Dreaming of a ball means your life is coming full circle, and fulfilled by excellent career opportunities and relationships. The ball is always in your court where you control the situations to your liking. Understanding that the ball dream is to your advantage, start running laps around whatever obstacles that you may be facing day to day and you will see that life is a piece of cake.
Dreaming of a hippopotamus means hiding your true power and strength. Those who do not know your true nature will be in for a surprise upon discovering what you are capable of. Your enemies are hesitant to cross you, as they have heard stories, but never witnessed your destructive actions. Continue to leverage the unknown to your advantage, and show your strength only when necessary.
Dreaming of yourself working with clay indicates that you are taking things and molding them into shape and life. You are not sitting around and waiting for opportunities to come to you as they may easily bypass you. You are making your own choices and taking risks in order to gain success. Working with clay in your dream represents creativity and expression of possibilities as clay is soft and malleable. Nothing is set in stone yet so you have chances to maneuver things in your favor.
Alternatively, dreaming of clay may symbolize that you are too gullible and easily lose sight of your beliefs and ideals. Clay is flexible and can be easily manipulated into other things so you have to be careful and not let others take advantage of you.