Lucid Dreams

Are you dreaming?

Introduction.

What is a Lucid Dream, anyway? Lucid Dreaming is amazing phenomenon, that occurs when you are aware that you are dreaming. In Lucid Dreams, you are able to control the events of your dream. Step inside the world of lucid dreaming, and learn how your mind works when you are asleep, and ways you can learn to lucid dream as well. Right, a few quick facts about lucid dreams.----->

Q: How do Lucid Dreams happen?

A: Lucid Dreams occur when the dreamer suddenly becomes aware that the event that they are experiencing in their dream is not physical, but a dream. When this happens, Most inexperienced lucid dreamers will wake up immediately. However, if they are trained to lucid dream, the dreamer has the ability to stay inside the dream, and control the path of their dreams, and use this skill to overcome challenges, find out the answer to their burning questions, or to just have an adventure! In fact, studies show that about 1 in 5 people lucid dream once a month or more! 20% of people lucid dream daily, while 50% have said that they have experienced it at least once in their lives. Lucid Dreaming, isn’t as rare as you think, and with the right practice and techniques, anyone can become a skilled lucid dreamer.

Q: What events are common in lucid dreams?

A: One of the most common events in lucid dreams is the act of flying. This is because most people have an interest for potential adventure and fantasy in their dream. Have you ever wanted to fly? Well, go ahead! Anything is possible in a lucid dream!


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A fantasy of flying in a lucid dream.

Q: What impacts will Lucid Dreaming have on my life?

A: There are many positive impacts lucid dreaming can have on your life. Lucid Dreaming can help you build confidence, improve your creativity, and help you overcome your fears. It can also be used to practice a certain skill, by doing it in your dream, and improve your public speaking skills. It can heal your past anxieties and as the result of being able to experiment different situations in your lucid dream, it can even help you make the right decision in your future! Lucid dreaming is certainly a rewarding experience.



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This picture shows how Lucid Dreaming can help you with everyday activities.

Q: Is Lucid Dreaming Dangerous?

A: Overall, Lucid Dreaming isn't dangerous, but here are a few minor dangers you should be aware of.


-Lucid Dreaming can cause you to confuse fantasy and reality.


-You might have an accident when you are lucid dreaming (falling of the bed).


-Lucid Dreaming can sometimes cause distancing between your friends, because they might think you're "weird."


-Lucid Dreaming can make it harder to wake up.


-Lucid Dreaming can cause exhaustion.


Also, Lucid Dreaming can cause sleep paralysis, which is completely harmless but it can be a terrifying experience. It is when you can't move your body for several minutes and experience hallucinations.


Even though there are a few negative effects of Lucid Dreaming, it's important to remember that lucid dreaming can be a positive experience as well. It will help you overcome the challenges you face in your everyday life, and enhance your mental state. Lucid Dreaming is very rewarding.

How Do I Lucid Dream?

Ok, enough talking. I'm sure you're all wondering, how do you lucid dream anyway? Below are a few strategies you can use to lucid dream.


Dream Recall: This is when you remember your dream. This helps because when you remember your dreams and their patterns, you'll be more likely to recognize when you're dreaming.


Reality Test: Do Reality Checks several times a day, so when you're dreaming, you can realize when you're dreaming, thus creating a lucid dream. For example you can look at the numbers on a clock and look away. When you look back, check if the numbers have changed. Scientists show that the numbers in a lucid dream change 75% of the time.


Napping: Afternoon naps result in the most lucid dreams.


There are other ways of lucid dreaming too, such as getting help from a professional and taking drugs designed for helping people lucid dream.

GRAPHS ABOUT LUCID DREAMING.

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Up: What Emotions Do Lucid Dreams Cause?

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Glossary.

Hallucinations: An experience involving the apparent perception of something that is not present.

Lucid: expressed clearly; easy to understand.

Paralysis: A loss of muscle function for one or more muscles.

Phenomenon: A Fact or Occurrence.

Reality Check: An occasion where one is reminded of the real world.

Authors Note.

I think Lucid Dreaming is a very rewarding experience for your mental state. Its true that there are some disadvantages, but there are very few dangers, minor ones, that will not do anything extreme to your health. I would try to lucid dream despite the disadvantages, because the advantages are more powerful. Lucid Dreaming is a healthy thing to do, and I encourage you to try it too.


(I wouldn't recommend using medicine to help you lucid dream. In the graph above, it shows most people have it naturally. Also it wouldn't be worth it. Thanks for reading!)