are different from normal dreaming. The technique involved with lucid dreaming
is to be conscious that you are in a dream
state rather than just letting your dreams
happen as and when they feel like it. There are a number of lucid
dreaming techniques that you can use to help this to happen:
Has the stress in your waking life overflowed into your dreams
? A little bit of stress in our everyday lives is normal. But sometimes it becomes such a regular occurrence in our lives that it influences our dreams
and causes us to lose valuable sleep. Understanding our dreams is the key to identifying and ending stress in our waking hours and restoring peace and restfulness to our nighttime hours. These types of dreams usually keep reoccurring until the situation in our waking hours has been addressed.
most vividly in the REM (Rapid Eye Movement) stage. A device can identify these eye movements and give you feedback letting you know that you are dreaming. This feedback typically utilizes flashing lights and or sound.
LaBerge filed for a patent application in December 2004 that outlined the basic technique of boosting Acetylcholine levels to promote lucid dreaming
A technique developed by psychologist Stephen Wack of remembering to think about lucid dreaming
before you fall sleep is to have a key component that will permit your memory to flashback to the thought of lucid
dreaming This could be as simple as a sign taped to your wall that says ‘lucid
’ or any other kind of reminder. This will allow the sleeper to participate in the daydreaming of lucid dreaming
while entering into REM, steadily increasing the likeliness of achieving lucid dreaming
One of the biggest problem people have that are wishing to experience lucid dreams
is premature awakening. This premature awakening can be frustrating after spending considerable time into achieving lucidity in the first place.
recall is merely the capability of remembering your dreams
How long it takes for you to learn Lucid Dreaming
depends on how good your dream
recall is, how motivated you are, what techniques you are using, and how many hours you sleep each night.
A night terror
differs from a nightmare
and can affect any age group (infants, toddlers, young children, teens and adults) although it is more common in children under 5 years of age.
Many of you new to dream interpretation
have asked how do I know when I am lucid dreaming
? A Lucid Dream
is having a dream where the dreamer is totally conscious of what is going on. Basically this means being awake while you are dreaming. In these types of dreams
, anything is possible and unlike the other types of dreams, lucid dreams
do not fall in so much to tragic experiences because the dreamer can create their own dreams just from imagining their ideal scene
Recently there has been considerable interest in lucid dreaming
. A lucid dream
is a dream in which the sleeper is aware that they are dreaming. When the dreamer is lucid, they can actively participate in and often manipulate the imaginary experiences in the dream environment. Lucid dreams
can seem extremely real and vivid depending on a person’s level of self-awareness during the lucid dream
. Lucid dreams
are strongly associated with REM sleep. REM sleep is more abundant just before the final awakening. This means they most commonly occur right before waking up. A lucid dream can begin in one of three following ways.