Throat aches may suggest an inability to express yourself verbally, whilst dreams of injury or strangulation to the throat almost always relate to current pressures in your life. Such dreams do not always urge you to speak your mind but they do remind you to be aware of those dynamics around you that are affecting you, as well as urging you to be honest with yourself about how you feel about what is going on. Chest aches indicate withheld emotions and back aches blocked anger.
The sensation of pain in a dream may be a warning against taking unnecessary risks or an attempt by your dreaming mind to urge you to take a more positive approach to life. Dreams in which you are fatigued or racked with aches and pains may signify that in waking life you are worrying needlessly over problems that really aren’t that important. Take a more relaxed approach. Sometimes, however, your dreaming mind will inflict a pain dream almost as an act of revenge over some supposed fault or misbehavior in waking life. For example, if you are on a diet and have slipped recently, your unconscious may punish you in dreams that have the sensation of pain. Perhaps one of the most horrifying pain scenarios in a dream is to be impaled. Whether this is caused by a slip from a high spot onto railings or a vampire stake through the heart, such a dream refers to the pain of unwanted intrusion or enemies in real life.... The Element Encyclopedia
(Also see Compensation; Skinning an animal)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
To dream that you are bribing someone, or witness a bribe taking place, indicates that you expect too much of others.
If the dream is about bribing the police, this means you believe that you are above the law or rules and get away with being dishonest.... My Dream Interpretation
Avoid any form of gambling or speculation for the time being, and stay far away from anyone you suspect might try to exploit, you.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
Depth Psychology: The brush represents strong erotic desires, but it may also mean that you are too simple-minded, or surrounded by simple-minded people.... Dreamers Dictionary
(Also see Bodyl; Chest”; Pain)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If your social dream was pleasant, it can suggest that you are feeling secure and happy in your current social situation.
If the dream was unpleasant, however, and you were rejected or thrown out of your club, you may be feeling that your goals and opinions are not the same as those of other people in your life. We often hate to feel different from our friends and so any dream in which you were a part of a tribe or secret order with elaborate ritual and rules may be questioning how much you are expressing your individuality in waking life.
If you are chased by a gang or yob in your dream this is similar to dreams of being chased by a monster and the gang or yob should be faced. Consider who or what the gang or yob represents to you.... The Element Encyclopedia
A crib was initially a food receptacle, although today it can suggest a new life.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
A full hayrack is a positive sign: you can look forward to a carefree future. Looking at baby Jesus in the crib also promises a good future. From a religious point of view, the latter image is also a sign that you want to keep a secret.... Dreamers Dictionary
(Also see Body’; Chest pain; Lungs; Teeth; Tooth)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If you dream you are in pain, it shows that you are punishing yourself over a useless cause or inconsequential action on your part.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
Depth Psychology: Pain is either a sign of emotions stressed to the limit, or that someone has hurt yon. Where in the body is the pain? Look up that entry to determine its meaning. See Body, Injury, Wound.... Dreamers Dictionary
If you dream you are in pain it shows that you are punishing yourself over a useless cause or inconsequential action on your part.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
According to some oracles, this dream shows that a minor business can make you very unhappy. However, other superstitions ensure that you will receive an unexpected sum of money.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
If someone else is doing the painting, then a friend or associate is hiding something from you.... Gypsy Dream Dictionary
A dream of artist’s paint signifies important changes if it was watercolors.
To dream of lacquer, gilt, or shellac predicts a passionate new love affair.
See also Deo orate.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
If the paint in your dream was more artistic in nature, the impulse being expressed may connect to your desire to be creative. Paint itself is the stuff with which this form of alteration is executed. Symbolically, it should be considered as the raw material of change of an expressive nature.
The control you are able to exert over this elusive liquid medium will illuminate for you how effectively you may be utilizing your current creative resources.
The more control you are able to access, the more effective your expressiveness is likely to be and the more effectively you will be able to manifest your desired intention.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
If we are painting large pictures we may need to adopt a more global perspective. Colour in a painting is also important, as is the subject.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To be looking at paintings in dreams indicates that we are questioning or paying attention to different ideas and concepts. Painting as in decorating suggests we are making recognizable changes in how we think and feel.
