The question of why we sleep has been a subject of scientific study for centuries. And while science has yet to provide us with a concrete reason, there are several theories as to why we spend a third of our lives asleep and dreaming. One way to think about the function of sleep in the […]
We spend a third of our lives sleeping. Sleep is an incredible part of our biology. If you sleep well, it contributes to your good health. While we sleep our brain does not shut down and contrary to popular belief, we dream every single night. Your dreams give spectacular insight on the growth content offered by your unconscious. It would be wise to pay attention. In addition to the basics, I also provide an emphasis on lucid dreaming, one of my favorite undertakings.
Why Do We Dream?
There are as many speculations on the question of why we dream as there are theories as to why we sleep. Since the dawn of science, and probably even before, the human race has been intrigued by dreaming, pondering whether it is wish fulfillment, clairvoyance, or merely a recap of prior events in our lives, […]
What is Lucid Dreaming?
Have you heard of lucid dreaming and wondered what it was? Well, this article explains it in great detail. The act of lucid dreaming is the ability to be able to consciously take over your dreams. What this means is a person who is in the act of lucid dreaming can “wake up” and take […]
The Importance of Sleep
The question of why we actually sleep (and why we dream) may still be a mystery that science continues to unravel. But the benefits of good sleep hygiene cannot be denied. We’ve all been subjected to sleep deprivation, in greater or lesser degrees, and lack of sufficient sleep has become a major cause of accidents […]
History of Sleep and Dreaming
Humans and other animals have always slept, and the study of sleep and dreaming has been around almost as long, albeit not in any scientifically recognized way. When we discuss the history of sleep and dreaming, however, we must include the earliest of attempts to “figure out” our dreams in even the most mystical of […]
History of Lucid Dreaming
Have you ever had a dream where you knew you were dreaming? If so, you had a lucid dream. According to researchers, when you are having a lucid dream, you should be able to have some control over the dream and will also be able to manipulate the environment. Most times, a lucid dream is […]
Why Lucid Dreaming is Awesome
When you are lucid dreaming, anything in the world is possible. You are the director of your own internal movie, and you can use this skill (and it is a skill that requires practice to master) to work out a wide variety of issues and to explore things you never thought possible. You can go […]
How to Begin Lucid Dreaming
As with any new skill, it takes practice and consistency to begin lucid dreaming. Lucid dreams generally occur in the middle of regular dreams, when the sleeper recognizes that he or she is dreaming. From there, control can be taken of the dream and it can go in whatever direction you choose to take it. […]
Tibetan Dream Yoga
The Tibetan guru Marpa has established six different types of yoga, which were passed down to his disciple, Milarepa. When engaging in Tibetan Dream Yoga, you will be able to gradually gain more control over your dream state. How to Engage in Tibetan Dream Yoga 1st Step – Wake up or become lucid in the […]
Lucid Dreaming Tips
Prepare Yourself Mentally If you want to engage in lucid dreaming, you have to mentally prepare yourself for this process and make dreaming a priority. To do this, you have to have the right mental foundation. This foundation should allow you to maximize your lucid dreaming success. If you do this before you begin to […]