Vision: Seeing an earthworm: don’t disregard other people’s hard work. Be more frugal yourself (a very appropriate dream for people like bosses, politicians, and managers!). Using earthworms for bait: while you are following your own path, you are often inconsiderate, sometimes even unscrupulous.
Depth Psychology: The earthworm suggests that you be more considerate in the pursuit of your life’s goals.
To dream of earthworms signifies secret enemies that endeavor to ruin and destroy us; and that this shall be effected by misers and covetous persons, who axe the mere worms of the earth.... The Complete Dream Book
In that it is difficult to lay down a bag of Lay’s potato chips, the appearance of these chips in a dream may point to your ovenndulgence in fatty foods or to any other ovenndulgent behavior.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
In dreams, parsley represents unrecognized but nourishing benefits in your life. Are you taking some things for granted, such as your health or the love of your family? If parsnips appear in your dreams they may signify neglected opportunities in waking life, whilst the appearance of peas could indicate difficult decisions that need to be made. Shucking peas is thought to portend recovery from illness, dried peas are symbolic of tenacity and strength of purpose, but to dream that you eat peas suggests some form of deception. When peppers appear in dreams pay attention to their color; are they red or green, as this will influence the interpretation? Peppers typify the need for a response of some kind in waking life and to dream about pepper or peppers indicates that you need to put a little more spice and variety in your life. Alternatively, there may be something that is bothering or irritating you, and your dream may be trying to point to the source.
In dreams, a potato could suggest an essential or basic element in your life; it could also suggest being inactive or a ’couch potato’, as well as a delicate or awkward situation or a ’hot potato’.
If you see mashed potatoes in a dream, you may have to make decisions involving financial cutbacks. Potato skin relates to the most potent aspects of an issue; the place from which the greatest number of benefits will be derived. Yams or sweet potatoes are symbols of pleasant memories.... The Element Encyclopedia
The food of the poor, particularly in the 19th century, which thereby connects this image to fear of social decline—note Van Gogh’s painting The Potato Eaters, for example, where dark and somber colors convey the mood of poverty.
At the same time, the image of the potato refers to groundedness, since it grows underground. As a root plant, the potato addresses the rootedness of the dream- er. As a tuber, the potato has a peculiar androgynous shape: it could represent a phallic symbol as well as typically feminine shapes. As one of the basic food forms, the potato also represents the nurturing female as well as the power of Mother Nature.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Because potatoes are considered the poor man’s food, eating mashed potatoes may signify concerns about your economic status. Digging up potatoes may mean that you are working very hard for very little money.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Serenity and security is the happy message contained in a dream of eating potatoes in any form; and a stroke of business luck is forecast if you dreamed of digging, cooking, planting, buying, or serving them.
See also Peel.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
As a subterranean vegetable, the potato represents a symbol of the unconscious. Socially, it is a symbol of laziness (“the couch potato”) or of a person considered to be a “lump” (“potato head”).... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
To see potatoes in your dream symbolizes an essential or basic element in your life, since potatoes are basic nourishment. It may also suggest laziness or stupidity. To see or eat mashed potatoes in your dream, suggests that you are experiencing concern over your financial affairs. Potato skin relates to the most potent aspect of a situation or the place where the greater number of benefits can be found. To see or eat crisps or potato chips in your dream symbolizes overindulgent behavior. It can also relate to the various methods you use to satisfy a basic need. To see a pretzel in your dream symbolizes twisted perceptions or confused thought processes concerning a relationship or situation in waking life. It may indicate that you are preoccupied with some complex issue and are not sure how to handle it.... The Element Encyclopedia
Vision: Eating potatoes: be careful with your money—your budget is shrinking. Digging potatoes: you will have to work long and hard to reach your goals. Peeling potatoes: your household budget needs adjustment—you need to spend less.
Depth Psychology: A pleasant dream about potatoes: you have maturity and inner strength. Unpleasant dreams involving potatoes: financial or emotional worries; you may soon have to make do with less.... Dreamers Dictionary
To encourage joyful dreams, some dream experts suggest that you do some visualization exercises during the day. For example, you may want to look for flying objects during the day, such as leaves, insects, seeds, birds or kites and then try to imagine what the world looks like from their perspective. How would it feel and what would the earth look like? Another exercise to do during the day would be to imagine or picture in your mind a dream that takes you on an exciting or joyous adventure.
