Monkey

The monkey is a symbol that needs to be understood by considering the various associations that we make when thinking about them. Monkeys may represent lust, self-satisfaction and trickery. A monkey may also represent positive attributes, such as agility, inspiration, a sense of freedom and a capacity to imitate. In Japan, toys that look like […]

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Ape

Traditionally, to dream of apes or monkeys links with the mischievous side of ourselves. However, as perception changes, the symbolism is more of natural intelligence. Also consult the entry for monkey in animals for further information.

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Brass

1. Change in fortune in the offing. 2. Use caution regarding business affairs, especially where colleagues, perhaps new ones, are concerned. 3. Emotional distance, coldness (as in “brass monkeys”).

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Intruder

The intruder in a woman’s dream is often a personification of her own animus. In a man’s dream it characterizes his shadow. In either case it suggests the need for a change in attitude in order for the dreamer to be able to have a full and meaningful relationship with himself. You may like to […]

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Pass

As nowadays many workplaces use electronic passes to gain entry, to forget a pass might denote a lack of interest in what we are doing or that if we are honest we do not feel our work is good enough or of value. To find a pass that is not our own signifies that we […]

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Sack

In a woman’s dream a bag can represent her feelings about pregnancy, while, interestingly enough, in a man’s dream it is more likely to mean some kind of womb experience. Consult the entry for bag as well as the information on womb in the body entry for further information.

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Skeleton / Skull

A skeleton in dreams alerts us to our attitude to the macabre. We are aware that the physical must ‘die’ or change, but that there is still a framework left. The skull in dreams can sometimes represent major changes such as death and all the adjustments necessary. Also consult the entry for death and the […]

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Nymphs

In dreams nymphs are connected with a woman’s sense of beauty and her own femininity. Each group of nymphs has their own particular role and guardianship of specific areas, such as forests and lakes, woods and valleys, mountains and grottoes, which has a certain resonance with different aspects of our personality. In a man’s dream […]

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