What are anxiety dreams about?
This symbol is identified by words like anxious, apprehensive, worried, etc.
Anxiety in dreams is a common dream symbol, occuring in about 6.0% of dreams. That's about 1 out of every 15 dreams.
What are the major highlights of anxiety dreams?
Anxiety is a very interconnected dream symbol. Having anxiety in a dream substantially changes the nature of the dream.
Dreams of anxiety are emotional
What symbols more present in dreams of anxiety?
Anxiety dreams are notable because they have substantially more disease, relief, verbs, opponents, embarrassment, emaciation, injecting, El Salvador, movement, panic, epidemics, getting fired, wallets, general thinking, Venezuela, arriving, comfort, nephews, taking a test, general movement, uranus, tests, illness, abortions, characters, campuses, shirts, nurses, anticipating, Kuwait, Morocco, jails, qualities, baggage, jobs, safety, mice, foreseeing, senses, pregnancy tests, universities, being late, communicating, bankruptcy, pilots, doctors, pretending, purse, going, joy, unemployment, ignoring, psychologists, the afternoon, makeup, events, fugitives, going to die, paying attention, and bartenders than 95% of other dream symbols.
What symbols less present in dreams of anxiety?
Anxiety dreams are notable because they have substantially less elephants, falling in love, seeing a dead pet, recurring dreams, anxiety, emotions, clowns, molesting, sleep paralysis, paralysis, chasing, owls, lucid dreams, youtube, panthers, tornados, fantastic beings, birds, being shot, dream within a dream, vampires, the night, elves, devils, snakes, trying to scream, nightmares, precognitive dreams, black and white, sex, flying, seeing a dead friend, insects, ancestors, specific people, shooting, invading, sexuals acts, grenades, eggs, animals, worms, seeing a dead relative, witches, and eclipses than 95% of other dream symbols.
How does the dream symbol of anxiety affect the different aspects of a dream?
Explore different elements related to dreams of anxiety
Who is in anxiety dreams?
Overall, dreams with anxiety are aren't really related to characters in dreams. Specifically, dreams of anxiety are more related to close people, more related to family, and more related to romantic partners than dreams in general. They are less related to fantastic beings.
What are the emotions in anxiety dreams?
Overall, dreams with anxiety are much more related to emotions in dreams. Specifically, dreams of anxiety are more related to happiness, more related to sadness, and more related to embarrassment than dreams in general.
Grief and sorrow
Who is in anxiety dreams?
Overall, dreams with anxiety are less related to places in dreams. Specifically, dreams of anxiety are more related to home and more related to work than dreams in general. They are less related to natural places and less related to magical places.
What happens in anxiety dreams?
How do anxiety in dreams related to other dream phenomenon?
Overall, dreams with anxiety are more related to dream events in dreams. Specifically, dreams of anxiety are more related to recurring dreams, more related to recurring nightmares, and more related to sleeping than dreams in general.
How can you make sense of anxiety in dreams?
Anxiety dreams are common. Among other things anxiety dreams are very postively interconnected and very emotional.
Do you think this is true for your dream of anxiety? How might your dream of anxiety be different?
All dreams have meaning
You can gain insight from thinking about any dream, no matter how strange. Only you, as the dreamer, have final say on what your dream may or may not mean. Each dream is unique.
Look for the differences
The DreamWell dictionary provides information on how each dream symbol appears in dreams in general. Finding how experience anxiety in dreams can be a key to understanding its meaning.
Return to the feelings
Our emotions in dreams can help us understand its meaning. Pay attention to how you felt in the dream. Pay attention to how you feel about anxiety in dreams. See how you feel about anxiety now, in your waking life.
What are possible meanings for dreams of anxiety?
Common scenarios for anxiety dreams include the presence of people and creatures that cause you anxiety. The supervisor or teacher breathing down your neck is likely to be referenced in your dreams, perhaps as a big bug that lands on your neck. Creatures such as spiders and snakes in dreams can symbolize anxiety if they mirror how you feel when you encounter them in the daylight world. They are used by the dreaming mind to trigger emotional reactions.