A picture that we ourselves have painted might have more emotional impact than an old master – an old master can also suggest our attitude to the past.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To dream of painting a house suggets you are a creative person and you will find success in a project. Or, this dream could mean you are covering up something.
To see a painting in your dream, represents your need for self-expression.
The painting is symbolic of your intuition and inner realizations. Also see “Body Paint”... My Dream Interpretation
To have paint on your clothing, you will be made unhappy by the thoughtless criticisms of others.
To dream that you use the brush yourself, denotes that you will be well pleased with your present occupation.
To dream of seeing beautiful paintings, denotes that friends will assume false positions towards you, and you will find that pleasure is illusive.
For a young woman to dream of painting a picture, she will be deceived in her lover, as he will transfer his love to another. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
A newly painted house or building denotes success in some endeavor.
If you are doing the painting you will soon secure a good position of employment.
If you see beautiful oil paintings this will denote false friends bearing witness against you.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
A newly painted house or building denotes success in some endeavor.
If you are doing the painting you will soon secure a good position of employment.
If you see beautiful oil paintings this will denote false friends bearing witness against you.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
To dream of hitting your opponent in rapid fire may suggest that you are emotionally hurtful and may need to forgo your pride and be first to put down your weapon.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
If you injured yourself while playing paintball in your dream, this foretells a rise in your social status.
If your dream mainly focused on seeing many colors of paint, important changes are coming in your life.
If you got paint all over your clothes, this suggests you might be too easily offended by criticism about you.... My Dream Interpretation
A painter in a dream also represents someone who conceals his acts, or hides his true face. He also could represent alcoholism, falling in love, marriage, or having children. Some of the painter’s works are beneficial while others are harmful. All depending on the quality of his work, its objectives, balance, resemblance to the object painted and authenticity.
The characteristics of such a person in the dream may be that of a hypocrite in wakefulness, or an ostentatious person, a toadying person, a hypocrite, a panegyrist, or a lauding person, though he mostly looks as a good, sincere and a hard working person.
The value of his paintings varies depending on the subject treated.
A painter in a dream also represents a person who loves flattery, self-adulation, an eloquently speaking person, a liar, one who fails his promises, or he could represent strength and authority.
(Also see Architect; Artist; Paintings; Weaver)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Depth Psychology: The painter means you want things in your life to change. You would like to start over and give your life and love relationship more “color.” See Painting and the chapter on “Colors in Dreams.” Painting (a House or Wall) When dreaming about painting a house or a wall, the color of the paint is important. White paint: you are feeling threatened or pursued by another person. Brightly colored paint (particularly red): soon you will have reason to rejoice.
Black paint: a warning of impending illness.
(See the chapter on “Colors in Dreams.”)... Dreamers Dictionary
A dream may depict this as a painting; subtle feelings or realisations; a view we have of or about something. Any form of artistic expression: self expression; expressing one’s feelings or intuitions; one’s inner situation; creative ability. Painting, decorating: expressing feelings; the impression we give to others; what ‘colour’ we are painting things, in the sense of painting a very black picture; a cover up. We can paint the town red; paint too rosy a picture. Or we might be working at changing our appearance or lifestyle. See photographs. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
To be looking at paintings in dreams indicates that we are questioning or paying attention to ideas and concepts of which we have not been consciously aware.
Painting as in decorating suggests we arc making recognisable changes how we think and feel.
2- Bccausc painting has such a lot to do with self-expression, the way that we are painting in a dream may be important. If, for instance, we are painting miniatures we may need to concentrate on detail.
If we are painting large pictures we may need to adopt a more global perspective. Colour in a painting is also important (see Colour).
3- We are creating a spiritual scenario.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
The color of the paint gives additional significance to the context of your dream.
For example, red paint implies the shedding of inhibitions and painting the town red.
To dream of being splattered by paint signifies over-sensitivity to criticism and shrewd remarks from people around you.
To see a painting in your dream signifies your need for self-expression.
The painting reflects your inner feelings and thoughts.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Dreaming of a house being painted indicates that information previously kept from you will soon come to light.
If you dream of being an artist and painting a picture that is beautiful and happy, then you have the power to create whatever circumstances you want the most in life.
A dark, foreboding painting, however, indicates a pessimistic outlook on life, and therapy might be of great assistance.
