I See Dead People

Dead and Buried

People often ask what it means when you dream of dead people. My stock answer is: It could mean several things. If you cast your deceased soccer coach or a long dead great aunt as a character … Read the rest

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The Doctor is In

Doctor! Doctor!

Often when doctors show up in our dreams, they signal something to do with the physical condition of the body. (Unless you are a doctor or are closely associated with the healing profession.) Our health and physical needs … Read the rest

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Running

Faster! Faster!

Someone asked, “What does it mean when you’re running in a dream?”

I’ll give you my stock answer: It depends on the context of the dream and what’s going on in your everyday life.

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A Tale of a Whale

What Does a Blue Whale Mean?

Somebody today asked me that question about a dream he’d had. My answer is the same as it has always been. “I don’t know. What does a blue whale mean to you?”

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Ocean Views

How Deep is the Ocean?

My family just returned from our usual week’s vacation on South Padre Island. While we were there, we stood on our balcony and watched the waves wash in from the Texas Gulf. I asked my son what he … Read the rest

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Picture Puzzles

Like a Dog with a Bone

Often the symbols in our dreams are figures of speech–abstract ideas depicted in concrete images. I’ll bet you’ve said , “He’s like a dog with a bone.” You meant he wouldn’t let something go. … Read the rest

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Dream People

Who are the people in your dreams?

Most of the time the people in your dreams are you–or they’re parts of you. If you dream of your third grade teacher or your boss, ask yourself what traits you associate with … Read the rest

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More About Dream Cars

I’m “flat tired” and headed for a major breakdown!

Did you know that the cars we dream about may often represent our physical bodies? After all, isn’t our body the “vehicle” we ride around in? Think metaphors and other figures of … Read the rest

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Help! My Brakes Don’t Work!

We’ve Got a Problem Here, Buddy.

Have you ever dreamed that your brakes don’t work properly? It’s a fairly common theme. In our dreams our cars can represent a lot of things. What are cars to you? A way to … Read the rest

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The Missing Purse (or Wallet)

Missing Purse

STOP THIEF!

Ever wonder what it means if your purse is stolen (or lost)? Well, like all dream symbols, it depends on what you associate with a lost or stolen purse. Objects you dream about are often symbolic … Read the rest

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