Achilles, like others before and after him, is the archetypal hero with a fatal flaw. In his case, this flaw is his uncontrollable rage that has its physical counterpart in his heel, the one vulnerable part of his body. In dreams, powerful figures with a debilitating weakness—such as the corrupt businessman, the crooked policeman or the boss with weakness for alcohol—may warn us against complacency and a false sense of security.... The Element Encyclopedia
Dreaming that you walk backwards means that you are regressing in life. What you are looking for is increasingly farther away. You may feel unsuccessful, unable to achieve goals. Thanks to the warning sign of this dream, you must begin to take action. On the other hand, perhaps it expresses that the best option is to withdraw. Sometimes you waste time fighting for something that is not worth it. A good option is to stay back momentarily, regain your strength, and then return with more vigor and momentum.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
The past, what you have chosen to or want to forget —left behind; what one is unaware of, as talk behind one’s back, what has been learnt or dealt with. People behind dreamer: taking the lead in relationships, being decisive. Idioms: behind the scenes, behind the time; fall behind; put something behind me. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
This indicates a harder, and perhaps longer, challenge that you anticipated. Did you experience an uphill struggle in your dreams? If you did, how did you tackle it? Did you see the top of the hill, or did you keep your head down, suggesting that you may have lost sight of your goals. Were you climbing the hill with anyone? Did they help or hinder you?... The Element Encyclopedia
A man compassing the streets in a dream represents a guide or an adviser who admonishes people, strives for conciliation and peace and who endeavors what is good and eschew evil.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Dreams of a couple represents your feelings, attitudes and opinions about relationships, partnerships, romance, love and marriage. Perhaps you are working through obstacles to intimacy and love. See Marriage.... Strangest Dream Explanations
To dream about being in a couple suggests strong feelings carried over from a waking relationship. However, if you’re not in a love relationship in real life, this dream means you are not getting enough affection in your daily life. Hug someone today! To dream of seeing a couple in love or expressing love to each other, indicates much success ahead for you.
If the couple you dreamed about was fighting, you may be unwilling to admit your own problems. You need to take more responsibility for solving your own dramas in real life.... My Dream Interpretation
Any couple in a dream may symbolize the need to bring together two different components of your psyche to achieve more balance and fullness. For example:
(1) We all have a ‘shadow5 and therefore need to learn to converse and consult with our unconscious.
(2) Men have a feminine side to their psyche, women have a masculine side. Usually this contrasexual element is repressed or suppressed as a result of social conditioning. Personal wholeness, however, depends on bringing the two sexual sides of one’s nature together. This union may be represented in dreams by a couple, male and female. Sometimes this is a royal couple.
(3) A royal couple may also represent your parents.
If so, what does the dream reveal in the way of hidden emotions towards your parents, or unconscious parental influences on your attitudes and behaviour patterns?... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
You don’t know how to proceed, you have no solutions. This can be a positive image if you see yourself turn back. Learn from old mistakes. Often the image appears in fearful situations where you are being pursued. This fear can be overcome if you understand that you need to turn around (or back out) in order to free yourself.
If such a fear-based dream image appears, experiment with different behaviors. Changing your behavior almost always leads out of the dead-end situation.
The experience of a dead-end street is, from a developmental point of view, absolutely essential.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
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
In a dream, a feverish chill represents a woman with leadership quality who serves people and from whose contributions, or through her,one will earn his money. What may develop because of a feverish chill in the dream will be her share in wakefulness.
(Elevation) In a dream, a hill represents a powerful and a dangerous person. Any construction surrounding such a hill represents one’s wealth. Ifone sees a flat land adjacent to a discarded high ground or a hill in a dream, such a hill represents a rich man whose wealth compares to the size of the surrounding property.
A valley of green pasture surrounding a hill in the dream represents his strength, justice in method of dealing with others, or it could mean religious devotion. Following that line of thoughts, it also means rising in rank at the hand of a powerful person. Crossing hills in a dream means escaping from danger. Standing on top of a hill in a dream means presiding over a religious person. Descending a hill or an elevation in a dream represents losses, migraine headache, or humiliation. Imprisonment on the top of a hill in a dream means a high rankingjob. Ifthe elevation is made of trash in a dream, it means worldly and material status.
