How to Control Your Dreams Infographic. The 61-Point Relaxation Technique. I first discovered The 61-Point Relaxation Technique in Exploring The World of Lucid Dreaming by Stephen LaBerge, who in turn adapted it from Exercise Without Movement by Swami Rama.
With its Eastern roots, it is much more than a relaxation technique; it assumes you are accomplished in meditative breathing and can control your mental chatter so it doesn't interrupt the systematic relaxation. The 61-point technique is easy to learn because the points fall into a fairly predictable order. Besides rejuvenation, it primes you for any kind of wake-induced lucid dreaming technique (WILD, HIT, OBE and so on).
Wake-induced techniques take longer to accomplish but it is a fascinating avenue to pursue. The 61 Points First up, here are the 61 points. Step 1 - Memorize The 61 Points First you need to make a mental picture of the 61 points. The relaxation points start at the forehead, travel down and up your right arm, then down and up your left arm. Step 2 - Focus Your Attention on Each Point. Mnemonic Induction of Lucid Dreams (The MILD Technique) This article is about how to perform Mnemonic Induction of Lucid Dreams (aka MILD) which was created by Dr Stephen LaBerge of The Lucidity Institute.
LaBerge invented this method while studying at university in order to have lucid dreams on demand. It is very effective and ideal for beginners. In essence, the MILD technique will train you to increase your self awareness, making it easier to recognize when you are dreaming. Mnemonic Induction of Lucid Dreams (The MILD Technique) Wake Back To Bed: Lucid Dreams with WBTB. Wake Back To Bed, or the WBTB method, is a variation on the Cycle Adjustment Technique with one key difference: the results are immediate.
You can use this method every day of the week, or just on weekends - it's up to you. The more you practice this lucid dreaming technique, the more lucid dreams you can have. This method is a great way for beginners to learn how to have lucid dreams. Many report multiple conscious dreams using the WBTB method, with some lasting over an hour. Prolonging Lucid Dreams. [From NightLight 7(3-4), 1995.
Copyright, The Lucidity Institute.] By Stephen LaBergePeople frequently awaken from lucid dreams sooner than they would like. Nothing is more frustrating than to invest hours or weeks of effort aiming at the goal of having a lucid dream, and then to wake up within seconds of becoming lucid. Fortunately, however, there are several effective techniques that allow beginners and experts alike to prevent premature awakenings from lucid dreams. The earliest method for stabilizing lucid dreams was described by Harold von Moers-Messmer in 1938. "...I walk on down the street. A problem with using vision to stabilize a lucid dream is the fact that when a dream ends, the visual sense fades first. ... at that point, the oddness of this super-calculator prompted me to say aloud, "I think this is a dream!
" The following is an example of a dream judged to have been successfully prolonged by hand rubbing: I am walking through a beautiful forest. How Can I Extend My Lucid Dreams? By Angus via Email The night after I first looked at your site, I had an excellent dream!
In the dream, I took a coat off a chair, and it was still there, so I took it off again, still there... After repeating a couple of times, I thought, 'this has got to be a dream' and sure enough it was. So, I flew around a bit before waking up out of it. I've done a little lucid dreaming previously, and the problem seems to be staying in it... Rebecca says: My favorite technique is to stay calm and say out loud "clarity now! " My Tutorial for extending Lucid Dream Time. Hours of LD. My Tutorial for extending Lucid Dream Time.
Hours of LD. This is a common question, but I don't mean, just prolong them from 20 seconds to 20 minutes by rubbing your hands (as you have heard 100 times). I will tell you how to actually intentionally increase lucid time compared to waking time. For instance, You may sleep 30 minutes but have a full on 3-4 hours worth of experience in the LD. Not just skipping minutes here and there either, but actually 4 hours of minute by minute lucid experience.
This is my personal technique and my thoughts on what I believe to work flawlessly. The longest LD periods come from later REM cycles because these are longer. First, and the most important thing I believe is to guard all 5 senses as much as possible. . *1. This was the first step. Upon entering the LD: Don't just take off flying, or run around doing what you have wanted to do, or want to experience. Now, combine all these sense.