As a play on words, an artichoke may mention that you are choking back your creativity, as in “Art 1 choke.” Artichokes open to reveal the heart and also reflect flowering potentials. In that we usually eat the heart of an artichoke, it may comment “eat your heart out.”... Ariadne's Book of Dream
To see or eat an artichoke in your dream implies that an important issue needs to be scrutinized and dealt with thoroughly. It may also symbolize your ability to be inventive and innovative. You need to learn how to be more imaginative and develop your aptitude for originality.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
To see or eat an artichoke in your dream, suggests that you need to get to the heart of some matter. It also represents of your potential and creativity. Perhaps you are holding back in how you want to express yourself.... My Dream Interpretation
1- When we find ourselves choking in a dream we are coming up against our inability to express ourselves appropriately. There is some conflict between our inner and outer selves, perhaps some indecision over whether we should speak out or remain silent.
2- We are being stifled by people or circumstances and are not in control of either.
3- Choking can indicate spiritual conflict and restraint. Choking in a dream therefore eventually has us learn when to speak and when to remain silent.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Dreams of choking represent that there is something in your life that is hard to swallow.
The throat is your avenue of communication and manifestation, so choking means that there is something you are holding back or afraid to express and/or manifest. Your dream may be suggesting that you find a safe means of expression, either a venting letter that is never sent, or that you share what is stuck in your throat with a trusted friend, therapist, or life coach.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Psychological / emotional perspective: Being choked suggests that we are being stifled by people or circumstances and are not in control of either. Choking on food suggests that there is something unpalatable in our lives.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: When we find ourselves choking in a dream we are coming up against our inability to express ourselves appropriately. There is some conflict between our inner and outer selves, perhaps some indecision over whether we should speak out or remain silent.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
To dream that you are choking on an object, suggests that you may find it difficult to believe some advice, or accept what someone is telling you.
If you are choking on food, then it may be an expression of your guilt about something.
To dream that someone is choking you, means you are suppressing your feelings - you have difficulties in showing your fear, anger, or love. Alternatively, you may feel that you are being prevented or restricted from freely expressing yourself.
If you dream that you are choking a person, you have feelings of aggression towards someone. You may also be trying to prevent something from being said or revealed. Also see “Heimlich Maneuver.”... My Dream Interpretation
Dreaming that you are having difficulty breathing and are in danger of dying as a result may carry important messages for the dreamer. This type of a dream experience is usually very frightening, and at times people are awakened from their dream due to the fear. This dream may have several different explanations and the catalysts may be forces from either within the individuals emotional and psychological makeup or circumstances on the outside of the individual.
The suffocation is either do to internal forces or an external situation.
The dreamer may experience great difficulties when it comes to free self expression. They may have difficulties in expressing their fear, anger, love, or any other powerful emotion and are literally choking on them in their dream. Choking in your dream suggests that you are having problems in communicating your thoughts, needs, and feelings. Additionally, smothering may imply that the dreamer can not accept certain situations in their life and is feeling suffocated by a current problem.
To interpret this dream accurately consider all of the details in it, think about your daily life and those things that cause you great stress and restrict your freedom. Finally, try to connect your dream with your daily life experiences and unlock the symbolism that the dream holds for you.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary