A lucid dream refer to a dream in which someone knows they are dreaming. Oftentimes, when this happens, the dreamer may be able to control the events in the dream. Lucid dreamers frequently report that their dreams are incredibly life-like and especially memorable compared to normal dreams. Lucid dreaming is an interesting phenomenon, and it has been validated by a variety of scientists. There are a number of reasons someone may be interested in having a lucid dream, and some techniques that can helpful in helping people dream lucidly.
Lucid dreaming can be beneficial for people who do not have enough time to do everything they would like during the day. A lucid dreamer might be able to go on a relaxing fishing trip, play 18 holes of golf, or enjoy a ride on a sailboat while they are asleep. A lucid dream can offer relaxation and stress relief when a person would be unable to achieve them otherwise. Lucid dreams can also be a great way to fulfill your fantasies. You could experience the sensation of flight, be a celebrity, or be surrounded by supermodels in a hot tub.
Time spent in dreams does not work like in the movie Inception. Experiments show that time passing roughly equivalent to time spent in real life. This means that every night while you sleep, you can get several hours to do whatever you wish, assuming you are successful in your attempts.
In normal dreams, everything that happens makes sense. You need to adjust your thought process so that you can think the same way both in dreams and real life. This means realizing that when an absurd event happens, you are probably dreaming. Pick a ridiculous action that would be impossible to do in real life-imagine something like pulling your favorite food out of thin air. If you can perform this action in a dream, you will hopefully realize you are dreaming. This technique has been proven to be successful in helping people combat nightmares as well. People with recurring bad dreams can alter them with some practice.
To have the best chance of lucid dreams, you should be in good health. You should not be overly tired or sick. Go to sleep at the same time that you usually do. Practice visualizing your impossible event so that you can trigger knowing you are in a dream. Remember that you are never in complete control of your dream. If you try and create every single aspect, you may focus too hard and the dream will fall apart. Try and create a general scenarios that you can enjoy. As you get better at the process, you may be able to fill in more details.
Lucid dreaming can be a beneficial tool. It can help people conquer nightmares, fulfill fantasies, and even give people leisure time during their sleep. The basic trick to entering a lucid dream is realizing you are in a dream, which can be triggered by consciously performing an impossible event. For the best results, try and remain in good health and keep a regular sleep pattern.