Welcome to the World of Lucid Dreaming. As a beginner, you'll pick up all the basics and more in this comprehensive introduction to lucid dreaming.
Here, you can examine the true nature of conscious dreaming, bust the myths, find out what it feel likes, and learn how to harness it to benefit your life.
The following articles offer lucid dreaming tips to help you separate the different levels of lucid dreams and achieve your first moment of waking clarity in dreams.
Who discovered lucid dreams, what exactly are they, and can anyone have them? This is my quick-fire beginners guide to lucid dreams. Essential reading.
What do lucid dreams feel like when you're in them? Magical? Intense? Spooky? A breakdown of the physical, mental and emotional experience of lucid dreaming.
Dreams are a normal function of the mind. So is consciousness. So what happens when you combine these states? Why, the amazing ability to have lucid dreams.
Is lucid dreaming real? What's the scientific proof? Here's a guide to the science behind lucid dreaming.
All too often, movies and books turn lucid dreaming into hellish personal nightmares. This is not at all representative of my adventures in lucidity.
Wondering if lucid dreaming is for you? Here are 11 signs that suggest you're already on your way to becoming a lucid dreamer.
Exploring the mythology of Inception; how Chris Nolan created lucid dreaming myths to fuel a fascinating fictitious romp through the conscious dream world.
Explore the lucidity spectrum to interact more successfully with the lucid dream world and discover the ultimate goal of Tibetan dream yoga.
My dream life is pretty intense. It always has been. And over the years I've categorized my dreams into five broad types. Here's how to turn them all into lucid dreams.
As another year draws to an end, I realize there are still tons of things on my "someday" list. Things that I'm passionate about doing - someday - if only I focused my time and energy on them.
So you want to know the easiest way to start lucid dreaming? You found it.
It's a whole lot of fun to escape into a fantasy lucid dream world. Yet the real world benefits of lucid dreaming are truly stunning. Here are 12 of them.
Why aren't we always lucid in dreams? If lucidity is just a case of recognizing the dream world, why don't we do this on auto-pilot?
Just discovered lucid dreaming and want to get started ASAP? Here I'll show you exactly how to have your first lucid dream.
Here are 9 reasons why everyone should lucid dream. These are profound benefits that reach all of us, no matter what our culture, beliefs or circumstances.
A list of 10 remarkable things you never knew about lucid dreaming, the act of being conscious within dreams. From dream sex to theories of consciousness.
Here are the top 10 mistakes people make when lucid dreaming - and how to resolve them. From increasing lucidity, to dream sex, to reaching the inner self.
An introductory infographic summarizing the science of lucid dreaming and how to get started as a beginner.
I've just launched a brand new edition of my hit course, the Lucid Dreaming Fast Track, a program that teaches anyone how to consciously control their dreams.
If we're completely honest, lucid dreaming isn't really known for being the most social of interests. In fact, often it's a lone pursuit - just you, your dream journal and the landscape of your mind. But this technique called PAL (or Partner Assisted Lucidity) breaks down that wall and turns lucid dream exploration into a social event.
Members of our lucid dream forum have been asking how to create dream characters in lucid dreams. The most common problem is having characters who look nothing like they should. Or they seem disinterested in your company. Or they fail to show up on command altogether. So, how to combat this? It's a matter of finding creative solutions that bypass logical expectations.
To lucid dream, I recommend being able to remember at least one vivid dream per night. That will boost your self awareness in dreams (making lucidity more likely) and also means you can actually remember your lucid dreams. Which is nice. Here are four detailed tips on how to remember your dreams more frequently. And if you don't think you dream at all - trust me, you almost certainly do. It takes an extraordinarily rare sleep disorder to deprive someone of dream sleep.
It is estimated that these wise and wily Indians have been using mugwort in their healing and ritual practices for 13,000 years, where it is known as the ‘dream sage’. They use the herb to promote good dreams, which they consider an essential aspect of normal human functioning! But that’s not all...
Silene Capensis has been used for millennia by the Xhosa shaman of the river valleys in the eastern cape of South Africa, where it is known as Undela Ziimhlophe or 'white paths'. It's fragrant white flowers open only at night, when they emit a fragrant and almost hypnotising aroma. Also known as African Dream Herb or Ubulawu, Silene Capensis induces spectacularly vivid dreams - yet has never entered the mainstream and remains a fringe taste within western culture.
Experts agree that everyone is capable of having lucid dreams. Dreaming itself is a normal function of the mind. We all dream every night, even if we don't remember. And we all achieve conscious awareness while awake every single day. So what does it mean to combine these states? Why, the amazing ability to have conscious - or lucid - dreams. Sounds simple, doesn't it? So why do I keep hearing from people who say they can't achieve their first lucid dream?