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Floating dreams are a wake-up call to your spiritual being. In order to understand this dream we need to look at the difference between normal and spiritual dreams. To dream of floating is a spiritual dream. It is generally a positive one. To see animals floating on water denotes happy times. Floating is connected to calmness in the waking world. It is time for peace and change. To see yourself floating on water in your dream is a sign that you are trying to accomplish something which is proving to be difficult.

 

Seeing a dead body floating is associated with difficult times ahead. To float and not be able to stop (uncontrollable floating) indicates the need to slow down in waking life. To see yourself floating in a swimming pool means that times are good.
 
For the dream meaning of swimming pool please click here.

 

This dream also shows that you have a great desire for independence, and it is important to recognize that you need to understand what ties you down in life. Do not use something to destroy a relationship that is good. The dream interpretation of floating can also be connected with the fact that that you will victoriously overcome some difficult obstacles which are seemingly overwhelming you. If the water is muddy, this is a negative omen. Dreaming of floating in the sea indicates that you need to face your fear. If you are floating extremely high above water, such as in a dam, this dream indicates there is a lot of happiness, contentment and success in your life to come. If you are floating on waves suggests that you need to think of the waves as emotion. Times may be difficult in the future. 
 

If you dream of floating past objects (for example rubbish or people), according to the old dream interpretations this indicates disappointments in world affairs. If you have wings (like a swan or a duck) in your dream, it is generally positive omen. If the wings are black, it means there are likely disappointments in the near future.

 

If you are floating from one city to another, declarations of love are likely in the future. If you are threatened while you are floating, somebody needs you in your waking life. If you are shocked by floating or in any way during this dream, and the event is disappointing, this shows that you are going to have to overcome a disturbing and worrisome situation in the near future.
 
If you see any birds in the sky while you are floating, it suggests that you are going to enjoy social gatherings with others. This dream also signifies that if you are involved in a legal case, it is a sure sign that justice will prevail.
 
If you are able to freely float shows that your home life will be positive. If you try to keep afloat due to an accident in your dream, and you are unable to communicate with people at the moment, it means that you have been struggling to get freedom in a situation requiring it.
 
If you are in a bed, chair, or boat while floating, this signifies that great things are seen on the way. Another key message of this dream is that it is important you look after yourself and your health at the moment. If you are floating with a group of people or they are watching you in amazement, this indicates that you are going to find a release from a responsibility that is important to you.
 
If you are floating through space, this suggests that you are going to overcome any material difficulties. The landscape in your dream is important, and it is recommended that you seek meaning within this dream dictionary.
 
If you are floating on a river, this dream usually indicates that there are going to be some difficult situations in the near future around you. This is a wake-up call to look after your body a lot more. If you are floating over muddy water, it indicates you must keep your personal life to yourself as your enemies are watching you. To float over green trees and vegetation generally foretells that a situation is likely to be embarrassing in the future. Having experienced floating in your dream is a true characteristic of lucid dreaming. This is a common dream which shows that you have a sudden realization being in a dream because floating is unnatural in waking life.
 
To dream of floating is also connected to some practical difficulties in your waking life. These difficulties could involve a lack of financial security, difficulty in expressing yourself at work, creativity in your life, micromanagement from a boss or colleague, or a general lack of belief in your own abilities. Any of these situations could result in you feeling oppressed, and it is time to have a solid belief in yourself. The key message of this dream is that you need to understand the bigger picture, and you need to have more confidence in your ability moving forward.
 
If you are floating upwards it indicates that you are trying to release yourself from limitations which have recently affected your life in some way. If you are floating downwards, this indicates that there may be an attempt to understand your subconscious mind. This is a wake-up call to manage events in your life. If you have been feeling the weight of responsibilities recently in your waking life, this dream indicates that you need to have more faith in your ability.
 
Theorists such as Freud believed that this dream was connected to a sexual need, and that the dream is a product of your own childhood in which you felt free and had no responsibilities. 
 

 

This dream could have included...

 

·         You floating on water.

·         The ability to control the speed of your floating.

·         The sensation of floating during a dream.
 

 

This dream is in association with the following scenarios in your life...

 

  • You have lacked money, so this dream indicates that you are trying to escape from the situation.
  • You have some untapped creative talent in your job which you have not been able to use.
  • Your boss has been micromanaging you recently and this dream has occurred in order for you to recognize the need to escape from this person.
  • You have been feeling that there are a number of family commitments around you.
  • This dream could indicate that you have been thinking about your own independence recently.
  • It is time to make sure that you allow events to occur at the right pace.
  • You have been letting things partially pass by without thinking about them deeply.
  • Other people have been interfering with your business and you have been trying to keep matters important to you to yourself.

 

Time to change things in your life if...

 

  • It is time for a new change in your life and you are aware that you need to find the strength in order to see that change through.
  • If you are feeling uncomfortable in your dream about the experience, it is time you take charge of your own life.

 

 

Feelings that you may have encountered during a dream of floating…
Furious. Tired. Lazy. Confused. Upset. Overwhelmed. In a bad mood. Offended. Insecure. Upset. Angry.


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