Tick Symbolism

Do what you want to do, take sensible precautions, and do not let your fears cripple your enjoyment of life

If Tick has come across your path;

Tick is letting you know that today you have to tread carefully. Make sure that you can stay detached in any and all situations. Above all do not let anyone get under your skin. You may find that people close to you are deliberately trying to provoke a reaction from you. Stay clear and do not engage. Let them deal with their own issues and keep yourself out of it. Engaging will only instigate “drama trauma” and distract you from your own journey.

Alternatively this species of arachnid is letting you know that you have too many people in your life that are draining your energy. It’s time for you to step away and learn to set boundaries. These people just have too many expectations of you. It’s not up to you to fix their stuff.

It is also possible that you have too many expectations of yourself. Rome was not built in a day so the message means to back off some of your projects and focus on the essentials for the moment. Once those are done then you can start to re introduce all of your plans at a rate that you can handle.

If Tick is your Animal Totem;

If this insect is your animal totem you have the ability to stay in one spot patiently simply waiting for the right opportunity to come by. When this opportunity does happen along, you take quick action and seize the moment. You know exactly when to move to be successful. You know an opportunity when you see it even though you may not understand it. You will take a leap on faith without necessarily knowing where you will land. You trust in positive outcomes.

You also have a gift for getting under other peoples skin when you decide to. Your instinct unerringly will guide you to poke in exactly the right spot to get a rise out of someone.

If Tick has come into your Dream;

Dreaming of this insect is a common sign that something which has been slowing draining your energy and happiness in your life. It is up to you to analyze which of these factors are that are affecting you need to be purged. Alternatively this could also symbolize being irritated by some of the people around you. Clear boundaries need to be set and your personal energy needs to be cleared.

To dream of tick inside your body is a message that you may be facing some health problems that you are not aware of. It could also be a symbol of losing your financial resources and finding yourself with the means for basic survival.

To dream of killing these creatures means that you have the power to overcome all of the problems and annoyances surrounding you.

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  • Hi…I have woken upone morningto realize I have bed bugs…while of course panicking and getting overwhelmed by the amount of effort this adds to my life, I am trying hard to understand the meaning behind this. Could you help me with some symbolism behind these specific bugs?


  • Last night early morning I had a dream about blood ticks between my toes and fingers I woke up to look at them but was still sleep wasn’t afraid of them. I was cleaning and the dream came back to my mind. Trying to figure out what this all mean.

  • 😯 I live in the country and see these buggers all the time, however, I have never dreamt of one. I recently dreamed of one biting me on the side of my head near my temple, in my hairline. For some reason it stuck w me, I haven’t been able to remember many of my dreams for a while.. anyways…I can’t say that there was an extraction of the tick, but I do recall discovering it and feeling it myself..I was talking w one of my children when I discovered it. So this has me wondering how to apply the meaning of the tick in my dream to my conscious life. Is it in regards to my children, since one of them was present..or is the tick pairing w the other things in my life; I feel that this would be a sign to those rather than my children. Just looking for another’s perspective re: the dream world symbolism.

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