If you appear in an alley within a dream, you may find yourself facing a dilemma in the near future. The image suggests that you may feel you have little choice while an avenue, street or path in good condition may indicate support for the direction you wish to take. Paths in dreams signify the direction you have decided to take in life; the type of path, and whether it is smooth, rocky, winding or straight, may be as important as the path itself. A rough track does not have a negative meaning if the journey was interesting and you felt confident in your dream about following it. A path can often represent the way you feel a relationship or situation is developing. It can also suggest a way to follow up a line of inquiry.
To dream that you are in a corner or see a corner signifies feelings of frustration and lack of control in making decisions. You may feel trapped and cornered in waking life. To turn a corner indicates that you are moving forward in your life, despite the obstacles in your path. You are no longer feeling trapped or restricted, and feel that you can handle the unexpected or new experiences.
You have gained a new and positive perspective on life. To be turning a right- handed corner indicates a logical course of action, whilst to turn a left-handed corner indicates a more intuitive approach to life.... The Element Encyclopedia
The most common type of nightmare or bad dream is the one in which you are being chased or hunted down by something or someone. According to Jung, being chased or stalked as prey is a primal memory of your human collective unconscious and may refer to early times in the history of humankind when it was common to be chased, often to the death, by an animal.
If you are being chased in your dream it is important to think about who or what was chasing you, and then ask yourself whether there is anyone or anything in your life that reminds you of your pursuer.... The Element Encyclopedia
Dreams of a breakdown signify that you are in the midst of major transformation, processing your way through the changes in your life, and breaking out of a pattern or identity that no longer fits you. You are discovering that what you thought was the worst thing that could ever happen is really a blessing in disguise. See Breakdown/Breakthrough Dreams.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Depending on the item that fails it will be possible to identify the problem you have in real life. So, dreaming of a broken TV may denote a strong need to escape from home. A failure of a phone, on the other hand, is a sign you need isolation.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
(Boy; Employee)A broom in a dream represents one’s family or household. Seeing it in a dream does not indicate a favorable sign.
A broom in a dream also represents an employee, a housekeeper, or a servant. Sweeping the floors of one’s house with a broom in a dream means becoming poor, or it could mean the death of a sick person in that house, or the distribution of one’s property and possessions after his death. Sweeping a floor and collecting the trash in a dustpan in a dream means profiting from a project. Abroom in a dream also may mean recovering from depression, overcoming difficulties, or satisfying one’s debts.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Vision: Seeing a broom: in future be more careful when dealing with others—you might run into some very unpleasant people. Sweeping with a broom tells you to take care of your responsibilities—or face losses. In a woman’s dream, the broom might also be a phallic symbol.
Depth Psychology: The broom could be a warning about destructive attitudes or negative emotions—sweep out all spiritual and mental “garbage.”... Dreamers Dictionary
Dreams of a broom either symbolize that you are getting swept away in the moment or that it is time to clean up your act and resolve issues of the past. This dream can also be calling attention to a connection with the mystical and magical crone. See Witch or Crone.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Your general luck will soon improve if the broom was new; however, if h was dirty or worn, you’d better look out for an insincere friend, unless you threw the old broom away or got rid of it in some manner, in which case you can expect to benefit through a good friend.
If you hit someone (or something) with a broom, it signifies a surprising change for the better.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
Dreaming that you are sweeping with a broom may indicate the need to eliminate everything that disturbs you, whether at work, in relationships with others, or inside yourself. The message of the dream is clear: hiding the “mess” under the carpet is no solution. You must reflect on this in order to address your own problems. (See SWEEPING)... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
One of the fundamental tools for keeping house, a broom relates to a need for cleaning up life’s messes. There is a media-driven association with brooms and witches, so if the dream’s context indicates this perspective, a broom might represent an ability to introduce magical thinking into a situation that needs attention.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
To see a broom in your dream, symbolizes that it is time to clean up your act and resolve your past issues. You need to discard what is no longer useful to you.
