How to control your dreams [Infographic]
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Controlling your dreams is easier than you may think This infographic ventures into
the phenomenon of lucid dreaming and shows how you can become an oneironaut
When we sleep. we go in and out of different sleep
stages which relate to the frequency of our brain waves.
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When in REM sleep. your eyes move back and forth under your eyelids
These movements relate to where you' re looking in your dream.
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stage approximately 'i. 'i, REM sleep in adults typically occupies
of all sleep.
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But anyone can start to control their dreams with practice and some tips...
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Being able to recall a dream will help you to become aware of ,
what you are dreaming about and see the recurring themes.
I Is soon as you wake up, he still and try to remember your dream.
Write down what your dream was about
I Focus on the detail and build a vivid picture of the dream
Unce you have kept a dream journal for 2 - 3 weeks. you can
start analysing and recognising events that keep happening
Reality checks allow you to determine if youre dreaming
when you encounter a dreamself This makes it
easier to enter a lucid dream Try these now.
When dreaming, the brain finds it harder to continue
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second time you look. you‘ re dreaming!
Do you look different? Have you got extra or missing fingers?
Melatonin in foods has been linked to inducing lucid dreams
By making dreams more vivid. they will be easier to recall and
allow you to become aware of the fact you are dreaming.
prohibits the REM stage of sleep meaning fewer
dreams that are hazy and difficult to control.
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Lucid dreaming a state of consciousness with features of both waking and dreaming - org