Opening up yourself and letting out all the accumulated knowledge and experience stored within.
Getting past a tough barrier to gain something with substantial sustenance. This includes breaching any obstacles you’ve placed between yourself and the world, or those behind which other people hide (see Armor).... The Language of Dreams
Finding a can opener may represent that you have discovered an important tool for cpening up someone to your way ol thinking. Difficulty in opening a can may comment on difficulties in discovering the right ingredients to living a fulfilled life, or that you feel frustrated, or that you are unable to open up to someone else. (See Canned food.)... Ariadne's Book of Dream
In dreams umbrellas usually symbolize the device that the conscious mind uses to protect itself from the unconscious. Umbrellas might symbolize our unwillingness to deal with negative emotions, psychological baggage, or trauma.
If the umbrella is opened, you may be protecting yourself from unconscious materials.
If the umbrella is closed, then you may be prepared and be willing to deal with the unfamiliar psyche. Old dream interpretations say that the umbrella is the symbol of security.
If the umbrella is broken or turned inside out, your ultimate achievement is possible but delayed.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
Dreaming of an umbrella may indicate an unwillingness to deal with negative emotions and psychological baggage or trauma.
If the umbrella is open, you may be protecting yourself from the “stuff” in your unconscious.
If you open the umbrella in your dream, it may indicate that you are prepared and willing to discover yourself. Carrying a closed umbrella in the rain is highly unfortunate for the dreamer and his business plans. Traditionally, the umbrella is the symbol of security. However, if the umbrella is broken or turned inside out your ultimate achievement is still possible, but it will be delayed.
A leaky umbrella denotes quarrels with loved ones.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
You are rejecting insight and ideas; have no direct contact with reality; no contact with the water of the emotion. Or, the umbrella could mean flexibility—a Roof over your head.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
1- An umbrella is a shelter and a sanctuary and it is this symbolism that comes across in dreams. Often in a work situation we need to work under someone’s teaching, and this feeling of safety can be recognised in dreams.
2- As we mature we need to develop certain coping skills. In dreams these can be seen as a protective covering, hence the image of the umbrella.
3- As a sunshade conferred status and power, so does the umbrella.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Vision: Looking at an open umbrella: speak and act carefully right now—even if you can’t undo the damage that has been done. Seeing a closed umbrella: you arc unncccssarily worried. Opening an umbrella: you won’t find luck by walking blindly past it.
Depth Psychology: Are you afraid of something? Are you afraid of your passions? Don’t deny your emotions—deal with them and you will feel much better. Are you afraid that things will only get worse and you will, like rain in some places, end up in the gutter? See Parasol.... Dreamers Dictionary
Dreams of an umbrella reflect your coping strategies, the way you handle challenges, confrontations, change, or unpredictable circumstances. This dream can also represent the real or perceived need to protect your thoughts from negative influence.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Psychological / emotional perspective: As we mature we need to develop certain emotional coping skills. In dreams these can be seen as a protective covering, hence the image of the umbrella.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: An umbrella is a shelter and a sanctuary, and it is this symbolism that comes across in dreams. Often in a work situation we need to work under someone’s teaching, and this feeling of safety can be recognized in dreams. Occasionally, as in the term ‘umbrella organization’, the umbrella is seen as all-encompassing.... Dream Meanings of Versatile