If you dreamed of flying on a broomstick, this represents a situation with a negative or heartless female in your life.
If your flight was smooth and you flew high, you will triumph in this situation. But if you had trouble maintaining height and speed, or your flight was troublesome, you feel powerless in controlling the situation.... My Dream Interpretation
Magically, a broom is a witch’s implement. In dreams, brooms and brushes can have a similar meaning in that they clear a spiritual space of negativity in preparation for changes to be made.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: The idea of clearing or cleansing is as important on a psychological level as it is on the spiritual. Clearing away outmoded beliefs or habits is an important part of progression.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: On a mundane level, the proverbs associated with brooms and brushes – ‘a new broom sweeps clean’ etc. – Show us the actions that are necessary to make workaday life easier.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Gives gender - specific: Brooms and brushes have largely given way to technological advances. In dreams, however, they still retain their old significance. In a man’s dream, a broom may suggest ordinary, mundane tasks, whereas in a woman’s dream it may suggest control over her environment.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To dream that you are styling your hair indicates that you are concerned with your physical appearance. This type of image should put you on alert: dressing up in an exaggerated manner is a sign of falseness in human relationships. Not in vain, when we modify our image, we can momentarily avoid facing our faults. Soon or later, however, the mask must fall and your costume can no longer hide reality.
To find yourself in danger is an indication of success; to escape it has an inverted symbolism, it predicts misfortune.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
To brush your teeth, foretells that some great struggle will be demanded of you in order to preserve your fortune.
If you see a friend brushing their teeth, it may be a warning that your friend has been talking against you. Or, you might be feeling paranoid about how good a friend they really are to you.... My Dream Interpretation
Vision: If you are surprised by a downpour: sudden difficulties will turn up—making life miserable. Soaked by a cloudburst: you have more luck than brains in a certain matter. Watching a downpour: good luck and maybe winning a large sum of monev. See Rain. 0
Depth Psychology: A downpour announces unexpected good luck in a quandary that you could not have resolved with your head alone. That makes a cloudburst represent good luck—even if you get wet in the process.... Dreamers Dictionary
You’ll be lucky if you dreamed of cobwebs in an acceptable place such as a wine cellar, attic, etc.
; but if they were where they shouldn’t be, for example on clothes, furniture, or books, they predict difficulties through secretly hostile competition; however, if you brushed them away, you will easily overcome the difficulties.
See also Spider(s) and Web.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
Cobwebs spun by spiders could symbolize the trap in which you find yourself in real life. It also represents loneliness, lack of communication, and disputes. On the other hand, if the spider in your dream has woven a beautiful web that you admire upon contemplation, it is a sign that the forces of the universe are in your favor to help you in your projects. Lastly, dreaming that the cobwebs are invading your home reveals that the nostalgia frequently takes over your mind, which impedes you from enjoying the present. You are too worried about events of the past and your energy is dispersed in things that cannot be changed.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Dreams of cobwebs symbolize that you are discovering a part of your power and wisdom that has been long forgotten, neglected, or discarded. This dream can also represent seduction and your ability to lure people to. See Shadow, Spider and Web.... Strangest Dream Explanations
If you hear a message in a dream which you know to be important but simply cannot understand, even if it is in your own language, this is a clear symbol of frustration in waking life. A similar scenario would be if you are trying to explain something to someone but cannot make yourself understood. Both dreams speak of times in your life when, for some reason, communication is blocked, or you are misreading the emotions of someone or they are misreading you.
If you dream that you have muddled your words, this suggests a vain struggle to attract the attention of someone in your dream. The inability to say the right words when you meet them may symbolize feelings of inadequacy in real life or a deep sense of frustration that the important people in your life, or the people you respect and admire, do not appreciate or even notice you. One of the most distressing scenarios in a dream is when you try to talk or cry out but have no voice.
If you have such a dream, try to work out who is not hearing you in waking life; do you need to listen more and give your voice a rest?
