Holding the breath: expression of will. We hold the breath when repressing emotions and anxiety. Fast breathing: excitement; emotional release; experience of fear. Under water and not breathing : womblike state; experience of level of awareness without sexual, biological drives, and without op- posites; return to deep relaxation. Healthy if you can easily emerge; might be an escape from waking reality if you cannot. See lungs under body.
Life; it’s smell is a reflection of one’s words, i.E. Garlic and onions symbolize unpleasant words that stink
Life energies (Prana).
An exchange with the environment.
To dream that you are out of Breath, or exhausted, is a warning of coming trouble.
1. Possible illness, difﬁculties (to feel “out of breath”).
2. Feelings of great contentment; satisfaction with life and affairs.
3. Anxiety, apprehension (as in “to hold one’s breath”).
4. Symbol of life energy, the spirit.
Dreams of breath symbolize your life force, your spirit, and your connection to your source and power.
If you are holding your breath, then your dream may be suggesting that your stubbornness is keeping you from accomplishing what you truly desire.
If you are breathing too hard or fast, then you are moving to fast and you might consider becoming more balanced so you can catch up with yourself. Pay attention to the feeling tone and quality of the breathing. See Air.
1- To become aware of one’s own breathing in a dream indicates a deep connection with the process of life.
To be aware of someone else’s breathing indicates the need for empathy and understanding with that person.
2- Our own emotional state can very often have an effect on the rate at which we breathe which then becomes translated in dreams into, for instance, a panic attack.
To be breathing underwater is an instinctive return to the womblike state.
3- The Soul. Breath is the power of the Spirit and life giving power, without it we are nothing.
To come close to a person in your dreaming with a pure and sweet breath, commendable will be your conduct, and a profitable consummation of business deals will follow. Breath if fetid, indicates sickness and snares. Losing one’s breath, denotes signal failure where success seemed assured.
In a dream, if you mark the sweetness of another person’s breath, it is an omen of a long life and success in business.
Failure is indicated by a dream of being out of breath for whatever cause.