Mood shifts or movement of attention, as when we move from being involved in physical sensation and shift to thinking; rise or drop in status or work; our emotional highs and lows—the lift going out through the roof could show tendency towards being manic, going underground meeting influences from the unconscious; being ‘uplifted* or feeling […]
Buildings in dreams represent the constructions we make in our lives. They are attitudes and beliefs we have built from our experience, perception, and often from our family habits and customs. Where in real life we can learn a lot about a person from his personal environment, so in dreams a building can also reflect […]
These usually indicate how we deal with information. For instance, a lift going down would suggest going down into the subconscious, while a lift going up would be moving towards the spiritual or cosmic concerns. In the sleep state we are thought to leave our physical bodies behind, so, descending in a lift and getting […]
A lift, particularly in a work situation, may indicate the possibility of promotion or demotion, but may also indicate the way to achieve this. An old-fashioned lift might signify the need for effort or, conversely, perhaps an out-of-date attitude.
To dream of riding a ski lift predicts happiness and prestige through hard work. If you fell off the lift in your dream, there will be difficult obstacles on the road to achieving your goals.
The rising feelings of passion or sexual pleasure, the transition from expressing our energy genitally to expressing it in self awareness is often shown as ascending. See flying, stairs and lift under house and buildings. Movement towards waking or becoming more aware, the mental, or an escape from anxiety or being ‘down to earth’; sexual […]
A lift is an enclosed space and can, therefore, symbolize the physical body from a spiritual perspective. Being lifted up suggests ascension.
Going up in a lift suggests aspiration and a desire for something better. Going down may indicate difficult or depressing circumstances.
See Ladder, Stairs. Emotional changes, and the degree of those changes is expressed here. Caution, remaining aware of reality. If the lift is moving up fast—advancement, high hopes. If the elevator is moving down fast—to the point that it is uncomfortable—fear of letting go. See Abyss and Trapdoor. If the elevator gets stuck, inferiority complex […]
Uncertainty. To dream that you are ascending in the Lift, your success is probable; if descending, it is doubtful.