What does it mean to dream of Squirrel

To dream of a squirrel can have a variety of meanings depending on the context of the dream and your personal experiences and feelings towards that animal. Squirrels may represent preparation, resourcefulness, agility, or energy. Depending on what the squirrel is doing in your dream, it may reflect your feelings towards those aspects of your life. If the squirrel is fleeing or being hurt, for instance, you may be lacking those aspects. If you’ve seen that animal recently or if was present in something you watched or read, it may simply be the incorporation of your daily life into your dream. Think about what thoughts you had when you encountered that animal, and what emotions you felt. That animal may represent those thoughts and emotions, and how it was treated in your dream may reflect how you treat them.

Interpretation is relative

This interpretation is just a suggestion based on general cultural and psychological significance. Don’t take this as absolute truth. Your dreams are linked to your experiences and memories, so we can’t tell you what your dreams mean exactly. Instead, use this as a base to start a reflection and find your own interpretations.

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Questions to ask yourself

To interpret your dreams properly, you should ask yourself the following questions.


When was the last time this element appeared in your waking life? In which context?

Dreams often incorporate recent elements of our waking life. If you’ve seen this element in a movie recently, for instance, it may explain the presence of this element in your dream.


What does this element represent for you? Could it be a metaphor for something else?

During dreams, your mind makes a lot of associations between concepts. An animal may represent a person, a person may represent a period of your life, etc... Think outside the box; what could this element represent?


What emotions does this make you feel? Did you feel those emotions in your dream?

Were you surprised to feel unexpected love or anger towards this element? Think about why you may have felt those emotions.

Related elements

What else was inside your dream?

Think about the other elements of your dream and their relation with this specific element. Then, you can start this process again with these other elements.