There are many ways to have lucid dreams.

Some people can do it naturally, other people have to try very hard to accomplish the lucid state. However, Everybody can do it! If you really want to have lucid dreams it is advisable that you don t lead a stre ssful life. You must have the time for yourself and for your dreams. I ve had periods that writing down my dreams alone took 2 hours. Nowadays I have a busier life and I see that my lucid dreams have decreased. I would advise to start the exercises in a quiet period. Maybe in your vacation. Once you have had your first lucid dreams you will see that the next ones are ea sier and sometimes you will become lucid completely by surprise. Mnemonic Induction of Lucid Dreams (MILD) Technique----------------------------Set your mind to awaken from dreams and recall them. When you awaken from a dre am, recall it as completely as you can. While returning to sleep, concentrate single-mindedly on your intention to reme mber to recognize that you re dreaming. Tell yourself: "Next time I m dreaming, I wa nt to remember I m dreaming.". Try to feel that you really mean it. Focus your tho ughts on this idea alone. If you find yourself thinking about anything else, let it go and bring your mind back to your intention to remember. At the same time, imagine that you are back in the dream you just woke from (or another one you have had recently if you didn't remember a dream on awakening), but this time you recognize that it is a dream. Look for a dreamsign. When you see it say to yourself: "I'm dreaming!" and continue your fantasy. Imagine yours elf carrying out your plans for your next lucid dream. For example, if you want to fly in your lucid dream, imagine yourself flying when you come to the point i n your fantasy that you realize you are dreaming. Repeat steps 2 and 3 until your intention is set, then let yourself fall asleep . If, while falling asleep, you find yourself thinking of anything else, repeat the procedure so that the last thing in your mind before falling asleep is your intention to remember to recognize the next time you are dreaming. Taking naps------------------------Or, as you can also call it, adjusting your sleep patterns. For example, set your alarm clock a few hours before you actually have to get up . When you are awoken, read something about lucid dreaming, do a reality check, or whatever, to keep your mind on lucid dreaming. Then go to sleep again with th e intention to have a lucid dream. This also works if you have woken up naturally and are still dozing a little. Yo u don't have to get up so you doze off to sleep. If at that time you keep in the back of your mind that you are dreaming you have a high change of a lucid dream . If you can time your REM-cycles (the time in which the actual dreaming takes pla ce), you will be able to set your alarm clock exactly on a time when you have fi nished dreaming.

Bingo. The best way to do this is to consciously look at your hands during the day and ask yourself whether you are dreaming or not. in general. Dirty tricks Before you go to sleep. or any pure fruit juice helps your nervous system to stay active. I jumped off the building and flew away. or aided in remembering them.. while your muscles "sleep". Then I asked myself:"how did I get h ere anyway?" and really couldn't think of how I got up there. In that way. Convinced I was dr eaming. This way you have more vivid dreams. (I'm not too familiar with the lucid variety of dreams. but i know of two friends who have confirmed that lettuce did indeed either in duce memorable dreams. drink a lot. Milk and Cheese Milk and cheese have amino acids in which have been found to stimulate the produ ction of melatonin. If you do this long enough you will eventually ask yourself this question in a d ream. And then you really cannot remember how you got there. warning: It can be possible that you're so convinced everything is real you'll w et your bed. you must be dreaming! Once I dreamt I was climbing on a building. and playback the a ctions that got you were you are now. So wa rm milk before bedtime might really help you sleep after all! Lettuce A Mirror Traveler wrote: I have found that lettuce is a great stimulator of dreams. Lie down.Other ways to become lucid--------------------------------Look at your hands A many used technique and one that seems to work pretty good is to look at your hands. you will have to go to the bat hroom somewhere in the middle of the night. close your eyes and concentrate. Just remember to look at your hands and the moment you do it you know tha t it is a dream. and increased c hange of a lucid one as well. How did I get here? During the day constantly ask yourself:"how did I get here?". Then you can realize that you are dreaming. It is then t hat you can realise that you are dreaming. try some out :) Orange juice Orange juice.) I don't know how or why it works . Mustard and pickles . a neurotransmitter associated with sleep and dreaming.. In most cases you will have a dream in which you are looking for a bathroom or are in one. you will be dreaming.If you do this often enough you wil l look at your hands in a dream too. I have tried this on three occasions and it worked all three times. Say to yourself that whenever you are in a bathroom or looking for one. Lucid Nutrition There is some Dream Food around.

Popcorn Another alleged lucid dream inducer. Focus at a stable reference point in the dream. chances are you will wake up after the immediat e realisation that you are dreaming. you may be surpri sed to find that you are still dreaming! look at your hands or the ground. followed by the rubbing-hands technique.. Here are some techniques to keep you dreaming: remain calm Don't get too exited. Perhaps something to do with the protei n contained in it again? Staying lucid--------------------------------Once you realize you are dreaming. immediately before bed. like your hands or the ground. if it is not obvious that you are dreaming. For me sometimes is better then no times. rub your hands together The rubbing will give you a vivid sense of movement and friction. spinning Twirl around your own axis (you won't get dizzy) and say to yourself:"The next s cene will be a dream. T his helps you stabilize yourself in the dream.d. Ice Cream Someone on a. .l. While rubbing your hands repeat to yourself: The next scene will be a dream. one morning on the way to school." When you stop spinning.dreams FAQ. If you do. it will induce lucid drea ms. it is sometimes difficult to remain lucid. Could be the amino acids again. Even if you think you are awake. do a reality test. the results are good.Another account from a Mirror Traveler: I was listening to a local radio station.. well it worked! (The third time) Now I do it about 1-2 a week. No idea why it might work. Of course I tried it.. sometimes it works. I wish that I could remember the researchers name or where he was f rom.. Fish This is mentioned in the alt. good enough to make my-self gag down a tablespoon of musterd. They reported that a dream researcher found that if you eat a tablespoon of musterd and a medium size dill pickle. once reported that they tended to have lucid dreams after eati ng ice cream. or even to remain dreaming. or the temperature of the ice crea m causing your digestive system to go haywire and thus raise your overall arousa l level. I told my friends to try it and they get about the same results. According to research the spinning technique is the most efficient.

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