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Had a dream where I was in an alternate reality. Everyone hated me, I had been fired from Deloitte for incompetence, and I was somehow part-owner of an Arena Football team. What the hell does that mean

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More concerned about the Arena Football ownership

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I think you’re supposed to close your eyes, put yourself back in the dream setting, and ask the people why they’re there and what they mean. It’s all in your head so you’ll find your answers there as well. 💛

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That's another consulting co. playing inception with you - they need you.

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Poor investment choices? 🤣😉

Why you bring D in these dreams? I don’t like it

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I didn’t like it either lol

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It’s either your worst fear or ideal dream!!

You're feeling anxiety about work (including imposter syndrome), and deep inside you're feeling that you might be happier doing something else, perhaps something less traditional.

Damn that hits center

My guess is that you're in need of a change in life, a big one but it may take some time

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