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Bookmark to: StumbleUpon Bookmark to: Facebook DREAM DICTIONARY : This dream dictionary makes the claim that it is better than any other. Why? It works on the assumption that if something very big and important happens the day before then you will surely dream about it. This dictionary collects together such dreams and has meticulously studied their meanings. Try to study the definitions and questions below and see how they relate to real life right now.

COLD : The cold in dreams can often link to a simple lack of momentum in some way. Maybe you are unable to get moving on some project or there is some major delay. Did you have a bad day on the day before the dream? Is someone cutting you off emotionally? Have you been unable to get through to someone?

QUESTIONS to help you make associations(pick the one that makes most sense to you)
- Do you feel uninspired?
- Have you been dogged by delays, or the lack of progress in something?
- Has someone simply been ignoring you?

KEY WORDS : Uninspired, disliking, delays, lack of progress

KEY PHRASES(Pick a quote which captures your feelings right now. Think especially of the day before the dream) :
- "NOT PROGRESSING very fast"
- "it has not arrived"
- "lack of inspiration"
- "He is IGNORING me"
- "I HATE DOING that"


SEE ALSO : Birds : Skies : Tornadoes : Storms : Rain : Snow : Tidal waves
DREAM STUDIES : Skies : Tornadoes : Tidal Waves : Cold
METHODS : For a full explanation of the methods used in this dream study CLICK HERE
Below you will see a series of quotes. Each quote represents the meaning of a particular dream(these are all dreams where the meaning is understood totally). For instance one dream may have meant that the dreamer was having trouble at work. In that case the quote may simply be "There is a bad atmosphere at work". Some information is included about which dream symbols were included in the dream(within the squares brackets). Often a sample dream is included which shows you how the dream interpretation was reached.
ESSAY : What is the symbolic meaning of cold in dreams?

Coldness can link to a lack of momentum and inability to get moving on some specific project. E.g.

"I was really pleased yesterday when my new camera arrived but I have not been able to use it since the film did not arrive with it" [Dream Dictionary - record cold temperature]

"I am involved in a Thanksgiving meal for the homeless. The plans are NOT PROGRESSING as fast as I would like. I am not sure what everyone is bringing. "[Dream Dictionary - Cramped and cold]

"I am an artists and have to produce a painting for a customer whom I have just had an argument with. I cannot seem to get interested in the project and its difficult to build up some INSPIRATION AND CREATIVE MOMENTUM in the midst of all this bad feeling"[Dream Dictionary - cold and dark]

Coldness can also link to an inability to get through to someone. It can show you feel something is pointless and ineffective. E.g.

"I tried giving my father advice on how to set up his business but he just ignored it all. I just couldn't seem to get through to him"[Dream symbol - feeling cold]

Coldness can also link to a general mood and lack of momentum. E.g.

"Yesterday was a really bad day for me. I was just unable to get anything done."[Dream Dictionary - Cold]

"My dad has really upset my arrangements and I got into a temper but I think I am just going to have to relax"[Dream Dictionary - cold beer]

Cold can also refer to a cooling in a relationship. It may mean that someone is cutting you off emotionally. E.g.

"My girlfriend was upset with me and started to slow the relationship down after this dream"[Dream Dictionary - cold bath]

"I had a fight with my friend and afterwards there was a cold atmosphere between us"[Dream Dictionary - cold street corner]

Coldness can also refer to a simple lack of momentum within a relationship. E.g.

"My creepy boss has started being all friendly again. I cannot read him easily. On minute he is all serious and then he is friendly. He tries to be friendly but I just do not seem to be able to get on with him." [Dream symbol - Cold chocolate syrup]

Maybe coldness can also refer to something that you just do not want to do. E.g.

"I do not want to be temporary manager as I am not properly trained with computers and find it difficult doing the PDA. I am having to do the job even though I don't really want to do it"[Dream Dictionary - cold]
THE DREAM In the beginning of the dream I was sitting at the bar in a restaurant. The restaurant was in Colorado. I looked out the window and I saw two bridges going over the street. The waitress said "Thats Colorado Highway 28. Its a new highway. Nobody ever drives on it." I was wearing roller blades and I skated onto the new highway. There was no traffic. It was a freeway, but it didn't have shoulders and the lanes were narrow. Also, the highway signs were blue instead of green. One sign on the side of the road said "Speed Limit 55", so I skated at 55 miles per hour on the roller blades.

I can remember in detail what was on the signs. The first sign said "Exit 188, Hwy. 95, Sheridan Blvd.". On the next set of overhead signs there were two signs. The one on the right said "Exit 189, 81st Ave." The sign on the left said "Hwy. 28 North". Under the number 28, instead of the name of a city, it said "Abandoned Restaurant Parking Lot".

