Dream Topic

As you know, I’m working towards controlling my dreams. There’s a good chance that I will never manage it, and if I do it will certainly take time.

I have had some success, however. Last night whilst falling to sleep, I was thinking about one particular event, and then that event featured heavily in my following dreams, though modified and added to. Still, it’s a start.

I’ve had a few ideas:

  • Continue doing this, thinking about one thing in particular as I fall asleep.
  • Try to remember my dreams as I wake up, perhaps write something down or at least think it over in my mind.
  • Vary the time at which I wake up, so that rather than my ‘body clock’ settling into a routine, I will be woken up during a dream cycle and hence better suited to remember my dreams.

And then there’s all the rest of the ideas. I remember that Richard Feynman spoke about his dreaming techniques in his book “Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman?”, but I can’t seem to recall any of the detail. I shall have to dig it out again.

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