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Dreams & Lucid Dreaming

A Dream is simply a series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep. Lucid dreaming means dreaming while knowing that you are dreaming. The term was coined by Frederik van Eeden who used the word "lucid" in the sense of mental clarity. A lucid dream is a dream in which you know you are dreaming. Typically this happens when the dreamer experiences something strange, and when they stop to question their reality, they realize they are in a dream.

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DreamLinks - From Sleepnet.com. Basically a listing of dream related links.   3/5
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  Dream Moods - Dream Interpretation - You are entering the mysterious and fascinating world of dreams, where the rules of reality do not apply. We hope that Dream Moods will help you make sense of your dreams and achieve a better understanding of them. 2/5
Dream Network - Encourages individual and cultural appreciation for the value of dreams. Site includes articles, full index, interactive capabilities.  2/5
  Dreams and Their Meanings Explained - Every aspect of life can show up in dreams, but it may be disguised, so it is important to interpret what a particular dream is telling you to help make positive changes during waking hours. Here we explore dreams and dream analysis and how you can use the meaning of dreams in your daily life. 3/5
Healing Dreams - Annotated List of Books about Dreaming. 2/5
  How to Lucid Dream - Lucid dreaming is being aware of the fact that you are dreaming. This awareness can range from very faint recognition of the fact (which is often too brief and nebulous to be considered truly lucid) to something as momentous as a broadening of awareness beyond what has ever been experienced even in waking life.3/5
  Lucid Dreaming: A Definition - A lucid dream is a dream in which you know you are dreaming. Typically this happens when the dreamer experiences something strange, and when they stop to question their reality, they realize they are in a dream. 3/5
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 Lucidity Institute - This FAQ is a brief introduction to lucid dreaming--what it is, how to do it, and what can be done with it. There are several excellent sources of information on lucid dreaming, the most extensive of which is the Lucidity Institute website (http://www.lucidity.com). Other sources are listed belowand in the Lucidity Institute catalog.   4/5
  Myths - Dreams - Symbols - The dream is a little hidden door in the innermost and most secret recesses of the soul, opening into that cosmic night which was psyche long before there was any ego-consciousness, and which will remain psyche no matter how far our ego-consciousness extends.".....Carl Jung.  A Colorful and intriguing site.  2/5
  The Purpose of Dreams - Freud most famous dream theorist of the modern era, Sigmund Freud, said that the function of dreams was to preserve sleep.  3/5
  Why is Dream Forgetting Common? - If these experiences of the night are so biologically and psychologically important, how come we typically forget our dreams upon awaking? 3/5
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A Dream is simply a series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep
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PsychNet-UK Article: Through Dreams into Healing - by Michael G. Millett
Recommended Books    
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Interpret the Secrets of Your Dreams
Understanding Dreams: What They are and How to Interpret Them

The Watkins Dictionary of Dreams: The Ultimate Resource for Dreamers - with Over 20,000 Entries (Watkins Dictionary) (Paperback)

The Element Encyclopedia of 20,000 Dreams: The Ultimate A-Z to Interpret the Secrets of Your Dreams (Element Encyclopedias) (Hardcover)

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