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Baby Food

To dream of baby food represents a waking life situation that is being made easier for you to experience. Care or nurturing behavior to make life easier. Simplification of a problem. "Baby stepping" through a problem. Making sure that someone inexperienced can get through something they don't understand. Doing all the work for someone else so it's easy.

Chicken (Food)

To dream of eating chicken represents a situation in your life that gives you confidence. You may be overcoming a fear or anxiety you had. Overcoming cowardice. Pride in yourself for having stood up to something that scares you.

To dream of fried chicken represents confidence gained in situations that you overcome by perfectly humiliating someone. Confidence that is regained easily. Laughing at problems or bullies after humiliating them. Feeling good being a confident jerk with ease. Standing up to a problem that leaves you feeling confident that the problem is noticeably impossible to become a problem again. Confidence in being able to eat whatever you want without gaining weight.

Negatively, fried chicken in a dream may reflect feelings about enemies or competition in your life gaining advantages over you with stunning ease. Awareness of yourself being confident while being excessively mean to people. Respecting yourself too much. Confidently resting on your laurels or passed accomplishments that may eventually cause a problem. Naively believing you deserve to be overconfident. Too much confidence in being rich being able to solve all your problems. Delusions or misguided beliefs about how easy something is.

To dream of raw chicken feelings of confidence about situations that are dangerous, careless, or unpleasant. Confidence about situations that don't need to look good. Overcoming a fear or bully in a reckless manner. Overcoming cowardice in an ugly or
pleasant manner.

To dream of enemies or evil people eating chicken in a dream may reflect jealousy of your enemies becoming more confident than you. Feelings about losing confidence in being able to overcome problems or challenges. Feeling that other people are becoming confident about never needing to respect you. Certainty in why you deserve to lose confidence. Fear of your enemies or competition becoming better than you.

Alternatively, dreaming of evil people in a dream eating chicken may reflect awareness of yourself becoming confident in a very dishonest, immoral, or arrogant manner. Awareness of yourself being enjoying being a jerk to someone. Confidence that you feel while being mean to people.

To dream of chicken wings represents feelings about enjoying confidence in a situation with a challenge being too easy. Enjoying confidence with something that is easier than you thought. Confidently having a good time.

To dream of hotwings or chicken wings with hotsauce represents feeling of enjoying confidence with a dangerous situation being too easy. Confidently having a good time getting away with something dangerous or risky.

Example: A young girl dreamed of sleeping on a giant piece of friend chicken and then falling off of it and breaking her legs. In waking life she was too confident in being able to eat whatever she wanted without gaining weight and then when she gained weight she didn't like having to go on a diet and exercise regularly.

Example 2: A teenage girl dreamed of seeing her grandfather making fried chicken. In waking life she had done very poorly on a school exam and felt that she had to study perfect from that point on so she could be perfectly confident about her future school performance. The fried chicken in this case may have reflected her confident beliefs about getting perfect grades if she pushed herself harder at school...something she may not have genuinely had the motivation to do.

Example 3: A man dreamed of eating chicken wings with hot sauce. In waking life he was running an illegal pornography business and never got caught. He felt felt good being confident making lots of money without worrying about how dangerously illegal what he was doing was. He was shocked at how easy it was to run his illegal business.

Chinese Food

To dream of Chinese food represents situations in your life that make you feel good being unbiased, unconcerned, or liking not needing excitement. An experience that feels good that nothing is more important than what you are presently doing. A experience that isn't fantastic as the reason you like it all the time. Enjoying taking your time all the time. An experience that is interesting because you aren't worrying about anything. Liking not being worried or concerned with anything being more important than it needs to be. Enjoying letting go or not having to worry about anything. Enjoying that a problem isn't your concern. Surprised to know that something you thought was important isn't at all. An experience where happiness is about not needing excitement. An experience that isn't important all the time is the reason you should like it.

To dream of Chinese food takeout or fast food represents the quality of an experience that make you feel good being unbiased, unconcerned, or liking not needing excitement that someone did for you and not having to talk to them about it.

Example: A man dreamed of smelling Chinese takeout. In waking life he was terminally ill and knew death was close at hand. He died shortly the next day. The Chinese takeout reflected his feelings about the hospital having deaths regularly while the certainty of death made him feel good not worrying and feeling it was unimportant since he had suffered too much already. He may have liked his life ending without having to think about scaring him. Alternatively, the Chinese food he smelled may have reflected his feelings about enjoying not having to think that his funeral plans or worldly possessions were important while he prepared to die because other people were taking care of it.

