What you value; being valued by others, or the value you have of yourself; your potential, energy or personal resources; power to change things or do things; or having power, even over someone else; personal potency, therefore links with sexuality and self-giving; what we pay for our desires or actions – ‘I told my husband a few home truths last night, but he certainly made me pay for it’; opportunity because money buys time to explore or try the new.

Being rich: Feeling confident and capable; recognising your potential and skills. If someone else is rich it could mean you can gain a lot from an aspect of yourself you do not yet identify with, or is some sort of comparison. In some dreams the person who is rich throws their weight about, and so in this case is a comparison with your own sense of your worth or ability to influence.

Dud money: Not giving of oneself or feeling cheated.

Finding money: Realising something valuable; gaining power; release from stress or ‘down’ feelings – in that we feel excited and uplift on finding money.

Holding on to money: Feeling insecure, or being ‘tight’ emotionally or sexually; not using ones power to get what you want.

Losing money: Losing power or opportunity.

Not enough money: Sense of being inadequate or failing potency.

Stolen money: Feelings of guilt about gaining power; feeling you do not deserve what you get, or what you want that is of value; feeling cheated; loss of power if money stolen; feeling others are taking us for granted; giving oneself cheaply in sex or relationship. See: credit card.

Example: ‘A small Indian boy stole a fifty pence piece from me. I had an internal struggle about whether to take it back. The hesitation was that it was ‘manners’ to make out nothing had happened, not to blame someone for something ‘not nice.’ Because of these unspoken rules the boy could laugh at me. I decided to take the money back and accuse him of theft.’ Stephen Y.

Stephen is considering what his ‘values’ are, how he wants others to relate to him, and whether to state his needs instead of being ‘nice’.

 Example: One day on exploring a dream I realised that all my life I had worked for money, and in all those years I was no better off financially. In fact I was always in the red. With the realisation came the insight that I could get money work for me. I started by my wife and I saving as much as possible. I sawpwople in spuer markets piling botles of alcohol and other unnecessary expenses – one we couldn’t afford. So gradually we save a £1000 – enough to enter an investment fund. Gradually I learn how to make money work for me. I learned gradually to keep my expectations simply, and not invest in chancy things. Today I am earning enough to live on. I made money work for me.

Winning money: Many of us have the desire to have more ability to get what we want, and this can often produce a dream of winning a lot of money. Usually there is no fulfilment of this dream, but those dreamers who take it seriously can often produce results. The following examples show how you need to be sure of yourself, that you are a winner.

 Example: I remember from – my experiences as an eleven-year old that I won at games and contests when I had a clear sense I would win; you might say when I had an aura of –‘Winning’. My dreams offered me this perspective too.

On waking I stretched my new title to Catalytic Betting and Wining. Then I practised, made bets, won and lost, honing my re-emerging skills. My dreams voiced their approval: From that rebirth comes the decision not just to win, but to take responsibility for being a winner. Having won, there is no longer any challenge — except that my prize has also become my responsibility.

It seems that having the sense of being a winner is vital. The next examples are all from Shirley G. Because of space, only three of the dreams are quoted.

  1.  ‘I set out to dream the winner of a horse race each day for a week.
  2.  Was driving down a country road and suddenly saw a glimpse of Emmerdale Farm down a side road. Following day: chosen horse ‘Emmerdale Farm’ came in first.
  3.  Was working in a room when a man popped his head around the door and shouted excitedly ‘John, John, your uncle’s here’ and disappeared. I carried on working. Chosen horse: Uncle John. Came in first.
  4.  Was walking down a road, called into a house by a friend to have a chat. On the way out she opened the door and I saw a completely empty room except for a huge black fireplace. Door closed and I left the house. Chosen horse: Black Fire – which I insisted would only be placed – due to ‘fireplace’. Came in 2nd.’


Useful Questions and Hints:

Money is said to be the root of all evil – yet some people use it for wonderful good. What are your feelings?

Do I make my money work for me – or do I have to always work for money?

What does my dream indicate about money?

See Body ImagesOpening Yourself Secrets of Power Dreaming Techniques for Exploring your Dreams


-Ria 2015-07-09 23:14:58

Hi there please help me.. I had a vivid dream lastnight that I had won 3million dollars. It felt so real. I had 1 person with me when I found out (can’t remember who it was at this point) and I asked her not to tell anyone as I wasn’t sure what to do. I went straight into my online banking and there it was 3million. I remember thinking ‘will this ruin my life?’ who can I trust, what should I do. Then I was about to pay off all my debt before waking up.

-zynneeth 2015-06-29 0:51:55

hi tony hope you can help coz it bother me… i dream of that someone stole my wallet and i have recover it.. on my dream i have a two wallet one is mine the other one is the to guy i dont who is he inmy awakening life bcoz i cant see his face but in my dream i know who is he.. and here goes why i recover our wallet bcoz while im waiting to the guy im with bcoz he is paying something and hes wallet was also on my bag i bumped a two kids girl and boy and when i bumped them the one hand of girl was on my bag and so take out her hand on my bag after that it happen i check and look my bag and it was already empty when i turn back i saw the kids i really didnt think a second thought bcoz it flashes on my mind the hand of the girl on my bag which i remove so i grab and i hold the two kids and ask them where is my wallet people are looking at me bcoz i blame the two kids and when i check there bag i saw our wallet in the bag of the boy kid..that was the moment also the guy im with come back and i wonder the kids who stole my wallet didnt even run. thanks

-Izy 2015-06-08 2:32:24

Hi Anna and tony.. I dream this morning that I am playing w/ lizard.. I let it swim to the water and we’re playing.. But after that I get him into the water and put him into the towel but accidentally cut his head and eat by a dog or goat I just can’t remember.. So after that I go out side to see trees I saw baby monkeys climbing on the tree and one is falling down the tree I get him and check if his ok but then it does.. I hug him and get him his smiling at me like his so very happy.. Pls tell me what’s the meaning of my dream thank you so much 🙂

    -Anna - Tony's Assistant 2015-06-11 10:09:10

    Dear Izy – Every image and person in your dreams is an expression of your own life process. As such it is alive and intelligent and is something sent to help you. A dream is like a projection from a movie projector, except that you are the projector.
    Everything you see as outside you is coming from you, your emotions, your fears, your beliefs, your joys and explorations and are all you, clothed in the dream images and drama.
    The way I see your dream is that you are exploring in a playful way your different levels of awareness and how this links with your physical brain, which is symbolised by the different animals in your dream.
    Your dream starts with the lizard; our reptilian brain.
    The ‘R’ (reptilian) brain deals with those responses and actions, behaviours and attitudes, that we express without much awareness – “but accidentally cut his head” – or erupt from us because of an external stimuli. It has great strength, but also can lead to powerful anti-social behaviour and psychosomatic illness. This is because it links intricately with our unconscious physical and psychological systems and with our self-regulatory functions. So it throws into consciousness things that might detract us from a direction, a decisions or a relationship. This might not be rational as far as we are consciously aware, but is nearly always based on past experience that throws up a red danger signal, or a ‘yes’ response. There are no moral judgements at this level of our awareness. The ‘R’ brain simply gives rise to acts in ways it has learned that enable survival, reproduction and food gathering. In actual lizards it has a limited range of behavioural responses. See

    I see the dog or the goat eating the lizard as a symbol of integrating your experiences into the next level of awareness; of you being able to modify and coordinate the impulses arising from the reptilian brain, which you use your mammalian brain for.
    See also
    Climbing a tree is about exploring or becoming aware of these new directions and facets of your personal growth; again in a playful way.
    The functions of the second, Mammalian brain that exist within the Human ‘brain’, MacLean likened to the skills shown in mammals such as wild dogs and apes. Whereas the lizards do not demonstrate mutual activity in hunting or caring for young, mammals show enormous awareness of bonding, caring for young, group activity, hierarchy and recognition of family and pack. They also have a much bigger pool of behavioural responses and can learn even more. This part of our human ‘brain’ integrates and refines the functions of the reptilian brain. It provides emotional range and intensity, and gives a greater complexity to what motivates or deters us. It is this greater awareness of how we relate to others, and the social structure in which we exist, along with a sense of what place in it we occupy, that enables us to modify and coordinate the impulses arising from the reptilian brain.
    Please also read
    Tony and Anna 🙂

      -Izy 2015-06-12 12:07:47

      Thanks for that wonderful information anna 🙂 just wanna ask if whats the meaning of psychosomati. Illness.. Thanks anna 🙂

        -Anna - Tony's Assistant 2015-06-12 19:22:21

        Dear Izy- In short psychosomatic means of or relating to a physical disorder that is caused or notably influenced by emotional factors and pertaining to or involving both the mind and the body.
        The opinions about which illness is actually a “psychosomatic illness” are quite different.
        I consider this a good example of an illness where the connection with the mind is obvious:
        “One morning my wife Brenda woke and told me she had dreamt about the baby of two of our friends. The friends, who I will call Jane and Bob, were living about 200 miles from us. We knew Jane was pregnant, and about a week or so before the dream we had received a short letter saying their baby, a boy, had been born. We didn’t have a telephone at the time, so the letter was our only means of communication.
        In the dream Brenda saw the baby and a voice from behind her told her the child was ill. Its illness, she was given to understand, was serious, and would need to be treated with a drug taken every day of the child’s life. The reason for this illness and the drug use, she was told, was because in a past life the being now born as the baby had committed suicide using a drug”.
        Please continue reading at
        Anna 🙂

-January 2015-04-29 9:20:55

Hi tony hi anna, i dreamt this morning that i was at the river with a lot of trash and people were cleaning the river,picking up the trash and while they were cleaning the trash the water from the river came back to a pure crystal blue clean river..can u please explain what this means if u can..? Thanks i will wait for your reply.

    -Anna - Tony's Assistant 2015-05-04 6:58:14

    Dear January – The feelings that flow through us or we are immersed in are the process of life in our body, connecting with emotions, sexuality and changes of mood, we know this river as the flow and events of our life or destiny. We are constantly a river of energy which is expressed in everything we do. Because it is Life that flows through us it is creative in its action. But we are part of the creation, for we create with what we do. If we put feelings of hatred and destruction in the flow as it passes through us – that is what we are creating. Unfortunately those feelings, and therefore we who release them, can create their own destruction.
    In your dream you decide to clean out your own feelings, which lead you to achieve a wider awareness of life. The colour blue also links with religious feelings and experience of the holy – i.e. an awareness of those things that are universal – such as birth, caring relationship, parenthood – and so recognised as transcending one’s own small life.
    Please also read for it talks about the different ways in which this energy or potential can be expressed.
    Anna 🙂

-nestor 2015-04-14 11:31:22

Hey tony i had left you a comment before on here im not sure if i wanted you to interpret two dreams or just one i know i mentioned one where i saw the moon and what seemed to be a giant mushroom cloud coming from it and then it was struck by two giant rocks the rocks and the moon landed on earth in the form of huge (not life sized like exagerratedly huge something youd see in a cartoon like the tanks were easily visible from space they appeared to be literally on earth not in it if that makes sense)
After that image i was in a room but without any body simply as consciousness and i heard a broadcast telling all survivors that they were goijng to have to fight a war that all living humans had to participate,
This dream is fairly old so by now if it was about my life it might not be as relevent but it really stuck with me and i couldnt find anything online to formulate any good.idea of what that dream meant im sorry if you had already answered my dream i lost.your site and i forgot my info for the email i gave you 🙁

This other one stuck with me cuz itd be what id describe as a lucid dream it was crazy realistic(and disturbing) there were cops on a beach inside the water about waist deep perhaps less they were searching for something and one of them pulled out from the water an evidence bag (similar to a ziplok bag) and within it was a human torso with no arms or legs the cuts werent gorey at all super clean almost like a mannequin or another synthetic object in human form except it was supposed to be a “living” person,after that image i was in a parking lot in an old apartment complex i grew uo in and i was hiding behind some cars i remember it felt ominous and it was very dark and i recall seeing a janitor? (That part is fuzzy what he was exactly) he looked older and was he had a creepy grin as he pulled out an evidence bag and in it was a thumb thats all i recall
That dream is old as well but theyve both stayed with me due to their peculiarity ive had plenty odd dreams but those two have really remained in my cknscious i suppose it must be for a reason? I hope you can enlighten me and sorry for the essay i appreciate your time thanks tony:)

-Capricorn 2015-04-11 15:23:45

Hi anna 🙂 i have a dream and this kind of a weird but i just wanna know if what this really mean or just nothing at all. I dream that i have my period and my napkin is full of u know mens.. And i saw my sister that she had too and i just show him my napkin i told her that hi sis take a look at this and she said yeah i had too and then we go in front of our house and we saw like a Jacuzzi made of concrete with water and from there i wash and clean myself of water.. What does it mean? I will wait the answer until you reply thank you 🙂

    -Anna 2015-04-14 6:57:36

    Capricorn – In a dream a bleeding vagina might indicate your fears about sexuality and femininity, or hurts to your emotions connected with sexual relatedness.
    I see that your dream indicates that you share these fears and/or hurts with your sister.
    Washing and cleaning yourself is about clearing negative sexual feelings; dealing with the results of pent-up sexuality or reproductive drive.
    I feel that the dream suggests that it will help you to talk openly with your sister about (your feelings about) your dream and how you relate to your sexuality and your femininity, for you can help each other get a different perspective.
    Because sexual or sensual feelings are a way the Life Energy can be expressed as well, I would like you to read these two articles:

    Anna 🙂

-Princess 2015-03-30 0:22:02

Hi tony and anna i dream about a big white bird that nest in my tree here at my house. While the bird is in my tree alot of people are looking at the white bird, the white bird flew away and i stood up pointing my finger out and the white bird came back and landed on my finger with a strong grip.after that I let the white bird fly again in the sky and Everytime i whistle the white bird come back to me and lands on my palm this time. Please tell me what does this mean i will wait until you answer my dream thank you 🙂

    -Anna 2015-04-02 7:10:09

    Princess – A bird descending is about a wider view or experience becoming known to you, or becoming available. In practical terms this may be experienced as inspiration or new insights regarding work or creativity, or a bursting of one’s previous views or concepts into a wider insight.
    In order to explore these insights you can try using “Being the White Bird”
    It is good to remember that sometimes this will take time, because a dream is something that comes from a deep part of you; it is something that is working upwards toward being conscious. As such it often, like a seed, takes time to break through to the surface, and then it has to grow. So often dreams are not recognised for their full meaning until later – sometimes months or even longer. The dream images are attempts to communicate something that has probably never been thought about or even been consciously thought about, so has never been put into common conscious thinking before. It is a communication from the depths, from beyond thought, and so any interpretations that are given by thinking may completely miss the point.

    But the source of the dream, which is a process of Life, is intelligent in its own way, and will take part in any attempt to communicate. So exploring your dreams by entering into their imagery and attempting to understand them will be a two way process.
    Anna 🙂

      -Princess 2015-04-02 10:53:50

      Thank you so much anna

-zineb 2015-03-24 12:20:17

can u pleaz this dream to me.
i had a dream that a woman that i was sitting me and my friend in my house and a woman came to the window, she seemed poor from her clothes. And she threw a dollar to my side and another one to my friend’s side

-Justin 2015-03-21 14:16:59

I have had this dream 3x in a row. I am in a video game store and the owner ( guy from a tv show i watch) i buy these cabinets full of video games i start opening the packaging and i am finding all this money. The owner gets mad and starts taking the cabinets away from me. Do you know what this dream could be symbolizing?

-shirl 2015-03-19 12:15:41

Hi! Last night i had a dream that someone had broken into my house while i was sleeping and stolen money. Then i woke up and realized i was dreaming, but i checked the place i hide money and it was missing. It scared me that someone could break into my house and steal money without me waking up. I felt like how could i let that happen and my family could have been in danger. Then i woke up and realized i had still been dreaming! It took me a minute to register that i had a dream within a dream and that it didnt really happen. It was weird because most of my dreams involve some sort of apocolypse – usually involving zombies or invading armies – to the point where im almost convinced something crazy is about to happen in the world and that my family and i will survive and will be fighting some sort of apocolypse.

    -Anna 2015-03-21 8:52:20

    Shirl – Your dreams are a reflection of your inner Life process and so you will not have to fight an apocalypse in the outer world.
    And in your inner world it is more helpful NOT to fight an apocalypse, but to allow it.
    An apocalypse in your inner world reflects that you are going through major changes in your life, and that you are leaving behind habits and “inner programs” which did not reflect who you truly are. When we grow up we all have to go through this process of sorting out.
    The zombies are an expression of having lived your life on this autopilot without being aware if you expressed your true self or “the way your parents expressed their selves” for instance, which way you took into you and which “program” needs revision.
    When you are “dreaming in a dream”, it means that you are not aware of something.
    And so you received this dream NOT to become afraid of someone breaking into your house without waking you up, but to help you to become aware of it.
    It serves a purpose to explore this part of your dream yourself and there are several approaches to do that.
    Also I feel that practicing to become more aware in your waking life, will serve like a wonderful tool to you.
    Good Luck!
    Anna 🙂

-katalina 2015-03-18 11:42:28

i dream that,somebody who i know rab my money ,not much just change what`s this means?

-Snow 2015-03-17 4:04:42

Hi tony i dream this morning i climb the high wall until i reach at the top and i’d made it no matter how hard and scary to climb .. Tell me whats the meaning of this thank you

-Allyson 2015-03-15 16:18:25

Dear Tony, I wonder if you can help me interpret my dream? A woman (actress Mara Tierney) told me she had $25,000 and that was enough for her to escape her situation and so she was leaving. I was happy for her. Then there was a large table of women sitting down to dinner. I had already prepared my plate but when I went to sit down, the food on my plate was re-arranged and missing. This bothered me so I got up to get another plate in the cupboard, I found $500 crumpled on top of my china dishes, given to me by my great grandmother with pink roses on them. At first I thought it was 5 dollars and then unfolded it and saw that it was $500.Wow, this is great! I put the bill in my pocket and went back to the table. Something about these women annoyed me at the table and so I got up and took my plate and left. I had enough money to get out of there, and next thing I was doing yoga, downward dog.

-Weng 2015-03-14 8:26:49

I dream about vampire last night . Me and my friend sitting on the sofa while im holding a baby that i dont even who is that baby and theres a two vampire attack inside our house they took the baby and next is my friend and after that the next is me but i dont know why i am so strong in my dreams i fight those vampires and kill them in a voilent way and then they die and almost gone and yhe victory is in me .. What is the meaning of that? Thanks

-Yola 2015-03-11 2:54:36

I dreamt about my boyfriend he i caught him taking drugs and also in my dreams he got a problem of her crush and he said that he don’t love me.. So I tell to pack his things and leave in my house and don’t comeback and I help him pack his things.. And then after We packed his things I walk out in my room.. But he said he change his mind and never leave.. What does it mean? But in the real life his not taking drugs his not cheating and he love me so much..

    -Tony Crisp 2015-03-11 10:08:32

    Yola – It is not your boyfriend you are dreaming about. When you think about your BF do you believe your thoughts are him? Your thoughts are simply a reflection of your own feelings – feelings that can cause a lot of pain if you take them seriously. See

    Like many young women you fear you are not as attractive as other girls, you/they dream that the boyfriend is ‘cheating’ or doing other things. The drug taking suggests that is what you are doing to yourself inwardly – deadening the feelings you have. Silly girl. Wake up to what you are doing to a good relationship. See


      -Yola 2015-03-11 14:41:18

      Thank you so much tony 🙂

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