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Damiana Tea

22 Jul

A flower from the Turnera Diffusa plant AKA Damiana

A look at the relaxing effects of Damiana, as well as its reputation as a sex enhancer / aphrodisiac, and it’s effects on vivid, erotic, and even lucid dreams.

Dream #7: Four False Awakenings in a Row, Down the Rabbit Hole We Go…

11 Jul

Photo By Colleen | Copyright 2010

False awakenings are one of those gifts from the dream gods. Ever so strange, even eerie, and somewhat rare in the grand scheme of dreaming – although I think everybody has one at one point or another. A couple years ago, in an attempt to induce a lucid dream, I had a series of repeated […]

Dream #3: A Dream of Astral Traveling

7 Jul

Photo by Ben

Whenever I have a dream where I experience a small level of conscious awareness (or lucidity, if you will), and am able to think about the fact that I’m dreaming and do a few interesting things – often consisting of marveling at my hands and putting them through objects – when I wake up, I […]

Can lucid dreaming help with Sleep Paralysis?

6 Mar

Photo by Cia de Foto

  I got an email today from an individual suffering from occasional yet terrifying bouts of sleep paralysis, asking for my advice on the practicality of using lucid dreaming to deal with the experience. Being that I’ve had relatively few sleep paralysis episodes beyond one incredibly weird sleep paralysis / alien / demonic experience back […]

Mind Machine Experiments and Lucid Dreaming

4 Mar

Photo by Colleen Vasu

  I’ve been testing out a a lucid dreaming training technique with my Sirius Sound and Light Machine, and so far, the results are fascinating me. If you’re unfamiliar with a Sound and Light Machine – also informally called a Mind Machine – it’s a device that combines binaural beats & brainwave entrainment, pumped into […]

Lucid Dreaming: Gateway to the Inner Self – 3 Questions for author Robert Waggoner

27 Jan

Lucid Dreaming: Gateway to the Inner Self by Robert Waggoner

  Something funny happens when I read books on lucid dreaming: I have more lucid dreams. It wasn’t but a day or two into reading Robert Waggoners new book, Lucid Dreaming: Gateway to the Inner Self , that I found myself experiencing more lucidity in my dreams. (And hey – not a problem. I will […]

Free 58 page preview of new Lucid Dreaming book!

22 Jan

On Tuesday I’ll be posting a quick interview with the author of a great new book, Lucid Dreaming: Gateway to the Inner Self, by Robert Waggoner. In the meantime, Robert was kind enough to allow me to share a free preview of his book, in PDF format, giving out 3 chapters for anyone who is […]

Dreamboost patent on a Lucid Dreaming Pill / Dream Nutritional Supplement

14 Dec

Last July I wrote about some weird lucid dreaming devices and pills I found that people had patented. Some of these devices were pretty funny sounding, and I had to share. (And to my surprise and delight, this was one of the most commented posts ever!) Today I stumbled upon another patent in regards to […]

Lucid Dreaming: Gateway to the Inner Self, a new book by IASD President Robert Waggoner

10 Dec

Lucid Dreaming: Gateway to the Inner Self by Robert Waggoner

  It’s rare that a book comes out these days that advances the discussion and understanding of Lucid Dreaming, but this is what Robert Waggoner has accomplished with his new book, Lucid Dreaming: Gateway to the Inner Self . The official description reads… Lucid Dreaming: Gateway to the Inner Self is the account of an […]

IASD’s PsiberDreaming Conference – an internet conference on the fringe topics of dream research

26 Aug

  Whoa – this is interesting. The International Association for the Study of Dreams has put together an INTERNET CONFERENCE on dreaming. It takes place Sept 21` through Oct 5. Here’s a snippet from the site: Between September 21 – October 5, 2008 join some of the world’s foremost experts on the subject of Psi […]

Panel Discussion: Will we ever have a magic pill for lucid dreaming? (Plus the potential of DMT.)

11 Dec

untitled by Aussiegall

  The Panel Discussion is a new feature I would like to do every month. The idea is to throw out an interesting question to a group of people (some of the most interesting and intelligent people I know) and post the response for everyone to see. The question is then open to everyone reading […]

One of the Best Books On Lucid Dreaming… (that you’ve probably never heard of)

12 Nov

Control Your Dreams takes in a much wider scope than, say, the wonderful books on lucid dreaming written by Stephen LaBerge. Authors Jayne Gackenbach and Jane Bosveld tackle lucid dreaming at many, many different angles. While they explore the basic concepts of dreaming, what dreams are, interpretation, and techniques for working with your dreams on […]