To dream of performing CPR represents an urgent or last ditch attempt to resolve something. Eagerness to not lose something. A friendship, job, or situation may be close to failing and you are doing what you can to keep it going. Desperation to revive something in your life. Taking urgent action or listening to everything thing you are told in order to restore stability to a situation.
Positively, dreaming about performing CPR may reflect experience with crisis or urgent situations. Feelings about yourself or someone else being adept at mitigating loss. Last minute attempts to preserve your will power while struggling with addictions.
Negatively, CPR in a dream reflect waking life situations where you there is a risk of panicking. Panicking about inevitable losses. Alternatively, it may reflect taking risks or making unusual efforts to keep a problem alive. Desperation to never let go of something negative or dangerous. Allowing your concern for other people’s problems to distract you.
If a relationship has failed in waking life you may have tried apologizing, telling the truth, or a bribe in a final attempt to restore the relationship.
To dream of giving CPR to a dog may reflect your fear of losing something that gives you a lot of confidence. Desperation to keep others believing in themselves.
To dream of not wanting to perform CPR on someone may reflect feelings about a waking life choice where you are choosing someone else’s failure. Feeling that person deserves to fail or that something you don’t like deserves to lost. Alternatively, it may reflect a concerns about being noticed by others caring about something that socially unacceptable or embarrassing. A fear or discomfort of being supportive of something.
To dream of CPR training represents learning to mitigate loss. Negatively, it may be a sign that you are worry to much about dangerous possibilities.
Example: A man dreamed of seeing his grandfather collapsing and then having to perform CPR. In waking life the man was struggling to keep his will power strong while trying to quit smoking. He was having a hard time resisting his cravings and desperately trying to stop himself from giving up trying to quit.
Example 2: A woman dreamed of performing CPR on someone else’s baby. In waking life she was having an assortment of problems and felt it was more urgent to deal with someone else’s problem to her own detriment.