Paralysis- See Dream Dictionary: Immobility
When we dream that we are paralyzed, it reflects the current state of our bodies while we're asleep. During the REM state of sleep, the body is actually immobile and paralyzed. People report that they cannot move, no matter how hard they try. Symbolically, dreaming that we are paralyzed can also indicate feelings of helplessness or being pinned down in some aspects or circumstances of our waking lives. We may feel unable to deal with a situation.
Parcels and packages in dreams represent latent potential or skills. When you're sending a parcel, you are sending your energy out into the world, and when you're receiving a parcel in a dream, you are made aware of something that you don't quite understand the full potential of. Parcels can also represent the gifts that we receive from others.
Dreaming of a pen is points to some aspect of our self-expression and communication. Consider also the phrase of how the pen is mightier than the sword.
The people who appear in dreams are the characters with which we write the 'play' of our lives. Their importance means that their appearance in our dreams will either be comforting or distressing, depending on the circumstances in the dream.
Meanings of Authority Figures
Dreaming of authority figures can tell us something important about ourselves. It's not so much the people that are important in this instance, but the characteristics we associate with them. The appearance of policemen for example, symbolizes protection and security. Dreaming of a judge or justice may signify the onset of a serious argument over a trivial matter.
To dream of a king means that success and prestige are within your reach. You will rise above your problems and adversities. The king is symbolic of power and control. Alternatively, the king symbolizes your father or a father figure in your life. Ask yourself if you are perhaps needing support?
Dreaming that we are in prison is a sign that we are being censored in some area of our lives, for example a feeling that we're unable to fully express our creativity. If you dream that you or someone else is released from prison, it points to major changes that need to made in your waking life.
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