An elevation in a dream also represents one’s wife.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
To dream of climbing a steep hill and reaching the top, difficulties overcome; to fail to reach the top, disappointment; green hills in the distance, hope, promise (Artemidorus). ... The Fabric of Dream
Example: 41 am riding through thick fog. I feel I should turn back. But then I see a pale golden white glow and know that if I continue to the top of the hill I will emerge from the fog into a most beautiful place’ (C B). As in this example, a hill gives a clear view of our situation; our achievement; something we have made an effort to attain; expanded awareness. Going uphill: difficulties; hard work or effort; the first half of our life; or life itself if it feels like an uphill struggle. Goin^ downhill: feeling as if circumstances are pushing you; feeling you might lose, or have lost, control; the second half of your life, or old age.
Also hill or hills sometimes represent breasts or the belly.
A hole at the bottom of a hill: especially if surrounded by shrubs, depicts the vagina. Green sunny hillside: feeling whole; a sense of heaven. See mountain; high; descending; last example in flying. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Dreams of a hill represent that you are dealing with the ups and downs of life, and struggling with a minor obstacle to overcome. You are realizing that this challenge will make you stronger, smarter and more resourceful. See Mountain.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Psychological / emotional perspective: To be climbing a hill in the company of others often indicates that we have a common goal, that a journey we possibly thought was ours alone is actually connected with other people. We can use their knowledge and comradeship to enable us to reach where we are the best we can be.
To dream that we are going downhill would indicate we feel that circumstances are pushing us in a certain direction. We may be moving from a level of attainment and now feel that – with relaxation of effort – we are not so much in control of our own abilities.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: To be on top of a hill in dreams – and therefore high up – indicates that we have become aware of our own expanded perception. We have made an effort to achieve something and are able to survey the results of what we have done, to assess the effect on our environment and the people around us. We have achieved those things that we previously thought impossible and are able to undertake further tasks in the light of the knowledge we have attained.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If you climb a hill in your dream, you will succeed in a social situation.
If you are unable to climb a hill, someone expects you to do something you’re not ready for.
To dream of rolling down a hill suggests that if you maintain your sense of optimism in the face of difficulties, you will find a creative way to succeed, even if failure seems certain.... My Dream Interpretation
Elevation allows you to see your surroundings more clearly.
If you are climbing a hill with enthusiasm it means you are improving your professional or social situation. In contrast, it can also be an obstacle to be overcome in real life. Depending on what it takes to climb the hill, it means abundance or scarcity of resources that you have to attain your purposes.
In this case, popular superstitions are in agreement with the psychological interpretation.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Life is feeling more effortful now. Land is consciousness, and if your journey takes you up a hill, you are feeling the challenges of things weighing you down or making your journey more arduous.
The height of a hill will correlate with the amount of stress you are feeling.
A hill in a dream may also represent the challenges you face that are exhilarating and will result in some sort of payoff, for as you reach the top of the hill, you will have the benefit of both the view and the trip down.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
As a powerful first lady, noble and loyal, she emerges as the goddess Hera who values the institution of mamage above any other attribute of feminine concern. Whether slit: admits it or not, Mrs. Clinton’s motto is “Stand by youi man.’’ She might arrive to comment on your loyalty to a relationship despite infidelity, embarrassment, and betrayal.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
It indicates the goals the dreamer has set for herself. Getting to the hilltop is a sign of feeling confident and satisfied with your achievements. To see it from the bottom represents the effort you need to do in order to get to the top. Falling from a hilltop may be warning against the dreamer’s unpreparedness to begin the course; or, the dreamer’s fear of both the failure and success of her company.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Example: ‘In my dream I woke up and had the feeling that a lot of time had passed. I felt I had lost all this time.
