To dream that you are walking up a flight of stairs indicate that you are achieving a higher level of understanding. You are making progress into your spiritual, emotional or material journey. The dream is also analogous to material and thoughts that are coming to the surface.
To dream that you are walking down a flight of stairs represents your repressed thoughts. You are regressing back into your subconscious. It also refers to the setbacks that you are experiencing in your life. If you are afraid of going down the stairs, then it means that you are afraid to confront your repressed emotions and thoughts. Is there something from your past that you are not acknowledging?
To dream that you slip or trip on the stairs signify your lack of self confidence or conviction in the pursuit of some endeavor. If you slip going up the stairs, then it means that you are moving too fast toward attaining your goals. If you slip going down the stairs, then it suggests that you are moving too quickly in delving into your subconscious. You may not be quite ready to confront your subconscious or repressed thoughts.
To see spiral or winding stairs signify growth and/or rebirth.
To dream of stairs represents slow or incremental progress in a situation. It may also reflect an increase or decrease if your confidence, awareness, or intelligence. Making progress in some way.
Negatively, stairs in a dream may reflect unpleasant feelings about the need for responsible growth or having to wait to grow up before you can do something more serious or adult, or a slow hard learning process.
Going up stairs often represents improvement, achievement, or reaching higher levels of awareness and understanding. You are making progress emotionally, spiritually, or materially. If you have problems going up stairs it may symbolize trouble being unable to make progress in your life. Going up stairs may also symbolize a struggle or challenge you must endure to reach a higher level of understanding, success, or power. Improving "one step at a time. Slow learning process.
Going down stairs often represents emotional regression, or a situation that is getting worse. For example walking into your basement may symbolize regressing into darker aspects of your unconscious thoughts. Possibly a waking life situation is becoming more stressful or unpleasant to deal with. Walking down stairs may also symbolize the easing of conditions as a challenge or struggle ends. You may be slowly dealing with challenges to reach a bigger problem.
To dream that you walk up or down the stairs of your home towards another floor symbolizes a new mindset or emotional state. Deciding to do something different. The stairs themselves in this case may not be as relevant as where it is you are going. For example, moving from your bedroom down the stairs to the kitchen may reflect your readiness to do something different about a very private issue you have been keeping to yourself.
Example: A woman dreamed of seeing children going up and down stairs. In waking life he was blind and experiencing recurring cycles of her eyesight getting better and then worse.
Example 2: A man dreamed of moving from his bedroom, down stairs, and then going into the kitchen. In waking life he was preparing to face his biggest fear which was a revealing a very dark personal secret.
Example 3: A young girl dreamed of her mother turning into an angry octopus while standing on stairs that were behind her. In waking life he felt that her mother was aggressively trying to stop her from dating boys. The stairs behind her in the dream may have reflected her feelings about her mother's view of her not being grow up enough and having to return to a slower process of growing up before she should date boys while she felt she she was "past that growing up phase."
Dreaming of passing up a stairs, foretells good fortune and much happiness. If you fall down stairs, you will be the object of hatred and envy. To walk down, you will be unlucky in your affairs, and your lovemaking will be unfavorable. To see broad, handsome stairs, foretells approaching riches and honors. To see others going down stairs, denotes that unpleasant conditions will take the place of pleasure. To sit on stair steps, denotes a gradual rise in fortune and delight.
To dream of tripping over something represents problems or issues that weren't expected. Poor foresight or not listening enough that caused an embarrassment.
Negatively, tripping over something in a dream may be a sign that you aren't being careful or prepared enough. Casually ignoring advice or a warning.
To stumble by catching one’s foot or hurting one’s toe in a dream means accumulating debts. If one’s toe bleeds from tripping out in the dream, it means acquiring unlawful or tainted money to pay other debts, or it could mean suffering a great financial loss.
To dream that you are on a business trip suggests that you having a difficult time trying to relax. You may be feeling overwhelmed.
To dream of a business trip represents distractions that must be attended to because you feel it's in your long term best interest. Taking time away from what you really want in order to attend to problems you want to get over with.
