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Lucid dream: A Fine Line Between Dream And Reality

Has it ever occurred to you that, you were dreaming regarding something, it was kid Oz soothing yet suddenly when you woke up, you couldn't even recall a single bit of what you have been dreaming about? It has occurred to all of us at least once in our lifetime, and if you would ask me? It's pretty annoying. So, is there any way to control our dreams? Or maybe even aware of the fact that we are dreaming? The answer will be Yes, there is. The most common term used for such practice is called Lucid Dreaming.

A lucid dream is a dream during which the dreamer is aware that they are dreaming. Even it might happen that the dreamer might get a certain degree of control over their dream characters, narrative and environment. But don't get too much drifted away with the term lucid, as it is not associated with being the dream lucid.

In this article, we will be discussing the various practices by which we can attain this Lucid dream. If you will follow these steps correctly, then maybe those hard works will be paying you off, and you would be attaining Lucid dream in no time.

  1.  Keeping a dream journal is the first thing that could be done while trying to achieve a Lucid dream. The best thing to do is to keep the journal right beside your bed, and as soon as you stumble across a dream, just after you wake up try to keep a track of it.

dream journal

  1. Give yourself a reality check once in a while, try to do it till you incorporate it into your subconscious, so that even in your dream, you will give yourself a reality check. A reality check may include pinching yourself it the hand or nose or something like that. reality check
  2. Try to drift back to sleep even after you wake up at night all of a sudden. drift back while sleep
  3. Well, there's nothing much to say about it, but you can just literally solve any problem in your life just by Mediating. Mediating can help you achieve Lucid Dream much quicker. sleep meditation
  4. Last but not least is to listen to binaural beats. It has been scientifically proven to stimulate creativity within oneself. Give a quick google search to download the binaural beat that fills up your interest and you are good to go.

binaural beat

Lucid Dreaming Causes Danger scenarios

Sometimes lucid dream causes extreme mental anxiety and makes the dreamer feel that he is experiencing hard times. While dreaming we do lose control to our actual reality and visualize the random shuffle inside our head. Sometimes it shows us a very harsh situation which is called as a nightmare or even worse night terror.

Freddy Krueger, nightmare on elm street

Freddy Krueger, nightmare on elm street

During this time heartbeat may significantly increase and may lead to heart attack, cause dehydration due to extreme sweating. In the worst case, people can experience sleep paralysis. The fascinating part of this kind of dream is one can feel all the five senses. For example, you see a dream about a rose garden you may smell the roses as well.

All the procedures have been made concise for your better understand. So, don't waste any time and start your lucid dream journey right from Today.

Let me know in the comment section below, what did you dream about.

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