Lucid dreaming is a practice that can take us into the realm of soul and spirit. But while we may hope for ecstatic experiences in our dreams, sometimes a different sort of scene arrives: one that tests our resolve, and leads us into dark places and … [Read more...] about Ecstasy and Descent in Lucid Dreaming
This is the third article in a series covering arguments against lucid dreaming. The fear that lucid dreaming is somehow unholy or spiritually corrupt is voiced in conservative religious circles as well as new age spiritual communities. In all of … [Read more...] about Is lucid dreaming spiritually corrupt?
I'm excited to offer my first ebook: Sleep Paralysis: A Dreamer's Guide. This 100+ page manual leads readers through the fear of sleep paralysis nightmares, and teaches how to safely explore the extraordinary dream realms of lucid dreaming, … [Read more...] about New Ebook: A Dreamer’s Guide to Sleep Paralysis
The following is an excerpt from my soon-to-be published ebook, Sleep Paralysis: A Dreamer's Guide. This section illustrates how sleep paralysis is a complex set of experiences that includes body paralysis, waking hallucinations, and the fear that … [Read more...] about Sleep Paralysis, Fear, and Spirituality
I'm preparing for my upcoming lecture on lucid nightmares, coming up in three weeks in Chicago at the annual conference for the International Association for the Study of Dreams. So if you want to be part of my data pool for this rendition of the … [Read more...] about Lucid Nightmares – Submit Your Dream
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 effect. When we become … [Read more...] about Lucid Nightmares – Fear, Initiation, and Beyond