To dream about your own body signifies your level of self-worth and self-esteem. Often times, these qualities are dependent on your physical appearance or how your perceive yourself. The dream body also reflects your conscious identity or is representative of your state of health.
To dream about dead bodies implies that you are feeling detached from those around you. It may also mean that you are feeling emotionally drained.
To see a decomposing body in your dream refers to a situation that has long been dead. It is time to move on.
To see or find a bloody dead body in your dream refers to a situation or issue that you can no longer avoid. You need to make an important decision and act on it immediately.
To see your bed in your dream represents your intimate self and discovery of your sexuality. If you are sleeping in your own bed, then it denotes security and restoration of your mind. You may be looking for domestic bliss, for peace or for some form of escape. If you are waking up in a different and/or unknown bed, then it represents the consequences of the decisions you have made. The dream may also be a pun on the completion of a project and "putting it to bed." Consider the condition of the bed. If the bed is made, then it symbolizes security. If the bed is unmade, then it indicates that certain secrets will soon be exposed or revealed. Or that you are exhibiting some carelessness in your sexual behavior.
To dream that you are searching for a bed suggests that you are having difficulties acknowledging your intimate self. You may be feeling inhibited in expressing your sexuality. Alternatively, it may mean that you are looking for domestic security and happiness. Or you just need more sleep.
To dream that you are floating or lifting up into the air from your bed suggests that you are feeling helpless and disconnected from those around you. Your ideas may be alienating people. You might need to tone down your personality a bit.
Dreaming that your parents are buying you a new bed indicates that you need to slow down. You need to make some new changes to your habit or lifestyle. Alternatively, the dream may indicate that you are being pressured to settle down.
Abed without covers in a dream represents travels, a wife, honor or a high rank. Sitting on abed in a dream means regaining power or authority over something one had lost control. If the bed has it covers on, then it means ruling over a group of hypocrites who live in heedlessness. If it is not covered, then it means a journey. If one sees himself wearing his shoes and sitting on his bed in a dream, it means that he will undertake a trip in the company of an ostentatious person. Sitting on a bed in a pleasant surrounding in a dream means honor and power. The covers of one’s bed in a dream represent his wife, his livelihood, or his mistress. Whatever stands on top of a bed represents one’s male children and whatever is hidden under it represents one’s female children. A bed in a dream also represents happiness, joy and dignity. It may also represent a wife, a ship, or a coffin. If one’s bed falls apart or breaks into pieces in a dream, it means loss of authority, dismissal from one’s job, divorcing one’s wife, or it could mean her death. If one sees himself sitting over an unknown bed in a dream, it means marriage or conceiving a child. Sitting over a bed without a mattress means death, or a business trip. If a woman sees herself bringing a bed into her house in a dream, it means that she will get married. If a sick person sees himself sitting up in his bed in a dream, it means that he will recover from his illness.
A bed, clean and white, denotes peaceful surcease of worries. For a woman Dreaming of making a bed, signifies a new lover and pleasant occupation. Dreaming of being in bed, if in a strange room, unexpected friends will visit you. If a sick person dreams of being in bed, new complications will arise, and, perhaps, death. Dreaming that you are sleeping on a bed in the open air, foretells that you will have delightful experiences, and opportunity for improving your fortune. For you to see negroes passing by your bed, denotes exasperating circumstances arising, which will interfere with your plans. To see a friend looking very pale, lying in bed, signifies strange and woeful complications will oppress your friends, bringing discontent to yourself. For a mother Dreaming that her child wets a bed, foretells she will have unusual anxiety, and persons sick, will not reach recovery as early as may be expected. For persons Dreaming that they wet the bed, denotes sickness, or a tragedy will interfere with their daily routine of business.
When you dream of a bed it represents your personal life and/or sexual intentions. If the dreamer sees his own bed, it foretells that you feel safe and secure at this moment of your life and the opposite explanation is of seeing or being in someone’s else bed. This condition indicates insecurity and regrets for your own actions, which you did in the past. Have you ever thought about saying: “What goes around, comes around?” There is a possibility that you are feeling guilty of something you did and/or getting back the results as the effect of your behavior. Usually when you look out for the bed, but can not find it, then this symbolizes difficulties while recognizing the familiar and intimate aspects of yourself. Maybe you find it difficult while expressing feminine or masculine side of your personality. Otherwise it could show the lack of internal safety in your own life. When you are dreaming that you’re going to bed with someone else – stay careful. It seems that you find it very easy to start new relationships, but remember that trusting everyone is not the best idea, as sometimes people give us wrong impression which leads us to disappointments. The dream of the bed that is floating in the air or you are flying out of bed, indicates your separation from everything that is happening around you. Maybe you became a bit irritating or even annoying and that is the main reason why people are avoiding you. Trying to be calmer and more sensitive is always the attractive feature.
To dream that you are staying in a bed and breakfast indicates that you are looking to have your basic needs met. You want some sort of stability in your life.
To dream that you wet the bed represents a lack of control in your life. You are experiencing a lot of anxieties. You may be concerned with not being accepted because of your beliefs or behaviors. The dream may also point to issues in your sexual relationships or sexuality.
To dream of wetting the bed represents an unexpected mistake or mishap due to inaction with a problem. You may have made a problem worse by neglecting it or doing nothing about it. Alternatively, it may reflect an embarrassing lack of self-control.
Bed wetting may be a sign that you are too comfortable neglecting or ignoring a problem. You need to address it before it gets out of hand or seek help to avoid further embarrassment.
