DREAM DICTIONARY - River :Rivers tend to link to the streams of energy and motivation that we devote to particular issues and relationships in our lives. They may refer to the efforts put into a project or the efforts put into our jobs. They may also symbolise our energies devoted towards a difficult or consuming relationship. So look at these issues and problems and thoughts associated with these issues.
QUESTIONS to help you make associations(pick the one that makes most sense to you)
- Are you trying to create more time for something?
- Are you channelling more energies into something?
- Did you really enjoy doing somnething yesterday?
- Was there a lot of bad energy and bad feelings in conncection with something yesterday?
KEY WORDS : Energies, attention, enjoying, involved and interested
KEY PHRASES(Pick a quote which captures your feelings right now. Think especially of the day before the dream) :
- "channelling my energies"
- "focusing my energies into"
- "turning my attention to"
- "diverting energies into..."
- "I enjoyed doing that!"
- "I really got into that yesterday"
- "this relationship is just full of bad feelings and emotions"
EXAMPLE DREAMSExample dream : A rough flowing river was symbolic of the constant battles that the dreamer was having with her father.
Example dream : A dream of a fast moving river took place the day before the dreamer was due to see her doctor. The fast moving river was symbolic of her illnesses which were fast moving and becoming simply too much.
Example dream : A very deep fast flowing river symbolised the dreamers thoughts about some very deep obsessions
Example dream : A river dream linked to the dreamer realising that she needed to concentrate her energies on her school work but being unable to do it.
Example dream : A river dream linked to the dreamer visualizing how she could get a project off the ground. Her energies were focused on this and how it could be achieved.
Example dream : A diverted river dream linked to the dreamer being unable to keep to her usual routine because of the bad weather She had to divert her energies into something new. She ended up enjoying some artwork. The river symbolised the streams of energy devoted to this new interest.
Example dream : A stream dream where the stream ends and its water is carried by drains linked to the dreamer being absorbed by something when a colleague had to leave quite unexpectedly. The stream symbolised the stream of energy and effort that the dreamer was devoting to this and its unexpected ending.
OTHER LINKS bridge dreams turn dreams savour dreams crossing dreams boat dreams ocean dreams river-crossing dreams stream dreams
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