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Liminal Dreaming with Jennifer Dumpert: We tend to think of consciousness and the waking world in black and white terms. One minute you’re awake, and the next you’re asleep. But what if there was something in-between? A zone between consciousness and unconsciousness. A place where you...

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We tend to think of consciousness and the waking world in black and white terms. One minute you’re awake, and the next you’re asleep. But what if there was something in-between? A zone between consciousness and unconsciousness. A place where you can get a pure, unfiltered look at your subconscious, where you can think freely and unencumbered by the issues of the waking world.    Jennifer Dumpert, author and dream researcher, is here to help you understand this in-between space, a space she writes about in her book titled, “Liminal Dreaming: Exploring Consciousness at the Edges of Sleep.” Liminal dreaming provides a great opportunity to bring back important lessons from your subconscious mind. It also offers a chance for us to tap into our pure, unfiltered creative potential. Not to be confused with lucid dreaming, liminal dreaming is a much simpler skill to learn and master. As Jennifer points out, not everyone can control a lucid dream, but everyone is a natural at liminal dreaming. In today’s episode, Jennifer breaks down the basics of Liminal Dreaming. She discusses how to begin experimenting with liminal dreaming to enhance your life and wellbeing and how the art of liminal dreaming has impacted her own life. Don’t forget, we just announced our newest partnership with b8ta! B8ta.com gives you access to some of the most innovative and cutting edge consumer tech products. This week, we will be giving away the Chilipad, a water cooled & heated mattress pad that allows you to control temperature for optimal sleep. Enter the giveaway for a chance to win! Quotes: 2:47-  “There is a continuity of consciousness between awake and asleep. You can really stretch it out. You can be 80% awake and 20% dreaming or the opposite.” 3:07- “Waking and sleeping is not binary. We often think of it as on or off, one or zero.” 8:58- “My hope is that people will go into this state [hynagogia] and actually do things with it.” 13:23- “The creative process is the point, not the end point. Creativity is the way you that you  take what you learn from the subconscious into the waking world.” 29:47- “I really want to democratize the visionary experience.” 49:31- “Liminal dreaming is kind of like surfing the edge of conscious and unconscious. It’s learning to surf the space where your both dreaming and awake at the same time and kind of surf down the middle of them.” Mission Daily and all of our podcasts are created with love by our team at Mission.org We own and operate a network of podcasts, and brand story studio designed to accelerate learning. Our clients include companies like Salesforce, Twilio, and Katerra who work with us because we produce results. To learn more and get our case studies, check out Mission.org/Studios. If you’re tired of media and news that promotes fear, uncertainty, and doubt and want an antidote, you’ll want to subscribe to our daily newsletter at Mission.org. When you do, you’ll receive a mission-driven newsletter every morning that will help you start your day off right!

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