To dream that you are at work indicates that you are experiencing some anxiety about a current project or task. The dream may also be telling you that you need to "get back to work". Perhaps you have been slacking off and need to pick up the pace. Stop procrastinating. Alternatively, the dream reflects your success.
To dream that you are at your former work suggests that there is an old lesson that you need to learn and apply to your current situation.
To dream that you have been replaced at work represents your concern about your current job security. You feel that you are in a precarious position at work or in some group project.
Dreaming that you are hard at work, denotes that you will win merited success by concentration of energy. To see others at work, denotes that hopeful conditions will surround you. To look for work, means that you will be benefited by some unaccountable occurrence.
To dream of yard work represents feelings about having to maintain good appearances in a situation. Negatively, it may reflect desperate attempts to maintain good appearances in a situation or relationship that isn't working. Vain attempts to maintain a responsible appearance to others. Trying too hard to impress or please others. Trying too hard to look honest. Trying hard to organized or responsible to other people.
Example: A young woman dreamed of seeing her father doing yard work in 2 places at once while she stood in a basement. In waking life she felt that her relationship was in the worst state it had ever been after deceiving her boyfriend. She desperately tried hard to keep up an honest appearance to her boyfriend so he would eventually forgive her for her lies. The boyfriend never forgave her and she felt like her attempts to get forgiveness by looking responsible all the time were in vain.
Dreaming that you are in a workhouse denotes that some event will work you harm and loss. See Prison.
Dreaming of doing crochet work, foretells your entanglement in some silly affair growing out of a too great curiosity about other people’s business. Beware of talking too frankly with over-confidential women.
To dream that you are laboring suggests that your goals will take a lot of hard work to accomplish.
If you are a woman and dream that you are in labor indicates your desire to be pregnant and to start a family. To experience or feel pre-term labor pains or Braxton Hicks contractions in your dream indicate the anticipation of hard work ahead. If you are actually pregnant, then the dream serves as a rehearsal for the actual birth. The dream is trying to prepare you for labor and proper breathing.
To dream that someone goes into labor prematurely implies that you need to be better prepared for unexpected challenges that may come your way.
Hard labor in a dream means comfort in wakefulness. If a businessman or a rich person sees himself working as a laborer in a dream it represents conceit and a sham, or that he is deceiving people to control their money, or defrauding them of their assets. If one sees himself laboring in a dream, it means thriftiness, discretion, or virtuous along with satisfaction and ease in one’s life. Laboring in a dream also means a misfortune or one’s peril.
Dreaming that you watch domestic animals laboring under heavy burdens, denotes that you will be prosperous, but unjust to your servants, or those employed by you. To see men toiling, signifies profitable work, and robust health. To labor yourself, denotes favorable outlook for any new enterprise, and bountiful crops if the dreamer is interested in farming.