Showing up to work naked: An underlying fear of embarrassment

Dreaming about showing up to school or work naked is a terrifying, humiliating experience. These dreams are surprisingly common, even though the likelihood of someone actually showing up at work or school naked without realizing it is extremely low. Our fear of showing up to work or school naked in our dreams is actually a reflection of our underlying fear of ridicule or embarrassment. These dreams might also indicate we’ve been afraid to be ourselves and reveal our true colors around other people.

Dreaming about being naked might symbolize the anxiety we feel because we’re afraid of being judged negatively by others. You’re more likely to experience these dreams if you’ve been feeling especially self-conscious and unsure of yourself lately. Working to improve your self-confidence can help you avoid these unpleasant dreams in the future.