Often appears in a dream when you are suffering from lack of self-worth. Also addressed here is the dreamer’s “responsibility to govern,” which means facing the problems and developing the capabilities to manage his own issues. In that sense, it addresses self-determination. Such concerns are surely influenced by the dreamer’s attitude toward power and acceptance. Freud is said to have dreamed as a young man that he was a public servant, which might help explain his ambitions.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
You dream you are in a public place when you suddenly realize you are naked. Although many people feel shame, embarrassment or horror in the dream, others are untroubled about being exposed to public gaze.
The dream usually indicates that you feel intensely vulnerable in some area of your life. It may be that a relationship has stripped away your defences, leaving you emotionally exposed. Perhaps you feel uncomfortable about an occasion when you revealed more of yourself than you had really wanted. Sometimes the dream suggests that you haven’t yet found a suitable role in life.
If the dream is set in your office, it can signify underlying feelings of inadequacy about your work. You may be harbouring a fear that others will realize you are not as capable as they think.
Questions to ask yourself - and what to do when the answer is ‘yes’
Do I feel emotionally susceptible?
It may be that you have taken the role of victim in a relationship, so the dream is alerting you to the need to armour yourself. However, it’s also possible that you are feeling defenceless because the other person is seeing you just as you are. If you usually hide behind a barrier, this can feel uncomfortable. Yet being loved for who you are is the basis of emotional healing and may be exactly what you need.
Am I worried that I may have revealed too much of myself?
Perhaps you’re usually a little too reticent, so that what you said or did wasn’t nearly as explicit as you fear. Although it would be wise to watch for possible consequences your fears are likely to prove groundless.
Am I trying to find a suitable role in life?
Unless you’re lucky enough to have a vocation it can be difficult to find your niche in life. I suggest you seek advice from a careers counsellor.
Am I worried about my ability to do my job properly?
If you are struggling with some aspect of your job, it would be best to ask for help or further training. Perhaps, though, you need to give yourself more credit for your abilities. You may be magnifying your shortcomings at the expense of your confidence. Could it be that you have unrealistically high expectations of yourself?
Dreams of cream symbolize that you are wanting the best things in life. You have a desire to balance the sweet with the bitter, and you are coming into a rich time in your life. See Gravy.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Points to the “character mask” in everyday life. You want to be more beautiful. However, cream also indicates “balsam for the soul.” In a deeper sense, the beauty of the soul is addressed here, and a beautiful soul is, in at least one sense, a true soul.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
If you or someone else was crying, screaming or laughing in your dream, this may be a confirmation of how they are feeling in waking life. Similarly, if you woke up laughing, screaming or crying after your dream, could these vocalized emotions be expressing the happiness, excitement and sadness you are experiencing in waking life? Or were you crying for help or screaming in terror? Have you been repressing powerful emotions in waking life and did venting them in dreamland give you a sense of release?
Dreams of crying may function as a release for the sorrow or grief that has been holding you back consciously or unconsciously in waking life. Alternatively, such dreams may be an intuitive awareness of something ending or someone leaving in your waking life; or are your tears crocodile tears?
Dreams of laughing suggest a release of tension or an attempt to put yourself and others at ease. Depending on your feelings during the dream and on waking, the laugh may however be a sign that you are hiding the truth or taking things too lightly, as sometimes laughter can hide sadness and the truth. Bear in mind that laughter can also be a sign of contempt, and if someone laughs in your face, your unconscious may have used the archetype of the Trickster in an attempt to make you rethink something or reconsider your values. When the laughter becomes the kind of cackling associated in folklore with wicked witches and mischief-making, this may represent your inner voice questioning and ridiculing your pretensions.... The Element Encyclopedia
The Czech Republic’s central European landscape is dominated by the Bohemian Massif, which rises to heights of 3,000 feet above sea level. This ring of mountains encircles a large elevated basin, the Bohemian Plateau. In dreams, this country suggests strong traditions and a personal sense of noble heritage.... The Element Encyclopedia
The Dominican Republic was explored by Columbus on his first voyage in 1492. He named it La Española, and his son, Diego, was its first viceroy. The capital, Santo Domingo, founded in 1496, is the oldest European settlement in the Western Hemisphere. In dreams, it could suggest strong traditions but it may also suggest financial hardship mirroring the economic crisis of the Republic.... The Element Encyclopedia
Eating ice cream may commept that you could be suppressing emotions or the need to scream. It may reflect the fulfillment of a childhood or childish wish. It may comment on a refreshing and nurtunng experience.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Enjoying ice cream in a dream is a propitious sign in all matters pertaining to the heart, but it is a forerunner of sorrow and disillusionment if you upset a dish of ice cream or if it is sour, salty or without flavor.
A dish of ice cream that is almost entirely melted foretells the frustration of one’s dearest hopes.... The Complete Dream Book
To dream about eating ice cream means you will have good luck and success in love.