Anxiety experienced in a dream is a sign that something in your life is producing anxiety. Dreams create scenarios that parallel situations from your life, especially the emotional ones, so the best way to identify an anxiety dream is by the fact that it produces anxiety. It’s no big mystery. Question is, what’s causing anxiety and what are you going to do about it?
Your dreams can act as a sort of inner physician or psychologist, so if you dream about scenarios that cause anxiety, it’s a good idea to analyze the dream for suggestions on how to deal with the anxiety or eliminate it. Anxiety is often caused by situations that can be helped, either by changing your external circumstances or your internal ones.
This interpretation is from ""The Dream Interpretation Dictionary: Symbols, Signs, and Meanings" and is provided by J.M. DeBord aka "RadOwl". He is the author of several acclaimed books about dreaming, the host of The Dreams That Shape Us podcast, and is a moderator of r/Dreams, one of the largest dream sharing communities on the internet.
Examples of dreams of anxiety
Read some real dream reports of anxiety dreams.. These real life dream reports come from the moderated dream sharing communities of Reddit including r/Dreams, r/Nightmares, r/DreamInterpretation, or r/thisdreamihad. Please note that some of these may contain graphic, sexual, or violent images and text. Use the source link for each dream to view and join the discussion of each one.
Im so worried about this
I just had a dream where I was watching some horror movie about satan or something. then something in my room started acting up, moving on its own. it started following me. i called my dad and showed it to him. it didnt stop. It sort of kept following me. it wouldn't even break. so after giving up i decide that it will end only after i die.
but then theres this voice that says that even after i die i will be owned by him in after life or something like that. Like the Devil.
This creeped me out so much i wokeup with so much anxiety. im a hindu and I dont really believe in this. what could this mean?
I just had a dream where I was watching some horror movie about satan or something. then something in my room started acting up, moving on its own. it started...
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For background, there are demons in my house, now the activity has gone down tremendously since sleeping with crystals under my pillow, lighting candles, and using myrrh, BUT, last night, I had a creepy dream. I was in my house with my best friend when all of the sudden, we could here a little girl laughing, even though I knew what it meant, I followed the sound into the bathroom. When I got there, I looked behind the shower curtain and saw a little girl with short curly brown hair just standing there. I instinctually told her to leave and that I didn’t want her there but my voice wouldn’t come out, she just smiled. I don’t know why but she slapped my stomach and then all of a sudden, the little girl turned into a man and for some reason, so did I. I mean, it was me, but I was suddenly looking through the eyes of someone else, and then the male demon said “she’s down there with a baby in her stomach”. I think he was talking about me. I’ve been reading tarot lately and I’ve been seeing the tower and empress cards a lot lately, which would normally mean that I probably couldn’t get pregnant, but I already thought I couldn’t....so I’m worried that I am and that the demons in my house are after me or some shit like that. I know this was a rollercoaster ride from start to finish but please understand that I’m freaked out, I would really appreciate anything you guys have to say on the matter. Thank you
For background, there are demons in my house, now the activity has gone down tremendously since sleeping with crystals under my pillow, lighting candles, and...
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Super creepy lucid dream in where a man tried to prove the dream world was real.
It started with me at a crossroad, I tried to make cars collapse using telekinesis after finding out I was dreaming. Nothing worked. The strangest thing was that I could use my imagination, visualize things in my head, and then come back to the dream. That's how "stable" it was.
At one point, I encountered a man who wore a black jacket, and had thin black hair. He told me this dream was real.
I sighted heavily. "This can't be real!", I let out.
"Oh really? Well how about I prove it to you?" the man said with a grin.
"I will translate any given word or sentence to French, I assume you don't know any French... You can check Google Translate to see if it's correct when you wake up.", the man added.
I started thinking. What could be a real good torture test here?
"Hmm, I have been to France many times..." I said. "I'm afraid I might've subconsciously seen the word, and it's translation already."
And then I had a grand idea: "What if I translate a sentence that I never had to use IRL in France?!", I thought.
