Lost dreams are again one of the most common dream themes. And like this poor little duck in the fish bowl...we have all felt the desperation and despair of feeling lost.
For me feeling lost in a dream is similar to the feeling I would get as a child when I was lost in the supermarket. The feeling of panic and urgency I felt after only a few minutes was quite extreme.
In lost dreams there is a distinct sense of urgency and panic, of fear and desperation at being lost and not knowing what to do to help yourself.
Perhaps you are in a foreign land or you could be somewhere that looks familiar yet you don’t know where you are going or how you will get there.
Lost dreams signify a sense of feeling lost in some situation in waking life.
It could be you feel you have no direction with your career or perhaps you are feeling emotionally “lost” in a relationship. Do you feel confusion or conflicted about how to act in a waking life situation?
The dream may also centre on you losing an object, rather than being lost yourself. If this is the case you need to look closely at the item that you lost.
What is the item you lost?
What does the item mean to you?
What is its purpose?
How do you feel when it is lost?
Do the answers to these questions remind you of any situation or person in your life?
Perhaps you are not able to move, scream or breathe in these dreams. Are you screaming your lungs out but no sound is coming out of your mouth?
Simply enough this is a metaphor for an actually need in your waking life for you to call for help or ask for assistance, but for some reason you are not doing so.
At this point you probably don’t feel the need or realize it is necessary but your unconscious is trying to tell you….it is.
Feeling trapped or paralysed also reflects what is happening when we are dreaming and in REM sleep, when our muscles are actually paralysed to inhibit our body from acting out our dreams.
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Have you ever had a dream of being lost or feeling lost in your dreams? You wander around aimlessly and no matter what you do you simply cannot find where you have to get to or the item that you have lost.
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