What Do Dreams Have To Do With “Real” Life? Part II by Jean Raffa

Following on from yesterday’s post from Jean Raffa, here is the second part that explores how dreams can have lasting significance to our lives. Thanks to Jean for allowing me to share this with you, and kindly offering to answer any questions you may have.

What Do Dreams Have to Do with “Real” Life? Part I by Jean Raffa

Today and tomorrow I would like to share with you a wonderful example of dream work undertaken from a Jungian/symbolic perspective.  If you have trawled through my posts on the symbols that appear in dreams, but still feel unable to string them together to form a meaningful story, I hope the process outlined by Jean … More What Do Dreams Have to Do with “Real” Life? Part I by Jean Raffa

The Meaning of Eating, a Feast or Banquet in a Dream

Advent Calender Day 23: Feast or Banquet Welcome to the twenty third day of the Dream Well advent calendar!  Today I am writing about a feast or banquet, to dream of a table laden with food and drink, or of eating and celebrating with an abundance of food. I have already written about food in … More The Meaning of Eating, a Feast or Banquet in a Dream

The Meaning of Being Pregnant in a Dream

Advent Calender Day 22: Pregnant! Welcome to the twentysecond day of the Dream Well advent calender!  Today I am writing about a concept that can be delighting, concerning or downright bewildering when it appears on dreams – when we dream of ourselves or someone else being pregnant. To dream of being pregnant can be a … More The Meaning of Being Pregnant in a Dream

Meaning of Bird in a Cage Dream

Advent Calender Day 20: Bird in a Cage Welcome to the twentieth day of the Dream Well advent calender!  Today I am writing about quite a specific symbol, that of a bird in a cage.  This symbol contains two other symbols, the bird and cage itself, but the two combine to create a meaning all … More Meaning of Bird in a Cage Dream

The Meaning of Monsters in a Dream

Monsters in dreams can be our fears made manifest, but not all dreams of monsters are bad ones.Very often a bad monster dream can be about the parts of our own personality we like the least. These kind of dreams ask us to face what we don’t like, change what we can, and be kind to ourselves for those things beyond our control. … More The Meaning of Monsters in a Dream