"Ok...", I turned to the man with a smirk. "Translate: I am dreaming".
The man said something back with a French accent. I don't remember the exact word anymore as I really didn't know how to write it. But it was really short.
"Wait that short? There's no way that's the French translation."
"Oh, I'm sure it is, you can check later when you wake up."
"Can you say it again? I really want to remember it clearly..."
The man said it again, it was once again audible but impossible to write down in letters for someone that doesn't speak French (and perhaps dreaming might have something to do with it).
"I'm afraid I can't remember that too clearly", I said, worried but at the same time not willing to let this chance go.
"Just type the English sentence in Google Translate and see if it sounds the same, that should be enough.", the man said very confidently.
After I woke up, you can already imagine the first thing I did. I opened Google Translate (https://translate.google.nl/?sl=en&tl=fr&text=I%20am%20dreaming&op=translate) immediately after waking up as to avoid forgetting any more than I had to. And indeed the translated sentence sounded exactly the same. Creepy...
It started with me at a crossroad, I tried to make cars collapse using telekinesis after finding out I was dreaming. Nothing worked. The strangest thing was...
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Should I be worried ?
So this morning my sister came up to me and she told me she had a dream I died , she didn’t tell me any details but she seemed upset and normally I wouldn’t be worried but not to long ago the same thing happened with my mom where she dreamed I died , I’m not fucking with the energy or vibes
So this morning my sister came up to me and she told me she had a dream I died , she didn’t tell me any details but she seemed upset and normally I wouldn’t be...
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My aunt that passed away came to say her last goodbye in my dream
So a week ago my aunt passed away after fighting two months in a coma, cause my pneumonia. I can’t say I’m sad and I haven’t mourned her passing like most people. I am a spiritual person, so I believe she’s gone home, back into the totality of the universe, where we all come from. More than anything I’m just grateful I had the privilege to get to know here and love her, especially because she took care of me all the time I went to visit.
I wasn’t able to attend her burial ceremony, since I don’t live in the same country as her. But I’ve definitely been thinking of her the past days and all the great memories we made over the years.
Two nights ago, in a dream, I appeared at her house. I am aware she passed away so I go look for my uncle (her husband). I find him inside his room and I give him a strong hug and I tell him, “I’m so sorry for what happened, I love so much uncle.”
Then I walk outside the house onto the patio. My phone began to ring, and I pick up. On the other end somebody asks me about a friend like, “What did Mike say?” At that point I’m confused, and I as I tried to talk I say, “hello, anybody there?” No response, only noise so I hang up.
As I ended the call I see my aunt walking out from inside the house with a container filled with dishes or clothing. She walks pass me and says, “Hi son, I’ll be right there with you in a sec.” At that moment, I’m shocked, I look at my mom and ask, “does she know?” Referring if my aunt knows what happened to her and that she’ll depart this reality. My mom replies, “yes she does.”
Also I must mentioned that her body was beginning to turn like black matter. It looked like black roots had began covering her body from here feet, kinda like the roots of a tree. Only that the roots where coming from the ground.
A little while later I see my aunt in the kitchen, and my mom calls me in and tells me my aunt is ready to see me. At that point I’m a little scared and nervous. So I walk into the kitchen and I make I contact with my aunt. She looks at me and ask, “Son, do you love me.” I replied, “of course, I have always loved you and I will always love you. No matter what happens or where you go, I will forever love you.” And then I tell her, “don’t nervous, now you have become pure love, the strongest energy there is in the universe.” I hug her and she starts crying. At this point my aunt has three eyes, the third eye in the middle of her forehead.
It was so intense, it felt so real. Shortly after I wake up, and my heart is racing.
I really don’t know what her having a third eye meant. But I feel like she did visit me on the dream state, the astral dimension. I strongly believe she came to say her last goodbyes.
Not sure if anyone has such experiences before. I’d be interested to hear your take on this and what you think it meant.
Thanks for reading.
So a week ago my aunt passed away after fighting two months in a coma, cause my pneumonia. I can’t say I’m sad and I haven’t mourned her passing like most...
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