A group of friends I was with had gone ahead, left me behind, and I wondered if I would ever catch up’ (Patience C). Oneself left behind: feelings of rejection or inadequacy; sense of waking up to what you have not done or experienced in life, as Patience does in her dream. Leaving something, someone behind: leaving the past behind, breakup of relationship. Idioms: fall behind; put it all behind me. See also bag. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Seeing the Holy Prophet (Sallallaahu-Alayhi-wasallam) walking is in reality an instruction from him that the Ummah should engage in Jihaad. It also suggest that the observer of such a dream is negligent in matters of Deen.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Very common with some people, especially during adolescence or times of stress. Sometimes accompanied by hallucinations. Sleep walking is normal as an occasional event in children.
If the child is agitated, excited or acting in a manner to injure themselves during the sleep walking, then it may be a sign of emotional distress.
The same applies to adults. Many sleep walkers perform complex acts without coming to harm.
A young Ponsmouth boy drove his father’s car 27 miles before waking in Southampton.
The police checked his story and did not charge him. But sometimes severe injury is inflicted either upon themselves or others. During a dream phone-in on London Broadcasting Company, a man told me his experience of smashing through a glass window, cutting an artery and nearly bleeding to death. In America and England homicidal acts have been committed while the person claimed to be sleepwalking, and the people involved were acquitted of murder.
Because of such powerful activity during sleep, many people who experience this type of sleep walking are worried about what they might do to a partner sleeping next to them.
In most cases one wakes as the contact is made, or the involved person wakes one, but the element of risk cannot be denied. Where such worry exists, hope can be gained by understanding what was observed with many men who began to sleep walk after war combat. In their cases the movements, speech and emotions were observably connected with trauma occurring during their war experience.
The self regulatory process in dreams was thereby attempting to release the tension, horror or emotional pain of the events. Where these emotions could be met consciously, perhaps with the help of a psychotherapist, the sleep movements stopped. This suggests that dramatic activity while sleep walking has similar roots, and can be dealt with. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
Vision: Seeing a dark street: many difficulties lie ahead, but they can be overcome with courage. Walking on a road that stretches far into the distance: life may be tough, but patience and perseverance will get you through. Walking on a winding road: check first to see if you are on the right path.
A deserted street: you must accomplish the task ahead of you on your own. See Path, Road.
Depth Psychology: The street is a symbol of the direction, fate, and goals of your life.
The rest of the symbols will tell you if you are on the right road and if you will continue to grow. This dream symbol is important, because it makes you aware of options and possibilities.... Dreamers Dictionary
Dreaming of a familiar street, particularly if it’s one you haven’t been to for a long time, implies feelings of nostalgia, of wanting to return to scenes from your past, perhaps to regather your resources.
If you’re not consciously aware of the reason for this, look to other symbols in the dream.
A dream of unfamiliar streets indicates that travel is ahead, either actual physical travel or exploring new fields of endeavor.
Curving streets indicate happy surprises right around the corner.
Dark streets indicate that you are uncertain of what lies ahead for you, and that you’re very insecure about the outcome of certain situations. Other symbols in the dream, however, may shed light on what you need to know.
Walking down a very long street is an admonition to be patient. You’ll attain whatever goals you’re currently working toward, but not for quite some time... Dream Explanations of Astro Center
To see a street in your dream, symbolizes your life’s path.
The condition of the street reflects how much control you have over the direction of your life.
(If it’s rocky and uphill, you’re feeling a lack of control in your life; if the street is well-paved and easy to progress on, you are in control of your own destiny). Try to remember if there was a name on the street - analyzing the street name can offer some important significance or hints to the meaning of the dream.
To dream of alleys or side streets, suggests that you need to be less rebellious or adventurous for now, and return to more traditional ways. It may also suggest that you have been exploring (or want to explore) an alternative way of life. Curving or crooked streets foretell surprises and travel.
To dream of a very long street suggests that you will need much patience before you get what you want. Also see “Street Corner”, below.... My Dream Interpretation
Streets symbolize the path that each person follows in everyday life. The turns and curves they have represent the difficulties that you find on the way. || If the streets are wide and lined with trees, it indicates that you have a very definite orientation and you are satisfied with it. The narrower the street the scarcer your life’s projects will be.
