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DREAM DICTIONARY - Christmas :

It is a strange language the language of dream symbols. Dreams symbols are the metaphors used to express the ideas and emotions in our mind. They are part of the process how we store complex intuitions and creative ideas. To understand a dream symbol we need to analyse all the different things that we associate with it. One dreamer had a Christmas dream just before her birthday and so it seems that Christmas is how the dream mind refers to any kind of special occasion when we receive presents. Christmas in a dream may simply be how your mind refers to any big family gathering. Its just part of how dreams build up an atmosphere by using symbols which evoke similar emotions.

KEY WORDS : Quality time, special occasion, Christmas plans, receiving gifts, phobia of parties, feeling joyous,

KEY PHRASES(Pick a quote which captures your feelings right now. Think especially of the day before the dream) :
- "a coming together"
- "a special occasion"
- "receiving gifts and presents"
- "my plans for Christmas"
- "my Christmas was..."
- "quality leisure time"

QUESTIONS to help you make associations
- Have you got to buy a present or did you receive one yesterday?
- Is Christmas and planning for Christmas on your mind right now?
- Have you got lots of quality leisure time right now?
- What special occasions are you thinking about right now?

EXAMPLE DREAMS

Example dream : A Christmas tree dream linked to the dreamer having an enforced holiday due to some technical problems.
Example dream : A dream about clearing the Christmas junk linked to the dreamer having a terrible Christmas. So the Christmas dream simply symbolised some thoughts about the Christmas holidays that had just taken place. Getting rid of Christmas junk represented her attempts to get rid of the junk inside her head.
Example dream : A Christmas dream linked to the dreamer having been ill for some time. As she was starting to get better she was feeling quite joyous as she was trying to get back involved in the world.
Example dream : Christmas in one dream linked to the dreamer just having a birthday. The dreamer had just received presents for her birthday and the dream featured presents at Christmas. Christmas symbolised a time for receiving presents.
Example dream : Christmas in a dream was linked to the dreamers dislike of large gatherings and party atmospheres as he suffered from anxiety disorders.
Example dream : Christmas linked to the dreamer having nothing to do - he was a workaholic and did not like having lots of leisure time.
Example dream : One dream of Christmas cards was caused by the dreamers feelings of distance in her family since her grandmothers death. Her parents had divorced and all sense of family was disappearing. (Christmas was a symbol for the dreamers thoughts about her lack of close family - Christmas is a time for family)
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