Welcome to the 3rd post in our lucid dreaming series, and thank you for all the comments on the previous post. We’re super excited to share this post with you because we are going to answer some of the top questions we’ve been getting, and also take a look at what’s really possible with lucid dreaming. In this post, we’re going to talk about how you can use lucid dreaming to access life-changing information from your subconscious and how you can use lucid dreaming to take your life to the next level.
In the previous post, we talked about some of the benefits and experiences people have had with lucid dreaming. One of the main benefits of lucid dreaming is simply having the ability to control your dreams. However, there is a lot more that comes with it. Imagine being able to “teleport” to anywhere in the world, or flying through space, meeting your heroes, overcoming fears and phobias, and even learning real-life skills without actually needing to practice those skills in “real life”. Not only does all of this become possible with lucid dreaming… it becomes effortless.
One of the top questions we received about lucid dreaming is “Can Lucid Dreaming Be Dangerous?”
The overwhelming majority of lucid dreams are positive, rewarding experiences. Moreover, lucidity in unpleasant dreams or nightmares can transform habitual fear into conscious courage. The simple state of lucidity is frequently enough to elevate the mood of a dreamer in a nightmare. In a study of the effect of lucid dreams on mood, college students reported that realizing they were dreaming in a nightmare helped them feel better about 60 percent of the time. Lucidity was seven times more likely to make nightmares better than worse. Probably the only people who should not experiment with lucid dreaming are those who are unable to distinguish between waking reality and constructions of their imagination.
A parallel concern is that dying in a dream can cause death in reality. If this were true, how would we know? Anyone who died from a dream could not tell us about its content. Many people, after awakening alive, report having died in their dreams with no ill effect. Dreams of death can actually be insightful experiences about life, rebirth, and transcendence.
Some people believe that dreams are messages from the unconscious mind and should not be consciously altered. Modern research on dreaming, discussed further in Lucid Dreaming Made Simple, suggests that dreams are not messages, but models of the world. While awake, sensory and perceptual information governs our model. While dreaming, our bodies are paralyzed and our brain builds a world model based on a secondary source; namely, our assumptions, motivations, and expectations.
These biases are difficult to identify while awake, so a world based entirely on such biases, the world of dreams, can help us to recognize them. Thus, dreams are not messages, but are more like clues into the inner workings of our minds. The conscious and critical awareness that accompanies lucid dreams allows dreamers to thoughtfully interpret their dreams while they happen.
Finally, some people worry that lucid dreams are so exciting and pleasurable that they will become addicted and “sleep their life away.” There is a biological obstacle to living in lucid dreams: we have a limited amount of REM sleep. More importantly, lucid dreams can be inspirations for how to act and improve in reality. Your behavior strongly influences your experience in both worlds. Lucid dreams can be signposts for how you can make your waking reality more exciting and enjoyable.
Another question that came up was, “How quickly can I begin lucid dreaming?”
The speed with which you develop the skill of lucid dreaming depends on many individual factors. How well do you recall dreams? How much time can you give to practicing mental exercises? Do you use a lucid dream induction device? Do you practice diligently? Do you have a well developed critical thinking faculty? And so on. However, Lucid Dreaming Made Simple is designed to help the average person experience lucid dreaming in as little as 3-4 days.
And lastly, “Are there any drugs or supplements that induce lucid dreams?”
A number of substances have been suggested to enhance the likelihood of lucid dreaming, from vitamins to prescription drugs. There are few good scientific studies to test such claims. Lucid dreaming is highly subject to the placebo effect; the belief that something will stimulate a lucid dream is very effective!
This is not to say that there are not substances that do, in fact, promote lucid dreaming. We are interested in discovering such and welcome observations from fellow dreamers. At this time, however, we do not endorse any substances for inducing lucid dreams. Many prescription drugs as well as marijuana and alcohol alter the sleep cycle, usually by suppressing REM sleep. This leads to a phenomenon called “REM rebound,” in which a person experiences intense, long REM periods after the drug has worn off.
This can manifest as nightmares or, possibly, as lucid dreaming, since the brain is highly active. Drugs in the LSD family, including psilocybin and tryptamines actually stimulate REM sleep (in doses small enough to allow sleep), leading to longer REM periods. We do not recommend the use of drugs without proper guidance nor do we urge the breaking of laws.
There is, however, many natural supplements that will make your dreams more vivid and help induce lucid dreams. In “Lucid Dreaming Made Simple“, we discuss many of these natural supplements, as well as where you can find them.
So by now you’ve learned quite a bit about lucid dreaming, the benefits, the possibilities that come with it, and you learned a few techniques to experience lucid dreaming for yourself. But what’s really possible with lucid dreaming and how can it change your life? Earlier we mentioned that lucid dreaming can allow you to access life-changing information from your subconscious.
Imagine for a second that you had a jewel that you could ask any question and it would answer. This jewel could tell you anything you wanted to know about yourself. Things you have locked away inside. Potentials that can be released. Great memories, untapped skills.
