.
  • Being Naked Among Friends or Family: Desire to be seen or accepted as your authentic self.
  • Loss or Disappearance of Clothing: Hidden truths or secrets revealed.
  • Carefree Nudity in a Lucid Dream: Expression of freedom, open-mindedness, or unrestrained self-acceptance.

Pregnancy Dreams

Dreaming of being pregnant could be prophetic, but these types of dreams typically mean you are growing spiritually, OR something creative is incubating within your being. Having a baby in your dream can represent rebirth or something new is entering your life. Because you are the one pregnant in the dream or the person birthing the new life, you will be the creator or the originator of a new idea.

Types of Pregnancy Dreams and What They Could Mean

  • Conceiving a Child: Seeding a new idea, being open to start afresh, or setting new goals.
  • Being Pregnant: Growing or incubating a new idea, anticipation of a change, or laying the groundwork for a new project.
  • Giving Birth: Birthing a new idea, undertaking a new direction, or entering a new life stage
  • Experiencing Labor Pains: Growing pains or painful life lessons.
  • Experiencing False Labor: Misunderstandings or wrong timing.
  • Having a Miscarriage: Unfulfilled hopes or wishes or missed opportunities.
  • Aborting a Pregnancy: Squelching an idea or giving up on your dreams.

 

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Dream Moods

dream dictionary 

Symbols are the language of dreams. A symbol can invoke a feeling or an idea and often has a much more profound and deeper meaning than any one word can convey. At the same time, these symbols can leave you confused and wondering what that dream was all about.

Acquiring the ability to interpret your dreams is a powerful tool. In analyzing your dreams, you can learn about your deep secrets and hidden feelings. Remember that no one is a better expert at interpreting your dreams than yourself.  

To guide you with your dreams interpretations, we have interpreted over 5800 keywords and symbols and over 20000 different meanings in our ever expanding dream dictionary. These meanings are in no way, the final say in what YOUR dream  means, but hopefully it will inspire you to explore and offer a suggestive starting point for understanding your own dreams. There is no “one dream interpretation fits all.” 

Every detail, even the most minute element in your dream is important and must be considered when analyzing your dreams. Each symbol represents a feeling, a mood, a memory or something from your unconscious. Look closely at the characters, animals, objects, places, emotions, and even color and numbers that are depicted in your dreams. Even the most trivial symbol can be significant. This dictionary, along with your own personal experiences, memories and circumstances, will serve to guide you through a meaningful and personalized interpretation. With practice, you can gain an understanding of the cryptic messages your dreams are trying to tell you. 

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What Do Your Dreams Mean?

What Do Your Dreams Mean?

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Have you ever had a dream and woke up wondering why you were thinking about floods, flying, or chickens? Well, chances are good that those things — and others — have appeared as a symbol of something else. Here are a few samples of common dream symbols and events that people experience. For a thoroughly detailed analysis of your dreams and their meanings, pick up a good dream dictionary, like The Element Encyclopedia of 20,000 Dreams.

Animals: Most dream experts agree that if you dream about an animal, the meaning will vary based upon what sort of animal it is. Think about the characteristics of the animal in your dream. A cheetah, for instance, might symbolize speed and the hunt, while a dozing Labrador would mean something very different. Also consider how you interacted with the animal in your dream. Were you fighting with it? Perhaps you’re trying to fight or repress some inner part of yourself. Were you adopting it and caring for it? Maybe it represents your own need to nurture others.

Being Chased: Many people experience a feeling of being chased in dreams, and sometimes we don’t even know who or what is chasing us. Dream experts suggest that this represents a subconscious need to run away or escape from something. Are you running away from something scary or frightening? Are you being chased by people you know, or a crazed killer with a knife? Perhaps your life is a bit overwhelming right now, and you need some time away from your day to day obligations. It’s also important to make the distinction between running away from something versus running to something.

Celebrities: Sometimes people dream of celebrities. They may appear to us as a character they’ve played, as the actor or actress themselves, or as someone completely different. Have you ever woken up and thought, “Why on earth did I dream that Jennifer Aniston worked at my dry-cleaners?” Often when celebrities appear it’s because of what they represent to us. For example, if you dream of the aforementioned Jennifer Aniston, it may be because she represents friendship to you. Likewise, if your dream includes President Barack Obama, perhaps your subconscious is connecting with his role as a leader and diplomat. Consider whether celebrities in your dream might be there to give you a message, or whether they’re just appearing because you happen to find them appealing.

Death: It’s not uncommon to dream of death. What’s important in a dream analysis is the manner in which you die — did you commit suicide or die of old age? Did you dream that someone shot you, or you were in a car accident? Dreams of death typically represent our fears of the unknown, tied in with the idea that we’ve reached a transitional point in our lives. In many cultures and religions, death is connected to rebirth, so dreaming of death could mean that big changes are on the horizon for you. Sometimes we dream about the deaths of other people, particularly loved ones. While some people see this as prophetic, often it’s an indicator that we may need to work on improving our relationship with the person before it’s too late for us to do so.

Falling: Have you ever dreamed you were falling from a building? Did you ever dream about stepping of a curb and feel yourself falling into the street? What’s important to remember in dreams of falling is not so much the fall itself, but how you fell when it’s happening. Are you falling from a great height, but feeling calm and tranquil about the whole thing? That’s probably a sign that you’re pretty well adjusted and can handle adversity and obstacles. On the other hand, if you’re falling and it causes you to panic, that may indicate that you’re overwhelmed by pressure right now, and that you’re on edge and anxious.

Houses: Many dream experts say that houses represent the inner soul, and each room is a different aspect of our own experience. Some people believe that if the house is empty, it means you’re unsatisfied with your life. A full home represents abundance and a fulfilling emotional life. Again, consider how you feel as you explore the rooms in your dream – does one particular room frighten you, or make you feel relaxed and happy? If you dream that your house is under construction or in need of renovation, it could mean that you’re trying to rebuild various aspects of your life.

Pregnancy: At some point, most women will have a dream in which either they or someone close to them is pregnant. For most people, this indicates that there is something new about to develop — and not necessarily a baby. It signifies upcoming changes, plans coming to fruition and new endeavors. Occasionally, dreaming of pregnancy can represent some aspect of your life that you’re just not ready to cope with yet – especially if you don’t wish to be pregnant in real life. If you’ve been trying to conceive, it’s entirely possible that dreaming of pregnancy indicates your hopefulness.

Sex: It’s not uncommon to dream about sex, and our dream sex lives can often be pretty darned exciting. If you dream about lovemaking with your spouse or significant other, experts suggest that it’s because you have a satisfying and emotionally fulfilling relationship. If you’re dreaming about passionate sexytimes with someone else, it may be because you’re lacking what you need in your current relationship. Are you dreaming about sex with someone you’re friendly with, or a celebrity, or a co-worker? If so, figure out what that person represents to you, and what it is that you’re missing. Sex with a stranger often indicates uncertainty.

Water: For some people, water is a recurring theme in dreams. The nature of the symbolism depends on the type of water, and how you’re experiencing it. Drowning or flooding can represent a fear of being overwhelmed. Sailing on a lazy river may indicate a feeling of being content and satisfied. Being carried out to sea might signify that you feel helpless to change the things that impact your life. Water is often connected to the subconscious self, so if you dream that you’re walking on water, or safely on a boat or raft, it can show that you are in fact in control of situations in your daily life.