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DREAM DICTIONARY - Shoes :

Shoes are symbols of your own personal determination to head in a particular direction. They tend to link to a wish to put a lot of effort into achieving something immediately. Often a lack of shoes shows that you wish you could head in the direction you wish. Our dream studies have shown that dreams with shoes in have occurred at times when you have been thinking about your direction in life or you are thinking about the effort you are putting into something.

QUESTIONS to help you make associations(pick the one that makes most sense to you)
- Have you decided to put a lot of effort into achieving something?
- Are you trying to show how keen you are?

KEY WORDS : Effort, resolve, direction

KEY PHRASES(Pick a quote which captures your feelings right now. Think especially of the day before the dream) :
- "I am really trying to put a lot of EFFORT into this"
- "I know what I want but right now I seem unable to head in that DIRECTION"
- "Its not exactly WHAT I WANT TO DO"
- "I am trying to show how keen I am"
- "I know now exactly what I want to do"
- "I know WHAT I WANT TO DO but lack confidence"
- "I am going to put in a lot of EFFORT into achieving this"

EXAMPLE DREAMS

Example dream : A dream about a shoe shop linked to the dreamer trying to find a new direction In life. She kept trying some things but was still not sure that they were really for her. She just lacked confidence.
Example dream : A dream where the dreamer could not find shoes linked to him just having found a new job. He totally hated it but did not want to move on until he got a new job. Being unable to find shoes was symbolic of him being unable to escape the job he hated.
Example dream : A dream where a friend had lost her shoes was linked to that same friend being down on her luck. The dreamer had spoken to her on the day before and she seemed very unhappy and lacking direction.
Example dream : A heavy shoes dream linked to the dreamer starting a new job which he really hated. Heavy shoes was symbolic of him being stuck in that job.
Example dream : A dream with no shoes linked to the dreamer moving back home. In some ways it restricts was restricting her. Her parents still treated her like a child. The lack of shoes symbolised the restrictions being placed on her.
Example dream : A dream where her boyfriend hides her shoes linked to them having separated. He was wanting to get back together but now she had tasted life without him she definitely wanted to continue. Him hiding the shoes was symbolic of him wanting to continue with the relationship and hinder her wish to end the relationship.
Example dream : A dream with smart black shoes linked to the dreamer knowing she was smart and intelligent at work. However, she still found it difficult. The smart shoes symbolised the dreamer knowing she was respected and acted intelligently - she knew she looked good.
Example dream : A dream with no shoes linked to the dreamer having just got a new job. He was wondering how he would get along with his new colleagues.
Example dream : A dream with no shoes was linked to the dreamer learning some new tasks at work. He was not really achieving in the way he wanted.
Example dream : A dream where the dreamer didn't have any shoes linked to her bumping into her ex boyfriend. She simply did not know what to do. No shoes was symbolic of her feeling paralysed and unable to think what to do when she saw him.
Example dream : A dream where the dreamer has red shoes linked to her just having been put in charge of a new job. Red shoes was symbolic of her knowing what she was doing.
Example dream : Putting on her shoes in a dream linked to the dreamer wanting to get away from some people who were a bad influence. She had just been to a funeral and wondered how many of the congregation would be dead through drink or drugs if they continued on with their present lifestyles.
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