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Month: January 2015

Lucid Dreaming Documentary – Conscious Dreaming

Description: Lucid Dreaming Documentary – Conscious Dreaming – follows the journey of three beginners as they immerse themselves in the world of lucid dreaming. With the help of experts, they will use a unique method designed to help achieve lucidity, such as practices done in the waking state, meditation, and mobile apps. The ideas and practise behind lucid dreaming and consciousness are dissected by leading experts in the UK, such as Dr. Keith Hearne, Charlie Morley, Caroline McCready and Susan Blackmore. This documentary stands as a well rounded introduction to anyone new to lucid dreaming, and can inspire people to explore the potential of experiencing their own conscious dream.

Some prominent figures of the lucid dreaming community interviewed in this film:

  • Dr Susan Blackmore – Author of Consciousness: an Introduction
  • Dr Keith Hearne – Lucid Dreaming Researcher
  • Dr Rory Mac Sweeney – Creator of The Mutual Dream Experiment
  • Caroline McCready BA – Lucid Dreaming Teacher
  • Charlie Morley – Lucid Dreaming Teacher
  • Lorraine Murray – director Feel Good Therapies Ltd
  • Olga Richterova MSc – Transpersonal Psychologist
  • Stevie Williams RPSGT – Sleep Services Manager
  • Prof. Richard Wiseman – Creator of Dream:ON app

Video: The Awesome Benefits of Lucid Dreaming

Video: The Awesome Benefits of Lucid Dreaming

5 must read books for lucid dreamers

5 must read books for lucid dreamers

Below is a list of what we think are 5 must read books for lucid dreamers. There are plenty of resources online, but these books are packed with academic research, techniques, and real world examples of lucid dreaming.  I haven’t read every book on lucid dreaming, but I think this is a good start.

What is Lucid Dreaming?

As far as questions go, this is probably the most common: What is lucid dreaming?

Lucid dreaming is when you are aware that you are dreaming. You as the dreamer have the ability to control your actions and the contents of your dream. The term “lucid dreaming” was coined by Frederick van Eeden, with the his reference to “lucid” being the mental clarity experienced in a lucid dream. Another common terms is “conscious dreaming”.

A lucid dream is often realized when a dreamer experiences something impossible or peculiar in the dream. Stephen LaBerge, an expert on lucid dreaming, refers to this as “a single out-of-place feature in an otherwise convincingly realistic scene” in his book Exploring the World of Lucid Dreaming.

Having a lucid dream is a natural experience and often a lucid dream will leave you excited and refreshed after the experience.

Can anyone learn lucid dreaming?

Everyone has, in theory, the capacity to learn to dream lucidly, because everyone dreams every night.” – Dr. Stephen LeBerge.

What are the benefits to lucid dreaming?

Lucid dreaming can be a form of escapism, but there are many productive benefits to lucid dreaming including:

Self Awareness – exploring your unconscious mind

Facing your fears or nightmares (See this TED video)

Improve creativity –

Practicing new skills –

Solve Problems –

Escapism –

 

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