What is lucid dreaming?
Is this considered mindfulness?
How do I practice lucid dreaming?
There are many steps involved in practicing, but generally it’s simple: Keep a dream journal, take a mindful approach, learn and practice the techniques and exercises in the app.
Every night, our dreams offer insight and wisdom. We dream about the things that matter most to us in life. Learn to connect with your dreaming mind and engage with this wonderful part of yourself through Mindfulness-Based Lucid Dreaming.
At first glance, dreams may seem strange and sometimes even disturbing. But upon further inspection, dreams reveal genuine insight into our deepest desires and concerns. Learn to access and explore this incredible, natural state of consciousness.
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Intro the MILD Technique MILD is an acronym that stands for Mnemonic Induction of Lucid Dreams. It is a strategy for remembering to get lucid (or realize you’re dreaming) during upcoming dreams. This is a tried and true technique developed…
Meditation and lucid dreaming share the same origin Typically, we think of meditation and lucid dreaming as two distinct practices. However, they both stem from the same origin: Tibetan Buddhist Dream Yoga. In this ancient tradition, both exercises were practiced together as one…
Mindfulness has become increasingly integrated into Western culture. In fact, it’s grown so popular, and valuable, that Apple has included Mindfulness as one of the four pillars of health, right alongside Diet, Exercise, and Sleep in HealthKit, as well it…
Here are some of my favorite books on Dreams and Lucid Dreaming. These books clarify the value of integrating with dreams, and they provide remarkable insight into the phenomenology of lucid dreaming.
Exploring the World of Lucid Dreaming by Stephen LaBerge. Dr. LaBerge is the Godfather of Lucid Dreaming in the West. This is the first book I’ve ever read on Lucid dreaming and it is a strong influence on my work. A Must read!
Dream Yoga by Adrew Holecek. This is a great account of how Andrew got into lucid dreaming and how he’s developed and mastered his practice. Highly recommend this book.
Learn to Lucid Dream by Kristen LaMarca. Kristen is a clinical Psychologist, Dream Researcher, author, and one of the world’s leading experts in lucid dreaming. Be sure to get a copy of this thorough, clear, and in-depth guide to lucid dreaming. Also, check out her online, interactive course Mindful Lucid Dreaming, a personal favorite of mine.
Lucid Dreaming, A Concise Guide to Awakening in Your Dreams and in Your Life by Stephen LaBerge. This little book is short, sweet, and to the point. Including an audio CD with guided meditations, this quick read incepted my idea for guided lucid dreaming via mobile app!
The Sleeping Third Is a really cool, content-rich website by lucid dreamer Allison McCarthy. Featured on Vox’s “The Mind Explained” Dream episode, Allison is a highly experienced lucid dreamer and Sleep Health advocate. Check out her awesome site featuring hundreds of her published lucid & non-lucid dreams, and many more insightful, inspiring tidbits on Sleep and Dreams .
Dream Work in Therapy by Clara E. Hill. This informative and instructional book offers clinical examples and clear methodology of Clara’s cognitive-experimental model for dream work in clinical practice. Whether you’re a licensed Mental Health Practitioner or just interested in dream work, this book is a useful reference for how & why dreams are valuable tools for personal growth and development.