There are a lot of different methods on how to induce a lucid dream, and if you talk to people who do it regularly you’ll understand that there are a lot of different variations of each of the techniques we’ll be mentioning bellow.
Even though there are a wide variety of different methods, there are two major categories: you can either recognize a sign (also called a dream cue) in your dream or you can enter the dream directly. These categories are called DILD (for Dream Induced Lucid Dream) and WILD (Wake Initiated Lucid Dream). Let’s take a look at each of those with more detail.
First Category Of Lucid Dreaming Techniques: DILD
This is the most common happening and the one that it is recommended for those who are starting to learn the ropes is the DILD. Basically, you’ll have a certain sign in your dream that could come naturally or through a reality check. These events happen while you’re sleeping and within a dream. We can divide them in:
The WILD – Wake Initiated Lucid Dreams
This is slightly different technique that will focus on getting you inside a lucid dream directly from a waking state. You’ll basically need to trick the body into thinking that you’re in fact sleeping. As soon as you’re able to do so, the brain will start to create the entire dream as it would normally do but you’ll be completely conscious throughout the whole time.
The trick is to lie down without moving for the necessary period of time to fall asleep while still maintaining their mind fully awake. This is a more complex technique and one that’ll require a very strong mental discipline to be able to complete.
It has a small variation on the DEILD (Dream Exit Induced Lucid Dream), which uses the fact that even after we wake up our mind still remains in the world of dreams for a few moments. This specific technique can only be used in those who are able to know that they have awakened from the dream immediately after waking up.
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