The more you practice various lucid dreaming techniques the more likely it will be that you will get to actually experience this amazing level of dreaming more often. This technique. the "wake back to bed" technique, is great for anyone wanting to enter the world of lucid dreaming but does not quite know how to make it happen.
Some of you may have accidently done this but have not realized what was happening or that it can happen all the time. If you have ever woken up earlier than you needed to and could not go back to sleep and then decided to just get up, maybe read a little, or make something warm to drink to calm the body or the mind, then most likely you have experienced vivid or lucid dreams once you went back to la-la land, it's just that we often forget what we've just dreamed about, and during this time, within an hour or so after your sleep disruption, you would feel tired again and you'd decide to go back to sleep for another couple of hours, and to your surprise, you would, more often than not, have some very clear or very strange dream. This is what the "wake back to bed" technique is simply all about and is really quite fun and easy for anyone who wants to explore the dream world a little more. But everyone's experience and mindset will always different, so the more you practice it the more you can get used to what is best for you.
Go to bed as you normally would do and get anything between five to six hours of sleep. Set your alarm to wake you up earlier than you are used to. For example, if you normally only sleep six hours a night on a regular basis, then you will want to set your alarm to wake you after just four hours of sleep, but don't worry, this is all part of the experiment. You can try this technique every day if you would like, or just once a week, but the more often you try it the easier it will become each time.
Get out of bed and move around. Read something. Maybe read about lucid dreaming. Stay awake for about a half hour to an hour at most. Try to stay away from the TV and avoid eating, as these will tend to make your mind more awake than it needs to be in order for this technique to work.
Get yourself back to bed and relax. Maybe try meditating if you find that your mind is too awake. You can also listen to brainwave entertainments to assist you to get relaxed. As you fall back to sleep try and imagine where you will go. Use your imagination to drive the scenario into your mind, setting up the scene as if you are in your own movie. Maybe you will go to your favorite place or go and see your favorite people. Set yourself up to where you want to go.
The reason this technique works is because at this time, your brain is supposed to be in the REM sleep state but you have activated both your consciousness and subconsciousness. When you fall back to sleep you will go be able to go back into that REM state, which causes you to have multiple dreams.
When you do this, your chance to experience a lucid dream is much stronger, and personally, this technique is really fun. If this is the first time you are trying it then maybe only stay awake for twenty minutes at most There is a barrier in which you will actually just really be awake and then there is no going back, so take it easy and go with what feels right.
Most often than not, dreams seem to become more elaborate and vivid whenever we suddenly wake up in the middle of the night, or just a couple of hours before your scheduled wake-up time. Keep a dream or sleep journal beside you to better monitor your lucid dream progress. Writing down what time you woke up during your REM state, and jotting down keywords of what you had dreamed of is another additional technique you can use with the "wake back to bed" practice.
And always remember, it is best not to expect too much all at once. As with anything else, practice and patience are the important keys to keep in mind.
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In order to achieve Lucid Dreaming, please research on different tips found on the web. Lucid Dreaming doesn't happen all at once, so patience is an important factor. We also advise you to keep a dream journal near you. We hope you'll enjoy our best-selling 8-hour full audio track. Share with us your experiences in the comments section! We'd love to hear from you.
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