Fast Food

To dream of fast food represents situations that encourage you to care about nothing except feeling good. A quick thrill. Enjoyment that lacks substance or deep emotion. It may also reflect casual sex.

Negatively, dreaming about fast food or junk food may reflect short term enjoyment that may cost you in the long term. Preferring to feel good while intentionally neglecting or avoiding responsible behavior.

Example: A man dreamed of eating junk food. In waking life he having difficulty becoming abstinent knowing full well that it was important to complete his religious training.

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Food in dreams represents the type and qualities of experience or energy you take in your life. How certain situations are effecting you. Each food has a unique experience or energy associated with it based of your opinions, feelings, or memories of the specific food.

Certain food symbols tend to be more universal (e.g. apples or oatmeal), while others (e.g. processed food or junk food) take on a much more personal meaning based on your personal feelings about those foods. You need to ask yourself what stands out the most about a certain type of food and see how those qualities apply to your current life situation.

Generally, fruit is symbolic of thoughts that make you feel good, vegetables more nourishing qualities, and meat symbolic about qualities that are more sustaining.

Frozen foods may imply procrastination or putting something off. You've chosen to ignore certain issues or deal with something later.

Thawing frozen food could symbolize issues or situations that are being reconsidered. It may also reflect finally having to confront problems that you put off dealing with. Perhaps, you have been saving something special or important for this moment.

To dream of burned food represents experiences that you are having that went overboard or that you were too eager to have. Burned food may also reflect a lack of carefulness in preparing for a certain type of experience to happen. Distractions, a lack of focus, irresponsibility. Alternatively, burned food may reflect disappointment or feeling that a certain kind of experience won't be good enough.

Refer to the themes section for food for a more in-depth look at dream food symbolism.

Junk Food

*Please See Fast Food

Pet Food

To dream of pet food represents thoughts or feelings about your ability to nourish or sustain something that brings you comfort, joy, or emotional support. Your understanding of what is needed to keep a certain aspect of your life 'fed,' encouraged, in balance, or well-taken care of. Pets are often symbolic of emotional or relational needs and the food may represent the emotional or psychological sustenance needed to maintain these relationships or aspects of yourself.

Positively, dreaming about pet food could symbolize a responsible attitude toward emotional needs or interpersonal relationships. You are aware of what needs to be done to nurture something or someone valuable to you. It may also signify that you are in a nurturing phase of life, giving attention and care to those who depend on you, including aspects of your own emotional well-being.

Negatively, dreaming about pet food may point to an emotional issue that is being exacerbated. Wasting your time saying you like something about your life in order to feel better about yourself. Wasting your time feeling good caring about someone ignorant or undeserving of that care in order to feel better about yourself. Feeling burdened or overwhelmed by the responsibilities of caring for someone else or keeping an aspect of your life balanced. You might feel like you are not up to the task, or perhaps that you're 'feeding' something that is not good for you, such as a bad habit or a toxic relationship.

To dream of cat food represents feelings about nourishing, sustaining, encouraging, or "feeding" illusions of confidence about something that isn't as tough as it says it is.

To dream of dog food represents feelings about nourishing, sustaining, encouraging, or "feeding" behavior that is emotionally protective. Encouraging emotional self-defense. Encouraging a loss of self-control over instincts and urges.

Example: A woman dreamed of buying herself a cat and always forgetting to feed it to the point of looking so skinny that she began to worry about it. In waking life, she was an unemployed stay-at-home mom experiencing relationship troubles. In this case, the neglected cat food may have reflected her feelings about forgetting to encourage herself to look for a job after telling her boyfriend she would because getting a job scares her that she'd have to stop taking care of her child herself and reenter the workforce after an extended period as a stay-at-home mom.

Refer to the themes section for animals for a more in depth look at animal symbolism.

Takeout Food

To dream of takeout food represents of feeling good that someone did something for you and not having to care about what anyone else is thinking. Someone making it easy for you to get through a situation doesn't need explaining. Thoughts about something being done for you, but you don't have to stick around. Not difficult to have someone do something for you and not have to respect their way or talk about it.

Example: A man dreamed of smelling Chinese takeout. In waking life he was terminally ill and knew death was close at hand. He died shortly the next day. The Chinese takeout may have reflected his feelings about God or doctors finally letting him die and feeling good not having to discuss with with anybody. Feeling good noticing nothing matters not needing to discuss anything.

