Flashback Friday: Universal Dream Themes

September 20, 2013

Tiggie enjoying an afternoon nap. Notice his little tongue sticking out :)

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“Dreams...have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas; they’ve gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the color of my mind.” - Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte, English writer (1818-48)

Dreams can have a profound effect on people. There are several different themes in our dreams that leave us wondering what they mean. The 2009 Old Farmer’s Almanac gives us a look at some of the most common themes and their interpretations…

Universal Dream Themes

Dream: You meet someone famous
Interpretation: You may receive unexpected assistance in trying to attain your goals.

Dream: You can’t remember the answers to a test or the words of a speech.
Interpretation: Failure often indicates the opposite - success.

Dream: You fall off a cliff or roof or into a huge hole.
Interpretation: Fear, such as losing a job or financial concerns, dominates your life. The height from which you fall, the way you land, and how well you recover may offer additional insight into your fears.

Dream: You find something unexpected, like a room in your house.
Interpretation: You may discover something about yourself, such as your goals and desires.

Dream: You are late for school, work, or an important event, like a wedding.
Interpretation: You may be feeling unprepared or unqualified for an upcoming situation.

Dream: You are unable to find your classroom, office, or home.
Interpretation: You may be uncertain about your life path, or you may be trying to fit into a new situation or job.

Dream: You can’t run or yell in a dangerous situation.
Interpretation: You feel “stuck” or unable to make desired changes in your waking life.

It's no dream! The 2014 Old Farmer's Almanac is now available!

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