have been having disturbing dreams about being stranded on a
small rocky island and being a caretaker for a lighthouse! I
do not like water. I am not fond of the ocean (too noisy to
sleep by) and I am not particularly enchanted with
lighthouses. They are tall (I am afraid of heights) and
small inside (I am claustrophobic). So, why am I dreaming
about being a lighthouse caretaker? This dream has me
Carol B., Las
your dream, “stranded” is a key word. Your dream is a
classic “obstacle dream” and you feel horribly alone. I
don’t know if you are having work or home-related
problems, but since you are having this dream a lot, the
symbols tell me that you are experiencing more stress than
usual in your busy life. (And I am sure it is busy.) You
need moral support from your family and/or management. Do
what you can to make this happen.
keep dreaming I am being sent to the hospital or emergency
room for situations that are not life threatening. I feel
light-headed and dizzy (in the dream), but after all the
doctors have checked me out they say, “Go home, you are
fine.” I do tend to be a worrywart, but this dream has me
wondering if something really is wrong with me.
are concerned about your health. I have known many a
worrywart, and, in all sympathy, it is a difficult habit to
break. Worrywarts tend to trust themselves, sometimes
mistakenly, because they do not trust others’ expertise.
If that fits you, then somehow, you need to sit back and
trust your instincts (that you are, in fact, healthy) and/or
to trust others that their expertise has value for you. If
you are fretful about your health status, get a second
opinion and accept it—it is usually good news.
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