Cat Food

To dream of cat food represents thoughts that feed self-deception or illusions you have. Cat food may reflect new ways of fantasizing about something that is impossible. It may also self-defeating beliefs that encourage irrational opinions of yourself.

The symbolism is based on cats reflecting false illusions we have or our need to feel good about things that are unrealistic.

Example: A man dreamed of feeding a cat with cat food. In waking life he believed that he could never be with a woman again. Feeding the cat reflected how he was coming up with new negative ideas about himself that encouraged the false illusion that he wasn't good enough to be with a woman.

Dog Food

To dream of dog food represents your thoughts or a situations that encourages a protective attitude. You may be trying to defend yourself against unpleasant feelings or trying very hard to stay upbeat. Something that increases the need for emotional self-defense.

Negatively, dog food can symbolize situations that encourage anger, viciousness towards others, or excessive sexual behavior. Conflict or sexual stimuli that's difficult to separate from.

Positively, dog food can symbolize situations that encourage you to stand up for yourself, be protective, or be prepared for potential difficulties.

Food Fight

To dream that you are in a food fight, represents a conflict over different ideas or perspectives.

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Food Stamps

To dream of food stamps represents feelings about limits with support and assistance to sustain yourself in times of need, especially regarding basic necessities and sustenance. Relying on limited external support or external resources. Feelings about financial or emotional dependency, or the challenges of meeting basic needs. Feelings about scarcity or insecurity about sustaining yourself. Feelings about being limited support to sustain yourself being provided as long as you are following the rules and meet someone else's standards. Your ability to adapt and find solutions to life's hardships.

Negatively, dreaming about food stamps may represent feelings of inadequacy, embarrassment, or stigma associated with needing help to sustain yourself. Help and support to sustain yourself during challenging times. A fear of poverty, dependency, or being judged by others. A fear of not having enough resources to sustain yourself. A sense of frustration about relying on external assistance or a desire for greater self-sufficiency.

Example: A woman dreamed of having food stamps. In waking life, she was having marital problems. In this case, the food stamps may have reflected her feelings about the limited support she was receiving from her spouse to sustain the marriage.

Whole Foods Market

To dream of a Whole Foods grocery store represents decisions being made that help to sustain you for the short term under a theme of prioritizing quality about being safer than you were, never being desperate, while someone makes it available for you all the time without having to be asked. A new take on safer or healthier decisions that are never desperate about being supported all the time. Awareness of or desire for access to safer, better, more quality resources. A conscious choice to remove toxic elements from your life, whether they be unhealthy habits, negative influences, or stressful environments.

Negatively, a Whole Foods grocery store may reflect a new take on safer or healthier decisions that are never desperate about being supported all the time only because you previously ignored safer or healthier habits. A sense of guilt or regret for neglecting your well-being in the past and now trying to compensate by prioritizing healthier choices. Not taking responsibility for their own health and safety until forced to by circumstances with an attitude that is never desperate about taking supported people's help for granted. A contrast between previous neglect and the comprehensive care they are now experiencing. Feelings about not needing or wanting to make safer and healthier choices supported by people who take care of it for you. Feeling that it's too costly, time-wasting, or energy-consuming to make quality decisions to make yourself safer than you were.

Example: A person dreamed of stabbing their father in the belly and needing to drive him to the hospital. When they arrived the hospital looked like a Whole Foods grocery store that was converted into a temporary hospital. In waking life, they developed severe abdominal pain for days and eventually needed to get a CT scan at the hospital. In this case, the Whole Foods grocery store being converted into a hospital may have reflected their feelings about the quality medical care they were offered after arriving at the hospital being more serious than they thought, highly attentive, nurturing towards their immediate health needs, never being desperate about extra testing always being available, while making them feel safer than they were before initially ignoring going to the hospital.

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To dream of drinking alcohol may represent the potential to go too far with your ideas or interests. Positively, it may reflect how you are enjoying yourself with something you really like.

*Please See Rubbing Alcohol

*Please See Beer

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To dream of almonds represents quality, substance, or richness. An area of your life that needs to be full of meaning or purpose.

Example: A woman dreamed of seeing someone having an almond surgically placed in their brains. In real life she was doing a thesis for University. The almond being placed in the brain reflected the pressure for quality work that this thesis placed on her.



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