This jewel exists when you lucid dream. When you dream, you are in direct contact with your subconscious mind. This direct access is one of the most powerful benefits of lucid dreaming. Once you find yourself in a dream and you become lucid, simply ask the question you want to know and it will be answered. It’s that simple.
Having this ability allows you learn things about yourself that you never knew, or simply forgot. You can effortlessly discover your life purpose, your hidden potential, your untapped skills, and even get answers to specific questions regarding things that are happening in your life. Not sure whether you should take that job? Want to know what nutrients or supplements your body is missing? Would you like to get clear on what you should really be doing with your life, and what would make you feel fulfilled and full of purpose? Simply ask in a lucid dream, and you’ll have your answer.
Lucid dreaming also has many other benefits that we did not previously mention. Lucid dreaming improves your memory and also helps you get a great night’s sleep. When you lucid dream, you sleep better, you wake up feeling refreshed and energized, and you are able to easily remember your dreams. Those who practice lucid dreaming almost always find that they are more rested and have much better sleep in general. This is one of the top benefits of lucid dreaming that people report.
Dreams solidify what is called episodic memory, while deep sleep solidifies semantic memory. Episodic memory is like muscle memory – it is the memory you need to learn new skills and perfect the ones you have already. Semantic memory is basically the ability to remember facts and information. Lucid dreaming allows you to solidify everything you learned during the day, as well as consciously choose what other things you want to solidify in your memory. For instance, if you have a test or exam the next day, just ask your subconscious to help you remember the information in a lucid dream. This is another one of the benefits at the top of the list.
When you lucid dream, it also becomes easily to learn a new skill. You can decide to learn guitar, do a handstand, ride a motorcycle, or any other skill you might want to learn. And of course, you can do it in a fun and safe environment. As we mentioned previously, when you practice a skill in your dreams, you use the same mental muscles and physical muscles as if you were practicing it in “real life”… therefore, practicing a skill in your dreams is just as effective as actually practicing it.
The possibilities that come with lucid dreaming are endless. If you can think it, you can do it. Through this post series, we’re sure you have learned a lot about lucid dreaming… but we really want people to experience lucid dreaming and all of the benefits and possibilities that come with it. Lucid dreaming really can change your life, in more ways than you can imagine.
Previously, we mentioned that we have been studying, experimenting and researching lucid dreaming for over 2 years, and we told you that we have been developing tools and techniques that would allow anybody to experience lucid dreaming for themselves. After the amount of positive feedback we got from our beta-testers, we decided to makes these tools and techniques available to the public.
We have taken all of the information, tools and techniques we found to be successful, and complied them into a single kit. After testing many of the tools we developed ourselves to help induce lucid dreams, we kept the ones that were super effective and put these in the kit as well. We call this kit, Lucid Dreaming Made Simple… because that’s exactly what it is. This kit makes it easy for anybody to become in control of their dreams, regardless of their experience. Some of the included tools that we developed ourselves are extremely powerful – they utilize isochronic brainwave entrainment, SilentSound subliminals, and “Reality Check” affirmations to help you effortlessly have lucid dreams.
We also wanted to include something special aside from lucid dreaming, so we also included an Astral Projection guide, as well as tools and techniques for those who want to experience Astral Travel. Just like the MP3 tools that use isochronic tones and SilentSound subliminals to help you lucid dream, we have designed similar tools to help you experience Astral Projection. If you don’t know what Astral Projection is, it is basically an Out-Of-Body-Experience.
This is where your conscious awareness leaves your physical body and you are free to explore the universe. Similar to lucid dreaming in that you can fly around and do whatever you want, except what you see during Astral Travel is actually the “real world”, instead of a dream world. Imagine being able to move your conscious awareness to anywhere in the universe while your physical body lies safely at home in bed. This is the power of Astral Projection. Now, not everybody is ready to experience Astral Projection, and we highly recommend you first experiment with Lucid Dreaming before diving into Astral Projection. But once you get familiar with lucid dreaming, you can use the included tools and techniques to also explore the endless possibilities of Astral Projection.
So, how do you get access to this kit? Well, because you are a valued subscriber and have helped us with the development of this kit with your questions and suggestions, we want to do something special for you. We are going to give you a discount on our Lucid Dreaming Made Simple kit, and also include some special bonuses. However, this is a one-time special and will only be available for one day. After that, the price will go back to the normal price and the bonuses will go away forever.
This is your chance to start lucid dreaming tonight, and whenever you want after that. Grab your copy of Lucid Dreaming Made Simple right now to take advantage of the lowered price and all the bonuses. This offer will only be available for the next few hours.
Lastly, don’t forget to leave a comment below this post. We want to know how this series has helped you and what you enjoyed the most. If you still have questions about lucid dreaming, leave a comment below and we’ll be sure to answer it. We hope you have enjoyed this series, and thanks for reading! See you on the inside!