Can you lucid dream without wanting to?

The Most Common Type. Most lucid dreaming occurs on its own without an individual wanting or trying to lucid dream. Lucid dreaming is defined as the ability to have awareness that one is dreaming and having the ability to control the dream as it happens. When it does occur spontaneously, it often goes unrecognized by the individual. There are techniques that help one lucid dream. Visit http://www.Lucidity.Com/.
Some people can. Some people can have lucid dreams, most people cannot. Lucid dream means one is aware one is dreaming, and can control the content to some extent. The dreams are vivid. Patients with narcolepsy are more likely to have vivid dreams as well as hypnagogic hallucinations (vivid dreaming before falling asleep or after waking up). Lucid dreams without daytime sleepiness do not require treatment.

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What are some easy ways to lucid dream?

Keep a dream journal. Lucid dreaming is knowing you are dreaming at the time you are. Like dreaming in color, some people do and some people don't (or at least don't remember it that way). To increase the likelihood of lucid dreaming try keeping a dream journal, ie, a way to write down or record dreams the instant you awake. By paying more attention to dreams, you may become more conscious as they occur. Read more...

How can I lucid dream I know how to be aware in my dream but how can take control of what happens in my dream?

Dreams happen. try pleasant thoughts before going to sleep. I don't think you can cotrol dreams but hope to have sweet dreams rather than nightmares. Some meds like Betablockers or Sleep apnea can cause nightmares. Lucid dreams are when you wake out of Dream sleep. Read more...
Read the book. Creative Dreaming or my book The Wake Up and Dream Challenge (on Amazon) to learn more about it. Read more...

Why I always lucid dream in school?

Clarification. Clarification would be helpful. As it stands, it is difficult to determine what your question actually is. Read more...

Could "ngi112" meditate or lucid dream?

Spent a while. trying to research ngi112. Are you referring to Northern Ghost Investigators? Saw things about astral projections, meditation, fantasy games, making dreams come true. Frankly, I really couldn't figure this one out. Read more...

Can you tell me how I could easily have a lucid dream the next time I go to sleep?

Sleep longer. Dreams tend to happen later in the night while you sleep, so try to sleep longer - good in general - six to nine hours nightly. Read more...

What to do if I have lost the abillity to lucid dream and gained the ability to move in sleep paralysis?

See below. Moving after a sleep paralysis episode is good, as it indicates the phenomenon is over. But, if you mean you're having disrupted rem sleep due to mov't during it, it's recommended you consult a sleep medicine dr. For evaluation. Mov't during rem sleep can be indicative of a sleep disorder. Try to regularize your sleep times ; consolidate your sleep. Avoid nicotine, caffeine, ; alcohol near bedtime. Read more...