Negatively, a business trip may be a sign that you are having difficulty trying to relax or are feeling pressure to deal with unwanted distractions. Feeling overwhelmed. Having to put up with an unpleasant distraction because it may benefit you.
To dream that you are in debt signifies imbalance, struggle, worry and trouble in some personal situation or business matter. Alternatively, it may indicate that you are putting too much demands of others.
To dream of being in debt represents a overwhelming sense of obligation, struggle or worries. It may also reflect feelings of needing to bring restitution to a situation that you feel guilty for. Feeling that you have to return a favor. Feeling that you have to respect someone or something.
Alternatively, dreaming of being in debt may represent a situation that feels horrible because you can't do anything you really want until a situation is balanced.
To dream of not wanting to pay back your debt may reflect resentment of having to respect a person or situation. Negatively, it may be a sign that you are being dishonest or falling back on your promises.
To dream that others are debt to you may reflect feelings of being owed favors, opportunities, or respect. Negatively, it may be a sign that you are worried about someone cheating you or never keeping a promise. Negatively, having others in debt to you may be a sign that you are demanding too much from others.
Paying one’s debt in a dream means returning from a journey. In a dream, debts signify humiliation, abuse and insults. If one sees himself paying his debts in a dream, it means that he will reestablish his connection with his relatives, strengthen his blood ties, feed the poor, solve a difficult problem, acquire a better understanding of religious matters, or return from a trip. If one sees himself paying a debt in his dream but could not recognize it in wakefulness, such debts then represent his sins for which he is responsible and answerable whether he committed them knowingly or unknowingly and their consequences will always hunt him unless he repents. Because of that, the person will suffer in this world in the form of adversities, sickness, fines or other worldly losses. Paying a debt or satisfying a just cause in a dream means feeding a hungry person, reuniting one’s family or returning from a journey and returning from a journey in a dream also means satisfying a just cause.
Debt is rather a bad dream, foretelling worries in business and love, and struggles for a competency | but if you have plenty to meet all your obligations, your affairs will assume a favorable turn.
To dream that you are in possession of or taking drugs signifies your need for a "quick fix" or an escape from reality. You may be turning to a potentially harmful alternative as an instant escape from your problems. Ask yourself why you need the drugs. What do you hope the drugs will achieve for you?
Dreaming of someone shooting up drugs implies that others are not seeing things from your angle. You don't understand where others are coming from and feel that their perspective is skewed. Alternatively, the dream means that you are feeling helpless in a situation and don't know how to respond.
To dream that you or someone overdoses suggests that you do not know your limits. You may be pushing yourself too hard. Alternatively, the dream means that you are on a self-destructive path and need to make some significant changes.
To dream that you are dealing or selling drugs represents changes.
To dream that you have been drugged indicates that you are refusing to take responsibility for your actions.
To dream of illegal drugs represents unhealthy emotional needs that you feel have to be fulfilled. Excessive amounts of pleasure or enjoyment behaving a certain way. You may be emotionally addicted to certain feelings or bad habits. Masturbation, pornography, power over others, gambling, making money, and preoccupation with being physically attractive are all possible issues symbolized by drugs.
To dream of being high on drugs represents dangerous excessive behavior. You may be aware of yourself going way overboard and enjoying it. Short-term feelings of ecstasy. It may also reflect an addiction to pleasure or power. Alternatively, being high on drugs may reflect how you are embracing bad habits thinking that there will never be consequences for it.
To dream of overdosing on drugs represents excessive enjoyment, pleasure, or abuse of power that has caused self-harm. Destroying yourself or embarrassing yourself going way overboard in some way. A sign that there is a problem with self-control, will power, or practicing moderation.
The type of drug is also important. Marijuana, crack, cocaine, heroin, or ecstasy all have different meanings.
Prescription drugs may point to certain types of thoughts, feelings, or habits you need to maintain in order to emotionally heal or recover from a negative situation. Taking time off or controlling yourself to force change.
To dream that you are on a field trip indicates that you need to incorporate what you have learned with your experiences. The dream represents a transitional phase. Consider the symbolism of what you see and how your felt during the field trip.
