Dreams are full of symbolism for one reason: To keep you from rejecting the thought process your conscious self avoids every day. We’ve been taught to suppress negative thinking, to be perpetual optimists, but every extreme has its consequences.

In this case, the consequence is unconscious stress. As anyone will tell you, bottling up your feelings is not healthy. Denying that you feel negativity is as debilitating as turning to substances to forget your problems.

When someone ignores their negative feelings, they eventually find their outlet in dreams. There are entire websites dedicated to dream symbolism for this express reason.

By interpreting one’s dreams, a person will be able to glimpse the unfiltered truth of their feelings and opinions about a waking situation. I encourage everyone to embark on this journey of self discovery.

Sweet dreams!