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Lucid Dreaming

Dreams: A Thanksgiving Feast for the Soul

DreamsCloud | Posted 11.24.2015 | Healthy Living

By Dr. Angel Morgan via DreamsCloud There are many different kinds of dreams ranging from ordinary to extraordinary (3). Our ordinary dreams t...


Elijah Sevier | Posted 11.09.2015 | Arts
Elijah Sevier

There was once a girl walking down the streets of Paris. She tripped on a little rut in the sidewalk and looked down, the corner of it was peeling upwards like a piece of wet paper drying swollen. She lifted it up slowly and saw beneath it, a night sky with perfect five point stars in white. Pulsating against grainy deep blue in a way that was so vibrant it was almost perverse.

Finding the Answer in Your Dreams

Falon Hirschman | Posted 10.06.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Falon Hirschman

Most of us have experienced empathy. Adapting to another's perspective can be challenging at times, as it is sometimes difficult to detach from our eg...

How do I Start Lucid Dreaming?

Alex Sumner | Posted 10.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Alex Sumner

Many of the questions I get about Lucid Dreaming come from complete beginners to the subject, and by far the most popular is, simply: "How do I do it?" In my experience, there is a five step process to becoming an intentional lucid dreamer.

Alchemical Sustainability: The Potential of Lucid Dreams

Tina Cornely | Posted 09.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Tina Cornely

Over the years I have learned that tuning in to the present is an important step in negotiating and crafting the intersubjective fields of my dream ...

The Art of Cataloging Lucid Dreams

Tina Cornely | Posted 09.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Tina Cornely

The importance of sleep and dreaming is unquestionable and the expansion of consciousness through our dreams is essential to our development as sentient beings.

Godzilla and Grandma: Where the Night Winds Take You

Paola K Amaras | Posted 09.16.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Paola K Amaras

Taking a walk late at night has a wonderful effect on me -- on my sleep, my dreams, and my creativity. A couple of weeks ago, I walked home from our l...

Better Lucid Dreaming: Make Your Dreams Vivid!

Alex Sumner | Posted 09.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Alex Sumner

Lucid Dreaming is the art of becoming aware that you are dreaming, whilst dreaming. When you experience this you find your dream-life instantly becomes more exciting.

Dream Experience

Dr. L. Jackobson | Posted 09.11.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. L. Jackobson

A dream inspired my awakened life: When I was torn between rather or not "Astral Traveling" and "Lucid Dreaming" was possible. I had often pondered the hypothesis of which of the two were the material... the so called dream world or the illusion while in the supernal realm.

Gateway to Infinity

Tina Cornely | Posted 09.09.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tina Cornely

Dreaming has long been considered a gateway to the infinite. The ancient Greeks believed dreams predicted the future. Famous Chinese Sages believed t...

What Science Now Knows About Every Dream State

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Van Winkle's

Scientists are beginning to grasp the various styles of dream narratives. More specifically, psychiatrists at University of Montreal are trying to untangle the qualitative differences between the three categories of dream-states.

What Is Lucid Dreaming, and How Does It Work?

Van Winkle's | Posted 06.25.2015 | Science
Van Winkle's

In its simplest form, a lucid dream is any experience in which you become aware that you're dreaming during the REM stage of your sleep cycle. It may sound far-out, but research proves that lucid dreaming is both real and distinct from typical REM-sleep dreaming.

The Many Benefits Of Lucid Dreaming

DreamsCloud | Posted 06.11.2015 | Healthy Living

Like most skills, lucid dreaming takes practice, and acquiring self-knowledge is not the only reward. Living out our private fantasies is another perk.

How To Control Your Dream (While You're Sleeping)

Posted 12.16.2014 | OWN

The authors of A Field Guide to Lucid Dreaming explain how we may be able to change and guide our dreams while we sleep, making us happier -- and able...

Tolkien's Future Vision of Lucid Dreaming

Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D. | Posted 01.19.2015 | Arts
Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D.

Dreams play a significant role in The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkein's multi-part fantasy story written in the first half of the 20th century. The dream elements become muted in Peter Jackson's film adaptation, but in the novels they serve as an important source of insight for the characters.

Waking, Dreaming, Being

Evan Thompson | Posted 01.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Evan Thompson

Dreaming and waking up have puzzled and fascinated humanity since prehistoric times. Paleolithic cave paintings, according to some art historians, depict mental images from dreams and the borderland between sleep and wakefulness.

What Does It Mean if I Don't Have Money Dreams?

Kelly Sullivan Walden | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelly Sullivan Walden

Now, if you do dream about actual money, that doesn't necessarily mean that you are coming into financial wealth (sorry -- don't shoot the messenger). Remember, our dreams speak in the language of symbols.

7 Great Films About Lucid Dreaming

Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D. | Posted 11.08.2014 | Entertainment
Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D.

Christopher Nolan wrote and directed Inception, an action-packed, but rather depressing, science fiction story about corporate espionage via lucid dreaming. Leonardo DiCaprio and Marion Cotillard star as a couple who fall too deeply into the dream world.

Those Who Know They're Dreaming Are Savvier When Awake

The Atlantic | Cari Romm | Posted 08.21.2014 | World

It’s probably fair to assume that at this moment, you are, in fact, awake. You’re reading; you’re scrolling; sometime in the not-too-distant pas...

Why Dreams Feel So Real

DreamsCloud | Posted 10.09.2014 | Healthy Living

As we grow up, we alternate between dreaming and waking. When we go to bed, our brains relax to the Oz-like land of dreams. When we awake, our brains expect "reality."

Lucid Dreaming: New Horizons for Research

Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D. | Posted 09.28.2014 | Science
Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D.

For most of the 20th century, lucid dreaming received almost no attention from mainstream psychologists. Most researchers seemed to think it was impo...

What Does It Mean When You Dream of a Celebrity?

Kelly Sullivan Walden | Posted 09.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelly Sullivan Walden

Do you ever dream of celebrities? Do you dream of becoming a celebrity? Have you ever considered that you are more like the celebrities in your dr...

The Top 2 Things People Choose To Dream About

Posted 07.14.2014 | Healthy Living

By Bahar Gholipour, Staff Writer Published: 07/11/2014 11:34 AM EDT on LiveScience Trying to fly and having sex are the two most popular activit...

Sleep Science Next: The Extreme Lucid Dream Consciousness

Rayleigh Ping-Ying Chiang, M.D. | Posted 04.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Rayleigh Ping-Ying Chiang, M.D.

Sleep is a complex business. While dreaming, your brain is as active as when you are awake, and the varieties of sleep experience are broad and wondrous. And sleep matters to us. We worry about getting too little, fret about not being able to do it and suffer when it goes wrong.

Why Do We Dream?

DreamsCloud | Posted 02.24.2014 | Healthy Living

There is not one answer. But everyone does it. It's as natural as breathing, and just as much of an involuntary activity -- even people who don't remember dreaming actually do, for at least one to two hours every night.