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Lucid dream problem?

Postby lol » 24 Oct 2012 00:45

I have recently gotten 2 lucid dreams, and when i get lucid everything becomes vivid and real.

But, then after a few seconds everything becomes blurry and weird.

I still know its a dream and I ground myself into the dream by doing simple math and saying im dreaming.

And then i lose control and i keep saying to my self im dreaming, but I still end up losing my ludicity.

What im a doing wrong? :|
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Re: Lucid dream problem?

Postby Ryan » 04 Nov 2012 01:53

What's going on is that you're gaining a good amount of awareness, then you're losing it.

I wrote this article for my website regarding exactly what you're asking:
This is one of many techniques which I’m aware of, and actually use, in order to stabilize my projections and strengthen my awareness to keep it within the reality frame I’m experiencing.

First, think about what we do to “help” others stay awake in this reality. We shake them… we yell at them to stay awake… we use chemicals like smelling salts in order to bring their awareness “HERE”. What is this doing? It’s our attempt at focusing their attention within this physical reality. Now think about how YOU keep yourself physically awake! We listen to loud music… we drink a stimulant (coffee)… we even slap ourselves… all of which brings our attention more towards this physical reality and more away from the non-physical reality.

How we do certain things in this physical reality can provide to us hints as to how to stabilize and strengthen our connection to the non-physical.

To stabilize and strengthen your non-physical experience you have to attempt to bring as much of your awareness into the environment as you can. Just as the person shaking you and yelling at you (sense of touch and hearing) in order to bring your awareness into this physical reality, we can use the same “technique” to keep our awareness within the non-physical.

What I mean by this is use your 5 senses to REALLY explore your environment. Look at things in minute detail… touch things…. hear the sounds… smell the smells… even taste things! Do this as intensely and with as much focus as you can. This will bring your awareness into the reality you’re experiencing and will LOCK it there. This has become my main method as of late and I’ve been experimenting with it over the last few non-physical experiences I’ve had. You can read them by clicking on my experiences at the top (or right side) of my website. I’ve had lucid/astral experiences which have gone on for 30 – 60 minutes doing this.

This is my explanation for it…
What generally happens when we begin to wake up from an experience like this is that the projector will begin to feel their physical body and they’ll start to pickup on the sensory input from that physical body. What I explain above causes you to ignore those physical senses and further heightens your non-physical senses which are already active in that reality. Eventually, and if you do it intensely with enough focus, this begins cutting off the physical senses altogether and leaves you experiencing just your non-physical senses and keeps you nice and stable in the non-physical reality.

http://unlimitedboundaries.ca/2012/07/22/how-to-stabilize-and-strengthen-your-projection-experiences/
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Re: Lucid dream problem?

Postby lol » 04 Nov 2012 16:11

Thanks so much!
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Re: Lucid dream problem?

Postby HAGART » 07 Nov 2012 22:04

That was enlightening, Ryan.
Our brains are so use to having a 'body', that if you develop your awareness in the lucid dream, it tricks the mind into thinking you have a body there, and 'places' you there. Or 'locked in' as you called it. Then it feels as natural as waking life and you don't have to concentrate too much on staying 'in there'. I've had experiences like that before, but they were just random luck.

However, I have noticed that after sleep paralysis symptoms, the lucid dream is more intense as though I have a 'body' there without even trying. I think it has something to do with being aware of my physical body as I am entering a lucid dream.
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Re: Lucid dream problem?

Postby Ryan » 08 Nov 2012 05:28

HAGART wrote:That was enlightening, Ryan.
Our brains are so use to having a 'body', that if you develop your awareness in the lucid dream, it tricks the mind into thinking you have a body there, and 'places' you there. Or 'locked in' as you called it. Then it feels as natural as waking life and you don't have to concentrate too much on staying 'in there'. I've had experiences like that before, but they were just random luck.

Yup, it's all "belief"-based. We 'believe' that the only way to move around and interact with our environment is with a "body", so we create a "body" in which to interact and move around with our non-physical environment. It's just something ingrained within us.

Now, that doesn't mean we'll ALWAYS have a "body" while non-physical... just usually. I've been without a body a bunch of times, being just a point of consciousness, but it doesn't happen very often and I can't seem to MAKE it happen. It just comes about due to a specific state of mind.

However, I have noticed that after sleep paralysis symptoms, the lucid dream is more intense as though I have a 'body' there without even trying. I think it has something to do with being aware of my physical body as I am entering a lucid dream.

That's probably because your awareness has progressed past, what I call the "lucid awareness" stage into an "astral awareness". Basically, the sleep paralysis tells me that your awareness is at, or almost at, the waking awareness you have when you're, well, awake! That's why the experience feels, as you put it, "more intense". It's the same kind of awareness you have while awake.
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