The Meaning of a Fireplace in a Dream

Fire itself is a very primal symbol, and holds universal significance to human beings across the globe.  Fire is both a destroyer and sustainer of life.  Fire protects against wild animals and enables food to be cooked.  Fire originally enabled people to see in the dark, and for this reason has profound connections with divinity … More The Meaning of a Fireplace in a Dream

The Meaning of Bread in a Dream

Advent Calendar Day 8: Bread Welcome to the eighth day of the Dream Well advent calendar! (Sorry it is a bit late, but don’t worry, day 9 will follow shortly after so we will keep on schedule!)  Today we are looking at dreams of bread.  This may be a dream of bread baking, of eating … More The Meaning of Bread in a Dream

The Meaning of A Wolf Who Wants to be Tame in a Dream

  Today, we continue our journey into the wild places, but consider the idea of the wolf, and what if she wanted to be tamed? I have written a general post on wolves, which is certainly one of the most popular posts on The Dream Well. It seems many people resonate deeply with the wolf … More The Meaning of A Wolf Who Wants to be Tame in a Dream

The Meaning of Wilderness in a Dream

To dream of the wilderness can also indicate a return to our wild natures, a remembering of our primal souls, or true nature.  Wilderness dreams ask us to shed the superficial and to embrace our free and wild sides, to reconsider who it is we really are behind the roles we play in life as worker, parents, sons and daughters, friends and lovers. … More The Meaning of Wilderness in a Dream

The Meaning of Old Friends in a Dream

Advent Calendar Day 3: Old Friends Welcome to the third day of the Dream Well advent calender!  Today, I have a very special request – to write about “old friends” in dreams.  What a wonderful symbol to find behind the window!  Our friendships can define us.  They can better us, and soothe us.  Through our … More The Meaning of Old Friends in a Dream

The Meaning of Elephants in a Dream

What does it mean to dream of elephants?  These amazing creatures have lived with humans for centuries, and have a complex relationship with us.  On the one hand, they are revered as deities such as Ganesh, on the other they have been used to carry humans into war, they are used as work animals to … More The Meaning of Elephants in a Dream

C.G. Jung – the Power of Imagination

Words from the great man himself, Carl Jung. Everything made we see around us was once in someone’s imagination… a very simple thought, but worth taking the time to contemplate. Who’s imaginations are YOU living with? And what will you do with your own imagination? To learn more about the works of Jung on dreams … More C.G. Jung – the Power of Imagination