If you watch while someone else paints a picture, you may have the feeling of being on the outside looking in and need to take control of your life - again, depending on the atmosphere, circumstances, and other symbols in the dream.... Dream Explanations of Astro Center
In general, it means that you love your work.
If you spill paint on yourself instead, others will criticize you.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
A new image can also cover over an older one.
A building or a room can be reinvented with fresh color, or that which was old and dingy can become clean with a fresh coat of paint. Seen in this fashion, painting will always connect on a symbolic level with the emergence of something new and expressive as a replacement of something old or lacking vibrancy.
Dreaming of painting a room in your home should be explored through the symbolic meaning of that room.
The outside of your home connects to your persona, the part of yourself that you show to the world.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
The significance of this symbol lies in the reason for painting.
The dreamer may be expressing creativity or artistic talent.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
Painting has a lot to do with self-expression, and what you are painting and the colors you are using are important.
If you are painting a miniature, perhaps you need to concentrate on small details.
If you are painting a nature scene, perhaps you need to spend more time in the fresh air.
If you are painting larger pictures, perhaps you need to see the larger picture. The actual image that you are painting in your dream may symbolize the way that you are visualizing your current situation in your waking life.
If you are painting as in decorating, this could suggest making changes in the way you feel about yourself. It could also represent changes in your appearance or lifestyle. See also COLORS; PLACES.... The Element Encyclopedia
The colors in the dream are very important—see the chapter “Colors in Dreams.” Seeing a beautiful painting in your dream means that happiness is on the way. What else do you see in the picture? What are the colors? See Colors, Picture.
Depth Psychology: Dreaming about painting means self-realization and self-fulfillment. Are you “painting” your future? What does it look like? “Is the “handwriting on the wall”? Do you paint over things you don’t like? What does “as pretty as a picture” mean to you? See Colors, Picture.... Dreamers Dictionary
(Also see Painter)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
For a young woman to dream of decorating herself with ribbons, she will soon have a desirable offer of marriage, but frivolity may cause her to make a mistake.
If she sees other girls wearing ribbons, she will encounter rivalry in her endeavors to secure a husband.
If she buys them, she will have a pleasant and easy place in life.
If she feels angry or displeased about them, she will find that some other woman is dividing her honors and pleasures with her in her social realm. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
If you dream of a hair ribbon, then you have a desire to stand out and be recognized as the prize that you are. See Hair, Bow and Reward.... Strangest Dream Explanations
See also Colors.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
The presence of a ribbon in a dream indicates a desire to highlight something specific. Look to where the ribbon was affixed and if it had any additional sense of purpose to round out your interpretation.
A hair ribbon relates to a desire to feel more attractive.
A ribbon on a gift is a reflection of a need to have what you offer the world stand out in a dynamic way.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
The color of the ribbons also plays a role (see the chapter on “Colors in Dreams”).
A ribbon blowing in the wind means good luck and success!
Depth Psychology: Ribbons are symbols of many things: “tying the knot,” “my hands are tied.” Have you already “tied the knot”—or would you like to? Do you have friendly ties to someone? Are you all tied up?... Dreamers Dictionary
If one sees his ribs standing out, or exposed in a dream, he may face punishment for a crime or a sin he has committed.
If one’s ribs grow strong and the flesh surrounding them becomes healthier in a dream, then they represent prosperity, recovering from an illness, gaining weight, or growing fat. Ifone sees himself in a dream without ribs, it means that he will lose what the ribs represent of either a wife, a child, money or perhaps, he could have engaged in something wrong, thinking it to be right. One’s ribs in a dream also mean a sickness, or bending of one’s shoulders because of old age. Eating one’s own ribs in a dream means becoming a burden to his family and relatives, or it could mean that he may sell wood for living, or work at a lumberyard.
(Also see Body’)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If you dreamed of the kind of ribs you eat, the meaning depends on whether you ate them or not.
If you did, you are getting close to the truth in a certain matter.
If others were eating the ribs, or you just saw them but didn’t eat them, you will see others obtain the object you have been striving for.... My Dream Interpretation
If an ungodly person sees them in a dream, it means that he should correct his life and seek the company of pious and good people.
(Also see Record keepers)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
If the dream felt threatening, you could be experiencing some social pressure.... My Dream Interpretation