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Virtual reality is upon us. But did you know that you already possess a far superior form of biological virtual reality? By Daniel Love.
Lucid Dreaming Experimentation 101 by Scott Lightman. Here's how the scientific method can help identify your best lucid dream induction technique.
Discover the three rules taught to all children in Senoi tribes to grow and develop in reality - and their dreams. By Viktoria G Duda.
Guest author Mark Adams shares 10 of his weirdest lucid dreams: from the toilet dreams of his childhood to attempted mutual dreams with his wife.
When used correctly, reality checks are one of the easiest ways to have lucid dreams. And yet many people only understand half the story. Stefan Zugor explains.
Ashton Aiden describes how he spontaneously began having regular lucid dreams - without any intention nor practice of well-known lucidity techniques.
Part 1: Sean Kelly shares how he hiked into the Himalayas to perform a tantric spiritual practice called Bhuta Shuddi (the cleansing of the five elements).
James Menta explains how he taught himself to lucid dream in high school - and how it kept him sane during the hardest years of his life.
Alexsandar Atanasoski shares his technique of visualization in a lucid dream to achieve targeted self improvement in waking life.
Viktória G Duda explains how she discovered Tibetan Dream Yoga and the idea that reality may not be what we think.
Adam Palmer recounts one of his most memorable out of body experiences, which he describes as being more real than waking reality.
Sean Kelly hits us with 3 crippling lucid dreaming mistakes that prevents most beginners ever getting a taste of their first lucid dream.
Samuel Eger explains how he initiated a lucid dream by focusing his consciousness on the movie Constantine, while his body fell asleep.
Arlindo Batista offers a detailed tutorial on entering The Phase State - a level of consciousness encompassing lucid dreams and out of body states.
Karen659 from The Travels of a Dream Walker explains how to induce OBEs and lucid dreams with her customized lucid dreaming techniques.
James S. Bray from Team Lucid Dream gives his thoughtful analysis of what constitutes an 'advanced lucid dreamer'.
A lot has happened in the last 5 months. But how did we go from business as usual to changing the face of the entire lucid dreaming supplements industry? It’s a story that I think will interest you – and you might even learn a thing or two in the process. When I was first taken on-board as Chief Lucidity Officer in 2016, one of the first things I was tasked with was taking a good look at our operations and giving things a bit of an overhaul.
What is reality? How can we define it - fit it into a box - so that whatever experiments we throw at it, our definition always holds true? I consciously observe the lucid dream world. It is real to me because the firing of neurons in my brain stem are interpreted as real sensory data by my brain. I could argue that lucid dreams constitute part of my reality.
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.
Years ago, before I had my first lucid dream, I had a very specific idea about what a lucid dream would feel like. I thought it would be intense and magical and a little bit spooky. This turned out to be a pretty accurate representation. Becoming aware in the dreamstate is like entering another world. One where physical laws can be manipulated (there is no spoon, Neo) and your fantasies can come true in an instant. There's definitely something magical about that - and it's as if the lucid dream world is a living, breathing organism that can react to your very thoughts.
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...
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?