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I Am a Lucid Dreamer

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    Astral

    I can make choices in my dreams, like to fly or to change places-- but i just cant seem to astrally project. i've heard you can break out of your dreams to that but i dont know.. is this true?
    petal petal 16-18, F 6 Responses Oct 18, 2007

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    I create environments,

    manifest events and bend natural law. I've even had triple dreams. Dreams within a dream within a dream.
    ancientgnosis ancientgnosis 31-35, F Jun 2

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    How To Get Lucid Every Night

    htt p://www.kickstarter.com/projects/bitbangerlabs/remee-the-rem-enhancing-lucid-dreaming-mask :)
    TeenageDreaming TeenageDreaming 13-15, M May 4, 2012

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    Pitiless Lucidity

    sometimes when i lucid dream it picks right up from reality, so it seems like a continuation of my walking life.  sometimes i can't tell the reality from the dream.  i've dreamed that i was at work and that the flow was like normal, so i was just working when suddenly...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 28, 2009

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    Anyone Know About The Gate?

    I have heard stories of the gate from few people. Only wondering what it might be like to dream of it. And knowing I would never choose to go through it, considering what others have said about it. They say that once you get past the gate, you will find nothing but darkness, and...
    jessibel2491 jessibel2491 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 17, 2012

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    My Brain Just Playng Around Whit Religious Concepts Or A Really Tripy Dream

    I was sleeping, and just a dreaming. i was dreaming that my father was driving a sleight pulled by a horse whit eight legs and escorted by two big dogs, and just as I saw him pass by I looked at the sky, saw black clouds and heard thunders when I saw this in the dream I realized...
    josemariacorcoran josemariacorcoran 18-21, M 4 Responses Feb 10, 2013

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    A lot of people say you have to practice lucid

    dreaming, but it's something that comes naturally to me. I've been ping is since before I knew what it was.
    laughingkat laughingkat 16-17, F May 14

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    Dreams Made Flesh

    I know others might doubt this but some of you lucid dreamers know it happens. I occasionaly dream of events aware of that I am dreaming but with no control over them. They are firmly grounded in the real world. I wake up knowing what I dreamt but have no idea what is was about...
    Karalas Karalas 26-30, M 3 Responses Sep 25, 2007

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    Born With A Gift.... Or A Curse However You Choose To Look At It.

    as far back as I can remember I have always had a gift. It wouldn't be until later on when I grew up that I would fully understand what it is. I had explained through my life as the ability to control my dreams which it turns out was completly wrong. No what I was experiencing...
    munchymonster66 munchymonster66 18-21, M 7 Responses May 12, 2011

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    I recently told my best friend

    that I am a lucid dreamer. The other I told my friend the I tend to have lucid dreams. She told me that it is quite dangerous and I can go into a serious even deadly trauma. (Me being me, I didn't want to believe her) later that day she told me she was concerned about me having...
    Laurenn17 Laurenn17 16-17, F 4 Responses Dec 2, 2013

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    Good Start

    I just recently got interested in lucid dreaming 3 days ago last nite i got my first good sign i had a false awakening were i got up and went to school i didnt realize what it was till i woke up.when i realized i had had a false awakening i did a few reality checks and knew i was...
    kylethedenile kylethedenile 13-15 Feb 3, 2011

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    Its One Third of your Life!

    Most people just go to sleep and wake up, without any real memory of what was within those many hours. We sleep like a third of our life and to let that third to be unused, something that never happened or something you cant control, well, it seem like giving up third of your...
    AwakingDreamer AwakingDreamer 22-25, M 5 Responses Mar 22, 2009

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    Dream Sharing

    I have multilayered dreams. As soon as I realize I am dreaming I "wake up" and discover that I am in yet another dream. After going through layers on these dreams within dreams I finally reach a place in which I gain control over the dream. From this perspective I become the...
    Moonlightdreamer Moonlightdreamer 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 5, 2011

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    Reading

    I have this one lucid dream where I am reading but then I think, "wait, I am not reading a book, I'm dreaming."
    cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal cassandrathethinkerbleedsteal 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 8, 2008

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    I have been practicing Lucid Dreaming

    for a year or two and have had a few very short experiences.
    jackc45 jackc45 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    Help, Please!

    I'm not there yet. For some years already I'm able to remember my dreams most of the time. So I started a dream diary some months ago. Anyway.. Right now I'm trying to do those reality checks. (I'd like to do the thing with trying to breath through your nose while holding your...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Feb 20, 2008

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    I Like Having Lucid Dreams!!!