Tripping up in public, forgetting your words when giving a speech, treading on someone’s toes in a dance, or spilling food and drink over a VIP can all betray a deep sense of social inadequacy, even with regard to people close to you. Perhaps your ineptitude masks an element of defiance, expressing your feelings of frustration with the stifling rules and norms of social convention.
If someone you know appears in a dream but you find yourself unable to recognize them, this suggests feelings of frustration or ambivalence towards that person in waking life. A similar sense is conveyed if you are looking on as a spy whilst a friend or lover commits a crime, or an illicit or compromising act.... The Element Encyclopedia
Example: 4I was afraid the thugs would comer and attack me’ (Pauline B). Example: ‘I went into an obscure corner of the cloakroom and hung up the coat—then I went through the pockets’ (Mrs RE). Feeling trapped or restricted; or, as in the second example, a hidden or little admitted aspect of oneself. Occasionally such boundaries or restrictions might produce a sense of snugness or security. Street or protected room corner: the unexpected or unseen; new experience; public gaze; indecision or the act of making a decision. Idioms: drive somebody into a corner, in a tight comer, knock the comers off someone; turn the corner, hole in the corner affair. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
1- To turn a corner in a dream indicates that we have succeeded in moving forward into new experiences, despite what may have seemed to be obstacles in front of us. Turning a right- handed corner indicates a logical course of action, to turn a left-handed one indicates a more intuitive approach.
2- We are making available a hidden or little admitted aspect of ourselves. We no longer need to feel trapped or restricted. We can handle the unexpected or the new experience.
3- To turn the corner spiritually is to gain a new perspective on our own spiritual indecision.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Discovering something in the comer of a house may represent the discovery of something crucial that may bring two ideas together. Being in the corner of a house may point to feelings of being cornered or stuck.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
To dream that you are in a corner indicates that you feel unable to manage the different aspects of your life. You are confused and unsure of what to do next. Perhaps you feel as if you have no options or alternatives.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
To dream of turning a corner symbolizes that you are making progress and that you are growing and advancing in untold ways. You may be surprised by what meets you at the intersection of destiny, fate, and serendipity, after all, luck happens when preparation meets opportunity. You are coming into your area of expertise, the area of life in which you have a corner on the market. Alternately, a corner can represent feeling trapped, stuck or boxed in. Consider the feeling tone.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Psychological / emotional perspective: We are making available a hidden or little admitted aspect of ourselves. We no longer need to feel trapped or restricted. We can handle the unexpected or the new experience.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: To turn a corner in a dream indicates that we have succeeded in moving forward into new experiences, despite what may have seemed to be obstacles in front of us. Turning a right-handed corner indicates a logical course of action, to turn a left-handed one indicates a more intuitive approach.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Convergence of energies, point of change for new direction. Having an edge or advantage in a situation, as a corner on the market. Being backed into a corner means it is now time to make a decision to free yourself from a limiting situation.... The Dream Books Symbols
Sometimes you feel frustrated by things that do not have a solution. You feel cornered and impotent. The force to emerge is double, as well as being forced to make a decision, you should be able to control the situation.
Corners tend to be considered places where negative energy accumulates.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Example: ‘1 look down and the stairs and bannister rail are swarming alive with a black moving wave of crawling things, like some awful insects; and in the hallway is a swamp with crocodiles and other hideous things. My terror is terrible and I cry out to stop dreaming this nightmare.
The person who actually lived in this part of the house was the owner’s mother. She treated me badly but no one knew as she was artful in her abuse. She pulled me along by my hair, locked me in a cupboard, and once locked me in the orchard—four high walls and a hidden door’ (Rita). Something below us: as in Rita’s dream, where there is fear, it can depict past trauma which is not being faced (literally run away from); something we have left behind or we feel ‘above*.
