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Lucid Dreams

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.

Am I Dreaming?

Falon Hirschman | Posted 09.15.2015 | Arts
Falon Hirschman

There's a house that I have dreamt about for as long as I can remember; it methodically appears in different places and contexts while I sleep. At times, it feels so real that I am sure I've been there; I keep a blueprint in my dream journal.

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

Have Neuroscientists Built a Dream-Control Device?

Ben Thomas | Posted 01.27.2013 | Science
Ben Thomas

Back in my college days I became obsessed with lucid dreaming -- having dreams in which I was aware I was dreaming and could shape my internal world with thought alone. According to a recent paper, though, it may be possible to control someone else's dreams from the outside.

Control Your Dreams Using This Mask

Huffington Post | Posted 08.21.2012 | Weird News

Ever wake up knowing you had a dream but wondering what exactly it was about, who were the people in it and what it means? Usually these dreams frustr...

Lucid Dreaming: The Benefits of Controlling Our Dreams

Vaishali | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Imagine the value in being able to ask a dream character or image: Who are you? Who am I? What can I do for you? What would you like to tell me? What do you feel I should know?

Real Life 'Inception': How To Guide Your Dreams

ABC | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The hit film "Inception," starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Ellen Page, has been sitting at the top of the box office for three weeks now. The film cente...

'Inception': 9 Surprising Sleep Facts From the Movie (PHOTOS)

Matthew Edlund, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Matthew Edlund, M.D.

The science behind Inception is more surreal than the film, whose lovingly layered plot still underplays the wonderfully weird wildness of dreams.

6 Ways To Control Your Dreams | Vicki Santillano | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

It's rare that I have an exciting or fun dream. Two-headed monsters or the ability to breathe underwater rarely come up when I'm sleeping. The most in...