To dream about being lost in a dense forest suggests that you are feeling confused or uncertain in your waking hours. 

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Perhaps you can’t see a way out of a situation you have got yourself in. 

Who or what can you call upon for guidance? 

It may be that you are panicking because you feel out of control- so try to calm yourself before thinking about your next steps. 

Often when you are overwhelmed by something- this is when wrong choices are made so try to breathe and think about things rationally. 

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To walk in a forest that felt welcoming to you might be your dream telling you to spend some more time in nature. 

If you have been cooped up indoors for some time now, it may be wise to put on your best walking boots and get exploring.

This may be even more beneficial if you have been struggling with your mental health lately too.  

If you tend to holiday in rural areas, perhaps you need to book some time away to visit your favourite spots in the near future so you have something to look forward to. 

To see a sparse forest and you may be feeling exposed in your waking hours. What can you do to protect yourself more? 

Have you done something lately to put yourself at risk? If so, it might be wise to stop or try and reverse some of the damage. 

On the other hand, a forest that was well established and you may be comforted by the fact that there is a buffer between you and the outside world. 

You feel taken care of and safe. If this speaks to you, try not to take this feeling for granted as it is a fortunate place to be.  

To sit around a campfire in a forest environment with the people you love could mean that you need to spend more time with those you care about the most. Whatever has driven a wedge between you lately needs to be moved to one side so you can rekindle your relationship. 

Break the word down for additional meaning- ‘for’ and ‘rest’- could the dream simply be encouraging you to take some time out? 

Have you been working hard lately and has this relentlessness taken its toll on your body and mind? 

If so, try to carve some time for yourself each day to recharge your batteries or you will struggle in both your professional and your personal life. 

To see a forest burning in your dreams and you might be worried about something or someone coming along to destroy what you have or what you’ve built. 

Is this fear justified or are you worrying unnecessarily about things out of your control? 

If the threat is real, what can you do to defend what’s yours?

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