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by ThePurple
14 Oct 2017 01:10
Forum: For Beginners
Topic: Did I just have a Lucid Dream?
Replies: 3
Views: 158

Re: Did I just have a Lucid Dream?

Now that you've experienced sleep paralysis and come away unscathed, I think you can probably do away with characterizing it as the "worst thing possible." Don't you?
by ThePurple
14 Oct 2017 01:06
Forum: For Beginners
Topic: I can't go any further
Replies: 1
Views: 134

Re: I can't go any further

So, you're only two weeks in, and have already had several mini-successes. Each time it seems you learned something about the process, got to know some of the many sensations involved. Perhaps I missed something, but it seems hasty to refer to all this as a block. Lucidity is a new and strange feeli...
by ThePurple
06 Oct 2017 01:48
Forum: For Beginners
Topic: Promblem with WILD
Replies: 1
Views: 116

Re: Promblem with WILD

Welcome! Perhaps it depends on the particulars of your WILD technique, but in my experience, I tend to skip over most sleep paralysis sensations entirely. It is a complete myth that you have to endure a demon on your chest in order to enter a lucid dream directly. That said, when I have felt SP effe...
by ThePurple
29 Sep 2017 22:55
Forum: Dream Science
Topic: Lost ability to lucid dreams
Replies: 6
Views: 142

Re: Lost ability to lucid dreams

I think the likeliest person to have taken the ability from you is yourself. You felt you were doing something without permission, something wrong, and needed to punish yourself, or protect those you would intrude upon. Have you tried apologising? Making ground rules to prevent future invasiveness? ...
by ThePurple
11 May 2017 01:03
Forum: Share Your Lucid Dreams
Topic: Second lucid dream!
Replies: 4
Views: 287

Re: Second lucid dream!

I'll try to remember that next time, which probably won't happen for a while. Well, jeez, not with that attitude! You've done it before, you can do it again. In my dreams, it's hard to remember the things I've heard about staying in the dream. Yeah good logic and access to memories can be elusive i...
by ThePurple
10 May 2017 19:38
Forum: Share Your Lucid Dreams
Topic: Multi Dimensional Spy
Replies: 2
Views: 254

Re: Multi Dimensional Spy

Awesome! I was reading a book in bed and started to hallucinate. What book? Does the plot of your dream relate? It shows me a mirror image of myself. (This was trippy because I saw that yes I am looking at myself, but I did not look like who I look like in real life. I simultaneously knew it was me ...
by ThePurple
10 May 2017 19:20
Forum: Share Your Lucid Dreams
Topic: Did a WILD INSIDE a DREAM!!??
Replies: 3
Views: 224

Re: Did a WILD INSIDE a DREAM!!??

It is a bit confusingly written, yes, but I think I understood mostly what you were describing. I didn't respond because it would have basically said "Yup, this stuff we do can get pretty weird! ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ " and it seems like you had a question, but I'm not sure what. Re: awake vs asleep qu...
by ThePurple
10 May 2017 18:47
Forum: Sleep Disorders
Topic: No dreams
Replies: 1
Views: 210

Re: No dreams

What's your sleep schedule like? Is it not enough? Too much? Have you heard of wake-back-to-bed? It's not just for lucidity, getting up early and going back to sleep helps with dream recall. Do you wake up and immediately try to remember dreams? Do you seem to wake up thinking about other things alr...
by ThePurple
10 May 2017 18:33
Forum: Lucid Dreaming Techniques
Topic: problems with WBTB
Replies: 4
Views: 495

Re: problems with WBTB

If you're having trouble falling back asleep, it does sound like the details of your WBTB practice may need to be tweaked. The likeliest culprits I see are timing, activity, and relaxation. Some people do better staying up for only 10 minutes or so, so give that a shot. Regardless of how long you're...
by ThePurple
10 May 2017 18:07
Forum: Share Your Lucid Dreams
Topic: Second lucid dream!
Replies: 4
Views: 287

Re: Second lucid dream!

Congrats! You're on your way! It's a common thing for the excitement to pull you out of the dream, but a few more of these and it'll be no biggie, right? Of course I'm dreaming, do it every night! Part of the reason the dream dissolves is also the difference between "I'm dreaming" and &quo...

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