Stabilization

Shouting “Increase lucidity!”

One of the most popular ways to increase lucidity is to tell your brain to increase lucidity. This technique is similar to the MILD technique, in which you tell yourself ...

Mathematics

Doing mathematics has long been a popular way to increase lucidity in dreams. It works for a few different reasons. One is that basic math problems are already stored in ...

Interacting with the Environment

Interacting with the environment is the number one way to increase lucidity when you first become lucid during a dream. If you find yourself lucid and become a little scared ...

Falling Backwards

Falling backwards is a popular dream stabilization technique. Like other kinetic techniques, such as spinning around and shaking your head, falling backwards must be done with intention, or you risk ...

Jumping

Jumping can be a great way to stabilize your dreams when things start to get fuzzy or when you start to feel yourself waking up. Like spinning around and shaking ...

Shaking Your Head

Shaking your head can be a great stabilization technique when your dreams are starting to fade out, but it is also a technique that wakes some people up when they’re ...

Spinning Around

Spinning around is one of the most popular dream stabilization techniques, but it doesn’t work at all times or for all people. Personally, I prefer rubbing my hands together to ...

Rubbing Your Hands

Rubbing your hands together is one of the most-used ways to increase lucidity and stabilize lucid dreams. Rubbing your hands doesn’t work for everyone, but it’s one of my personal ...

Staying Calm

Staying calm is one of the primary things to learn about remaining lucid in your dreams. It’s really easy when you first become lucid to lose control of yourself. Staying ...

How to Prolong Lucid Dreams

Wondering how to prolong lucid dreams? Even experienced lucid dreamers often wonder how to prolong lucid dreams, although beginners are the ones who are most likely to have pressing questions ...

How to Stay Lucid

Most beginning lucid dreamers have trouble figuring out how to stay lucid. This isn’t a failure on their part or anything. It’s totally normal. How to stay lucid has been ...

Dream Stabilization

Dream stabilization is an essential technique for beginning lucid dreamers to learn. If you don’t learn dream stabilization, you’re likely to become frustrated by constantly waking yourself up before you ...

"The result of the struggle between the thought and the ability to express it, between dream and reality, is seldom more than a compromise or an approximation." - M. C. Escher