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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
We enter the REM
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of all sleep.
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Research shows that lucid dreamers seem to share certain personality traits They
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But anyone can start to control their dreams with practice and some tips
Being able to recall a dream will help you to become aware of
what you are dreaming about and see the recurring themes
Is soon as you wake up lie still and try to remember your dream.
Write down what your dream was about
Focus on the detail and build a vivid picture d the dream,
Once 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 you' re 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
sequences. It the time is radically different the
second time you look you' re dreaming!
Do you look different? Have you got extra or missing lingers?
Melatonin in foods has been linked to inducing lucid dreams
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By making dreams more vivid they will be easier to recall and
allow you to become more of the fact you are dreaming
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