Trying to fly but I keep waking up

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FlamingJune
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Trying to fly but I keep waking up

Postby FlamingJune » 11 Feb 2019 05:45

The last week or so I've really been trying to focus on flying when I become lucid. I read a few stories on here about people flying into space and looking down on earth and that just sounds really amazing to me. So every night I try to focus my thoughts on that before bed and repeat it as a mantra a bit.

Two nights ago I actually became lucid and remembered to try. I was running from something and really stressed so it was quite a relief to realize I was dreaming and I was already up on a roof. Perfect, I thought, but unfortunately I struggled to get off the ground. I sort of started swimming in the air and it was taking a lot of effort and then suddenly I crashed into one of those tiled foam ceilings like in a classroom. This made me wake up because I think it was just too ridiculous, like I was outside so where did this cieling just come from lol.

Last night I had another shot. I didnt want to just swim again I wanted to really shoot up like superman. I had a dream awhile back where i was basically pushing down with my hands against some invisible force and it was pushing me into the air so I decide to try this. I push down with all my might and do start to lift off the ground but I ended up waking myself up because I was so into it that I started making a "Pssshhhhhhooooo" sound effect in real life.😂😂 so frustrating!

Just wondering if anyone has some suggestions? Am I trying something to difficult? Should I start smaller? Any feedback greatly appreciated

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erichsa
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Re: Trying to fly but I keep waking up

Postby erichsa » 11 Feb 2019 16:07

Hi don't try Just do it.I tell the people in my dreams: If you believe you can fly you will. Years ego I stood on a cliff looking down and said to myself: I can fly and jumped. Ever since I do mainly Body Flying, Great flights and not so hot flights struggling to stay airborne, or not getting height, but never do I come to harm. If in any dream I am at a high place I will jump. But as they say in the Classics. "Practice makes Perfect"
So you will Succeed. :)

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unclenny
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Re: Trying to fly but I keep waking up

Postby unclenny » 11 Feb 2019 20:52

I have been practicing during the day. I do a finger to palm reality check while standing and then lift my hands slowly while rising onto my toes. With my eyes closed I imagine myself floating off the ground.

In my limited experience, daytime practice makes perfect.

FlamingJune
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Re: Trying to fly but I keep waking up

Postby FlamingJune » 15 Feb 2019 20:39

I appreciate the feedback. Haven't gone lucid the last few nights but I'll let you know if I have any success in the future

wlndr
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Re: Trying to fly but I keep waking up

Postby wlndr » 19 Feb 2019 14:47

pppshhh.. into real life. that's cute :lol:

if you believe you can do it, you can do it. i swim alot from an early age. the "take-off" i use to fly, is like somersaulting & kicking off the wall when you swim laps. have read others' methods of knocking on a door to borrow a jetpack / sprouting wings

it sounds like you r convicted enough with your pppshh take-off. wait patiently for another chance & be okay if it doesnt work out. there's always the next chance

FlamingJune
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Re: Trying to fly but I keep waking up

Postby FlamingJune » 22 Feb 2019 21:29

wlndr wrote:
it sounds like you r convicted enough with your pppshh take-off. wait patiently for another chance & be okay if it doesnt work out. there's always the next chance

Thanks for the advice! I had success twice last night! I didnt make it into space (I felt like the ozone layer kept stopping me LOL :roll: ) but I was able to fly around with much more ease than before. I guess it was sort of a WILD experience in that I remember being awake and sort of slipping into a dream state. I realized I was starting to dream and decided to look at my hands, something I've never done before but I've seen a lot of people talk about on this forum, and sure enough my left hand was missing a thumb! I used my so-called "pshhhhooo" method (lol I guess I'm making it a thing now) and it worked! It took some effort to keep my atmosphere stable, like one moment I would be flying over an ocean landscape but it would sort of flicker to black almost like a light bulb that's going out, and I would really have to focus on my surroundings to keep it going. I ended up flying up to a movie theatre which is one of my recurring dreamscapes. I got really excited to explore it while lucid because I have very vivid dreams at the movie theatre but not usually lucid, but when I walked into the theater it kinda morphed to this outdoor train station and I went only semi-lucid and just kinda surrendered to the dream plot since it was a fun one.


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