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Does lucid dream happens randomly?

Postby thenewbie » 21 Jan 2014 10:56

DOes lucid dream happens randomly? After my first lucid dream a week ago i havent had a lucid dream again :D I really want to but i cant really remember after i woke up my dream. does it only happen by a chance? I have read some blog that lucid dream happens randomly. is that true?

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Re: Does lucid dream happens randomly?

Postby Summerlander » 21 Jan 2014 11:17

Let's say you can increase your chances of having lucid dreams by employing certain methods. Some people at the expert level describe their practice as being so good that they feel like they can have lucid dreams at will.

It is also true, however, that involuntary experiences occur - even to those who are unfamiliar to the lucid dreaming phenomenon. You can also happen upon a lucid dream after reading about it.

I wouldn't describe lucid dreaming as an overall "random" phenomenon though. You can basically attempt to eventuate certain brain states that give rise to dream consciousness, and, sometimes, the brain stumbles upon such states all on its own.

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Re: Does lucid dream happens randomly?

Postby taniaaust1 » 25 Jan 2014 12:24

For some it may happen randomly... but for most, they need to work at it.
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