If you dream that you wet the bed or urinated in it, this indicates shortage of management in your life. You are not able to control your actions anymore. There is a possibility of you wanting to urinate, and the subconsiuos mind of yours gives a signal to you to wake up and go to urinate. The wet bed could denote to shame, as you might feel shamefull for something you did. Consider, that to wet in bed could also represent your suppressed thoughts and feelings. You are no longer able to keep up with the pressure you are suffering from. If there are any issues in your sexual desires, this dream also be a signal of your wish to fulfill them.
To see a body bag in your dream indicates that you are feeling distant or disconnected. You are out of touch.
To dream of a body bag represents your concealment of evidence, failures, or a change. You or someone else that doesn't want the results of a bad situation being seen by others or influencing other areas of your life.
To see a body builder in your dream suggests that you need to develop a better sense of power or be more flexible in some situation.
To dream that you are a body builder means that you are feeling empowered.
To dream that you have body order suggests that you are being offensive to others without realizing it. You need to adjust your attitude.
To smell body odor in your dream signifies an issue or problem that needs to be addressed. Alternatively, the dream implies not to take too many things personally.
To dream that you are covered in body paint represents acceptance of yourself. You are proud of your body.
To see or sleep on an inflatable bed refers to a temporary situation or relationship. You are not in it for the long term.
To see or lay on a tanning bed in your dream symbolizes your vanity and your preoccupation with beauty. Alternatively, the dream may be calling attention to your primal instinct or dark side.
To dream of a tanning bed represents your ability to control your good fortune, success, optimism, or how lucky other people perceive you. A way to spoil yourself or feel better about yourself.
Having a trick, secret weapon, or advantage that allows to you maintain a heightened sense of optimism, good luck, or success any time you wish. A tool you use to rejuvenate your confidence.
Negatively, a tanning bed may reflect vanity, narcissism, or too much self-indulgence. Risking going too far showing off.
To dream that you switch bodies with someone implies that you secretly want what the other person has. Alternatively, dreaming of switching bodies with someone suggests that you are trying to understand the other person and see things from their perspective.
See the [[themes section for body parts]] for a more in depth look at body part symbolism.
To dream of a hospital bed represents total dedication or focus on healing. You are experiencing emotional, psychological, or physical healing that requires your full attention. Powerful issues or situations that easily distract you or take up a lot of your time as they're being overcome.
To dream of being strapped to a hospital bed represents a sense of powerlessness to control or avoid fixing problems. Healing or balancing of some sort is unavoidable.
To dream of a dead body represents feeling about an area of your life that has completely changed. It may also reflect a loss or sense of failure. A transition or ending.
Positively, a dead body may represent negative aspects of your personality or negative situations that have been successfully confronted. You have stood up to something or resisted negative influences. The end of an era.
Negatively, a dead body may represent positive aspects of your personality that have been overcome by negative emotions or situations. A mistake or failure may have spoiled an area of your life. The end of a relationship or something happy in your life. Feeling replaced. Feelings about experiencing a permanent loss of some kind. Feeling that there is nothing left you can do to keep a situation going.
To dream of trying to hide a dead body may represent your attempts to conceal your past or to cover up a failure. It may also reflect your wish to edit your tastes or beliefs for a special situation, group, or person.
To dream of burying a dead body represents a wish to due away with things about ourselves that we feel are undesirable. Hiding a liability or a concern that something about you will be brought to light. Positively, it may reflect progress of you move away from bad habits, negative influences, or things you feel are childish.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing her own dead body floating in water. In waking life she separated from her husband and was beginning to realize that she could never love her husband again. Her desire to be married was lost for good.
Example 2: A man dreamed of seeing a dead bird. In waking life he accidentally crossed paths with an old girlfriend and fully realized that there was no hope left to be her ever again.
Example 3: A young woman dreamed of seeing a dead dog. In waking life she had broken up with her boyfriend.
Example 4: A young man dreamed of seeing a number of dead people. In waking life he was thinking about how terrible it was to experience a friendship ending.
To dream of an out of body experience represents an objective awareness of yourself or who you are as a person. A situation that causes you to see yourself in a new way or be critical of yourself as person. It may also reflect self-criticism or noticing what's wrong with yourself.
Alternatively, an out of body experience may simply be a symbol for awareness of yourself doing nothing or not progressing in some area. Negatively, it may reflect your concern that "every other thing" being done and not the most important issues.
Famous celebrities or people with a public life may dream of standing outside their bodies to reflect their awareness of their public image being different from their private life. The body is then a representation of their awareness of their cultivated famous persona.
Athletes may have out of body experience dreams to reflect their professional concerns with their body being an effective tool to compete.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing himself while he clung to the ceiling. In waking life he was having problems going any further with his personal development spiritually. He was "noticing himself" having reached the limits of personal growth. He felt he couldn't go any further.
Example 2: A man dreamed of seeing himself sitting in bed having hallucinations. In waking life he was aware of himself having hallucinations and choosing to not tell anyone about them or seek treatment.
To dream of body slamming someone represents feeling good totally embarrassing someone else that you don't have to care about them or anything they are thinking at all. Making others feel that they are perfectly unimportant. Positively, body slamming may reflect feelings of enjoying yourself making problems or enemies feel pathetically unimportant. Feeling too big to care about problems.
Negatively, body slamming someone may be a sign that you are going overboard making others feel that they don't matter at all. Excessive use of power to make others feel like a total loser compared to your total superiority.
To dream of yourself being body slammed by someone else represents feeling of being embarrassed by someone's else superior power. Feeling too easily manhandled or written off.
Leaving one’s body in a dream means that changes will take place in one’s status, marriage, or property.