Posted by Sierra
There’s a world that only you can control. You can do what you want to do and go where you want to go. The air is fresh and the breeze is great. You can reach up and grab the stars or better yet, be the first person to walk on the sun. And the best part is, you can do it all in the warmness of your bed.
So, you might be wondering “What is lucid dreaming?” Well, good. You’ve come to the right place. A lucid dream is any dream in which you realize that you are dreaming. You have full conscientiousness while you are asleep. This realization leads you to be able to control any aspect of the dream. Sounds cool doesn’t it?
I’ve been lucid dreaming for as long as I can remember. The other kids used to laugh at me when I said that I could control my dreams. But it’s not weird at all. Anyone can do it. So why should you? Lucid dreaming has many benefits.
Be more in control.
When you lucid dream you have the ability to do whatever you want. You can pause, fast forward, or rewind the dream. You can even change the scene and make objects appear or disappear. Some people love to fly in their dreams.
Death doesn’t mean dead.
Many people believe that if you die in your dream, you die in real life. The only way someone would die from a dream is if they were scared into a heart attack by a nightmare. By controlling your dreams, there’s a much lower chance of having a nightmare. If you are scared into a nightmare, try to blink your eyes because people don’t blink in dreams. This causes your mind to “wake up.” Falling in a dream will also wake you up so you can try to jump off of something.
What causes lucid dreams?
People become conscious during dreams when they realize something out of the ordinary or when they notice something extremely detailed. There are certain things in a dream that can cause you to become conscious like: