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Did You Dream About a Cushion? Here's What It Means

Have you dreamed about a cushion? This is a complex dream topic that has multiple fascinating interpretations.

Read on for three different points-of-view from our dream guides on what it means to dream about a cushion.

Which of these explanations makes the most sense for your dream?


What does a cushion mean in dreams?

1. The traditional interpretation

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Mary Leyen
Dream Expert,
Contributor: "3 of Dreams Book of Dreams"

A dream about a cushion often symbolizes comfort, relaxation, and ease. But the dream is often more nuanced.

It may indicate a desire for a more comfortable life or a need for emotional support. If you're sitting or lying on a cushion in your dream, it may suggest that you're in a comfortable position in your life, or that you're seeking comfort in a situation. However, it could also mean that you're too comfortable and need to push yourself out of your comfort zone.

A cushion can often be a deep and multifaceted dream object to pin down for sure. To really say for sure, I would have to understand the dreamer's past and circumstances.

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2. The psychoanalyst's interpretation

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Ernesto Andrahi
Psychoanalyst,
Contributor: "3 of Dreams Book of Dreams"

Dreaming of a cushion, in Freudian terms, may represent a yearning for maternal comfort or a return to the womb's safety.

Somewhat similarly: It's a manifestation of the unconscious desire for protection and solace. If you're situated on a cushion in your dream, it could symbolize a Freudian regression, a retreat to an earlier, more secure stage of life. However, it might also suggest a complacency, a reluctance to confront life's challenges, reflecting Freud's concept of 'resistance'. The cushion, in this context, becomes a symbol of the ego's defense mechanisms, shielding the self from the harsh realities of the external world.0

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3. The spiritualist's interpretation

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Liz Morrison
Shaman and Spirit Guide,
Contributor: "3 of Dreams Book of Dreams"

Dreaming of a cushion or resting upon one can be seen as a spiritual symbol of divine support and comfort. It may indicate that you are being held and protected by a higher power, suggesting a deep sense of trust and faith. If you're sitting or lying on a cushion, it may symbolize a spiritual retreat, a time of introspection and connection with your inner self. However, it could also be a spiritual nudge, reminding you not to become too complacent in your spiritual journey, urging you to rise from your comfort zone and continue your path towards enlightenment.

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So which interpretation of the dream works the best for you?

Which interpretation above for a cushion fits with your dream?

Only you can know for sure. Remember that our subconscious mind can be a complex thing. Any concept from a dream can signify a wide range of meanings — or be the result of multiple themes from our conscious lives.

Have a better explanation on dreams about a cushion that you'd like to share? We'd love to hear your personal interpretation in the comments below.

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