To dream of a field trip represents seeing something for yourself. It reflects concerns or interests you have where you are verifying something, requesting information, going out of your way to notice something, or trying something out just to see what happens.
To dream that you are walking with ease signifies a slow, but steady progress toward your goals. You are moving through life in a confident manner. Consider your destination.
To dream that you have difficulties walking indicates that you are reluctant and hesitant in proceeding forward in some situation. You may also be trying to distance yourself from certain life experiences. The difficulty in walking is a reflection of your current situation and the obstacles that you are experiencing.
To dream that you are walking on air refers to your carefree and upbeat attitude. It also signifies confidence; you feel almost invincible. You achieve your goals with relative ease. This dream is a variant of a flying dream. Alternatively, the dream may be telling you that you have lost grasped of reality.
Dreaming that you are walking on all fours suggests that you are not measuring up to others' expectations of you. You may be lowering yourself or your standards. Alternatively, being on all fours means that you need to trust your instincts. To see someone on all fours in your dream indicates that you are looking down on them.
To dream of walking represents slow and steady progress in a life situation. Consider the destination and surroundings for additional meaning.
To dream of walking on a sidewalk reflects your confidence and steady progress. You're "knowing it" as you proceed with something.
To dream that you have difficulties walking represents constant problems that are slowing you down or holding you back. It may also reflect an annoyance or obstacle that is distracting you. It may also reflect insecurities that keep popping up.
To dream that you are walking on air represents you taking your time with success and achievement. A carefree attitude as you move at your own pace doing whatever you like. Confidence or feeling invincible. Achieving goals with relative ease.
To dream of waking on water represents your steady progress or confidence in the face of uncertainty or negative situations. You don't fear succumbing to a problem at all and are slowly dealing with it on your own terms. It may also reflect life being so positive that you don't care about a negative situation at all.
Example: A man dreamed of walking on a sidewalk. In waking life he was building an Internet business and had finally landed his first paying advertiser. The walking reflected his steady progress and confidence financially as he continued to build his small business.
Walking straight in a dream means profits, seeking the path of righteousness and unwavering in one’s religious commitment. Walking through the markets in a dream means carrying a will, or should one qualify for leadership, it means that he may be appointed to fill such a position. Walking barefooted in a dream means dispelling distress and portraying a good religious character. The meaning of walking in a dream implies an expression of meekness and submissiveness before one’s Lord, and it could mean seeking to earn one’s livelihood. Jogging in a dream means victory over one’s enemy. Walking backward in a dream means reversing one’s decision, cancelling a commitment, or it could represent corruption in one’s religious practices. Strutting or prancing in a dream represents an ugly state of mind that is coupled with evil actions. Falling down over one’s face during walking in a dream means loss of benefits in this world and in the next. Tripping while walking in a dream means exposure of one’s ills, and suffering the consequences of wrongdoing. To cause someone to trip while walking in a dream means ridiculing him, or delivering him a humiliating blow. To walk earnestly and steadily in a dream represents one’s good intention. Travelling on foot in a dream means facing danger. Walking while bowing one’s head in a dream means longevity, or it could mean recovering from a long illness. Walking over the clouds in a dream means rain. Walking with a cane in a dream means old age, or an illness which will require the help of a cane. Hopping on one foot in a dream means losing half of one’s wealth. Having several feet in a dream means losing one’s sight. If the governor sees himself having many feet in a dream, it means that he will be impeached from his office. If one sees inanimate objects such as a tree, a rock or a mountain walking in a dream, it represents major adversities and plagues. The movement of inanimate objects in a dream also means being dogmatic about one’s spiritual stand. Walking like animals in a dream means emulating ignorant people, seeking the unattainable, or being a hypocrite, unless if the animal is permissible for food, then such style of walking means offering good deeds.
Dreaming of walking through rough brier, entangled paths, denotes that you will be much distressed over your business complications, and disagreeable misunderstandings will produce coldness and indifference. To walk in pleasant places, you will be the possessor of fortune and favor. To walk in the night brings misadventure, and unavailing struggle for contentment. For a young woman to find herself walking rapidly in her dreams, denotes that she will inherit some property, and will possess a much desired object. See Wading.