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Odd Lucid Dreaming Facts You Probably Didn’t Know!

Lucid Dreaming Facts

Lucid dreams are dreams in which you are self-conscious. In essence, it is a dream in which you are aware that you are dreaming.

Fascinating Lucid Dreaming Facts

1 Ancient Egyptians experienced and recorded the first lucid dreams.

2 Lucid dreams originate from a special part of the brain called the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex. This section, responsible for self-awareness and working memory, is activated when we become aware that we are dreaming.

3 An increased amount of Vitamin B6 can increase your dream intensity and recollection.

4 Scientists still are not quite sure what makes a dream a lucid dream. When sleep doctors wire up patients brains and track their brainwaves, a regular and a lucid dream look the same on EEG equipment.

5 Scientists believe that lucid dreams may be a special, distinct state of consciousness.

6 Meditation can increase the frequency with which you get lucid dreams.

7 The consciousness in lucid dreams is real. Lucid dreamers are able to communicate with the outside world.

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8 Tibetan monks use lucid dreaming to achieve enlightenment. They use these dreams to visit different places and planes, meet with other sentient beings, and receive initiations and empowerments.

9 20% of us experience lucid dreams at least once a month, while 50% of us have had a lucid dream at least once in our lives.

10 When you wake up from a lucid dream, you can go back to it through a technique called “dream exit induced lucid dreaming.” All you have to do is keep your body still and close your eyes immediately when you wake up.

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11 Lucid dreaming has many merits, including the ability to meet your heroes, discover a personal meaning to your life and safely get over your phobias.

12 To experience lucid dreams, you may consider tips and tricks such as sleeping in complete darkness, keeping a consistent sleep schedule, limiting your electronic usage and massaging your scalp before bed.

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How To Lucid Dream Tonight In 3 Steps

If you’re curious now and want to learn how to Lucid Dream, watch this video. You will learn how to lucid dream in 3 easy steps using the MILD technique.  Even if you’re a beginner, you can try this tonight and have a good chance of it working!

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