1- The action within a dream often informs the dreamer of hidden agendas and motivations, since each of us is the producer of our own lives. What we - or others arc doing in a dream often needs to be interpreted, as much as the articles in the dream.

2- The dreamer should be aware that action needs to be translated from dreams into waking life to enable them to move forward.

3- An action in dreams can give an indication of the dreamer’s Spiritual ability.



Action | The Dream Meanings

Keywords of this dream: Action

A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Example: For some considerable time I have been troubled by a nightmarish dream which is so realistic sometimes I think I am going to die. In my dream I have swallowed something which is literally choking me or is going to poison me. I wake up and rush down the stairs to the kitchen, spitting and choking, holding my throat and making all sorts of disturbing noises which frighten my wife. I have had this dream as many as five or six times a night. My doctor says it could be to do with the last war. I was a child then and my dad constantly had to wake me up to take us down to the shelter, sometimes as many as four times a night, and we were bombed out twice. I cannot recall having any fears about this at the time’ (Mr KT).

Abreaction is a re-experiencing of painful or traumatic events or situations. In many dreams it is obvious that the process underlying dreams is attempting to trigger an abreac­tion. This suggests the dream process, as Jung and Hadfield say, is a self-regulatory one in our psyche. In many cases where a person explores the feeling content of their dreams in a confident way, abreaction occurs. Although it has been given different names in recent years, such as primal therapy, rolfing, discharge, catharsis, abreaction is still a basic psycho­logical healing process. Pans of our experience become re­pressed because there is an automatic reaction in us to avoid pain. Therefore painful experience may never be fully felt or understood at the time. Reliving them allows us to review and integrate vital information about ourselves. Frequently all the analysis in the world cannot relieve a neurotic pattern until the repressed emotion holding it in place is released and un­derstood.

The strength with which we hold out against allowing our being to abreact spontaneously is seen in the above example. Mr KT is brought to the brink of reliving his very stressful childhood again and again. Yet he manages to avoid actual memory and, in particular, the experiencing of any childhood emotions and fears.

The opposite is shown in this account by Clive, who explored with me a dream about being shot in the arm in his father s shop. ‘For several hours I could find noth­ing about the dream. My mind simply wandered. But with help I persisted. Suddenly I seemed to break through, first to seeing how the shop was a place in which I have uncon­sciously experienced great emotional pain. My father was al­ways criticising. Never a word of encouragement. Then I burst into powerful sobbing as I felt the pain of wanting my father to love me, instead of cnticising all the time, and help me grow into somebody capable of meeting life. And then, some­thing I just had not wanted to see, the 30 years of my life I had wasted by avoiding any contact with authority. My father was the original authority in my life. I had cut off from him be­cause of the lack of support, and I had done the same with school and other authority situations. But what a relief to un­derstand myself, and to meet that young vulnerable boy I used to be. How I loved him and understood him/myself.’ abroad General: your feelings about that country.

If you have lived in that country: overall experience of that place. Were you happy there, lonely? What characteristics of the people did you take in?... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences

Dream Symbols and Analysis

To dream about an action hero means you admire their courage or other characteristics. You may desire to be more of a hero in your life.

If you were an action hero in your dream, it indicates your shortcomings as well as your attributes. You may be bravely facing your own trial or test.... Dream Symbols and Analysis

My Dream Interpretation

To dream about an action hero, represents your admiration of a their physical traits, bravery and other virtues. Maybe you wish you could be more heroic in your own life.

If you were an action hero in your dream, this signifies your inner strength and weaknesses. It may be representative of how you are bravely facing your own personal challenges.... My Dream Interpretation

Strangest Dream Explanations

Feeling attracted to someone in your dream symbolizes connection, resonance, affinity, and unification with aspects of yourself you have projected onto this person. See Love.... Strangest Dream Explanations

Dream Meanings of Versatile

See sex / sexual images... Dream Meanings of Versatile

My Dream Interpretation

To dream of being attracted to somebody is usually a reflection of your real-life interest in that person.

If you dream of being attracted to someone who you don’t like “that way” in real life, your dream could be telling you that you are overlooking good qualities in that person. Or, it could mean they have some personality trait (like being confident or fashionable) that you wish you had yourself.

If the person in your dream was a stranger (you don’t know them in real life), your heart is longing for a true love to call your own.... My Dream Interpretation

New American Dream Dictionary

One needs to be more understanding of others. ... New American Dream Dictionary

Dream Dictionary Unlimited

Revealed to help one stay on track... Dream Dictionary Unlimited

Islamic Dream Interpretation

Distraction in a dream and especially during prayers means envy and desire to rip others of their property and particularly close friends or relatives.

If one is distracted during his prayers by a creeping snake or a lion in a dream, it means that he must be on his guard and cautious with his wife or child. Distraction during prayers represents one’s passions, desires, or it could mean heedlessness, soliciting temporary gains and declining from the eternal benefits of the hereafter. (Also see Delirium)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

Islamic Dream - Cafer-i Sadik

inconsistent conversation that has no good in it.... Islamic Dream - Cafer-i Sadik

Strangest Dream Explanations

Dreams of an extraction symbolize that you are removing an undesirable habit, relationship or aspect of your life. This dream reflects that you are in the midst of major change and transformation. You are learning to saying, “No” to what is undesirable and non-supportive in order to bring in to your life that which is desirable and supportive. See Operation.... Strangest Dream Explanations

Dream Meanings of Versatile

Any fragmentation perceived from a spiritual perspective suggests that integration has not yet taken place or has broken down. We have only partial information available to us.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

Dream Meanings of Versatile

Psychological / emotional perspective: When we recognize that we can see only a fraction or fragment of a dream object we need to take further action to gain control of emotions and feelings associated with whatever is represented.

The shape of the fragment might be relevant.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

Dream Meanings of Versatile

Material aspects: It may be unusual to be aware of fractions in dreams except in the sense of ‘things half-done’ however, when allowing dreams to help us work through our problems fractions and fragments become much more relevant.

A dream in three parts may give us the information we need.... Dream Meanings of Versatile

The Language of Dreams

(see Arithmetic, Calculators, Numbers)... The Language of Dreams

Islamic Dream Interpretation

(See Body); Smelling)... Islamic Dream Interpretation

Little Giant Encyclopedia

In alchemy this image is part of the process of blackening and a symbol of total unconsciousness, of decay.

A frequent symbol in nightmares.

The decay usually points to your own characteristics that have died and that you either need to let go of or revive. Fear of illness. Challenge to be more self-critical and more self-confident... Little Giant Encyclopedia

Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

1- Putrefaction can represent disintegration. In real-life situations something may have gone wrong, and there is no longer any energy to sustain it. While on a conscious level we mav not recognise this fact, dreams will often bring it to our attention.

2- Decay for example in a relationship can be represented in dreams as putrefaction. When something is happening which will ultimately lead to a total collapse, we can often sense it as a bad smell - something is dying.

3- In spiritual terms there often has to be dissolution and disintegration before there is a new beginning. In dreams, if we have fear of this process it can manifest as putrefaction. Putrefaction can also mean death.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary

Dream Dictionary Unlimited

An action to reconsider... Dream Dictionary Unlimited

Islamic Dream Interpretation

Satisfaction in a dream means relieffrom difficulties and repentance from sin.... Islamic Dream Interpretation

Dream Dictionary Unlimited

The removal; research details... Dream Dictionary Unlimited

Dream Dictionary Unlimited

Literal; if the object of transaction is figurative, research details for clarity... Dream Dictionary Unlimited
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