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MILD

MILD, or meumonic induced lucid dreaming is where you wake up 5 hours after falling to sleep (this way you wake up in the middle of your REM phase - the phase where you dream) and stay awake long enough to wake your prefrontal cortex, but not so much that you can't get back to sleep (usually 10 minutes).

Then drift back to sleep with the intention of lucid dreaming, which can be done through repeating phrases like "I will lucid dream tonight" or picturing yourself becoming lucid in a dream.

I would recommend this as the first technique you use to try and lucid dream.

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  3. Better motor skills
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Now You Try

Now it's your turn to try and have a go at lucid dreaming. Just remember, good things come to those who wait. Be patient and don't expect results for a while. You may wish to search for some other methods and give them a try if it isn't working, but I promise that to those who stay consistent, it...

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  • Albert Einstein
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Reality checks are, well, a way to check reality. In a dream, your hands often look distorted, blurry, or have the wrong amount of fingers. Additionally, if you block your nose and close your mouth and try to breathe in while in real life, you will (unsurprisingly) be unsuccessful in doing so. In...

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As a student, Lucid dreaming has allowed me to turn a "time waster" into a powerful and fun tool.

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