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What does it mean when you dream about falling?

Falling is a universal dream motif. Psychologists speculate that fearful falling dreams are rooted in our early experiences as toddlers learning to walk. Falling dreams often reflect a sense that one has failed or “fallen down” in life. Dreams of falling also occur when one feels completely overwhelmed or out of control, such as during a divorce or the loss of a job.

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This is a common dream which usually represents underlying fears and feelings of inadequacy and helplessness. Interpret your dream by considering your primary fears, current difficulties, and situations in your life that seem to be on a downward spiral, especially those situations that seem outside of your control (financial, romantic, etc.). Some people believe that if you keep falling in your dream and don’t wake up that you will die at the point of impact. This is absolutely not true. In a falling dream you wake up out of fear and not because of danger of dying. Superstition-based dream interpretations say that if you fall a long distance in your dream and get hurt, be prepared for really hard times ahead, but if you fall and are not injured your upsets will be minor and temporary.
Bedside Dream Dictionary by Silvana Amar Copyright © 2007 by Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
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Michael's death was caused by a brain injury and fractured skull consistent with a fall from height, coroner John Matthews heard.
In the city and county, 26 of the deaths and major injuries in construction in 2001/2 were the result of a fall from height.
According to the emergency data, he said that 12 per cent injuries were caused due to fall from height at workplaces.
A postmortem examination carried out by Dr Andrew Dalton gave a provisional cause of death of head injury due to a fall from height.
Employers not employing a duty of care in its health and safety processes and procedures face the risk of a serious accident from a fall from height, or even a fatal injury to one of its employees.
A CREWMAN who died in a fall from height onto the deck of his vessel a mile and a half out to sea has been identified as a young Ukrainian.
Dr Elizabeth Gibby, director of HSE's Injuries Reduction Programme added: "In 2006/07 45 workers died, and 3750 workers were seriously injured as a result of a fall from height in the workplace--nearly a third of them involved a ladder.
HMC Consultant and Injury Prevention Director at the Department of Surgery Dr Rafael Consunji said the leading cause of trauma cases are motor vehicle crashes or road-related injuries which account for about 40 to 45 percent of the patients."Thirty to 40 percent of those are work-related including fall from heights, burns, machinery-related injuries, among others," he said, adding that all cases of serious injuries in the country are brought to the trauma centre whether they happen in Al Khor, Al Wakra or even Dukhan.
"A unique type of facial trauma is fall from heights," says Dr Khaled Ghandour, Head of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department, Dubai Health Authority and speaker at the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Congress.
Coca Cola and MBC need to take a second look at their add, where one slim hoodlum, is egging his naive heavy set side kick to jump off a roof with paper wings, because his Coca Cola is light.Aa Children see this and they may emulate, we recently had a rash of children fall from heights here, and I find it extremely irresponsible, and disturbing to even allow this kind of advertising to be broadcast.
She can jump high and fall from heights and land on her feet.