Revealing a stressful situation in order that it be lessened or averted
To dream that you are under stress may refer to pressures you are facing in your life. You cannot seem to escape these emotions, even in your sleep.
The dream may be represent hardship, disapproval, or condemnation that you are receiving from others. Perhaps you should take a break and relax. Try to get away from the pressures of life and cleanse yourself spiritually.
In a dream, stress means tightness of income, or it could represent the consequences of one’s wrongdoing, or the punishment for his sins.
To dream that you are under stress is a reflection of the stress that you are experiencing in your waking life. Your real life stress that has been carried over into your dream state. Even in your sleep, you may be unable to relax.
The dream may call attention to setbacks, obstacles, self-doubts, criticism that you are facing in some waking situation or relationship. You need to take some time away from whatever is stressing you out, and spend time relaxing and taking care of yourself.