Meaning of Dreams: Words beginning with R
Reach – Reaching for something in my dream
Reaching for something in your dream suggests that you want something or someone in your waking life, but it may feel like this person or thing is out of your grasp. This can be seen as an encouraging dream, telling you to try harder for what you want so that you can feel more complete.
Dreaming that you are reading in your head in your dream suggests that you will succeed at a task that may seem difficult in your waking life. If you are reading out loud, either to yourself or others, then this suggests that now is a good time to learn more about the things that are interested in. If you look hard enough, you are sure to find others who are interested in the same things as you who you can study with.
If someone else is reading in your dream, then this suggests that you are surrounded by loyal friends who are sure to be there for you in good times and in bad times. These are people who you can count on.
Seeing a realtor suggests that you need a change of pace in your waking life. Try to do something new, go to a new place, or meet new people. Doing even one of these things is sure to make your life more exciting.
Dreaming that you are a rebel suggests that you need to learn how to show your true colors, even if your real self doesn’t fit in with what is considered to be normal. Act like yourself, you won’t regret it.
Seeing a receipt in your dream suggests that you are checking in with yourself. How expensive are the objects on the receipt? The more expensive the items were, the higher your self-esteem is likely to be.
If you cannot find a receipt, then this can suggest that you are unsure about how you feel about yourself. You need to re-evaluate the way that you think of yourself.
Dreaming that you are at a reception of any kind changes its meaning based on the mood that you were in while you were dreaming. If you had a good time at this fictional reception, then this suggests that good times are in store for you in the near future. If you were upset for whatever reason at the reception, then this suggests that similar feelings will come to you in the near future.
Dreaming about recess implies that things have gotten pretty stressful in your waking life. You may wish that things were simpler, like when you were a child. Even though you cannot be a child again, you can always play like one. Take some time to relax and unwind to relieve some of your stress.
Following a recipe in your dream suggests that you need more creative outlets in your waking life. Try to find new things that you enjoy or old things that you know you enjoy. Make more time for letting your creativity out.
Looking up what type of food you were making can also provide you with further dream symbolism.
Seeing a musical record in your dream suggests that you need to learn how to think before you act, but also be in tune with your instincts. Do not disregard your gut feelings, but make sure to think beyond them as well.
Hearing music coming from the record could suggest that there is something that you need to say in your waking life, but you may not know how to say it. You may want to look for a creative outlet for the message that you need to get out.
If the record repeats or is broken, then this could suggest that you have been acting like a broken record as well. You don’t need to always repeat yourself; people are listening to you.
See Music* for further dream symbolism.
See Red under Colors* for dream symbolism.
Seeing a reef in your dream suggests that you are blocking out some memory from leaving your subconscious and making its way into your conscious thoughts. You may be doing this to protect yourself, but it could be doing more harm than good.
Seeing or being a referee implies that you feel like you must act as a judge on some issue that you are dealing with in your waking life. You need to look at two sides of a story to figure out what it right. This could be a sign that you need to think before you go through with some action.
Seeing your own reflection in a dream can show a representation of how you think of yourself. If you look worse than you do in real life, then this could be a sign that you need to learn how to raise your self-esteem. If you look better than you do in your waking life, then this could be a sign that your self-esteem is very high.
If you look in the mirror and do not see yourself, then this suggests that you are having trouble figuring out who you are inside. This could be caused by an identity crisis or something similar. Try to find yourself, even if it means changing some aspects of yourself.
Seeing a refrigerator in your dream suggests that you are focusing too much on yourself lately, and not enough on the other people in your life. If you do not change your ways, then your attitude will likely help you to lose friends instead of to gain them.
If you are putting something in the refrigerator, then this suggests that you are already in a bad light with some people in your social life. Looking up what you put in the refrigerator can also provide you with further dream symbolism.
Being a refugee in your dream implies that you feel like you are not fitting in with what is normal in your waking life. You may feel like you are constantly being rejected by others. You need to face this issue head on if you want to be able to solve it.
Refusing something in your dream suggests that you are denying something in your waking life. This could be something that you know is actually true, or something that you are trying to convince yourself isn’t true. This most likely has to deal with some aspect of your personality that you are trying to ignore, rather than remedy.
If you are registering for something using a fake name, then this suggests that you have done something to make yourself feel guilty, or that you are likely to do something that will make you feel this way in the near future.
If someone else is registering for something for you, then this suggests that you are wasting your potential. There are other people who have the same ability as you. If you do not do your job well, then it could be taken over by someone else. Prove your worth to your employer or else you may not have anyone to work for.
Dreaming that you regret something could be a reflection of how you are feeling in your waking life. Do you regret something that you have recently done? If so, then this is a simple explanation for your dream.
If you do not regret something that you have recently done, then this could instead be a reflection of feelings of disappointment. Other negative feelings can also be symbolized when you feel regretful in your dream. This could be a sign that you need to learn how to let out these negative emotions in a positive way so that you can get these feelings out of your system.