If you do have happy, joyful dreams during the night remember how they feel and try to take some guidance from the dream.... The Element Encyclopedia
To dream of a sweet potato implies that you or your partner have more intense sexual urges than the other. You should work together in this area so that your bond gratifies both of you.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Fragrant flowers such as roses, jasmine, narcissus, marigold, daisies etc.- if any of these are seen detached from its stem-it suggest that the observer will lose his accumulated wealth. But if they are not, it is a harbinger of a son who will be good, hones and righteous. How righteous he will be depends on the intensity of the fragrance given off by such a flower.... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Seeing or eating sweets in a dream indicates one’s sincerity in his religious attendance, release of a prisoner, arrival of a traveller, recovery of a sick person, marriage of an unwed person, guidance, repentance, learning the Qur’an, buying new clothing for one’s children, having a loyal servant, or earning blessed monies. Seasonal sweets in a dream represent witnessing an annual festival, or the reinstatement of a just ruler.
To feel saturated with sweets in a dream means self-conceit, lies, or it could mean extollment, or speaking nice words. Eating sweets in a dream also means suffering from cold symptoms. Though, eating fermented sweets or preserves in a dream may represent a cure.
If a sweet is made from the basic four ingredients (i.e., honey, sugar, flour and manna or dates, or other fillings) in a dream, it means happiness, longevity, or escaping from the consequences of a dangerous business one ventures in with greed. As for a believer, eating sweets in a dream means tasting the blessings of one’s faith, though for a disbeliever, it means indulging in the pleasures of this world.
Sensual pleasure; pleasures in life; special love. Example: A lot of sweets, brightly wrapped, were being put into my open hands. All I saw of the giver were his hands. Beautiful, big, gnarled hands of a working man’ (Alex U). Alex saw the hands as the holiness of everyday human experience, especially regarding self-giving, as in parenthood, love and work —the hands of Christ we forget. Alex doesn’t eat sweets, so they represent pleasures he seldom allows himself, the pleasure of everyday life and love. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
The sweetness of life; how sweet it is. Need for energy, quick pick me up. Treating oneself. Also, manipulative device: you cannot have dessert until you eat your vegetables.... The Dream Books Symbols
The oneiric thoughts in which you eat sweets announce not only pleasures but also the need to take care of expenses caused by some superfluous whims.
If the candies are stale you must be cautious with your health, as there are great chances of becoming ill. Receiving sweets is a warning that you will be flattered by someone you are not sure about her intentions, so you must be attentive to her movements; but if, on the contrary, it is you who make them, then it becomes evident the profit after hard work.
In general, sweets are an omen of good business; but to receive them indicates deceit; and to buy them, some minor trouble.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
To see or eat sweets or candy in your dream symbolizes the joys, sweetness and special treats of life. It also represents indulgence, sensuality or forbidden pleasures. Is life sweet at the moment? A sweetshop or candy store indicates the varied methods that are available for experiencing life’s joys. A sweet wrapper suggests recently experienced joys that should not be so easily forgotten.... The Element Encyclopedia
Feeling insignificant or ineffective; something you treat as insignificant, the penis. Worms: ill health; health worries. Idioms: even a worm will turn. See maggots. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
1- At its very basic interpretation, the worm can suggest the penis. Depending on the dreamer’s attitude to sexuality and gender, there may be a sense of threat.
The worm is not necessarily seen to be particularly clean.
2- The worm in dreams can also highlight our feelings of ineffectiveness and insignificance (whether this is about ourselves or others).
If the worm is bigger than we are then this would suggest that our own sense of inferiority is a problem.
If we are particularly conscious of a worm- cast that is, the earth the worm has passed through its body, then this is a transformation image and indicates we are capable of changing our lives into something more fertile.
3- Being given to the worms is a metaphor for death, so we need to be aware that on a spiritual level changes may shortly be taking place.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
To see yourself using a worm as fish bait foretells of success and material gain by the dreamer but if you just see a worm them you can expect losses and reversals unless you kill it, in which case the dreamer will attain wealth in his endeavors.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
Dreams of a worm represents sneakiness and a desire to be unnoticed as you inch through your life. You may be feeling insignificant and worthless because you have been feeding on negativity that keeps you feeling small.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Psychological / emotional perspective: The worm in dreams can also highlight our feelings of ineffectiveness and insignificance (whether this is about ourselves or others).