Descent, going down stairs or in a lift: getting more down to eanh or practical; a return to difficulties after living in our fantasies or escapism, depression; sexual restraint; a return from meta conception (see aura). Descending into cave, cellar, hole: awareness of unconscious content, experience of womb existence. Example: Then I was climbing down a steep hill. Arriving at the foot I found rippling sparkling water. I stopped and looked around and found everything incredibly beautiful—the green fields and the pebbles in the water, the soft fresh air, then I looked up and the sky was a glorious picture, the sun so warm and the clouds fluffy and soft and pretty. I felt at peace and so happy, and thanked God with all my heart for giving us so much beauty’ (Mrs RE). Going down a hill: can mean loss of status, ageing, failure or death, but is also, as shown in the example, a positive sense of life after death. Idioms: feel down; down and out, down in the dumps; down to earth. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Dreams of feeling down, falling down, or descending a staircase or an elevator symbolize that you are getting down to the heart of the matter and discovering the truth of a situation. Alternatively, you could be giving into depression or negativity. Or this could be your dream’s way of saying that you need some down time, to rest and connect with your deeper feelings and intuition.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Down is a symbol of energy and sexual potency; Therefore, if a man is seen with it, it makes evident his insecurity in the unexpected and his fear of rejection. When a woman is seen with an excess of down, it is a sign that she is approaching a time of dispute and adversity.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
In this world that is divided into binary code, there are always two options in any polarity.
The up-down continuum relates directly to the strongest force we deal with: gravity. When anything in a dream is moving in a downward direction, you are either exploring what is below the surface or being stopped in your forward movement by something that is forcing you down. Consider how this downward direction is being presented to you and then remember to explore what wisdom is available for you in the lower depths.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
If you dream of moving downward, or going down a hill, this suggests that you have made a wrong decision or are headed toward the wrong direction in life. Consider how you could change yourself, or your situation, to point yourself in a more positive direction. Also see “Falling”... My Dream Interpretation
This genetic disorder is expressed as limited development both physical and mentally. Therefore, as a symbol in a dream, it may be pointing to some area of your life in which you are not expressing your full potential. Use the context of the dream to see what may need development.
If there is someone in your life with Down syndrome, the dream may be interpreted more literally.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Dreams of downloading software or information represent that you are tapping into quantum consciousness. This dream is showing you how quickly and easily information can transmit into the database of your mind. Consider the content of what you are downloading. This dream can also reflect that which you are venting and releasing.... Strangest Dream Explanations
The dreams in which you lay down in bed indicate a period of uncertainty or waiting regarding problems that you do not feel able to cope with without help.
If you are lying down outdoors, something that is causing you suffering is nothing more than a passing concern, not as serious as you originally thought.
If you are sharing your bed with a person of the same sex, in addition to the aforementioned uncertainty, this reflects a concern about what others might think of you. Conversely, if it is a person of the opposite sex, chances are the problems will be solved soon.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
To dream about a lockdown symbolizes a situation that is giving you much anxiety in your waking life, and possibly making you feel bad physically as well. You could be feeling confined and restricted in a friendship, social or romantic relationship.... My Dream Interpretation
To dream of Looking Down from a height, such as a hill or a window of a house, shows that you are ambitious and have restless desires. Be careful not to over-reach yourself in your schemes. But if you Look Upwards, then go ahead with all confidence.... Mystic Dream Book
To see a person dressed in mourning sitting on a roof corner, foretells there will be unexpected and dismal failures in your business. Affairs will appear unfavorable in love.... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
The down expresses sleep; rest; withdrawal; non-involvement. Idioms: feel down, down and out; do someone down, down at heel; down hearted; down with. See prone above in this entry. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
The personality has a need to balance the heights and depths of its experience, and if this does not happen a warning will usually appear in dream form. Situations in life can be experienced in dreams as the actual movement of our position.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To dream that you or your surroundings are upside down suggests that there is some situation or problem in your waking life that you need to straighten out. It may also mean that your initial assumptions about a situation were completely opposite from what’s really going on.... My Dream Interpretation