Lucid dreaming is simply being aware that you are dreaming while you are in a dream. Learning how to do lucid dreaming intentionally is a personal growth tool. It may help you resolve personal problems because youre able to consciously take an active role in your dreams. It can also be a lot of fun!
Lucid dreaming is a challenging art to master, but there are steps that can be taken to help you achieve the state.
As you go to sleep, use the suggestion: As I am dreaming tonight, I will realize I am dreaming (use your own words).
Its important to do this as you are drifting off to sleep, but you can do it throughout the day as well. Sometimes as you are making this suggestion you may actually have a memory of a previous dream come to mind! Your attitude should be one of positive expectation, but gentle inviting rather than insisting or applying any type of pressure or anxiety.
Next, work on remembering your dreams after you wake up. By getting the mind used to remembering your dreams, you are creating a more deliberate connection of awareness between the conscious and unconscious mind. In fact, its possible that you may already be having lucid dreams,...