If the worm is bigger than we are then this would suggest that our own sense of inferiority is a problem.
If we are particularly conscious of a wormcast – that is, the earth the worm has passed through its body – then this is a transformation image and indicates we are capable of changing our lives into something more fertile.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Gives gender - specific: At its very basic interpretation, the worm can suggest the penis. Depending on the dreamer’s attitude to sexuality and gender, there may be a sense of threat.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Aspects of self you prefer not to look at; those feeding on decay or negativity. Lack of awareness; lowly opinion of self. Earth worms prepare and enrich the soil; go ahead and start your planting. Recognize inner beauty.... The Dream Books Symbols
Jung defines it as a negative figure. Its underground character and creeping locomotion have not given it a really “good reputation.” Worms, therefore, symbolize what has been corrupted.
Dreaming of them is often quite unpleasant. It should be added, however, that worms are also good for the garden and its fertility because they aerate the soil and eat up many unfavorable insects. In addition, as it is known, even the most horrifying caterpillars can become butterflies. As a result, this image advises you to not be depressed because of your defects; deep inside every creature, there is a huge potential for transformation. (See BUTTERFLY, METAMORPHOSIS, and CATERPILLAR)
In traditional books on dreams, worms predict infectious diseases. And if you dream that you wipe them out, the harbinger says you will receive money.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
The term worm is used metaphorically in some common English expressions to represent weakness and sneakiness, as in “he wormed his way into the group” or “what a worm he turned out to be.” The worm also symbolizes bait and rich, fertile soil.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
Freudians might regard the worm as a phallic symbol, and according to your reaction, worms in general may represent a sense of threat. To see a worm in your dream also represents weakness and general negativity; you have a very low opinion of yourself or of someone in your life. To dream that the worm is crawling on your body indicates that you feel someone around you is taking advantage of you and feeding off your kind-heartedness.
If the worm is bigger than you in your dream, this suggests a real sense of inferiority. There are also associations with death and rebirth, as being‘given to the worms’ is a metaphor for death.
To dream that you have ringworm is urging you to take better care of your health and boost your immunity with a healthy diet and regular exercise. To have or see a tapeworm in your dream likewise forewarns of poor health if you do not take better care of yourself.
If the floorboards in your dreams bore the signs of woodworm, could your unconscious have been warning you that unless you take action, something or someone troublesome will crawl out of the woodwork, ultimately causing things to collapse around you?... The Element Encyclopedia
(An organism living on another; Children; Insects; Parasites; Silkworm) In a dream, worms represent daughters or children living under their father.
The same goes for all worms, annelids, intestinal worms, or parasites that live on cadavers. Seeing tapeworms coming out of one’s backside in a dream represents one’s grandchildren.
If one sees worms coming out of his mouth in a dream, it means that some members of his family are plotting against him, though he knows about it, and he will finally escape from their danger, but at his own expense.
If one sees worms coming out of his stomach in a dream, it means that he will distance himselffrom evil companions. Consequently, he will regain honor and purity. Worms leaving one’s body in a dream mean overcoming distress, or paying alms tax. Worms in a dream also represent one’s enemies.
A silkworm in a dream means a customer in one’s shop, or it could represent one’s profession. Silkworms in a dream usually mean financial benefits, though in some circles they represent illegal money, or guesswork.
(Also see Earthworm)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
What thoughts come to mind when someone is called a worm? When we are dreaming about these animals, we may be reflecting on the more negative aspects of our own or someone else’s personality. Worms are usually associated with weakness and sneakiness. They are blind and generally feed on decaying matter.
To associate these characteristics with any individuals, including yourself indicates that you are seeing a very negative side of them and have a generally low opinion of them (or yourself).
If you are dreaming about earthworms, the connotation is more positive because they make contributions to the general health of our environment. Old, superstition based dream interpretations say that dreaming about worms is a warning about poor health.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
To use them as bait predicts a sudden material gain; otherwise, they signify news of an illness, unless you killed them, in which case the dream is a forecast of successful efforts.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams