Can self-hypnosis subliminal suggestion or lucid dreaming techniques offer any help for people with depression?
Yes. depression is a reaction to something in your life getting stuck. hypnosis, visualisation and dreaming techniques could assist in changing your perceptions inside your inner world so it meets your outer world. Just make sure that your therapist is a good one and not a flake!
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It depends... I can say from personal experience that it does not help. For me, I remember significantly less of my dreams when I smoke. The chances of me actually realizing I…'m dreaming after a night of smoking are almost non-existent. However, I have friends that claim their dreams are much more vivid and can easily become lucid after smoking. (MORE)
Try jumping into the air a few times a day when nobody is around. Do this daily. After three to four weeks, if you've been consistent, you'll have a dream where you jump into …the air. But in dreams, we don't just drop back to the ground, we float back down. Then you'll know you're in a dream. . There are numerous websites dedicated specifically to lucid dreaming, however, much of what appears on the Internet is simply nonsense. Not everyone is able to have lucid dreams. It is not a recreational activity, but developed as a tool to aid in counseling and therapy under the guidance of a mental health professional. (MORE)
The question probably means to ask about "DILD" and "WILD" lucid dreams. These words stand for "Dream Initiated Lucid Dreaming" and "Wake Initiated Lucid Dreaming." The first …refers to entering a lucid state from within a dream while the second refers to entering directly into a lucid dream from being awake. (MORE)
A link with fairly simple instructions for WILD lucid dreaming is attached below. However, please note that the linked page has no special authority and is not necessarily val…id or reliable just because it is posted in the Internet or includes "Wiki" in its name. A great deal of false information is posted in the Internet about lucid dreaming, and should not be mistaken for peer-reviewed scientific research. > The link leading to the actual Wikipedia article Lucid Dream has better information and links to less-sensational but more authentic publications. (MORE)
There are several movies about lucid dreams. These movies would include: Inception (2010), Vanilla Sky (2001), Waking Life (2001), The Science of Sleep (2006), Dreamscape (1…985), and Open Your Eyes (1997). (MORE)
The best lucid dream technique involves using two or three dream exercises. These exercises include visualization of what you want to dream about and reading material about th…e subject before going to bed. It is also important to be completely relaxed before turning in for the night. (MORE)