DREAM DICTIONARY - Running :Running could suggest that you have just had something bad happen to you and wish to escape the bad feelings. What upset you yesterday? Has someone been causing trouble?
Running could also suggest that you sense problems tomorrow or in the near future. Who or what do you think could cause you real trouble? Are you in fear of someone? Where is there tension building up?
EXAMPLE DREAMSExample dream : A dream were the dreamer was running away from a werewolf linked to the previous night when the dreamer was letting his fears get out of control. So we could translate the werewolf into the word "fears" and the dream caught this exact feeling "I let my fears get out of control. I was thinking the worst last night." So in that way running away from a werewolf could be translated into running away from your fears.
Example dream : Running from a snake symbolised the dreamers wish to avoid all the bad feeling with her sons girlfriend who was making some false claims.
Example dream : Running often represents your ability to avoid problems. One dreamer was trying to avoid getting involved in a dispute. In this way she could avoid any confrontation by reminding herself not to say anything that may spark tension.
Example dream : A dream about her son running from a scorpion symbolised his constant ability to find trouble. Running symbolised his need to avoid danger.
Example dream : Running to go to a shelter in a dream probably symbolised the dreamers situation. She had just had a baby and every moment of her day revolved around her childs needs. Every now and again things would get too much and she would need to rest (so running represented the need to get away from something stressful).
Example dream : A dream with people running for their lives took place as the dreamer was thinking about how to write a history article on the German bombardment of his home town during World War One. The dream seems to have caught this feeling "In writing this article I want to emphasise how people were running for their lives. It was total panic."
Example dream : Running in a dream symbolised the dreamers to avoid someone who could cause them trouble in real life.
Example dream : Running to avoid a storm linked to the dreamers loss of her father. She was running because of the upset
Example dream : In one dream the dreamer was running but was slowing down. Running was symbolic of his tendency to fast living and a busy schedule which was now tiring him out.
Example dream : A dream where the dreamer was running was a symbol of him feeling especially fit and healthy the day before. We constantly monitor our own health and note major changes and this dream probably caught this feeling "I felt so fit and healthy yesterday, which was in complete contrast to the day before that when I was really tired and exhausted." Obviously healthy people can run easily so a running dream has a clear association with health.
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