100% developed

Lucid Dreaming

From Wikibooks, open books for an open world
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

This book attempts to teach the skills that can help you to have lucid dreams — dreams in which you know that you are dreaming. For the skeptical, lucid dreams have been scientifically demonstrated to exist. The ability to lucid dream will open your mind to a world of infinite possibilities as you become adept at taking control of your dreams.

We will start by explaining how lucid dreaming works biologically. Next, the book will prepare you for lucid dreaming by helping you to remember more of your dreams (dream recall). You will then learn a variety of ways of becoming, and staying, lucid. Finally, you will find suggested activities to try while in the dream world.

Contents[edit | edit source]

Before each target there is an image with a subjective indication of how complete that target is:

25% developed Means that there is little information or the information there may not be reliable.
50% developed Means that there is some information, but it's not very detailed or extensive.
75% developed Means that much of the information is there, but it needs to be touched up or organized. This is still usable.
100% developed Means that the information is basically complete. However, more detail can always be added.

Introduction[edit | edit source]

  1. 100% developed Disclaimer
  2. 100% developed About dreaming
  3. 100% developed About lucid dreaming
  4. 100% developed Possible dangers of lucid dreaming
    1. 100% developed Alienation
    2. 100% developed Dissociation
    3. 100% developed Controversial: Accidentally encountering “spiritual” entities
    4. 100% developed Controversial: Creating bad habits or becoming a control freak
    5. 75% developed Controversial: Exhaustion
    6. 75% developed Controversial: Inability to stop
    7. 100% developed Controversial: Undesirable false awakenings
  5. 75% developed Similar techniques

Dream Recall[edit | edit source]

100% developed Improving dream recall

Induction Techniques[edit | edit source]

  1. 100% developed Preliminary
    1. 100% developed Waking up and getting to sleep
    2. 100% developed Reality checks
  2. 100% developed Techniques
    1. 100% developed WBTB
    2. 100% developed Autosuggestion
    3. 100% developed MILD
    4. 100% developed WILD
      1. 100% developed Eyelid Pattern
      2. 100% developed Hypnagogic Imagery
      3. 100% developed Counting
    5. 100% developed Incubating dreams
      1. 75% developed Chaining dreams
      2. 100% developed VILD
      3. 100% developed LILD
    6. 50% developed CAT
    7. 25% developed Tibetan methods
    8. 50% developed Other techniques
  3. 100% developed Other methods
    1. 50% developed Drugs
    2. 50% developed Food and drink
    3. 75% developed Gadgets
    4. 100% developed Software

Using[edit | edit source]

  1. 100% developed Dream stabilization
    1. 100% developed Hand rubbing
    2. 100% developed Spinning
    3. 100% developed Slowing it down
    4. 100% developed Touching your dream
    5. 100% developed Trying to recover your waking memory and cognitive capacities
    6. 100% developed False awakening
  2. 100% developed Recovering from lost visuals
    1. 100% developed Autosuggestion
    2. 100% developed Visualising
  3. 100% developed Altering the dream
    1. 100% developed Changing the dream environment
    2. 100% developed Summoning objects into your dream
  4. 100% developed What you can do
    1. 75% developed Easy
    2. 75% developed Medium
    3. 75% developed Hard
  5. 100% developed Conclusion

Glossary[edit | edit source]

75% developed An alphabetical list of everything mentioned

Appendices[edit | edit source]

Various posts from forums where people originally described their techniques
Other documents (FAQs, etc.)

Further Reading[edit | edit source]

100% developed On the web and in print

FAQ[edit | edit source]

A FAQ page for you to post any question you might have about lucid dreaming

Authors[edit | edit source]

In alphabetical order:

  • Evilshiznat has had a few lucid dreams.
  • Kaycee (cont) (talk) is a natural-born lucid dreamer who upholds a practical view on most things.
  • KirbyMeister has only had one lucid dream so far, re-organized the entire Appendices area, and is a total Spongebob freak.
  • r3m0t (cont) (talk) (15) has only had a few lucid dreams so far, but has written most of the information in the wikibook.
  • Sourcejedi has just come out of anonymous lurking to demonstrate his ruthless editing tendencies by trying to clean up someone else's botched rename. He also has far too brief lucid dreams.
  • Tharenthel (Talk) (Contribs) has had a few lucid dreams so far, and has done mostly reorganization.
  • Xgamer4 has had many lucid dreams. He made (if you can call it that) the FAQ page, and monitors the page.