Heat Hot

Strong feelings, release of feelings or exuberance. Sexual passion or excitement as being on heat. Uncontrolled desires. Power or great energy. Heat in dream or in your body often accompanies great change or a healing or transformative process.

Heat can bed to cause incredible pain as the example shows.

Example: Then they brought in a white rabbit, and thrust its eyes through with heated irons. And as I gazed, the rabbit seemed to me like a tiny infant, with human face, and hands which stretched themselves towards me in appeal, and lips which sought to cry for help in human accents. And I could bear no more, but broke forth into a bitter rain of tears. Anna Kingsford

Heat is a sign of life in our body. It is sometimes called the ‘fire of life’. If the fire becomes a raging inferno in our dream it probably shows signs of illness. Also heat can indicate trauma.

Example: In a repressed home where the spontaneous expression of feelings was not allowed and had to be covered up with white paint. If strong emotions began to bubble up through heat, the thin veneer of social politeness might blister and possibly peel away. The family image would be tarnished if feelings trapped beneath the surface heated up and became visible. Mary was stunned by these comments but recognised their validity. Suddenly she found herself flooded with previously repressed memories about specific incidents of physical abuse and emotional trauma from her childhood. These were memories that had been totally blocked from awareness during the intervening years. She realised that she had internalised the adult fears that her family’s social position would be destroyed if someone were to find out the family’s guilty “secrets” about her abuse. Mary was therefore expected to “whitewash” them.

Idioms: a dead heat; heat is on; if you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen; put the heat on; take the heat; the heat is on

Useful Questions and Hints:

What way am I experiencing the heat?

Is the heat being used for some purpose?

Do I have difficult feelings about the heat?

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-Jonathan Brewer 2016-08-18 15:21:54

I had a dream I was coaching football practice and it was hot outside but it didn’t stop us from practicing. After practice I took my hat off that was originally black but it was now pink and I said “hmm that’s strange” and put the hat back on… Mentally in the dream I thought ‘I might have washed it with bleach’ but as soon as I thought’ or maybe it’s just that hot.’ I woke up.but I didn’t snap awake I was calm actually kind of happy to get to practice.

    -Anna - Tony's Assistant 2016-08-22 10:27:43

    Dear Jonathan – Your dream may refer to “a change of mind” in the way you “play the game of life”.
    Have you been practicing mindfulness; cleaning up/releasing your thoughts/feelings/beliefs?
    You become aware of the effect of your approach – “I was calm actually kind of happy to get to practice” – so it is/was worthwhile going through this process.
    It may help to explore the difference in thoughts/feelings/body awareness/images etc. between wearing your black hat and your pink hat; http://dreamhawk.com/dream-encyclopedia/acting-on-your-dream/#BeingPerson
    Anna 🙂

-Nelly 2015-12-10 7:52:45

I had a dream last night that I was shot in my heart with a gun. For a split second I realized what was happening and felt a sort of spark/sharp/burn
pain in my heart where I was shot.
My husband was next to me pointing a gun at the person that shot me. I woke up right away.
So now all day I can’t stop thinking about how real this dream felt and the feeling I felt in my heart.
What does this mean? Please help?

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