The Meaning of Falling in a Dream

The meaning of falling in a dream has a variety of symbolic meanings often relating to issues around control, fear, vulnerability and freedom. 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 … More The Meaning of Falling in a Dream

Book Review: “Art from Dreams” by Susan Levin

“Shielded behind rusted armor the murderer runs from the detective who’s searching for a vanished life. Time to examine evidence, Turn myself in” There are books about art, and there are books about dreams, but there are very few books that seek to knowingly bridge the gap in being a book about both dreams and … More Book Review: “Art from Dreams” by Susan Levin

Sacred Dreaming: Seasons and Cycles of Nature

As we work on our dreams and grow awareness of our inner Selves, so too does our awareness grow of our connection to other things.  On one level, we may begin to notice more synchronicity in our lives, on other levels, we may simply feel more in tune with nature, with animals, plants, the seasons … More Sacred Dreaming: Seasons and Cycles of Nature

The Meaning of a Feast in a Dream

The meaning of a feast in a dream is often associated with abundance and celebration. The dream may include a table laden with food as for a banquet, or many dishes being served. I have already written a more general post about food in dreams here. A feast or banquet is a somewhat more specific … More The Meaning of a Feast in a Dream

The Meaning of Being Pregnant in a Dream

The meaning of being pregnant in a dream is not always a literal one.  It is a concept that can be delighting, concerning or downright bewildering when it appears in dreams, you may dream of yourself or someone else being pregnant. To dream of being pregnant can be a bit of a shock to the … 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

The Meaning of a Window in a Dream

Window dreams ask us to consider our perceptions of the world, what we see and what miss, what we let in and what we choose to draw the curtains on.  Windows in dreams remind us that there is an inner and an outer world, and how we see things depends very much on where we stand. … More The Meaning of a Window in a Dream

The Meaning of a Candle in a Dream

We have already looked at the symbol of fire with our post on fireplaces, and due to the flame of the candle, there is much overlap in the symbolism of candles and that of fire in general. Like all fires, a candle flame can symbolise the life force, or our eternal spirit. But candles have … More The Meaning of a Candle in a Dream