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Dec 02, 2008

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Fantasy Writer Guy

Greatb stuff. I would love to be able to do that again. It was happening when I was adolescent and on anti-depressent medication which fucked with my mind quite fantastically in other ways (it's great how we test medicine on adults and then inflict it on children).

Keith

I was basically going to say the same thing as Fantasy Writer Guy. Ever since starting anti-anxiety medication, my dreams became more lucid and more controllable--both the ability to control my actions in the dream and my ability to restart the dream after sleeping. I have been slowly tapering off the medication and the effect is going away; it's the one thing I'll miss about the drugs.

James Snell

This kind of thing happens to me whenever I take Vicodin. A few months ago after surgery, I was on Vicodin for a week and ended up having a series of related lucid dreams over the course of a week. I can still recall every detail and actually had to convince myself that the dream really was a dream.

Graham

Hi guys,

Thanks for your comments! I must be a lightweight, for all I had was a couple of glasses of white wine!

Cheers,
Graham

Yannick

Hi Graham,

There are books about interpreting dreams (don't remember the names) that talk about the fact that you can live this kind of experience. Apparently, there is a way to provoke them that requires a little practice. To be short, you have to look at yourself in a mirror and think very hard that you are going to be able to do it just before going to sleep. While dreaming, you try to visualize your own hands. That seems to be the trigger. Never managed to do it though, but you just remind me of trying that :o)

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