If you dreamed of an ice cream sundae, you will have success with the opposite sex, especially if you dripped or spilled the sundae on yourself. However, if you didn’t like the flavor or something about the sundae turned you off, the dream could be a warning against indiscriminate sexual behavior.... My Dream Interpretation
The coldness of ice cream evokes a certain sensuality and sweetness; the dream may suggest you should savor the expression of your emotions more. The uninhibited enjoyment of ice cream also makes your erotic and sensual side blossom.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
The ultimate in comfort food, ice cream is a superb treat and functions symbolically as the rewards that life has to offer and a desire for sweetness at this time. Conversely, ice cream can be a symbol for indulgence if your own relationship to food and weight loss is such that ice cream is a guilty pleasure.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Ice cream is often associated with childhood. Alternatively, the dreamer may be celebrating a release of cold, repressed emotions that have melted at the heart of some situation.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
To dream that you are eating ice cream denotes pleasure and satisfaction with your life. On the other hand, dream ice cream may also indicate double standards; someone who is aware of the truth but doesn’t act upon their knowledge. To dream that you are eating ice cream that is tasteless, sour or melting signifies sorrow, disillusionment, or betrayal. An ice cream cone implies spiritual aspirations that are internalized but not shared with others. An ice cream maker illustrates your ability to grow spiritually but that you have few opportunities to express this growth. An ice cream parlor applies to opportunities to share your spirituality. An ice cream sandwich suggests spirituality that is hidden by physical or material aspects. An ice cream soda implies spirituality that is not demonstrated to others.... The Element Encyclopedia
If you dreamed of being (or working) in an ice cream parlour, this is a good omen that predicts big wins and major successes for you. It can also be a general sign of contentment with your life.... My Dream Interpretation
(Cooling) An ice cream salesman in a dream represents a hard working person who labors to provide comfort to others, whose efforts are praiseworthy, and whose earnings are blessed.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Eating, making, selling or serving ice cream suggests that you are feeling contentment and satisfaction in your life. Things are well and the best is yet to come. Alternatively, you may be compensating in a dream for a lack in daily life.
For example, not enough “sweetness” or sincerity during the day may bring images of ice cream into the night.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
1- Ice-cream appearing in a dream Is a great deal to do with the sensual tastes that one has. Under normal circumstances it is a pleasurable experience and very often reminds us of childhood and happier times. I’o be eating ice-cream indicates that we may be acccpting pleasure into our lives in a way that we have not been able to do before.
To be giving other people ice-cream indicates that we are giving other people pleasure.
2- Ice-cream can also depict the state of mind where one has readied conclusions that nothing is permanent that the pleasure we have can melt away.
3- Ice cream is an image which can be used to signify impermanence, particularly insofar as pleasure is concerned. We need to decidc if we wish to go for transitoriness or permanence.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
1- To be in a pub in a dream and aware of our behaviour indicates how we relate to groups and what our feelings are about society. We may feel that it is appropriate to use a public space to create new relationships, or to come to terms with our own sense of loneliness.
A public space where we can drop inhibitions has links with the Pagan need for festivity and celebration.
2- We all have social needs that can be met in convivial company, in a pub or bar.
The origins of the public house were the old inns, which were stopping-olf places for travellers. Any companionship was purely transitory. This symbolism is still present today in dreams. We arc in a place where we can rest and relax and nothing more is expected of us.
3- As a public place where shared values arc important, the public house can be a creative space. As a meeting place where few judgements arc made, it becomes a placc in which people can co-exist.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
In this dream you find yourself making love in a very public place; such a dream suggests that you feel your private life has been made public in some way or that people are speculating about your private life.... The Element Encyclopedia
This is a dream about communication on a grand scale, the pressure to get your word out into the world in a bigger way. Speaking in public is challenging for most people. For some, that challenge is so intense that even the idea of it can bring on a terrorizing attack of anxiety. Since there is a literal connotation with this symbol to the act of speaking, a dream that involves this activity will naturally point to an area in your life where your communication is being put on the spot.
A person speaking in public is usually a figure of authority on some level. In this way, a dream that includes this as an image is probably expressing some area of your life where you are in your authority or where your authority is being put to the test. This is especially so if you were the one doing the speaking.
If you were in the audience and someone else was talking, use that person as a character aspect of yourself to figure out what part of your personality has something to say. It could be that your desire for power and authority in your life is speaking to you through your unconscious in your dream.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Dreams of a publicist symbolize your inner advocate and champion. This dream is revealing your healthy -esteem and belief in yourself, which is the winning formula to true success. See Cheerleader.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Dreams of publicity signify a need for attention, recognition, acknowledgment and a desire to draw attention to yourself and your projects. Keep in mind that the person you most need to impress is you. Alternatively, dreams of publicity denote confidence and boldness.... Strangest Dream Explanations
A dream of reading something in print signifies a satisfactory solution to a current problem; however, if the publicity was about yourself or someone you know, the dream is reminding you that how you get on depends on how you handle other people—diplomacy is the watchword.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
Screams you hear or emit during a dream indicate danger. Usually, they refer to the close presence of any threats or anything that would compromise your security (either physical or emotional). In general, when you scream you release a strong inner tension. This dream may be a warning that you are in an extreme situation because of pressures of any kind.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Screaming in a dream may represent the act of giving expression to your fears or anger. It may compensate for holding back your emotions in waking life. It may also be a response to a night terror or bad dream.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
A sort of dream of contrary in that to hear the scream of others sig- nifies that you are likely to hear distressing news; however, to dream of screaming yourself is considered a fortunate omen for all that concerns you closely.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
To see or apply shaving cream in your dream represents the character and personality your portray to others in your waking life. It’s possible that you are trying to change your image to appear more like the person you believe yourself to be inside.... My Dream Interpretation