Im falling...am I going to die if I hit the ground?
Having a falling dream… can definitely be quite scary!
All of a sudden, out of nowhere you are free falling in your dream...tumbling down...down...down...and you have no idea why or where you are falling to!
We have all experienced this sort of dream at some point in our lives as it is reported as being one of the most common dreams of all.
Contrary to popular perception, nothing will happen to you if you actually reach the bottom in a falling dream.
I am living proof of this having had many dreams of falling where I have reached the bottom and I am still alive to tell the tale!
So what does it mean if you have tripped and fallen over a cliff in your dream?
Quite like being chased, dreaming of falling indicates you have feelings of insecurity and anxiety in waking life.
You could feel out of control in a waking life situation, it could be in a relationship, work situation or just in your general approach to life.
Similarly these dreams could indicate that you are indulging in some form of self-destructive patterns of behaviour.
It could also express feeling like a failure in some aspect of your waking life.
Ask yourself these quick questions to help in uncovering why you had a falling dream:
What happens in your dream before you fall?
How do you feel when you are falling?
Does this remind you of how you feel in a waking life situation?
Don’t confuse a falling dream with those spasms early on during your sleeping cycle when you see yourself falling and your body jerks and you wake up.
These are not really dreams, but quick images created as a response to relaxing.
There is not much use to analyse these sorts of experiences, as they really don’t have anything to do with your inner life.
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