    I was talking on the phone to RopinTexan today.  We got on the subject of dreaming,then lucid dreaming.  I heard the word lucid, but never really knew what it meant. When I'm having nighmares, I will be telling myself it's only a dream, please let me wake up.  I...
    TexasLily TexasLily 51-55, F 4 Responses Aug 8, 2009

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    Another World...

    My dreams  are so vibrant, so real, that i am sucked in and captured by my own imagination. I love to dream, and watch and expirience all that happens. Sometimes i'm actually in the dream, where i move about and do things. other times, it's like peeking into another life...
    Pheonix Pheonix 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 5, 2007

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    My Experience

    I have had loads of lucid dreams since I was a kid. I thought it was perfectly normal until this past year when I learned most people don't ever realise they're dreaming. It was just always a natural thing for me. Apparently my father had a lot of similar dreams. I don...
    Melody08 Melody08 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 30, 2009

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    Talking With My Subconcious

    I have experienced lucid dreams a number of times in my life. I really enjoy them and enjoy talking about them with others. I can't remember who gave me the idea but someone once suggested I try to talk to the people in my dream about the fact that we were in a dream. The results...
    GuardstheGrey GuardstheGrey 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 15, 2013

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    The Gift Of Being In Control...

    I have been an active lucid dreamer since I was very young. I have always been able to remember my dreams in very vivid detail and I remember my first time lucid dreaming was when I was thinking about something and then wanted to dream about it I did. I suppose it wasn't till I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 19, 2011

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    Rugby4me Rugby4me 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    i have nothing to say .

    .............
    chuckzares chuckzares 26-30, M Aug 18

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    Always

    ive always had lucid dreams,as far back as i can remember.i always thought they were normal. astral travel as well,it just came naturally for some reason. would there be any signifigance in this?
    GetMoney GetMoney 19-21, M Jan 26, 2008

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    It's Like Beiong There, Only Better.

    And then the realization that it wasn't real can be inspiring, or terrifying!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 18, 2009

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    Teach Me!

    I have had lucid dreams before, but it doesn't happen everytime I dream.  How can I have more lucid dreams?! Also, I was wondering if anyone's ever tried running from a scary thing in a dream.  Whenever I try running it's like moving through mollasses or I...
    ithinkthereforeiam ithinkthereforeiam 19-21, F 2 Responses Nov 25, 2007

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    An Interesting Ld To My Room First Thought To Be An Obe.

    2012-07-25 Okay so I just had a Lucid dream to my room (first I thought OBE, but I’m sure it was a LD) using the indirect method in the book from obe4u (obe4u/sobt.pdf) recommended to me by a friend. I had just woken up and remembered to do the cycle of techniques. The ones...
    Amodia Amodia 18-21, M Jul 28, 2012

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    Good Start

    I just recently got interested in lucid dreaming 3 days ago last nite i got my first good sign i had a false awakening were i got up and went to school i didnt realize what it was till i woke up.when i realized i had had a false awakening i did a few reality checks and knew i was...
    kylethedenile kylethedenile 13-15 Feb 3, 2011

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    I Kno I Cant Get Hurt

    alot of lucid dreams that i hav turn into video games kinda, lyk im in a war but i kno its a game and the pepl im shootng or wateva arnt actualy getng hurt anotha one is if im getng chased by sum1 i just thnk ~wel its just a dream so il just jump realy far away~ and i do, just...
    HellsAngel HellsAngel 22-25, M Oct 17, 2007

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    Lucid Nightmares

    Whenever i have Lucid nightmares, most of the time its just me aware im asleep , I cant see anything its just darkness. And i start to feel scared and i think "oh **** here we go", and the fear just overcomes me. But i can never wake up. I have learned a few things i can do...
    gpaige27 gpaige27 26-30, F 2 Responses May 2, 2013

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    June 2nd 2014 I had the weirdest dream.

    We lived in parallel universes and who died...was alive in the other universe. I saw my nephew duncan crying over his mother (his mother died in a fire saving her children. In my dream, she had one boy and two girls). He was so distraught but he carried on...He looked after his...
    cdafuture cdafuture 31-35, F Jun 2

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    I'll Never Forget This One Humorous Lucid Dream

    I have lucid dreams here and there, usually when something I know to be logically impossible happens in a dream, there's this one great example, which also explains how little my self-confidence was at the time too... ...I lived in a Navy ship for 3 years once; so it pretty much...
    dedre dedre 31-35, M 2 Responses May 30, 2008

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    Lucid Dreaming For Me

    I have been lucid dreaming since I was 17 years old and am now 21. I found out later on in life i had night terrors real bad as a child. i always thought they were panick attacks. Aperrently having night terrors means your awake and walking around but your rem sleep is still...
    lucidtiff428 lucidtiff428 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 19, 2012

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    Former Lucid Dreamer.

