The Meaning of Teeth Falling Out in a Dream

Dreams of teeth falling out often have a lot to do with confidence, particularly how we communicate, but also may relate to a sense of being attractive… or not. Teeth in dreams often relate to how we think we are perceived – either through our words or appearance … More The Meaning of Teeth Falling Out in a Dream

The Meaning of Falling in a Dream

Let me begin by saying two things: 1 – the feeling of falling you get as you fall asleep that suddenly jerks you awake is a biological reaction, and not in fact a “dream.” Usually referred to as “Hynagogic jerks” or “hypnic jerks” these involuntary muscle spasms are believed to effect up 70% of the … More The Meaning of Falling in a Dream

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 Fish in a Dream

Fish in a dream can symbolise the flow of life, of transformation and creation.  They can symbolise a development of emotional perceptiveness, or learning to trust our instincts.  Fish can symbolise the creation of new ideas, new ways of living that sustain and nurture us or even the start of new life itself. … More The Meaning of Fish in a Dream