Why Everyone Should Learn to Lucid Dream
by Kerry McGlone
(UndergroundHealth) Imagine this: you’re exploring things and emotions you never thought were
possible. You have the opportunity to control anything that goes on, and
have the power to change anything if needed. You’re exploring these crazy
ideas as if you were doing it in real life, however you’re merely
dreaming. Is there a monster chasing you as you lucid dream? No worries –
with the power of your mind, you can dismiss that monster and completely
modify the dream just the way you want it. So instead of being chased by a
monster, you can talk with your favorite actor or be an actor yourself being
chased by hundreds of fans! The act of lucid dreaming can be confronting,
but can be an experience not to be forgotten or avoided. These endeavors can
happen if you set your mind to it, and learn how to do it; or you may be
gifted with this natural ability.
We’ve all experienced a nightmare; a falling dream; a daydream, etc.
Imagine if you had the ability to be in complete control of what happens.
Have the ability to fly through the sky, perceive a scenario from a
different perspective. Sounds cool, huh? If you were able to live in your
dreams, then wouldn’t going to sleep every night be exciting opposed to an
inconvenience? We all know that there aren’t enough hours in a day, which
is absolutely true. Lucid dreaming will make out as if you never sleep, but
still receive the same effects. In saying that, whatever happens in your
dreams will not (necessarily) happen in real life. For example, you may win
the lottery in real life, but wake up as rich as you were the night before.
Although lucid dreaming requires practice to ensure perfection, it is
definitely achievable to anyone at most ages. It is not dangerous, nor will
it physically affect you whatsoever. It’s simply a dream that you’re
consciously aware of and able to manipulate.
Lucid dreaming can occur both accidentally or intentionally. It is not to be
feared – it is to be honored as though you have a power; a sixth sense.
It’s not uncommon for people to lucid dream, and those who are privileged
to experience a lucid dream should be proud of their experience(s). As you
lucid dream, you can explore your inner mind and view what you never thought
existed. Maybe you’re anxious for a test, or fear public speaking: lucid
dreaming is able to assist you positively to help you overcome this anxiety.
So in theory, lucid dreaming is a perfect way to help assist some medical
problems you may face on a daily basis. Whether or not you choose to use a
lucid dream to help with your problems is completely up to you, but is
something one should definitely consider. Does overcoming some personal
issues in your life sound appealing to you? Never having to feel anxious to
the same extent can be exceptionally relieving, and definitely rewarding.
Along with lucid dreaming comes things needed to be aware of. One of the
most important things you must consider is whether or not you’re actually
experiencing a lucid dream. Think about this: what makes you think that as
you read this article, you’re not lucid dreaming? What makes it a reality?
As you lucid dream, you can feel, see, read, smell, etc. just as you would
in real life. It’s a scary thought, but once you are able to distinguish a
lucid dream from reality, you’re able to feel more comfortable and begin
enjoying your dreams. Remember that dreams are often illogical, which can be
the first hint that it’s a dream – however that’s not always the case.
Some dreams can make perfect sense, so don’t completely rely on a
realistic event to differentiate a lucid dream from reality. In saying that,
with practice comes experience and perfection. It will not be an instant
accomplishment, however will become easier and easier in due time.
Lucid dreaming is an encouraged act and should not be avoided and/or feared.
It can be a time to explore things you never thought existed, and experience
things which wouldn’t be possible in real life. Why wouldn’t you want to
overcome your fears and live a happier, less stressful life? Why shouldn’t
you look forward to sleeping; now capable of controlling and experiencing
your dreams as if they were real life? The exciting adventure you endeavor
can be thrilling, and most certainly rewarding – and should be considered.
About the author:
Kerry McGlone is a Lucid Dreaming enthusiast, and creator of
As a frequent researcher, she has attained knowledge and experience on lucid
dreams, resulting in an enhanced understanding and having the passion to
share knowledge with others. If you’re interested in becoming a lucid
dreamer, feel free to give Dream Lucidly a visit!