Hot Air Balloon
To dream of a hot air balloon represents feelings of social elevation, popularity, or fame. Emotional elevation for a short period of time. Feeling good being a bigger, better, or more intelligent person than other people. The ease with which you “rise above” a situation or other people. Looking at life in a more positive or confident way than other people. Enjoying rising above your problems.
Negatively, dreaming of a hit air balloon may reflect feelings of enjoying social superiority or enjoying thinking you are better than other people. Enjoying thinking than other people are stupid or “below you.” Dishonesty that allows to rise about others in power or social stance. Allowing popularity to corrupt you.
To see a hot air balloon crash symbolizes feelings of falling falling back into depression, pessimism, or negative thinking patterns. Social or emotional elevation that ends with embarrassment or failure. Short lived success or social elevation. Feeling embarrassed for having thought you were better than other people. Popularity that ends in disgrace or failure.
To dream of a red hot air balloon represents “rising above” others in a negative or excessive way. For example, one might reclaim lost power in a relationship over a bully, but then begin to become arrogant and cocky. Dishonest or dangerous methods used to elevate your status or emotional state. Popularity gained through dishonesty.
Example: Pop Star Nick Jonas dreamed of riding in a hot air balloon that keep going. He wasn’t able to get off. The hit air balloon in the dream may have reflected his feelings about the ease of his fame beginning to annoy him. Feeling of enjoying the social elevation his fame brought him that was starting to get on his nerves.
Example 2: A man dreamed of being in a hot air balloon with his wife. In waking life he and his wife had conceived a child and were very happy about it. The hot air balloon may have reflected his feelings of being emotional or socially elevated because of the coming child.