What Does Flying in a Dream Mean Spiritually
Join us as we investigate what dream analysts have said about flight dreams throughout history.
You gradually begin to feel lighter.
Your feet are no longer touching the floor before you realize it, and as you look down, you realize you’ve taken flight and are leaving the terrestrial world you know.
You feel separate, thrilled, and liberated from the shackles that have bound you to the ground, and you loop and glide, feeling the wind in your hair in a moment of complete freedom.
But it’s only a dream, right?
The dream’s meaning(s):
The meaning of a flying dream can vary greatly, as can the dreamer’s experience. Some people have joyful dreams about flying, while others have anxious dreams about falling in their dreams or failing to fly.
According to Carl Jung, both of these can be answered by the same interpretation:
Common interpretations of flying dreams:
There are meanings behind every action, from flying in a futuristic vehicle to flying over water or simply through the sky, Superman-style.
Let’s take a closer look at some of these:
In response to the dream:
Dreams that stay with us may or may not have a hidden meaning. However, because our brains use sleep to process our daily lives, it pays to pay more attention to particularly vivid or troubling dreams than we do.
As a result, considering flying dreams with historical analysis in mind can help dreamers focus their self-reflection and find solutions that might not otherwise present themselves.
For those who aspire to fly, this means identifying issues that we may be putting off but have the tools to deal with, or looking for new approaches to issues that have plagued us for some time.