Dreaming that you are in rehab can suggest that you are recovering from some emotional damage that you have faced in the recent past. You need to heal from these emotions so that you can be ready to move on.
Dreaming that you are rehearsing for a play or some kind of concert can suggest that you are getting ready for a big change or large event in your waking life. In a way, your brain is mentally preparing you for this event in your dreams.
If you are not preparing enough for this event, then this dream could be seen as a sign that you need to start preparing if you do not want to be caught off-guard.
Dreaming that you have been reincarnated as another human suggests that you have not been acting like yourself lately. Try to remember what traits you had as this new person. If you feel negatively about them, then this dream could be trying to show your traits to avoid. If you like who you are, then this person can represent traits that it would be good for you to have.
If you are reincarnated as an animal, look up this animal to get a better idea of what traits you should gain or avoid.
Seeing reindeer in your dream suggests that you need to focus on your goals. You will not need to do your task alone, though. Your friends are sure to be there to assist you in your time of need.
If you are trying to get the reindeer to pull a sled or anything else like that, then you are sure to have terrible hard work, but your friends will still be there to help you when you need it.
Dreaming that you are rejected for anything, besides a job, can suggest that your self-esteem is low. You may feel like others are not understanding your point of view. This could be a sign that you need to let others know how you are feeling. If you do not tell people that what they are doing is hurting you, they won’t know that they need to stop.
If you are getting rejected for a job, then this still implies that you have low self-esteem. You may feel like you are not competent enough to get a job done. You likely feel like you do not deserve a job or something that you have been aiming for in your waking life. This is not a sign that this is true, just a representation of your feelings.
If you are rejecting someone else, for whatever reason, then this suggest that there is a negative part of your personality or lifestyle that you need to change. Try to remember the traits of the person who you rejected. These are likely the things that you need to get rid of in your waking life.
Relics in dreams can represent a part of yourself that you are unwilling to let go of for whatever reason. This may be an actual object, a relationship, or a personality trait. While people are always encouraged to grow and develop, it is good for you to have something to look back on, like the relic in your dream, so that you do not forget where you came from.
Feeling relieved in a dream suggests that there is something going on in your waking life that is hard for you. You need to find relief from this thing/person/event before you can move on with your life. Take time to think before you act when looking for a way to find relief. Make sure not to do anything that will hurt yourself or others.
If you think that you are too religious in your dream (it doesn’t matter if you are or not in real life) then this could be a sign that you are expressing one of your traits more than the others, which could make others think that you are becoming annoying. If you think that you are not religious enough in your dream, then this can suggest that you are suppressing a trait that others would admire in you. Try to express this trait more and you will likely make more friends because of it.
Dreaming that you are sinning in a religion can suggest that you need some sort of guidance in your waking life. This could be a sign that you are feeling guilty about something. Talking to a friend is a good thing to do at a time when you are dreaming of things like this.
Seeing a major world religion lose power is a sign that this is a good time to simplify the way that you live. Try to become less materialistic. Focus on what really matters, like your friends and family members. If the religious group is gaining power, then this can imply that you need to be more strict with yourself. Follow your moral guidelines more thoroughly or else you are sure to feel guilty about it later.
Dreaming that you are talking about the topic of religion with someone in your dream suggest that you need to look for things or a belief system that will allow your life to become more peaceful. You are likely allowing yourself to fall into a life filled with materialism instead of with spirituality.
In a less symbolic way, this can be a sign that you need to focus on your own religion more. If you do not have a religion, then this could be a good time to gain one or become spiritual in another way. If you are dreaming of another religion, this is not a sign that you need to convert to it.
Looking up the religion that you were dreaming of, or the gods/goddesses of it can also provide you with further dream symbolism.
Remembering something in your dream may be a sign that you are too anxious or worried about forgetting something in your waking life. Because of this worry, your mind is trying extra hard to remember things, even in your dreams. This is not a sign that you will or won’t forget something.
If the above case does not apply to you, then this is what remembering something could mean. Remembering something in your dream is a sign that you are better-remembering things in your waking life. This is a sign that you are learning from your past so that you do not make the same mistakes in the future.
Ignoring dream major dream symbolism, this dream could simply be trying to remind you that you need to do something that you had forgotten about in your waking life.
Dreaming that you are in renaissance times can imply that you aren’t one to just blend in with the crowd. You want to go against the norm, and you don’t care who knows it. Keep doing what your love, do new and exciting things, and don’t worry about it if people give you funny looks for doing it.
Dreaming that you are renting a place to live in, suggests that this is a time to start a new project. Do not less any work opportunities pass you by, as they are likely to become profitable in the near future. If you are not able to rent a place for whatever reason, then this predicts that you will face a dry spell in your business life. This is not a good time to start something new in your workplace.
If you are paying your rent, then this can be a sign that you have been thinking about money recently. This is a good time to make an investment. If you cannot afford to pay your rent, then this can suggest that you need to do more to budget better so that you can actually pay your bills in your waking life. This is not a good time to make an investment.