One of the biggest misconceptions about lucid dreaming is that trying to induce lucidity—rather than letting it come spontaneously—will only produce low-quality lucid dreams. Not soulful encounters, and certainly not big dreams. I find this so … [Read more...] about What happens when we let go of control in our lucid dreams?
Learning to Dance with Lucid Dreamwork
Lucid dreamwork, as I practice it today, is not only about exploring dream images and symbols but also the choices we make in our dreams. Our choices are often hidden in waking life, but in lucid dreams the decision point behind what happens to us … [Read more...] about Learning to Dance with Lucid Dreamwork
The Initiation into Ancestral Lucid Dreaming
We don’t have to forget the last hundred epochs to appreciate the ancient aspects of lucid dreaming, but as Westerners we may need to let go of some destructive myths in order to participate at deeper levels of imagination like those still cultivated … [Read more...] about The Initiation into Ancestral Lucid Dreaming
Lucid Nightmares – Fear, Initiation, and Beyond
Fear as Projection Sometimes there really is nothing to fear but fear itself. Fear plays a huge role in lucid dreams because fear can manifest exactly what we don't want to see. In lucid dreams this well-known phenomenon is called the expectancy … [Read more...] about Lucid Nightmares – Fear, Initiation, and Beyond