I wasn't in a car, but somehow I had a car stereo system next to me. I tuned the radio to 105.7 FM and got static. I then tuned it to 105.9 FM and I could hear some music and a lot of static. I then pressed another button and the display had "105.9 FM Digital". The voice said "Here's Katrina and the Waves", and they played "Walking on Sunshine". I listened to Walking on Sunshine through the remainder of the dream. I skated into the abandoned parking lot and turned around. In the dream I remember feeling cold. I saw a bank sign in the distance that had time, date, and temperature. The date was 3:00PM Dec. 13 and the temperature was 60 degrees. Also, the sky was cloudless and the sun was close to going down. I skated past another sign that read "Rest Area". It was right next to a sewage treatment plant.

When I skated to the other end of the highway the sign said "Exit 187, 76th Place, All Traffic Must Exit" The exit ended in somebody's driveway. I didn't exit and I skated into a construction area. I saw all the teachers that I didn't like from elementary school building the highway. The principal was the one behind the transit scope. I walked up to him and he had a big smile on his face. He told me that when they were done building the highway, it was going to end in a farmer's wheat field 187 miles to the southeast. He was real proud of his highway but not for long. I decided to tell him that his road wasn't quite up to standard.

I told him that he was building it wrong. First I explained to him that the driving lanes were supposed to be 3.6m wide and his were only 3.5m wide. Then I told him that it needs to have a shoulder on the right side thats 3m wide and a shoulder on the left side that's 1.2m wide. Then I said that the median wasn't wide enough and the road signs were supposed to be green instead of blue. I wasn't done with him. I said the speed limit should be 65 mph, not 55 mph.

The other teachers started to whine and cry so they gave up and went home. The principal said "Well, fine, there's a highway in Texas that has purple signs, how come we can't have blue signs?" I replied with "Pointing to another wrong doesn't excuse yours". Then he started pouting and kicking his toolbox around. The dream ended here.

THE REALITY When the dreamer woke he associated the dream with his father. It reminds him of his father's failed business. The dreamer was self employed himself and thought he gave his dad good advice but he didn't listen to anybody. Instead, he got upset and said "If I can't do this by myself it's just not going to get done. From now on the dreamer decided to never try to help out in such a way again. He had tried to encourage his father to think in new ways. This had totally failed. His father wanted to do things in his own way.

THE INTERPRETATION If you wake up and think of an issue then its likely that the issue maybe connected. This maybe the case.

One good link here is the sewage treatment plant. That would symbolise how the dreamer is dealing with the bad feelings associated with his fathers failed business. Factories of any kind tend to link to how feelings and thoughts are constructed. So here the dreamer is looking at how bad feelings are created within the mind. In this case he realises that he was trying to help his father when he should have just allowed him to get along with things.

Farms are symbolic of the ways in which we try to encourage others to think in certain ways. We are trying to help certain ideas take root in others. Here all the roads are well constructed except the one towards the farms. That is consistent with the new thoughts in the dreamers mind. He does not want to go in the direction of helping people. Thats why the road is well constructed except for the area heading towards the farmer.

A great emphasis is placed on radio signals. These are symbolic of people listening to the outside world. There is a difference between digital and FM signals here though.

Perhaps that shows that there is a difference in generations. The digital signal represents modern ways and the FM signal old ways. Perhaps then the issue links to generational differences in that the father is from a different generation and maybe has different ideas and expectations. Younger people are maybe more likely to listen to advice and to participate in an "information culture".

The dream also links to a lot of details(it dwells on the width of gauges) and maybe has precise info about what the son knew - precise knowledge of running a real business. That is what happened in real life as the dreamer advised his father to use the Internet for his business.

In the dream the dreamer is on rollerblades. This is an intensely personal way of traveling. It perhaps shows that the dreamer is heading in a direction and thinking in ways that are intensely personal.

The connections with real life are few in this dream. Its a difficult dream to analyze. But there are some links to reality here. The link with the farms is a strong one. The symbols certainly seem consistent with this issue that was dominating the dreamers mind the night before. It is just missing one or two vital direct links. But it certain could be seen as linked to this issue.

Symbolic Meanings
BRIDGE : "emotional junction - the dreamer realises it was pointless trying to help his father as he never really wanted to listen to advice"
FARMER : "people who inspire us and encourage us in some ability or behavior - the dreamers attempts to inspire and encourage his father"
PARKING LOT : "life at a standstill in some way"
RADIO WAVES : "tuning in too how people see the world - the dreamers father sees the world in a totally different way"
RESTAURANT : "trying to get someone interested in your ideas"
SEWAGE : "the possibility that unwanted emotions spill out in an out of control way"
TRAFFIC : "personality clashes and conflicts with other people - the dreamers clashes with his fathers personality which is heading in the other direction"
DREAM MEANING The dream captures the following feeling within the dreamer - "I have now decided that I will never help anyone in the way that I tried to help my father with his business. I do not think he ever tuned in to what I was saying. He just went ahead and did what he was going to do"

See how the Symbolic Meanings above weave together to form a key insight in the DREAM MEANING

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