When we dream, many different themes and symbols can appear. A variety of people, places, numbers, colors and other details could provide vital information for people trying to interpret their dreams. This article will highlight some of the approaches, symbols, and details to be on the lookout when interpreting your dreams.
1. Keep an eye out for recurrent images and ideas. If something is different than a normal dream or you sense something strange, this could be an important detail in your dream. A simple act like going to the store in your dream means something completely different when food is spoiled in the shelves, there are no cashiers to ring up your purchases, or you cannot get out of the store once you are done shopping.
2. Pay attention to the mood. Dreams represent certain moods that can shed light on their meaning. In a dream, you can sense worry, contentment, joy, safety, or intense fear. The prevailing mood of a dream can change the outcome of its meaning.
3. Open your mind to the suggestive nature of a dream. If you have a significant dream, you could learn a little something about yourself. These of the kinds of dreams that reveal details about your life and the hopes, fears, anxieties, and ambitions that you may have and don’t even know it.
4. There are general features to note when dreaming that can help you pinpoint the meaning. They include:
Colors: Colors are highly symbolic and can refer to a mood or intensity of a meaning. For example, blue is typically seen as a color to refer to something calm. Orange is a color that is often connected to passion and sometimes the power of the occult. The absence of color is also very indicative.
Numbers: Numbers are good for interpreting dreams. From zero to ten, there is something to be said for a specific number appearing in a dream. Two represent duality, while six is often linked to marriage, sex, and the balance of relationships.
Names: Names may contain meanings or help you further understand a dream.
Puns: Dreams are known to utilize the playfulness of a pun.
People: People may come and go in your dreams. Sometimes, you are familiar with the individuals that make an appearance in your dreams. Others offer information reveal information about you. However, it can signify a person in your life. For example, your father may appear in a dream as a king, but could also represent an authority figure in your life, such as your boss. Other times, the king represents someone who has a majestic personality.
Additional features to be on the lookout in dreams, as well as the typical meanings behind some of the things that may appear in a dream can be found in Part II of this article.