Controlling your dreams is easier than you may think This infographic ventures into
the phenomenon of lucid dreaming and shows how you can become an oneironaut
When we sleep we go in and out of different sleep
stages which relate to the frequency of our brain waves
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When in REM sleep. your eyes move back and forth under your eyelids.
These movements relate to where you re looking in your dream
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Research shows that lucid dreamers seem to share certain personality traits They
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But anyone can start to control their dreams with practice and some tips
Being able to recall a dream will help you to become aware of ,
what you are dreaming about and see the recurring themes
Is soon as you wake up he still and try to remember your dream
Write down what your dream was about
Focus on the detail and build a vivid picture d the dream.
Once you have kept a dream journal tor 2 - 3 weeks you can
start analysing and recognising events that keep happening
Reality checks allow you to determine if you' re dreaming
when you encounter a dreamself This makes it
easier to enter a lucid dream Try these now
When dreaming. the brain lands it harder to continue
sequences. It the time is radically different the
second time you look, you re dreaming!
Do you look different? Have you or missing ?
Melatonin in mods has been linked to inducing lucid dreams
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By making dreams more vivid they will be easier to recall and
allow you to become aware d the tact you are dreaming
prohibits the REM stage of sleep. meaning fewer
dreams that are hazy and difficult to control
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