If it is a dead-end street, the dream clearly warns that you should reconsider your options and take another direction; this type of street is associated with depression and discouragement. (See AVENUE)
The ancient books on dreams portend success if you dream of streets lined with trees and flowers.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
A street is part of the construct of a city or town where there are buildings on either side, as opposed to a road, which can be more rural in nature. All roads are symbols of your movement through life, so a street in a dream is more about places where you may actually stop and create some lasting element of your social experience. Consider the phrase “on the street where you live” as an indication of this symbol connecting to home or your community.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Life’s path. What is happening on the street is normal and available to everybody. Important is the condition of the street and possibly the direction in which you are walking. Who or what are you meeting on the street? What is your destination? Intersections symbolize decisions, street signs are an aid in finding direction.
According to Freud, sexual organs. According to Jung, the collective world of awareness.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Yf: Driving a streetcar: the safety of many people is in your hands—and you are doing a great job. Jumping off a streetcar while it is moving: a sign of risky behavior. Seeing a streetcar: somebody is reminding you of a task you wish you had completed long ago.
Depth Psychology: See Train. Stretcher
Symbol: Seeing a stretcher: don’t be too sure you will succeed in a certain matter! Seeing somebody else on a stretcher: somebody in your circle is going to be ill.
If somebody is approaching you with a stretcher, an inheritance may change your life.
If you are lying on a stretcher: you feel that you are not up to the task at hand; you are helpless, but—even without doing anything—you are receiving help. Being carried on a stretcher: the chances for success are good and the road will be easy. Carrying a stretcher: in an unhappy situation you might be able to salvage something.
Depth Psychology: A stretcher is a symbol of life changes. Being carried on a stretcher means your fate will literally “carry” you; if somebody else is on the stretcher, it usually means illness or death.... Dreamers Dictionary
In this kind of dream you are climbing or driving up a steep incline. Progress is slow, and it seems to take more than you or your engine can handle. You may even wonder why you took this particular route. From a psychological point of view, the uphill struggle represents a challenge you are dealing with right now that feels like it is too much. You hadn’t expected it to be so tough. The overworked junior doctor, the programer who must create complicated software within a week, the busy mum of newborn twins—all may have this dream. The steepness of the incline is an indication of how difficult the challenge feels to you. The only way to reach the top is to pace yourself, so perhaps this dream is suggesting that you take better care of yourself and get plenty of rest. To put this advice into practice will improve your odds of success, and taking things one step at a time will make the process seem less overwhelming.... The Element Encyclopedia
Seeing a turtle walking on the road or in a garbage or in a dumping place means that the inhabitants of that place have little or no regard for Islamic knowledge. They will soon be deprived of Ilm and Ulama.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Climbing an uphill path may represent having to exert effort to attain your immediate or long-term goals. It may also mean that you arc steadily climbing in status in your profession through consistent achievement.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
If you are walking or driving uphill, then you are surmounting your challenges a step at a time, and doing what it takes to make progress in your life. You may venting out or releasing your frustration, stress and resistance to life being more difficult than you bargained for, or for things taking longer than you expected. See Mountain.... Strangest Dream Explanations
This is symbolic of exertion in your current life’s journey. Any path in a dream, such as a road, trail, or walkway, connects to your journey through life.
The degree of inclination is key to understanding how your unconscious is experiencing the current level of stress involved. This should be applied literally to the interpretation of how you are experiencing some life experience. While going uphill can be exhausting and debilitating, a modicum of exertion can also be very stimulating and the accomplishment of the climb can be very satisfying.
If you are debilitated in life in some way, challenged movement in your dream could be an expression of frustration with your limitations.
If the uphill journey in your dream stops your ability to move at all, you may be working out feelings of inadequacy and may be shut down in the face of a life challenge.
If there is a view at the top of the hill, you may be looking at the motivating forces that underlie your current choices.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
To dream of walking through rough brier, entangled paths, denotes that you will be much distressed over your business complications, and disagreeable misunderstandings will produce coldness and indifference.
To walk in pleasant places, you will be the possessor of fortune and favor.
