Dream self stopping myself from dreaming?

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Dream self stopping myself from dreaming?

Postby dedidreamer » 07 Nov 2012 15:23

So last night I had a dream (non lucid, I have only been lucid once a month ago but it was partial lucidity and lasted a second) but in my dream my mom and I were trying to obtain lucidity by meditating and I would feel something like the WILD technique(which I can remember the feeling, and I can never remember what my dreams feel like) it felt like someone was piling my legs and my brain went all fuzzy but in my dream I was scared to go lucid so I would start screaming to not become lucid.

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Re: Dream self stopping myself from dreaming?

Postby Ryan » 08 Nov 2012 05:37

That was you falling victim to 'fear'. You'll need to get that solved eventually.

Remember, KNOW you're safe... and you will be. Don't "believe" it... *KNOW* it. :)

If you need to use a 'tool' in order to feel safe before, during or after you practice... then do so. Tools include stuff like casting a circle... using white light... saying a prayer... these are all "tools" which you use in order to focus your Intent towards a certain goal, such as "being safe". :)
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Re: Dream self stopping myself from dreaming?

Postby KylePK » 10 Nov 2012 08:05

I have the same issue, but during waking WILD attempts, while I'm trying to induce a lucid dream before bed. I don't scream or anything but right at the climax of vibrations and whatnot my mind panics for a brief moment and I fall back to bodily awareness.

I meditated on it and I too suspect that fear is the culprit. However conquering this fear and ensuring success has not been easy.
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