How to control your dreamSome lucid dreamers are able to influence their dream and even changing the story. This is a great advantage if you’re having a nightmare! However, many experts recommend to let your dreams flow naturally. But, if you’re curious and interested enough to experience a lucid dream, Mimpi got some tips for you!
Get more REM sleepThe lucid dream usually happens during REM sleep, and spending more time in this stage will increase your chances of a lucid dream. You can extend your REM sleep period if you’re getting enough sleep. Practicing good sleep hygiene habits will help your body get through all four stages of sleep! Learn more about sleep hygiene here.
Practice reality testingThis is a form of mental training by increasing your metacognition. For this, follow these steps several times of day:
- Ask yourself, “Am I dreaming?”
- Check your environment to confirm whether or not you’re dreaming
- Notice your own consciousness and how you’re engaging with your surroundings