To walk in the night brings misadventure, and unavailing struggle for contentment.
For a young woman to find herself walking rapidly in her dreams, denotes that she will inherit some property, and will possess a much desired object. See Wading. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
(Jogging; Prancing; Strutting; Tripping) Walking straight in a dream means profits, seeking the path of righteousness and unwavering in one’s religious commitment. Walking through the markets in a dream means carrying a will, or should one qualify for leadership, it means that he may be appointed to fill such a position. Walking barefooted in a dream means dispelling distress and portraying a good religious character.
The meaning of walking in a dream implies an expression of meekness and submissiveness before one’s Lord, and it could mean seeking to earn one’s livelihood. Jogging in a dream means victory over one’s enemy. Walking backward in a dream means reversing one’s decision, cancelling a commitment, or it could represent corruption in one’s religious practices. Struttingor prancing in a dream represents an ugly state of mind that is coupled with evil actions. Falling down over one’s face during walking in a dream means loss of benefits in this world and in the next. Tripping while walking in a dream means exposure of one’s ills, and suffering the consequences of wrongdoing.
To cause someone to trip while walking in a dream means ridiculing him, or delivering him a humiliating blow.
To walk earnestly and steadily in a dream represents one’s good intention. Travelling on foot in a dream means facing danger. Walking while bowing one’s head in a dream means longevity, or it could mean recovering from a long illness. Walking over the clouds in a dream means rain. Walking with a cane in a dream means old age, or an illness which will require the help of a cane. Hopping on one foot in a dream means losing half of one’s wealth. Having several feet in a dream means losing one’s sight.
If the governor sees himself having many feet in a dream, it means that he will be impeached from his office.
If one sees inanimate objects such as a tree, a rock or a mountain walking in a dream, it represents major adversities and plagues.
The movement of inanimate objects in a dream also means being dogmatic about one’s spiritual stand. Walking like animals in a dream means emulating ignorant people, seeking the unattainable, or being a hypocrite, unless if the animal is permissible for food, then such style of walking means offering good deeds.
(Also see Jogging; Prancing; Sound of walking; Strutting; Tripping)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
“Pleasant or enjoyable; Good luck and fortune approach. Evening; A struggle to achieve serenity will be hard but not impossible to overcome. Unpleasant; Worry regarding business issues. ... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
Vision: You are walking backward: past experiences and events are holding you back. Walking forward with purpose: your self-confidence and vitality make great things possible. Are you climbing stairs with great effort? Are you (or things) “going downhill*1? Observe the other images in the dream to interpret and understand the meaning of the dream. See Step.
T: The act of walking in a dream always represents your life at present. Where are you headed (see Four Points of the Compass)? What do you see? See Path, Street. Are you healthy? See Foot. What have you planned for the future? Analyze this dream carefully because it will provide good insight and tell you if your life is “moving’’ in the right direction!... Dreamers Dictionary
Dreams of walking suggest progress and that you are applying your will in a particular direction. You are feeling confident, capable and powerful as you take forward strides in your life.... Strangest Dream Explanations
If you are walking in dreams it means that you are ready to face present and future experiences. This type of dream reminds you are a person of action and, therefore, when something concerns you, it is better to make a decision instead of beating around the bush.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Walking is a classic symbol of your thought processes or progress in life; the surrounding landscape will give you a clue as to the meaning of the dream.
If you shake dust away from your shoes as you are walking, this suggests that you are breaking successfully from the past. Dust is a symbol of the earth and if you are gathering dust on your clothes, shoes or in your hands as you walk, you may be thinking about the approaching of old age. A dream limp may suggest your movement is being crippled or restricted in some way in waking life.
Always consider how you were moving in a dream and try to make the connection to your attitude in waking life at present. Are you walking purposely in your dream and do you know where you are heading? If you can answer positively to both of these questions, this suggests a sense of direction and purpose in life. The opposite is true if you are lost.
If you were skipping or dancing, you are feeling carefree but if you are dragging your feet, this may suggest reluctance. Tripping or stumbling suggests making a mistake; jumping, taking a short cut; crawling, humiliation or extreme hardship. And if you could not move at all, your dreaming mind may be reflecting your sense of being at a complete standstill in your waking life as a result of your indecision.
Running in a dream suggests impatience to reach a destination. It can also indicate a desire to please others or to run away from them. See also ACCIDENTS, ACTION AND ADVENTURES.... The Element Encyclopedia
In general, activities such as walking, running and cycling are self-sufficient, pro-active and personal modes of progression, owing their movement entirely to will and physical effort. A possible Gestalt interpretation would be to regard dreams of walking, running or cycling as projections of the dreamer’s developing independence and autonomy. Your competence within your dream activity depicts your emotional stage.
If you are agile, this suggests you are coping well.
If movements flow, you feel in harmony with your emotions and your sexuality. If, however, you get stuck, feel stiff and cannot move easily, this could indicate that your personal development is held back by anxieties and fears. To dream you are walking is probably a comment on the pace of your waking life, and how well you are coping with all your responsibilities.
If you are walking confidently, it could indicate that you are in control and taking things in your stride. Consider your destination. Do you know what it is?
To dream that you are walking at night signifies discontent.
If you are limping, this refers to a lack of balance in some area in your life. Perhaps you feel that you are giving more than you are getting back at work, or in a particular relationship. To dream that you are marching suggests teamwork, or the need to involve yourself more with other people in order to achieve results.
If you were running or racing and keeping up with the others, this is a positive sign, but if you were falling behind or trying and failing to win a race, you need to rethink your schedule in daily life to relieve some of the pressures on you.
When specific activities appear in a dream, you might also need to consider whether or not you are filling your waking hours with productive and positive activities. It may be that changes need to be made. For example, if you dream of running, this could simply indicate your need to exercise more. Alternatively, it could suggest that you are exercising too much, and need to get balance back into your life.
See also AMBITION AND SUCCESS; LEISURE.... The Element Encyclopedia
Sleepwalking or moving is an attempt to put a dream into action. Most likely you have grown out of the habit, if you ever had it, but if an occasion arises which is very stressful, we may, like Lady Macbeth, re- enact the nightmare in this way. Talking in your sleep is similar in cause to sleep movement. It is an attempt to carry a dream on verbally. You are more likely to walk or talk or move in your sleep when you are under mental pressure. Most of the time this is totally harmless but some sleepwalkers and talkers can put themselves in real danger. Precautions should therefore be taken.
Make sure windows are closed and, if stairs are a hazard, doors locked. If you’re really worried about your sleepwalking, seek advice from your doctor and if someone you know is sleepwalking don’t try to wake them—just guide them quietly and gently back to bed.... Dreampedia
Walking on water in a dream represents one’s strong faith, certitude and trust in God Almighty. This is particularly true if while waking one also speaks words of wisdom. Otherwise, walking on water in a dream also could mean clarifying a complex issue. Walking on water in a dream also could mean undertaking a dangerous venture and trusting one’s affairs to God’s protection. Irone walks back from the water to the dry land in a dream, it means that he will satisfy his needs or fulfill his intentions. In a dream, waking on water represents one’s good intention, clarity and certitude. Walking on water in a dream also means unveiling a mystery, the need to trust one’s affairs into God’s hand, or it may mean approaching a danger, or it could mean that the accumulated pressures one is enduring are bearing heavy on him. It also means placing one’s trust in God Almighty before embarking on a trip that could entail some danger.
To walk on water, whether it is an ocean or a river in a dream also denotes good spiritual standing, religious assiduousness and strong faith, certitude and determination.
(Also see Riuer; Water)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
A man compassing the streets in a dream represents a guide, a shaikh, a spiritual guide, a preacher, a teacher, a peacemaker and one who accepts what is good and discards what is evil.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Dreams of Wall Street represents your financial attitudes, issues, fears and desires. You are gambling with the fluctuation and allocation of your money, energy and resources, and perhaps you are realizing the effect that your actions have on the web of humanity. Also, Wall Street can be wordplay for feeling that your life path is pre-paved or that you are walled in to a particular way of life.... Strangest Dream Explanations