Dreaming of descending stairs

Dreaming of descending is usually associated with bad news. It is a metaphor for being demoted, or banished to the depths. The English language expresses descent as the downfall associated with poverty, loss of morality and other negative states. We are used to link the descent of stairs, ladder, or series of steps, as being negative.

The opposite of descend is to ascend:

Meaning of dreaming of climbing up stairs.