If you end up in a hospital bed in your dreams, it can be quite alarming. But don't worry; it isn't necessarily prophecising what's to come, but it might have a lot to do with you or someone in your life needing some physical or emotional healing.

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Experiencing a hospital setting within a dream can be down to a healing process that is currently occurring for someone you know, or else something that is about to take place. It can be physical, emotional, mental or even spiritual - and could even be a warning that somebody needs some kind of help.

If you yourself are a patient within a hospital, it could mean that you ought to be taking more responsibility for your own health, rather than relying on other people to cure you. Sometimes it's the things we do for ourselves that makes for the best medicine.

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Perhaps you're visiting someone very close to you in your dreams, or else a stranger with whom you have a strong connection. This may be a manifestation of your dissociation with your own health problems, whatever they be. Or they may otherwise represent a certain part of you that may need to be healed.

If you dream that you are a doctor or a nurse, this may be your mind's way of telling you that you have the power to help yourself or help others. Of course, it depends on what's happening within the dream. If nothing you do in the dream is helping people, or you're making them worse, this might mean that you're trying to do too much for people and not necessarily being very helpful at all.

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If you work in a hospital in your waking life, dreaming about your place of work can be indicative of feeling particularly stressed within your career. You may need to take some time out and reflect on how much pressure you're feeling.

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You wish for a perfect experience without anything going wrong even though you know deep down that perfection cannot be achieved. More negatively, hugging in a dream could be telling you that you focus too much on ideals and fantasies and never see the things for what they are. Cuddling someone might be a sign that you crave physical contact or you want someone to care about you. Think about who you were cuddling as this might just be the person who you want more affection from. This could be an existing partner or someone you wish to be romantic with. Perhaps you need to be more affectionate towards someone in your waking life. They may need your cuddles and your attention right now to make them feel loved and comforted... to read more click HERE 

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