    I used to be really good at this. Had lucid dreams at least twice a week but then I went out in the world travelling and alot happened to me when I was travelling I kind of was in a pretty dark place in my life. After a while travelling I had a really scary lucid dream; I...
    lovewarrior lovewarrior 22-25, M Mar 10, 2011

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    Activating the Whole You

    The practice is called dream-seeing or lucid dreaming. During sleep, for you to be able to be aware of a dream and to be able to do things there you need to use your chakras and by trying to do stuff in your dreams also activates your chakras. There are several books about lucid...
    AwakingDreamer AwakingDreamer 22-25, M 4 Responses Apr 9, 2009

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    I was near a lake (in a dream)

    and thought I felt very funny. Ah! I must be dreaming! I thought. I didn't even do a reality check, I could just feel it. I then ran to my friend who happened to be in the dream and yelled "I'm dreaming!" To him and he yelled " yeahhh!" back. I then jumped and began flying. I...
    theoneironaut theoneironaut 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Occasional Lucid Dreamer And Ob-er

    I used to just have lucid dreams when I become aware that I was dreaming and then take it from there.  But now recently my lucid dreams are preceded by an out-of -body sensation where I get this buzzing sensation and then I just force myself up out of my body,  sometimes just...
    dognbones dognbones 41-45 1 Response Dec 31, 2010

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    Obviously I'm Dreaming!

    I love lucid dreams. I am getting better and better at them. Last night I was dreaming about being chased when I stopped and said "Hey, this kind of stuff doesn't happen in real life." To make sure I am dreaming I always look at the floor and if the floor looks weird...
    SWATgirl SWATgirl 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 4, 2007

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    For All You Dream Travellers...

    I had my first lucid dream about a year ago. I was stood in the middle of the road, at night, a couple of streets from my home. The details were vivid and exact.. The houses with the exact gardens and layouts.. And then it clicked, like it was obvious and I always knew it, I...
    pinksfloyd pinksfloyd 22-25, M 3 Responses Feb 28, 2013

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    How Intriguing!

    To be honest, only until recently did I know there was a name for it.  I don't know when I was able to control my dreams, but for as long as I can remember I have realized when I were dreaming.  My husband tells me he always believes dreams are real.  In that way I...
    ohsnap ohsnap 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 16, 2007

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    Related Experiences

    I had a dream last night, I was able to control myself and I knew I was dreaming because in the dream my next door neighbors got arrested lol and It was bright outside and there...
    Johnrestaino1997 Johnrestaino1997 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Lucid dreaming is fun you can change what your dreaming of into anything you want :) it's nice to have lucid dreams all the time but I would like to have normal dreams... But I don...
    Lilwillbe Lilwillbe 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I always try to lucid dream but I get weird feelings halfway throughout the process which takes about 30-40 mins but I last like 15 :( and I wake up. but I want to actually do it...
    julianbeyonce julianbeyonce 13-15, M Sep 10

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    Lucid dreams were the best I've ever had and I remember every last one of them. So I wanted to ask is there a way how to have them? What are your techniques or things you do to get...
    Greencz Greencz 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 18

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    I kind of live in my own little dream world. That's how much I dream. I love to dream about how things could of been. Dreaming is what gets me thru the day. I don't know how I...
    Robin1226 Robin1226 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 1

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    I've come to the conclusion that I'm too much of a dreamer. I fantasize about my life being a millions times better when I get a job, be it being on Broadway, working in music.. I...
    BeeKay20 BeeKay20 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    I am indeed a day dreamer. It's just like why would I want to be in a place with so much hate when I can just stare at my roof while I lay on my bed and imagine whatever I want. I...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M Sep 9

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    any one dreamer or thinker here and want to share some experience. i have not posted much here so i am not sure about any rules or standards here...
    knowme1 knowme1 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 11

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    I want to tell women that you need to love yourself and make yourself a priority. It's only when you are happy yourself, can you make everyone else around you happy. I am still a...
    MaraIsNotKawaii MaraIsNotKawaii 13-15, F Sep 18

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      We are the music makers, And we are the dreamers of dreams, Wandering by lone sea-breakers, And sitting by desolate streams;— World-losers and world-forsakers, On whom the...
    WhosGoingToStopMe WhosGoingToStopMe 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    Best part is when i dream and think how to achieve it all
    AustinmMurdock AustinmMurdock 16-17, M 1 hr ago

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    I'm not much of a daydreamer, I save my dream's for night, I lay in bed dreaming and thinking up different scenario's of how I want my life to be. One day I would like to change my...
    Thinking0utLoud Thinking0utLoud 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago